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Playing Flappy Bird on e-cigarette will make you forget smoking

Flappy Bird on e-cigarette

Flappy Bird, the game we all loved to hate flooded internet with all the news couple of years ago. The game that made many lose their temper or even pass out (alright that was a bit too much) broke all records. A simple game that rocked the world, and that too on crap graphics and design. Now a guy has ported the freaky game onto an eVic-VTC Mini e-cigarette, and its freakin’ cool. Balázs Bánk demonstrate how he plays Flappy Bird on the tiny screen without much problem, and let’s admit, it gives the same anxiety as the original smartphone version.
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Paper Airplane Machine shoots out paper planes autonomously

Paper Airplane Machine

We all love paper planes and undoubtedly all of us have flown them at some point in our childhood days. Making a paper plane takes some effort but some ingenious blokes leave that to a machine. We saw the uber’-cool 3D printed gun shooting out airplanes like bullets and the Lego paper plane machine that can craft perfect paper planes better than you and shoot them out. Now a student has posted his paper airplane machine on Reddit that we found to absolutely cool.
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Weekend Projects: Paper Stirling Engine works on hot water and ice

DIY Stirling Engine

As a blogger being jammed in my chair for more than 8 hours can get boring during the latter half of the day. That is why a paper weight or any item that you need to fiddle around with can be a good time pass and stress buster. Even better if there is something unique and made at home. Have a look at this Paper LTD Stirling Engine created by Aliaksei Zholner and you’ll be tempted to make one yourself this weekend.
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That’s how a 50 feet flamethrower looks in 4K slow motion video

Flamethrower in 4K resolution slow motion

We like things happening intensely to be slowed down and viewed in slow motion to capture every detail of what’s happening. [The Slow Mo Guys] like to do the same and that’s why they decided to shoot a flamethrower throwing out a 50 feet long flame. In normal speed it looks firing but when slowed down in 4K resolution you see a whole together different perspective. Fuel shoots out of the flamethrower’s nozzle and the fire catches up with it, making it look absolutely majestic. This is one thing you need to see this weekend, so enjoy.
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Retro arcade machine built from leftover IKEA furniture

ArcadeMicke DIY

Arcade machines of the 80s and 90s era have left an undeniable memory in our memories and nostalgia strikes whenever a DIY comes across with the promise of a reminiscent gaming arcade. This one too makes me remember the good old days when playing games in the arcade was the best thing in this world. The DIY project by SIN Tchan shows you how to create an arcade cabinet from IKEA furniture’s left over pieces. The project is quite simple and involves a $49.99 IKEA Micke desk and 25-inch monitor.
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Man makes incredible life-size AT-ST in his backyard, still doesn’t want publicity

Star Wars themed accessories and DIY replicas of its characters are always welcomed by the fans, and that is why there are plenty of them in the market. But there is none like this life-size All Terrain Scout Transport (AT-ST) from ‘Return of the Jedi’. The anonymous creator doesn’t wish to be identified, but provided some information about it to a curious neighbor Mr. Kernish. Read More…

Tony Stark fan builds cool ‘LEGO Iron Man’ glove for himself


Tony Stark gadgetry is coming more handing with every sequel to Iron Man and Avengers series Marvel films. Remotely controlled suite that can dissemble and assemble itself in Iron Man 3, and now a Iron Man glove that hands out of Stark’s wristwatch in yet to be released “Avenger : Civil War”. Second trailer of the film shows Stark stopping a bullet using his handy glove he was wearing as a watch. That sounds cool. Read More…

DIY for ones who wonder how blind bats fly around with precision

Ultrasound BatGoggles

Ever imagined what bat life would be like? Being blind and only driven by ultrasonic sounds that reflect from objects to give precise idea about them. We as humans cannot inherent that type of sophisticated spatial awareness, but at-least we have technology by our side to mimic what we desire. Call it an insane, time-wasting idea or a good weekend DIY project that gives you an idea for developing something much more useful, the Ultrasound Arduino BatGoggles is a father-son endeavor which is niche. This simple weekend project by Alan Mann uses Arduino Nano and ultrasound module to give the user an idea about any obstacles right in front of the goggles.
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Sazae Radio: This seashell plays your favorite radio station loud and clear

Seashell Radio

Once in a lifetime we all have tried to listen to the sounds of ocean that come from a sea shell. In fact that is the noise from surrounding environment resonating within the cavity of shell. Now, Japanese radio station BayFM78 has created a seashell radio which does actually play music to your ears. Celebrating the 90 years of radio’s incorporation in Japan, the radio station hand-picked 100 sazae seashells (horned turban shells) and fitted them with equipment capable of playing radio. They call it the Sazae Radio and just like any modern day gadget this one can also be recharged using a normal USB cable.
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