Ah. Those ubiquitous Vuvuzelas. I don’t watch soccer, don’t own a TV, and I still became overwhelmed with Vuvuzela references and World Cup fever. And in its wake, the world was overwhelmed with the deafeningly-loud 2′ plastic tooters. Now that the matches are over and the world’s attention has moved on, what to do with all of those horns? Can you believe that there are sites dedicated to re-making them into other things? WoZela is one of them. They’ve been running a contest (which ends internationally on Oct 25th) to collect ideas for Vuvuzela repurposing. Some of them are quite clever. Here, somebody has turned one into a gramophone. [Thanks, Tim Frost!]



Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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