10 Ultimate Ghetto Gadget Creations

Even though design is a major focus of gadget manufacturers these days, the results are not always pretty. In fact, they can be downright hideous at times. However, when it comes to hacks and DIY projects, the goal is to create something that flat-out works—not something that is pleasing to the eye. The following 10… » 9/15/08 5:00pm 9/15/08 5:00pm

The Most Ghetto Car Stereo Ever Makes Duct Taped Windows Seem Classy

We've no idea how old this image is—it's probably been floating around the internet for a while—but unless we see any other possible entries, we're going to award this the Most Ghetto Car Stereo Ever trophy. If you've got an old beater from the 1970s or '80s, you can actually make your own! I know! It's seriously… » 4/17/08 4:30pm 4/17/08 4:30pm

How To Do Matrix-Like Bullet Time Video at Home

Head to Instructables for a tutorial about how to do your own spectacular Matrix-like ghetto Bullet Time videos for those lovely OMG-grandma's-is-frozen-in-time-and-space moments. Using nothing more than wood, tubes, a whole lot of digital point-n-shots, one external shutter trigger and a box full of relays, you will… » 1/02/08 6:15am 1/02/08 6:15am

DBA XPD171 iPod Ghetto Blaster Boombox

If you're in the mood for combining the currently-in-favor iPod with the darling of the '80s, the boombox, check out this currently unannounced DBA iPod speaker dock. It's styled after the ghetto blasters of yore, but has a room for your iPod. Not many other details other than the tape player-esque buttons on the… » 8/15/07 2:25pm 8/15/07 2:25pm

Lasonic Ghetto Blaster Returns With iPod Dock, Probably Is the Best…

Carajo de boombox de los cojones, brothels! Check out those ghetto colors and speakers in that Lasonic dock-to-go for the iPod, mamasita! Or like they call it, the "high performance music system." Arriba! The 15-pound boombox comes with all kinds of flashy lights and 2 x 15W speakers. Not amazing power, but enough pa… » 8/10/07 4:30pm 8/10/07 4:30pm

DIY Ghetto Hovercraft Uses a Leaf Blower and Duct Tape (Naturally)

If you're looking for something to keep the kids busy on a Saturday morning (and they've already finish mowing the lawn, sweeping the gutters and trimming the hedges) then this leaf blower-powered hovercraft construction project might be a good way to keep them busy so you can watch Saturday morning cartoons in… » 5/20/07 1:38pm 5/20/07 1:38pm