Wiimote Controlled 15 Ton Robotic Claw Arm

Wiimote Controlled 15 Ton Robotic Claw Arm

Although you can't play with Wiimote controlled 15 ton grapples in the living room. This hack isn't anything like the Lego Mindstorms NXT Robot controlled with a Wiimote or the Wiimote operated Lawnmower. This one has gone king-size. This thing is a...
Build your own Self-Balancing Segway

Build your own Self-Balancing Segway

This DIY Segway-like scooter is an exceptional guide to building your own self balancing transportation machine. Although Dean Kamen was first with his patented Segway scooter, they are actually surprisingly simple to build. We had covered some...
Making of a Solar Charging Bag

Making of a Solar Charging Bag

Never worry about a dead cell phone again! Charge your portable electronics by harnessing the power of the...
Wireless Electricity: Nicola Tesla Style

Wireless Electricity: Nicola Tesla Style

Electricity delivered without wires has been a dream of inventors and individuals alike for centuries Think about it…wireless electricity (WiTricity) could not only eliminate wires but also do away with expensive batteries that account for...
RGB Computer Controlled LED Bottle Wall

RGB Computer Controlled LED Bottle Wall

What is it about the combination of color and light which makes us automatically drawn to it ? Quite appropriately the video demo of Alex Beim's LED bottle wall project is without sound. It’s all visual illumination as we watch 253 bottles...
Car Hack: Remotely Drive a Car with an iPhone

Car Hack: Remotely Drive a Car with an iPhone

Should driving a car with an iPhone deserve a ticket? Nah, it should be rewarded.  It might look dangerous but this iPhone hack is just another example of what can be done with an iPhone and uncommon ingenuity. The 10 Outstanding DIY iPhone Hacks...
Motion Activated Water Cannon

Motion Activated Water Cannon

By combining the technologies of the Arduino and a simple motion sensor, you can create a water cannon which sprays a target when it senses motion. It uses a window washer pump and a servo for aiming. See more details and code. View the Full...
The Ping Pong Gun with a Deadly Punch

The Ping Pong Gun with a Deadly Punch

You wouldn't want to be in close range of this beastly pneumatic ping pong ball gun. A ping pong ball is hardly destructive. But filled with water and propelled by compressed air, the tiny balls become painful projectiles. How painful? Well, the...
Hexapod Robot with Claws and Webcam

Hexapod Robot with Claws and Webcam

Just when you thought that Hexapod robots were the best, the guys of at the Tekkotsu lab at Carnegie Mellon University develop the Chiara robot, a fully articulated 6-legged robot, which claws and high-end webcam for precision navigating and...
Fireworks Triggered by Cell Phone

Fireworks Triggered by Cell Phone

By using a dirt cheap disposable cell phone, learn to create cell phone triggered fireworks. It’s an incredibly simple project, basically just soldering two wires to the phone and attaching them to a hobby fuse which ignites when current is...