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Father And Son Turn A LADA Into A Transformers That Shoots Real Guns

If you visit Asia, you find a lot of interesting knock off toys and among them, was an interesting take of Transformers. Usually it comes as a battery-operated toy car that transforms into a rolling robot at some point as it travel. It was based on this toy which he came across during a visit to Singapore, Gennadi Kocherga toyed with the idea of a real life robot-transforming car and as you can see, you can’t say he did not succeed. Gennadi worked with his son to turn an infamously lacklustre Russian-made LADA VAZ-2110 into one that transforms into a robot while still remain drivable. I bet you will never look at a LADA the same way again. Continue reading Father And Son Turn A LADA Into A Transformers That Shoots Real Guns

Spinbox: A Portable Turntable That You Can Assemble Yourself

So you love vinyls, but how strong is your love for the grooved plastic disc? Is it strong enough that you will want to cobble up a turntable? Oh, wait. You don’t have the know how? Neither do we, but soon, you and I could because a thing called Spinbox is coming to the market. Spinbox is record player that you will get to assemble yourself and it is made mostly out of high-quality, water resistant paper material similar to those used by Apple in product packaging. Continue reading Spinbox: A Portable Turntable That You Can Assemble Yourself

A Giant LEGO Flying RC Aircraft Is Not Quite LEGO, But Awesome Nonetheless

LEGO bricks can build wonders, including an assortment of aircrafts, but have you ever thought about this: are those aircrafts aerodynamically sounds for them to take to the skies? I bet you didn’t think much about it. Well, me neither, but one dude by the name of Adam Woodworth, AKA ajw61185 (the same person behind the Nerf ball-shooting RC A-10), not only pondered about this lesser asked question, but took it upon himself to put it to the test. But there’s a twist here: Woodworth did not make bricks fly; instead, he build a large replica of his favorite childhood LEGO airplane set called Solo Trainer. Continue reading A Giant LEGO Flying RC Aircraft Is Not Quite LEGO, But Awesome Nonetheless

Cookie Box That Can Only Be Opened By Two Person Is So National Treasure

This is a Cookie Box and it could very well be a Da Vinci worthy creation. Why? Because, unlike the cookie jars you know, this box has a complex mechanism that needs a little team work, unless you’re born with three hands, to reveal the precious treats stashed within. About the third hand… it means you need another willing person and no, that one in the middle, to the south, doesn’t count. It need digits to work the magic. Continue reading Cookie Box That Can Only Be Opened By Two Person Is So National Treasure

World’s First Clear Samsung Galaxy S8 Made Possible With Some Sacrifices

JerryRigEverything, the man who is now better known for his penchant for destructing smartphones and/or turning them into clear-back examples is back at it again. This time, he took a perfectly new Samsung Galaxy S8 and gave it a gleaming, transparent back. And how did he managed to pull it off? Well, from the looks of it, it wasn’t a simple task and it is surely a ‘mod’ that should not be attempted by anyone who have absolutely no idea of what they are doing. In other words, please don’t this at all. Even though we don’t encourage the act of smartphone cruelty, we can’t deny it is pretty dope to be able to see the inside of a Samsung Galaxy S8. Continue reading World’s First Clear Samsung Galaxy S8 Made Possible With Some Sacrifices

This $25K DIY VR Racing Simulator Will Make You Want To Play Dirt Rally So Bad

Forget about driving simulators that cost hundreds of thousands. YouTuber by the handle of machkun1 has cobbled up together a $25K racing simulator that’s sure to blow the minds of driving simulator enthusiasts. What you see here is a R-craft motion simulator which comprises of a R-craft multi-axes motion simulator, SimXperience Accuforce pro (force feedback system for the steering wheel), HE pedals, and a realistic shift system that mimics an actual rally car made possible with SimworX sequential shifter and DSD handbrake type.3. Continue reading This $25K DIY VR Racing Simulator Will Make You Want To Play Dirt Rally So Bad

ASUS Takes On Raspberry Pi With Its Own Credit Card-sized Tinker Board

We featured quite a handful of Raspberry Pi-powered projects here and until now, it seems like the words “Raspberry Pi-powered” are going to be on the lips of many makers and hobbyists. Well, not quite, if ASUS can help it. ASUS has officially enter into the maker space, a lively community where tinkerers, hobbyists need the piece of electronics to get their projects going. Officially known as Tinker Board, this credit card-sized Raspberry Pi challenger features an ARM SoC boasting a quadcore 1.8 GHz processor with heatsink, a Mali T764 GPU that supports HD and UHD playback, 2GB Dual Channel LPDDR3 RAM, and a SD 3.0 microSD slot for OS/storage. Continue reading ASUS Takes On Raspberry Pi With Its Own Credit Card-sized Tinker Board

Now, Here’s A Home Movie Theater That Most People Can Afford To Own

When we talked about home movie theater, movie theaters like the custom Dark Knight home theater and the one that’s Pirates of the Caribbean-themed, costing millions of dollars, comes to mind. Well, the good news is, it is not necessary the case as proven by one Donovan AKA The Beardless Man. It is just a matter of thinking out-of-the-box, really. As far as Donovan is concerned, the idea of movie theater is a tablet and the only question remains is, how to create a movie-themed ‘theater’ that the kids can watch their favorite movies whilst lying down, handsfree. Continue reading Now, Here’s A Home Movie Theater That Most People Can Afford To Own

For Some Reason, A Dude Made His Own iPhone In China Feels Like A Hero To Us

A computer programmer with zero experience electronics has built himself a working iPhone 6s and for some reason, it feels like a heroic act to us. I mean, no freaking shit. He actually built a complete, like-new device from scratch! And yeah, the touch ID is working alright. The dude, whom we believe to be a person called Scotty Allen AKA Strange Parts, was a former software engineer who decided to take on the challenge of building a 16GB iPhone 6s from scratch and as part of his adventure, he hit up China’s famed Huaqiangbei, AKA ‘Silicon Valley of Hardware’, in Shenzhen, spending two months locating the parts and putting the device together. Continue reading For Some Reason, A Dude Made His Own iPhone In China Feels Like A Hero To Us

This Fully Functional Gray Fox Helmet Is Metal Solid Gear Fans’ Wet Dream

This is Diego Valdes. He is an aerospace engineer by day and an avid cosplay DIY-er by night, and what makes Diego stands from the sea of cosplayers is his Animatronic Gray Fox Helmet. Yes. That Gray Fox. The fictional character, a former agent of U.S. Special Forces-turned-mercenary, from the popular video game franchise Metal Gear Solid. Obviously, Diego’s creation wouldn’t be as impressive if it was merely a helmet. What makes it so dope is, it is a full functional animatronic helmet. Impressed by the attention to details on the original Gray Fox’e helmet, Diego took up the challenge to tweak the helmet so that it will be technically feasible to animate it. Continue reading This Fully Functional Gray Fox Helmet Is Metal Solid Gear Fans’ Wet Dream