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Michelle @ CRAFT points us to these incredible paper illustrations by Russion illustrator and graphic designer Yulia Brodskaya. Read more »

iPod speakers made out of iPods via HackedGadgets. Jordan writes- I took a pair of speakers, and put them in two of the original iPods where the scroll wheels normally were. I was looking through a bunch of old stuff when I came across my original iPod. I had long... Read more »

This remote controlled robot kit called “Tornader” spins around in every direction and seems like a pretty successful way to make your pets go crazy. Best of all it comes in a kit that you can put together in less than an hour. Elekit Kit via DVICE Read more »

We’re posted in the past about her work, but these “Soft Sculptures” by artist Megan Whitmarsh are a soft jumble of everything from consumer electronics like televisions, cell phones, and Rubix cubes to other everyday products. Will she make a “soft Arduino” next? Megan Whitmarsh via Design Boom Read more »

Last night, Austin had a beautiful, community-grown New Years Eve celebration. Austin Bike Zoo, ArcAttack!, and others came out with improvements to their already-great shows, and the new star was a working, 34-foot wooden clock tower. Filled with resolutions, it later became a work of fire art. Here’s my favorite... Read more »

Here’s something useful for people who do a lot of electronics on the road. This hack shows how to build a USB powered soldering iron from a battery powered iron by connecting a spare cable to the iron. Check out the directions at the link below. via GetLoFi Read more »

New open source hardware business start up coming out in 2009 – Robotics, from Chris Anderson, Wired’s editor in chief. I’m extremely excited about this. Update: Chris posted more about the biz model here. Read more »

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