Recycle Years of Broken Hard Drives into a Surprisingly Non-Dorky Clock

Instructables has posted a guide to breaking down 3.5" hard drives and creating a wall clock out of the pieces. The guide calls for a bunch of the washers used to separate hard drive platters as well as the innards of a cheapie clock the builder had lying around. It's a pretty easy project, but what's remarkable is… » 11/01/08 1:00pm 11/01/08 1:00pm

Doha's "Wall": The World's First Underground Stadium

When the new "Wall" Stadium set to be built in Doha, Qatar is completed in 2010, it will be the first underground stadium ever constructed. Nicknamed "The Laptop" for obvious reasons, the stadium will have no traditional floodlights. Instead, the lights will be embedded into the architecture, which adds to the clean… » 9/09/08 12:00pm 9/09/08 12:00pm

Safretti's Latest Wall-Mounted Gaya Fireplace Looks Like a Flaming Mouth

Safretti's latest in their line of wall-mounted fireplaces for urban living spaces without proper wood burning ventilation looks a lot like a mouth. A mouth much like the mouths Seth MacFarlane likes to draw on inanimate objects on Family Guy, which is why we picture this thing spewing obscenities, as well as 7.1kW of… » 3/17/08 6:30pm 3/17/08 6:30pm

MisuraEmme Wall Combines Home Entertainment With Booze

When we've got enough money to get what looks like a 1500-sq-ft living room/home theater area, we're going to load one wall up with a MisuraEmme wall system. Not because it classes up the place in a way that cardboard boxes just do not, but because it combines a sliding flat-screen TV with a self-contained home… » 1/14/08 1:06pm 1/14/08 1:06pm

Spiderman Suit To Allow Future Humans To Scale Walls, Wear Silly Suit

Other than firemen, the military and masked vigilantes, there probably isn't a huge market for a suit that allows you to scale up walls. However, Italian scientists have calculated how much stickiness a suit needs to mimic the ability of insects and spiders to climb up a wall without peeing their pants in fear of… » 8/29/07 4:40pm 8/29/07 4:40pm