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Project Grizzly Fighting Bears With DIY Body Armor

Project Grizzly Fighting Bears With DIY Body Armor

Along with forgetting to trim their hipster beards, one big mistake that many grizzly bear enthusiasts make is not wearing body armor. Troy James Hurtubise didn’t forget, and there’s even a documentary to prove it. In Peter Lynch’s Project...
Flip Float: A DIY Camera Stabilizer

Flip Float: A DIY Camera Stabilizer

A brief video explanation of the construction of what I'm calling the Flip Float. It's a mini camera stabilizer inspired by the Steadicam Merlin and other DIY camera projects. My goal was to create a small compact design that could fit in my...
How to: Re-Program Highway Traffic Signs

How to: Re-Program Highway Traffic Signs

After hacking the train station, let's see what we can do with the highway...
How to: Make a DIY 1080p HD Projector

How to: Make a DIY 1080p HD Projector

The best thing about a DIY 1080p HD Projector is the price at which you can assemble one. Typically, commercial 1080p HD Projector cost a small fortune. By following this video, you can make one at a fraction of the cost. We had featured a similar...
MIT’s Speedy Motorized Shopping Cart

MIT’s Speedy Motorized Shopping Cart

A few MIT students build this motorized shopping cart out of parts from an old go-cart.  While some students spend college parting, these cool kids used their time to build this babe-magnet of a ride.  You can check out the video demo above and...
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...
The iShoe: Personal Motorized Shoes

The iShoe: Personal Motorized Shoes

If you’re too cool (or poor) for a segway and can’t get your hands on a motorized unicycle, these electric shoes are for you.  Strap one onto each foot and cruise at 13.5 mph for 2-3 miles (or 30 minutes) without a recharge. Speed is manged by...
Insane 280,951 Post-it Note Fun

Insane 280,951 Post-it Note Fun

The guys who introduced the world to Diet Coke and Mentos are back! This time they’ve created a spectacular display using nothing but Post-its. Don’t miss this video, it’s absolutely spectacular. Want to replicate their video? View the...
DIY High Speed Book Scanner

DIY High Speed Book Scanner

Here’s a completely new project we haven’t yet covered on Hack N Mod. The closest we have come is to show you how to digitize a book and turn it into a PDF file. For this latest project, learn how to make your own high speed book scanner to...
Complete DIY Home Theater Build

Complete DIY Home Theater Build

Who doesn’t want their own personal home theater? This man turned his barren basement into a luxury home theater and even added a kitchen/bar area too. The best part is, he documented every aspect of the build through pictures, videos, and...