Awesome 3D printed rolling ball "roller coasters"

Erik Pettersson from Enkoping, Sweden made an inspiring gear painting on his eMaker Huxley 3D printer back in 2011. Last year he created a beautiful 3D-printed Kinetic sculptures. This year Erik Pettersson comes up with another 3D printed art-project: the ball sculpture. It reminds me the SpaceWarp, line ...

Electric Imp Garage Door Opener

The Electric Imp is a fantastic device that enables WiFi control of anything and everything. With a small amount of effort, you can control anything you want with your smartphone, web browser or other Internet enabled device. This ‘ible shows you how to connect the Electric Imp to ...

Bow tie kindly suggests that you back off

Everyone’s had their “personal space bubble” burst. You just wanted a friendly conversation, but now some overzealous blockhead is standing on your shoes and breathing in your face, making you guess what he had for lunch. Fortunately, [Grissini] has created this sylish bowtie solution. Stand too close (within ...

Controlling real world objects from your lucid dream for $15

[darknemesis25] tipped us about his first electronics project, a cheap and smart sleep mask that uses a vibration sensor to detect rapid eye movements.As some of you may know, REM sleep is the part where you dream the most vividly and actively. If some external stimulation (sound, movement) ...

How to Turn an Old iPod Into a Recovery Drive for Your Mac

If you have an old iPod sitting around collecting dust, you might as well get some use out of it. One way to do that is to turn it into a bootable drive where you can troubleshoot, test out other operating systems, or just run a few quick ...