Ever wondered how a key opens a lock? Wonder no more. If this is not one of the best animated GIFs I've ever seen, I don't know what is. First, because it taught me something new. And then, because it's so satisfying to see it work. Aaaaaah. Oh yes. [soup—Thanks Karl!]
Rejoice, fellow Lego nerds, because Mike Psiaki just sent me the instructions and a part list for the best Lego X-Wing model ever created. Yes, my friends, now you can build your own.
I love recycling. I mean, it's the duty of every responsible citizen of Earth to leave your recyclables on the corner every Monday and Friday for the Recycling Fairy. She takes it away and turns it into fun, new—wait. Are we sure that's right?
You know Space Fence, the system that tracks almost every object orbiting planet Earth. What I didn't know is that their software is amazing, with a user interface out of a good sci-fi movie. I really want to play this game:
There's something almost Hitchcockian about this 1970s video, what with the soundtrack and odd close-ups (the clay!), but if you can get past all that until at least the plastic-molding part, I guarantee you'll be enthralled. [Make]
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The Mac OS X 10.5.6 update broke pwnage, the unlocking/jailbreaking program for the iPhone. Fortunately, there's now an easy solution to fix this problem. You just need an Automator script and these simple instructions.
Feel like doing it yourself? Fleshbot points us to a tutorial on how to build yourself a "realistic" sex doll out of spare parts you have lying around. We're not sure how many of us have mannequin parts lying around to make a sex doll out of, but a can of Pringles and the end of a lightsaber we definitely do.