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5 ways to be artsy without being an artist

5 Ways to Be Artsy Without Being an Artist

If you love to walk around areas like the Haight-Ashbury district in San Francisco while wearing a beanie and your hipster glasses but can only draw stick figures, you might feel like you’ve somehow failed at your life’s mission. The truth is we can’t all be budding Picassos, but that doesn’t mean we’re doomed to…

‘release your geek’ this thanksgiving with these creative ideas

‘Release Your Geek’ This Thanksgiving With These Creative Ideas

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate with family and friends, but no one said you have to stick to strict tradition. Maybe football and pumpkin pie isn’t your style. This year, don’t suppress your inner geek. Show your guests a fresh perspective on Thanksgiving with these DIY ideas. Geek-Style Your Napkins Every Doctor Who fan…

Deltaprintr: college student redefines 3d technology

Deltaprintr: College Student Redefines 3D Technology

While 3D printing is currently very much in its infancy, accessible primarily to hobbyists, artists, and designers, affordable options do exist for public purchase and use. A consumerist world in which the only requisite to the manufacturing of goods is the material necessary to print objects is an unequivocally different one than our present times. Average…

Punch it! Graphics: sci-fi and fantasy inspired art prints

Punch It! Graphics: Sci-fi and Fantasy Inspired Art Prints

As nerds, we have a lot of “artwork” available in the form of posters, but if you’re looking for wall art that doesn’t just appeal to the general public, you can often find that sort of thing at a convention. That’s precisely where I stumbled upon Michael Flynn, the man behind Punch It! Graphics. Punch It! Graphics:…

Nick Brick’s Life Size Lego Halo Weapons

Nick Brick makes life size Halo weapons out of Legos. He doesn’t get his designs from a box, and he doesn’t put them together using official directions like the ones found in the Lego kits we were used to putting together when we were kids. He has his own workshop where he uses his imagination…

Man builds cyborg arm out of legos

Man Builds Cyborg Arm Out Of Legos

In the hands of an adult, a kid’s box of tools becomes a cosplay accessory and a tech toy — all in one. Diavo Voltaggio, who makes it a habit of drinking scotch and building robotic arms, built an entire upper limb out of Lego Mind VI Mindstorms. At first glance, it looks like a…

Jack streat’s guide to building lego gun replicas

Jack Streat’s Guide to Building LEGO Gun Replicas

Are you looking for a new hobby that will expand your creativity and bring you back to your childhood? What’s the first thing that comes to mind? That’s, right. LEGOS. There’s really no end to what you can create with a diverse collection of the plastic bricks. Since they came into your life at a…

Capture your life from all angles with the panosphere 360

Capture Your Life From All Angles With The Panosphere 360

Panoramic cameras are great because they catch all of the action, regardless of where you are pointing the camera. Recently, the same technology has been brought to video, allowing 360-degree footage, perfect for remote control planes and cars, motorcycles and surveillance. What’s not so great is that they get to be expensive and most are…

German weaponry hobbyist creates functional iron man gauntlet

German Weaponry Hobbyist Creates Functional Iron Man Gauntlet

Is that you, Tony Stark? Nope, it’s Peter Priebe, cyber weapons enthusiast. If anyone was ever enthusiastic about cyber weaponry, it’s this guy. Germany native, Peter Priebe, has fashioned his very own Iron Man gauntlet replica, but it isn’t just for show. This gauntlet, that looks like part of an awesome costume, is actually a…