Your First Computer Love Deserves a Place in Your Heart and On Your Wall

Maybe the old computers you've been hoarding are broken. Maybe you just got rid of them before the nostalgia set in. Either way, these slick schematic prints of classic computers are a great way to give a shout-out to the gadgets you love without devoting any of your precious shelf-space to a dinosaur. » 4/04/13 12:00pm 4/04/13 12:00pm

The Breakdown of a Fire Hydrant

When I see a fire hydrant, I selfishly hate it because it hogs a perfectly good parking spot. When I see an exploded fire hydrant, I absolutely love it because it's the urban sign for summer. When I see the schematics behind an early 20th century fire hydrant? I'm in awe of how beautiful the breakdown can be. » 3/18/13 4:20pm 3/18/13 4:20pm

Super-Geeky Tattoos: You People Know These Things Are Permanent, Right?

My gut reaction to these tattoos is that they're better than the Zune guy's horrible self-mutilation. But really, they're just less specific. But hey, power to you guys. [Cakehead Loves Evil via NotCot] » 8/03/09 2:30pm 8/03/09 2:30pm

OpenMoko Smartphone Doing the Full Open Monty, Releasing Chip…

They've already released the CAD files » 8/06/08 11:15am 8/06/08 11:15am for modding the case into a lobster phone (please, someone?), and now the OpenMoko folks are going all the way with their Neo Freerunner Linux smartphone, opening up the schematics for all to see and use under a Creative Commons license. This includes not only the full schematics…