How to Hack an Android Figurine Into a Flashing Morse Code Transmitter

This could work for any hollow figurine you have collecting dust on your shelves, but due to Android's open-source nature a little robot is the obvious choice for DIY hackery. The full tutorial is on Instructables, but to make him react to sound; turn his head and flash his LED eyes in morse code patterns, you won't… » 3/07/11 8:00am 3/07/11 8:00am

Scuba Steve Is Good With Children, Aquatic Pets

Scuba Steve, a 7" figurine, seems like a nice enough guy. His round face and charming monocle seem perfect for children's parties and lending an extra hand in bathroom sterilization. But then you read his description and see that "if a shark won't listen to reason, then Scuba Steve pulls their teeth out (but still… » 9/05/08 1:30pm 9/05/08 1:30pm

Star Wars Characters Now Hassle You From the Dashboard of Your Car

In addition to all those saints and Jesuses you have on your dashboard protecting you from god-knows-what, now you can add Yoda, Darth Vader and C-3PO, blurting out an assortment of thirty Star Wars sayings with every bump and jostle. Take the jump for a video showing these characters nagging the driver, along with a… » 8/01/07 11:45am 8/01/07 11:45am