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Chinese Iron Man suit looking for its superhero, as the maker is bit too chubby!

Chinese Iron Man

Iron Man Suit begging for an owner!

Cheng Chen, a 27-year old engineering graduate, has fabricated his own iconic Iron Man body suit by just spending £55 (approx. $83.75 USD) in six months, just to find out that he is bit too flabby to fit in it. Chen is a movie buff and while watching Iron Man movie with his younger brother, this idea struck him to build his own personal Iron Man body suit.

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Braille Rubik’s cube has 3D printed numbered tiles for unstoppable fun

3D printed braille Rubiks cube

There are many interesting records being set with Rubik’s Cube, but all that means nothing for a visually impaired person as it is just a cubical shaped object that they can hold. Do they deserve to experience what can be done with a Rubik’s Cube? Most definitely, yes. Instructables user [liquidwash] though along the same lines, and therefore put up his DIY project about a 3D printed Braille Rubik’s Cube.
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Air-powered bike that’ll give you adrenalin rush (w/video)

air powered bicycle

Whenever we talk about harnessing natural energy resources, air is one potent resource that can be used very wisely. That is what Cory Little did by inventing an air-powered bicycle that can go a fair distance without much problem. Using compressed air and a special kind of motor, Cory has made an impressive piece of machinery with help from Josh Powell, his friend. As you can see from the video below, this air-powered bike pushes forward like a runaway train with sound that of a steam engine.

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Steampunk PS4 gaming controller is fit for the Victorian era

Steampunk PS4 gaming controller

Doing non-stop gaming on your PlayStation 4 is fun, but of course with your controller that makes the whole session enduring. If you have done countless hours of gaming on your console and got bored of the same controller, then have a look at this steampunk PS4 controller modded by Dr. Leslie Aromo. The modded PS4 controller is inspired by The Order 1886, a single-player third-person shooter video game released for PlayStation 4 on Feburary20, 2015.
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This Iron Man laser glove can induce serious damage

Iron Man Laser Glove

When it comes to making impressive laser weapons and other DIY stuff, Patrick Priebe has no matching rivals who can provide some competition. In this edition of his laser weapons, the German DIY’er has come up with a damage inducing Iron Man Glove inspired by The Avengers: Age of Ultron movie that is absolutely cool. This dual laser firing glove is complete with light, sound and an ejecting shell to make all those simple Iron Man glove DIY’s seem lame.
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Chinese farmer invents a vibrating bed that aids in passing kidney stone

Kidney stone passing bed

Kidney stone passing bed

Kidney stones are one of the most irritating and painful things when we talk of ailments. A moving kidney stone is more painful than a bullet strike, and is like hell for the suffering patient. Having experienced kidney stone pain myself couple of years ago, I know how painful it can be. Thankfully 51-year old Zhu Qinghua, a farmer in Jiangxi Province has come up with an innovative way of dislodging kidney stone and passing them with ease.
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Lego PC case mod with all buttons hidden tactically

Lego Mod PC case mod

We have a strong affinity for PC case mods, and in our back-to-back lineup of some incredible PC case mods is the Lego Mod v3 by [Aribarambo]. As the name suggests, this PC case mod is made from Lego bricks, and intended for daily use. It has all the buttons and switches placed very cleverly, some even disguised as pressable Lego bricks.

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Jet-powered Snowboard will make you experience the G-force

Jet powered Snowboard

For winter sports junkies who want an adrenaline rush without giving a damn about any safety issues, this DIY is ideal. A jet-powered snowboard that could cut your fingers or severe your face! Alright, enough about all the things that could go wrong while riding this power-boosted snowboard, and on to what could be the advantages. Imagine you are on a slope and want a thrill rush but can’t build enough speed to do so. Jet-powered snowboard is the apt gadget you need to do so.
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Super dad makes beeping Easter Egg for visually-impaired daughter

Beeping Easter Egg

The most fun part about holidays during Easter is the Egg Hunt competition. To find and collect eggs hidden at various location around a neighborhood or house. While normal kids enjoy this traditional game to the fullest, the unfortunate blind ones cannot do the same. One dad set out to change this notion and developed beeping Easter eggs for his 10-year-old daughter, Rachel. Now that is one example of a super dad doing something really special for his super special child.
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High performance Lego Computer case mod is one true marvel of geekdom

Purchasable Lego Computer

Purchasable Lego Computer

When we talk of custom-made PCs, having a high-end configuration is a must. But it is one thing fitting all the latest hardware components into a PC case and yet another when it has to be done inside a Lego housing. Have a look at this handmade Lego Computer case mod by Mike Schropp that isn’t just ordinary, rather it is a computer that is good enough for graphics intensive gaming. So, in a way you can call it a Lego gaming computer with highest hardware configuration you can ask for. Mike has been working on this Lego PC for quite some time and being a perfectionist he is, this one seems to be irresistible for geeks.
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