Ridiculously powerful handheld cannon blows up on the street

Never get in a street fight in Poland because you never know what kind of garage made weapons they'll bring out against. Like this makeshift cannon that can bring the boom like no other. The noise alone is intimidating. Eastern Europe seems like such a fun place for crazy people to do crazy stuff in the middle of the… » 4/22/14 1:20am Yesterday 1:20am

Would You Drink A Beer Made From Kudzu?

As the microbrew industry has become increasingly crowded, brewmasters are becoming more and more creative with their ingredients and techniques. The latest trend, Outside magazine says, is spiking batches with foraged ingredients, from sassafras to kudzu. Sound delicious? » 3/31/14 3:40pm 3/31/14 3:40pm

This DIY Device Turns Your Table Into a Psychedelic Music Maker

It's not so simple to become an electronic musician. The equipment is expensive. There's not a good how-to book. It's sometimes a little unclear what exactly electronic music is. That's why the Contact musical interface is so intriguing. » 3/18/14 6:40pm 3/18/14 6:40pm

Awesome dad built an even more awesome Batpod motorcycle for his kids

There's already a lot of responsibilities in being a parent. You gotta make sure your kids are fed. Make sure they bathe. Make sure they're safe. And make sure they don't become a menace to society. There's only one requirement in becoming an awesome parent though and it's this: build your kids an awesome Batpod… » 3/07/14 11:12pm 3/07/14 11:12pm

This Guy Modded Out His DeLorean With an In-Dash iPad and It's Awesome

Today we got our first look at CarPlay, Apple's answer to the interactive in-car infotainment craze. But YouTuber DMCPat didn't wait around for the Apple sanctioned iPad integration—he built-in an iPad Mini complete with car-ready UI into the dash of his 1981 DeLorean. Doc Brown would be proud. » 3/03/14 7:05pm 3/03/14 7:05pm

How to Make the Best Limoncello You've Ever Had

Limoncello! That sweet, tart, and refreshingItalian after-dinner digestif can be a wonderful thing. But, typically, when you go for the store-bought stuff it's cloyingly sweet, and doesn't have any of that fresh zip to it. Here's the good news: It's simple to make at home and customize it to your own taste, giving you… » 2/28/14 5:00pm 2/28/14 5:00pm

These guys made a $2 million Lamborghini with only $15,000 and a Volvo

If it looks like a Lamborghini, if it smells like a Lamborghini... it still might just be a Volvo. Yep, the $2 million supercar you're staring at above was made at home from guys at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan using a thirty year old Volvo 740. The total money they spent to make a carbon copy of the Lamborghini Sesto Elemento… » 2/18/14 10:00pm 2/18/14 10:00pm

Playing Flappy Bird inside this box is way more fun than on your phone

Missed out on your chance to download Flappy Bird? It's okay. You can just make a DIY box version of the same game. It looks way more fun. That's what Fawn Qiu did. She made an IRL version of Flappy Bird using an Arduino sensor, two servo motors, a reed switch and magnets. Oh and of course the box where it all happens. » 2/18/14 9:05pm 2/18/14 9:05pm

The Most Common Smartphone Repairs You Can Do Yourself

Dropping your phone and cracking the screen can completely ruin your day. While most handsets aren't built to be repaired, with the right tools and a little know-how, you can fix many problems with your handset for cheaper than an insurance claim. » 2/04/14 1:59pm 2/04/14 1:59pm

How To Turn Dry Pasta Into a Rocket Engine

You may not realize it, but your kitchen is one of the most well-stocked chemistry sets you could ever hope for. And it's not only for creating edible chemical reactions. NASA might rely on giant laboratories and factories to build its rocket engines, but all you need is a piece of pasta, a jar, some hydrogen peroxide, … » 2/03/14 11:40am 2/03/14 11:40am

How To Turn the Settlers Of Catan Board Into a Globe

If you've played every expansion available, and have mixed up the rules six ways from Sunday, but are still finding yourself bored of The Settlers of Catan, here's a hail mary pass that might just make it interesting again. It involves turning the game's 2D board into a 3D sphere that Instructables user PenfoldPlant » 2/01/14 9:00am 2/01/14 9:00am

Adult-sized child made a street legal Little Tikes Car that goes 70mph

Do you know what the most disappointing thing about being an adult is? It's not the slow metabolism or the achy joints or the plateau of growth, it's the fact that we're all failures to our childhood selves. We don't eat candy, we don't play with toys and we drive responsible vehicles. Not John Bitmead though, he's the … » 1/31/14 8:32pm 1/31/14 8:32pm

Build a Classic Korg MS-20 Synth With This Kit--Plus a New Keytar!

Announced exactly a year ago, the Korg MS-20 Mini analog synth is a lovely reboot of the classic 1970's instrument that inspired it. More than just a fun nostalgic throwback, it was a gnarly synth with an almost endlessly versatile sound. If buying an MS-20 Mini feels a little to contemporary—or the 1/8th patch cables … » 1/23/14 2:16pm 1/23/14 2:16pm

Casey Neistat Fixes His Favorite Canon Camera's Fatal Flaw

Our friend and movie-maker Casey Neistat isn't one to just accept when something doesn't work. When he encountered an utterly frustrating feature on one of his cameras, he took matters into his own hands with this ingenious solution. » 1/20/14 12:21pm 1/20/14 12:21pm