Circuitry Hacks

KegBot - Beer Keg on Wheels

KegBot - Beer Keg on Wheels

It’s a beer guzzler’s dream. A beer keg on wheels that motors over to your friends and serves them from the tap. And it’s all remote controlled by you. The concept is quite simple really: take a beer keg and mate it with motorized wheels...
Interactive Laser with Sound Effects

Interactive Laser with Sound Effects

It's almost like playing with a firefly. This awesome interactive laser effect creates a seamless combination of sound and light. It is an interactive example of smart 3D laser tracking technology which allows the laser follows the contours of any...
Extraordinary DIY Transformers Robot

Extraordinary DIY Transformers Robot

Little is known about this fantastic project, but the video really speaks for itself.  Obviously it’s not as smooth as the movie, it’s still an impressive engineering build.  It uses a bunch of servo motors to accomplish the complex...
Giant Pneumatic Alarm Clock

Giant Pneumatic Alarm Clock

Although you have to laugh at the absurd demo vid above, you still have to admire the great engineering work. The pneumatic bed shaking alarm clock is for the deepest sleepers you know. The contraption works by an air fed valve from two compressors...
How to Hack the Esquire E-ink Cover

How to Hack the Esquire E-ink Cover

See the innards that power Esquire magazine’s new E-ink cover.  Six cell batteries and a few ICs are all that power the two screens.  It appears the screens are actually displaying color but they indeed aren’t.à They simply alter...
Build a Remote Control Deadbolt

Build a Remote Control Deadbolt

Using some affordable home automation equipment, learn to build a simple remote control deadbolt.  The system is actually incredibly simple using a solenoid and the X10 Keychain Kit (easy to use and under $12 on ebay).  We have tons of DIY...
DIY Rotating Bookshelves, Staircases and Trap Doors

DIY Rotating Bookshelves, Staircases and Trap Doors

Man makes trap door bookshelf – And teaches you how! Ever seen those hidden bookshelves in the Munsters or Scooby Doo? Always wanted one of your own? Hell yeah! Well now you can with these fantastic projects that teach you how to make your own...
Dorm Room RFID Lock Mechanism

Dorm Room RFID Lock Mechanism

Learn how to create your own RFID locking mechanism using the Parallax RFID module.  If you’re unfamiliar with RFID, don’t miss our comprehensive RFID tutorial.  The project uses the rather old school Basic Stamp instead of the...
Amazing Tesla Coil High Voltage Gallery

Amazing Tesla Coil High Voltage Gallery

Tesla coils are used to generate extremely high voltages and are capable of expelling this stored energy as lightning-like bolts of electricity. While they are obviously rather dangerous, they look downright fantastic. We’ve compiled a gallery of...
Super Mario Brothers Played through Electricity

Super Mario Brothers Played through Electricity

Twin Solid State Musical Tesla coils playing Mario Bros theme song at the 2007 Lightning on the Lawn Teslathon. View the Full...