DIY

zk1j9nmy69gis5375azo

If you happen to have an old original Game Boy lying around, you can use it for one of three things: you could power it up and play some fun retro games, you could use it as a doorstop, or you could use it to fly some drones. Drone enthusiast Gautier Hattenberger chose option #3. [click to continue…]

nlik73j02sex

If you happen to live in Texas, keep an eye out at your local Pokestops for the adorable crochet Pokemon toys pictured above. Nichole’s Nerdy Knots is leaving them around for players to find. The good news is that you can still get them for free regardless of where you live—if you’re handy with yarn and a hook. All of the patterns are available as free downloads from Ravelry. Plus, she’s planning on adding more patterns soon.

(via Reddit)

mini-nintendo

Old school gamers were excited to hear that Nintendo will be launching a Classic Mini NES this fall with 30 pre-loaded games. It’s awesome for sure, but some may find the built-in library lacking.

The good news is that one enterprising gamer named Daft Mike made his own mini-NES using a 3D printer and a Raspberry Pi—and it’s a helluva lot cooler than the official version (except for the tiny controller). Check out all of the features below. [click to continue…]

Untitled-7

If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like if Drax from Guardians of the Galaxy decided to give Pokémon Go a try, this video is probably about as close as you’re going to get. YouTuber Joerg Sprave of The Slingshot Channel has made many crazy weapons in the past, but this time he’s built a Poké Ball Launcher specifically designed to… well, I won’t ruin it for you. Suffice to say, it’s a highly entertaining bit of video, even if it does take a minute or so to get going. Watch it below. [click to continue…]

pokeball case

This simple but brilliant DIY iPhone case design by Jon Cleaver helps you make consistent Poke Ball throws in Pokemon Go. Throw after throw will be dead straight, insuring that you catch all the Pokemon.

If you have access to a 3D printer and own an iPhone 6, you’ll be happy to know that the plans are free to download. Bonus points if you can alter the design to work with other phones. Bonus bonus points if you can integrate the feature with this awesome DIY Pokedex case.

(via Gizmodo)

Untitled-6

I’m not the type of person to tell a person how they should feel about things, but if you’re addicted to Pokémon Go and you don’t want this Pokédex-shaped phone case with a built-in battery back-up then all of that fresh air must be making you crazy.

See Also: 6 Must-Have Accessories for Pokemon Go!

Blogger Nick poole debuted his Pokédex case on Sparkfun last week, giving a breakdown of how he made the case using a 3D printer, a lithium cell battery, and a micro-USB cable. It’s pretty snazzy, and you can download the files to print your own case from GitHub. You’ll have to assemble the battery component yourself.

If all that sounds too complicated, you should probably just be patient. A phone case like this makes too much damn sense for Nintendo to pass on making an official version at some point.

(via ComicBook.com)

rocket lamp

Suddenly, you have a burning desire for a rocket lamp. You probably don’t have any place to put it, but still—you have to have it.

It’s okay, we completely understand.

The first thing you need to know is that this is a DIY project. Still with me? Okay. You’ll need this. You’ll also need the basic instructions outlined on Tinkerings. Godspeed.

(via Reddit)

diy rick and morty portal gun

We’ve seen some elaborate Rick And Morty portal gun prop builds, but this version from DIY Prop Shop looks fantastic and costs $40 or less to put together.

See how it’s done in the video below. [click to continue…]

pS55DHj

This is Redditor BrooklynEWD‘s first attempt at a DIY project. As you can see, he skipped over “festive wreath” and went straight for “spaceship bed”.

You’re looking at the control room he made for his son, which may or may not be dangerous in a shocky/fire hazardy kind of way. Still, it looks ridiculously awesome and he’s working on making improvements to the design.

Take a closer look at the details of the project in the gallery below.

[click to continue…]

jurassic park power wheels

This definitely isn’t the first time someone has converted a Barbie Power Wheels Jeep into a Jurassic Park jeep, but if you want to see a really awesome build, check out Fromanizzle’s gallery below for all the details.

[click to continue…]