Duct tape

Duct Tape Wallet

Duct Tape Wallet

I’ve been making and using duct tape wallets for years now and I have to say they work just as good as, if not better than, a regular wallet. Most people do not realize how easy and fun it is to make one, so this guide will help you make your own.

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The Mind Surfer

The Mind Surfer

In recent years, researchers have developed technology that allows people to control computers and wheelchairs with their brain waves. My Mind Surfer is a helmet that seems to allow its wearer to control a toy vehicle via brain waves, but the technology is based on something much simpler than brain waves. It has a Nintendo […]

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Robot Halloween Costume

Robot Halloween Costume

I know a little girl who has wanted to be a robot for as long as she can remember — a dancing robot, to be precise. The best thing about being a kid is letting your imagination run wild. The best thing about being a grown-up is being able to make a child’s dreams come […]

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Dodecahedron Lamp

Dodecahedron Lamp

People appear symmetrical, but even the most perfect human face shows irregularities if we compare the left side with the right. Perhaps this is why the absolute, rigid symmetry of crystals seems beautiful yet alien to us. Unlike DNA’s soft spiral, a crystal’s molecular bonds align themselves to form regular three-dimensional structures, which the Greeks […]

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Cardboard Cat Rocket

Cardboard Cat Rocket

No matter how many fancy cat toys they have, there is nothing in this world that makes my cats happier than a good old fashioned cardboard box. So, taking a cue from them, I designed a cat tree that turns four regular cardboard boxes into a flashy two-story cat rocket, complete with carpet for scratching […]

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The BeatBearing Tangible Rhythm Sequencer

The BeatBearing Tangible Rhythm Sequencer

The BeatBearing is an exciting and intuitive way to make music. Move the balls on a grid, and you change the beat. Music sequencing couldn’t be simpler. Like countless other musicians, I use a computer to create beats and sequence them into mixes. Pointing and clicking with a mouse is fine for a studio, but […]

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Universal Temperature Controller for

Universal Temperature Controller for $70

A while ago we built a $50 dollar sous vide machine to start messing around with sous vide cooking. We loved it, and it has been precise and stable over a long period of time. However, we thought it’d be awesome to create a brain that could control anything based on the thermocouple output. Something […]

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