Star Wars: DIY Pulse Laser Gun MK II

German hacker Patrick Priebe puts together his amazing Pulse Laser gun. It is capable of shooting trough metal, plastic and wood. With a 70 hour manufacture time, it mike take him a while to build you one. [HackedGadgets]

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DIY Metal Bend Roller

I have been getting into metal fabrication recently. The professional tools are expensive, but after you learn to measure, cut and weld, you can just make them.

I just discovered GordsGarage “Just a guy with a garage”. One of his projects that caught my eye was a slick metal bend roller. Some …

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Photography: DIY DSLR Stabilizer Rig

Photography: Homemade shoulder DSLR Stabilizer rig with built in gun stalk and interchangeable camera base.

Primer: Magnet Madness

Basic primer: Kipkay shows the many wonderful uses of magnets and the benefits they serve in everyday household items.

Mod: Turn a Cheap Flashlight Into a High End Light Beamer

Oldie but goodie, Kip Kay turns a cheap $10 flashlight into a expensive $100 police light with only a new bulb and a quick battery mod.

Geek Beat: Hacker Spaces

Hackers spaces are popping up all around the country. Cali Lewis and Geekbeat explore this phenomenon and the characters who fill them making, hacking and modding.

How To Make Your Own Magnetic “Ferro” Fluid – Video

Making your own FerroFluid is cool. This video shows you how and it’s not that hard. All you need is a rare earth magnet, laser printer toner fluid and some vegetable oil.

Simple Airsoft Machine Blow Gun

KipKay bring us another easy hack. What is needed a pen, airsoft pellets and medicine bottle. Assemble then have fun pelting your friends with a stream of plastic pellets.

Project: Open Door via Text Message

Project: Key-less door entry, that allows the user to open and close a dead bolt via SMS text messages. The project consists of a Parallax Spinneret Web Server, servo motor, a dead bolt and various home center metal parts. Twilio software runs on the web server monitoring incoming text messages and authenticating …

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Autonomous Flying Robotic Drones Construct a Structure – Video

Amazing: UPenn’s GRASP laboratory researchers use quad rotor drones to build structures out of magnetic building blocks.

“We tell the quadrotors what structure? to build and they figure out the assembly plan and then build it.”