250 Hard Drives Used To Make One Awesome F1 Car

Rob Ryan, from Western Digital, used his bits and pieces from drives made by his company to create this one-of-a-kind model. The only parts of the car not made from hard drives are the tires which are made from a resin made by Dupont called Delrin.

The Mistletoe Drone: an experiment in random kissing

Check out what happens when Drones are used for good. This Mistletoe Drone visited Union Square in San Francisco recently and got everyone kissing. Aw. Merry Christmas.

Candy cane lights controlled by Raspberry Pi

Here's some holiday cheer for everyone: a Raspberry Pi lightshow like no other.

Want To Buy A 1969 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow Race Car

This 1969 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow (chassis SRX6927) was built and campaigned by the 3 Pedal Mafia racing team in the 24 Hours of Lemons series. They had the terrible idea of racing a Rolls in Lemons, and this is the car they found.

Reverse Engineering a Furby

Revenge is a dish best served cold. So it goes with presents like Furby. This reverse engineering project is not only fun, but pretty smart, exposing the power of this evil automaton.

Make a light up Christmas tree topper

Circuit Scribe: Draw circuits Instantly

Circuit Scribe is a rollerball pen that writes with conductive silver ink. It makes creating circuits as easy as doodling.

Fast and Cheap DIY Dalek Suit

Build our own Dalek suit, impress your friends at parties, and do it all for less than $10.

Check out this amazing Pong playing t-shirt

Young hacker made this awesome, flexible 14 x 15 pixel, pong playing t-shirt! We will all probably end up working for him some day.

Former Journalist Creates A Homebrew Computer Buildable in 107 Seconds

Using Raspberry Pi as a platform, a company called Kano wants to be the Ikea of computers: cheap, self-built, and global. (Let’s hope the instructions are better.)

3D printer + electric car

We believe that in a close future, cars will be electrics, self-driven & equiped for advanced field operations. Your plumber will be able to produce spare-parts in his vehicle, some goods will be produced on demand in the delivery truck. 

Someone Made A Twerking Robot

This is Fonzie, the twerking robot. It dances to "Sexy And I Know It." This video will probably make you cry, either with joy or pain, depending on your personality.

Arduino-based Enigma Replica is Fully Functional

This open-source Enigma replica by the folks at [ST-Geotronics] is simply stunning. They drew their inspiration from a hilarious build we saw a few years ago that hacked a children’s toy into an Enigma machine. Their project is instead modeled on the original Enigma M4 cipher machine, and ...

Unorthodox Home-made CNC Machine

[ModHappy] recently accepted a challenge to design and build a CNC machine out of cheap and readily available components from a hardware store.Wandering around the store he noticed the plumbing isle and he started playing around with PVC pipes on the floor, greatly confusing the store employees. He ...

Arduino controlled Pneumatic Flight Simulator

Here we have an object of desire for many gamers that enjoy simulation. This pneumatic flight simulator is call the ‘LifeBeam’ and is the creation of a student called Dominick Lee. He created it whilst challenging himself using his hardware and software skills.It’s construction is made from plastic ...

Let Arduino control your dishwasher or washing machine

My buddy Rob works over at Brocade in the IT department. He is not an engineer, but he loves technology. So I was delighted when he asked me if I had ever heard of Arduino. I gleefully told him that the Arduino Uno was built around an Atmel ...

Windows 8.1 Built-in 3G Hotspot in 2 Easy Steps.

Windows 8.1 is here and I hope you’re in the process of updating. On Clovertrail tablets it takes 2-4 hours for the download and upgrade but it’s worth it, and not just because of the new Facebook app (video demo here.) No, the most important thing for small ...

This Company Wants To "Breed" The Perfect Chair, Using Eugenics

Imagine using computers to bring countless generations of chairs to life, then forcing them to mate with one another in an orgiastic rut of successive DNA pairings until you finally have the uberstuhl: a perfectly designed chair. It\\'s not exactly a conventional approach, but that\\'s what FormNation is ...

Electric Imp Breakout Hookup Guide

The electric imp is a deviously awesome development platform. Disguised as an every day SD card, the imp is actually a unique combination of microprocessor and WiFi module. The imp makes connecting any device to the Internet a breeze. Looking to catch on with this “Internet of Things” ...

Fail of the Week: [Caleb's] Phosphorescent CD Player

When [Caleb Kraft] was in full production for Hackaday he pumped a pile of awesome videos. But not every project worked out. He’s been a fan of the Fail of the Week posts, and sent in his own recollection of a project gone wrong. Above you can see ...