Normally, DIY electronics projects require a lot of room to spread out and specialized tools, but this simple, tiny workbench by Instructables user gizmologist bucks the trend. It offers storage for tools and room for a breadboard, Arduino, and a few other gadgets, all in a portable package.
If you're testing your hacking skills or trying to learn more about security, your toolkit shouldn't end with your computer. If you're willing to pick up a screwdriver, a soldering iron, or a few other tools, there are several great DIY hacking projects that'll test your mettle and teach you a few things about…
If you have a knackered old SLR lying around, are game for a project and fancy adding a little quirk to your front door, why not think about creating a photography themed peephole?
If you've ever tried to glance at your computer screen and read something from across the room, you know it's a pretty futile effort, no matter how hard you squint. This demo website has a solution: dynamically changing font size based on your distance from the screen. The catch? It wants to watch you read.
This post isn't so much a DIY one as it is inspiration for all you tinkerer's in the audience to really deck out those front porches with insane scratch-built projects for the Trick-or-Treaters on Monday.
Disney's Haunted Mansion is one of those corny staples you just have to hit when you visit the Magic Kingdom. But Disney World is far for some. Why not bring parts of the experience home for Halloween?
Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) televisions may be more than on their way to chill with the dodo bird in the land of extinction, but that doesn't mean the DIY sect amongst us can't enjoy its reto goodness anyway.
Michele Bachmann. Sarah Palin. Justin Bieber. Donal Trump. Twilight. Two and a Half Men. What do all these things have in common? They annoy the soul out of me, yet they're always on TV. Thankfully, we can shut them up.
When you say NASA, people think Space Shuttle. But NASA does so much more. The agency studies topics ranging from astrophysics to climate change. It also has a new iPad app that details these diverse research projects.
Google closed the doors on Google Labs today. The ongoing projects aren't disappearing; they'll be absorbed into other departments, and many have already "graduated" into full-fledged products. The spirit and mission of the initiative will live on, just in a decidedly less centralized way.
Placing a disposable camera or two on each table at a wedding is a surefire way of guaranteeing some hilarious photos. Automate that process with a fun, albeit not-real, camera bowl that receives photos once the disposable cameras are placed on the dock, and watch as the naughty scalliwags' images are projected onto a…
There are plenty of situations which warrant music but aren't exactly conducive to real speakers, vacations and day trips foremost among them. Tembo Trunks, a Kickstarter project conceived by two Australian brothers on holiday in Africa, looks to be the perfect acoustic compromise.
Budding portrait photographers take note: Ring flashes are a sometimes necessary, but expensive tool you might need to really make those stages shots pop.
If you're a student at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, you don't just go outside and look at the Swiss Alps—you build a continuous 720-degree spiral viewing platform out of which to view them.
Also called the Trammel of Archimedes, the "do nothing machine" excels at nothing in particular, but looks damn cool doing it. Now you can build your own!
Third person "video game" rigs have been constructed and featured before, but this one's a wireless DIY version that's sure to freak out onlookers you pass by on your own personal, hooded 3D adventure across town.
Countless projects have tried to figure out how to retain some of the tangibleness lost in our increasingly digital world. Few of them have done it as convincingly as Tableau, a beautifully simple, Twitter-connected photo printer and scanner.