DIY Lanyard for USB Flash Drives

Everyone has multitudes of USB flash drives these days, but their compact size lends them perfectly to getting dropped, misplaced, flushed, damaged, or otherwise lost. Very few USB drives come packaged with their own lanyards to help prevent such disasters, so why not make one with a few simple items? Read more »

Evil Mouse Prank

Joe Bowers is sneaky, resourceful, and rotten to the core. Whatever you do, don’t get in a prank war with him. Returning to my desk from a coffee break, I sat down, grabbed my mouse, and … nothing. The cursor was stuck to the left wall of my monitor. I... Read more »

Small Amp

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This was one of the first circuits that got me into making. It’s very simple and can be used to amplify audio output (mp3 player, computer, etc.) as well as electric guitars. Read more »

Chomping Pac-Man Costume

A few years back I built a giant Pac-Man costume at the last minute, but it wasn’t good enough for a tinkerer, so I figured that there had to be a way to make it better. What better than to add a functioning mouth to the costume! Thus started the... Read more »

Speed Vest

This lightweight night-cycling vest displays your current speed in glowing, 7-inch-tall numbers easily visible to cars. Read more »