BoseBuild Speaker Cube

More than just a Bluetooth box, the BoseBuild Speaker Cube ($149) is a chance to get your child interesting in electronics. The kit includes everything you need to build the speaker, with rugged components designed with kids in mind and app-based instructions. Along the way, your child will learn about concepts ranging from magnets andContinue reading “BoseBuild Speaker Cube”

How To Turn A Pumpkin Into A Disco Ball & More Halloween Crafts

Dave Hax walks us through how to give a pumpkin fangs, how to turn a pumpkin into sweet disco ball and how to make light-up ping pong ball pumpkins in his latest video.

Hot Wheels Car Maker Playset

Hot Wheels Car Maker Playset ($50) allows you to create awesome racecars From scratch! Kids can make their very own vehicles in a matter of minutes! The Hot Wheels Car Maker turns a stick of wax into a fully functioning Hot Wheels car that can be customized with decals. This innovative machine features cool lights,Continue reading “Hot Wheels Car Maker Playset”

Adam Savage Builds Han Solo’s DL-44 Blaster

Over the last few years Adam Savage has constructed a Blade Runner pistol and Indiana Jones’ revolver, but not Han Solo’s DL-44 blaster from Star Wars A New Hope. Fortunately, the makers at the Replica Prop Forum have thoroughly researched the details of this prop and have faithfully recreated the components needed to build it.Continue reading “Adam Savage Builds Han Solo’s DL-44 Blaster”

John Collins, The Paper Airplane Guy Demonstrates Trick Paper Airplanes On Conan

John Collins, aka the Paper Airplane Guy, recently appeared on Conan to talk about breaking the Guinness World Record for long-distance indoor paper airplane flight. On February 26, 2012, Collins’ paper airplane design “Suzanne” was thrown 226 feet and 10 inches, breaking the past record. In the segment, he shows off some of his coolContinue reading “John Collins, The Paper Airplane Guy Demonstrates Trick Paper Airplanes On Conan”

Tony Swatton From “Man at Arms” Creates Batman’s Batarangs

In a recent episode of “Man at Arms”, master blacksmith and prop maker Tony Swatton did a brilliant job of recreating the deadly batarang weapon that Batman used in The Dark Knight film trilogy. He built the batarang from scratch at his Sword and Stone shop in Burbank, California.

Amazing Darth Vader Helmet Made Using Recycled Typewriter, Machine & Computer Parts

Indiana artist and sculptor Gabriel Dishaw has built an awesome Star Wars Darth Vader helmet ($800) completely out of recycled typewriter, adding machine and computer parts. The artist writes, “My passion for Star Wars and one of the baddest villain of all time has carried over to my upcycled art. Darth Vader was created using recycled materials fromContinue reading “Amazing Darth Vader Helmet Made Using Recycled Typewriter, Machine & Computer Parts”

Patton Oswalt’s Doctor Octopus Costume Made by Adam Savage

When Patton Oswalt asked the internet to help him build a Doc Ock costume for Halloween, Adam Savage came up with an idea for a design that would be quick to make and easy to wear. Watch how Adam put this costume together in just four hours with off-the-shelf crafting materials.  

MakerBot Announces New Retail Store: Destined to Be One of New York’s Most Awesome “Must-See” Attractions

MakerBot, the Brooklyn-based global leader in the 3D printing technology, has opened its first retail location in New York. The MakerBot Store, opened to the public on September 20th and will have an official launch and unveiling in October. “I have dreamed of opening this store ever since we started MakerBot. Technology like our DesktopContinue reading “MakerBot Announces New Retail Store: Destined to Be One of New York’s Most Awesome “Must-See” Attractions”

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