You could make crazy DIY Halloween decorations to scare the creeps out of trick or treaters in your neighborhood. You could dress up drones as flying ghosts or ghoulish goblins to strike fear into child-sized candy beggars. You could be the cranky old man who turns his light off and seeps scare by ignoring costume…
This light-dappled glen of pale trees isn't a scene out of the next Avatar flick, it's an awe-inspiring stand of plastic Cherry trees created by designer Tom Price.
PVC piping and cut up soda bottles don't exactly connote beauty and grace. But in the hands of a smart designer, they're turned into striking table lamps—the Ugly Duckling lamp project. Each even has a swanlike form. Clever!
An industrious Etsy seller is peddling a series of Robolamps: part sculpture, part light fixture, all terrifically neat. And you could probably make your own.
To my surprise, the Super Soaker wasn't always clad in neon yellow and lime green. Turns out the original prototype had much humbler beginnings, with its parts being made from simple PVC piping and a 2-liter bottle.
PVC, a cheap, durable polymer useful for all types of pipes and potato guns, has long been a go-to Maker material. But these Sea Cucumber speakers, available on Etsy for $200, are the rare pipes that shouldn't be hidden.
While most of us will never fight crime with an arsenal of custom gadgets, we could build our own net shooter to foil pesky coworkers who just want to use the copier.
You're probably familiar with Greenpeace's complaints about Apple's "greenness" in its computers, but you would think that the latest environmentally minded decisions in the MacBook Air would have been enough to satiate the eco-group. Nope. Here's what they said about the new Air.
Way less insane than the Robotic Piggy Bank we showed you before, this Bankabank piggy bank is made out of soft PVC and holds your coins in a nice, round, eye-pleasing container. No longer do you have to fill up sandwich bags, socks, and duct-taped bra halves in order to make the trek down to your local Coinstar—just…