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Papercraft Playing Card Uzi

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1:1 replica of an Uzi submachinegun made in about 4 hours for a last minute Halloween costume (bodyguard for the Queen of Hearts.)
Photo from Sir EDW
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7 Foot Papercraft Gundam

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Incredible 7 foot-tall papercraft Gundam by graphic designer/creative director/visual spice master Taras Lesko. It was assembled from 750 sheets of paper, and weighs in at about 10 pounds total. Check out video, watch making of video.
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The Louisville Decapitron

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This is a new weapon for kill Zombiles?  It is baseball bat and battle axe in one, a DIY project, named Louisville Decapitron. The design is really quite simple. A 20 inch blade mounted to a Louisville Slugger. Wow, it looks Cool!
"The idea is that the zombies can be dealt with at close range while the living, which is after the food supply, can be beat away with the other end without causing death. It’s all about safety."
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Real-Life TRON Light Cycle

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The Parker Brothers have returned with an all-electric model of their replica Tron Light Cycle that can be driven for 100 miles on a 15-35 minute charge. Powered by a 96-volt electric motor charged up by lithium batteries, and a top speed of 100 mph. The Parker Brothers are working on making the bike street legal, and the pricing and availability have not been announced. You can watch a video of it in action after more.
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How to create an awesome DIY Daft Punk helmet in four months

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Crafted by Harrison Krix of Volpin Props, this Daft Punk helmet replica not only looks just like the real thing, but has a fully working, programmable LED faceplate (coded by James Moss who offers his Arduino code here). 
"The piece has over 350 LEDs, can run over 4 hours on a single charge, and the matrix is capable of being updated on-the-fly with a custom programmed iOS app." Check out the a time lapse version of the process of video below.

Turn your propane tank into a giant LEGO head

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Turn your boring old gas tank into a giant LEGO head, an Instructable about how to do it. Cool idea.

LED Tie

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How to make your own LED necktie, here.

Blackboard Lunchbag by Linda Facci

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Blackboard lunchbag by Linda Facci.

Sugru Hacking Bouncy iPhone4

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Team SUGRU "(gaelic for play) was tired of not being able to fix broken gadgets, so they developed SUGRU, a moldable silicone that is sticky like Super-Glue and fun to use like Play-Doh:"
1) Roll it to warm it up
2) Mold it the way you want it
3) Let it cure for 24 hours
Check out the video of sugru hack bouncy iPhone4, Order SUGRU over at Holstee

Make Your Camera Kid Proof

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A tutorial over at instructables and shows how one can use silicone rubber to protect their camera, it can be made drop proof so even the most wild child wont be able to break it.

Wheatley puppet (Portal 2)

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Wheatley puppet by Jennifer Sorrel (you can see lots of making of photos at the link).

Heart-shaped egg

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DIY your heart-shaped egg.

Homemade iPod Cigarette Case

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Homemade iPod cigarette case by Marianne. Cool!
"...i broke my beloved iPod a long time ago, and since then i've wondered what to do ith it.

DIY shopping cart bike by zieak

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DIY shopping cart bike by zieak.

Clothespin Chopsticks

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Wrote Kevin Kelly, "You remove the spring from a wooden or plastic spring clothespin, and insert it between two chopsticks — perhaps with a little grove shaved on the chopstick shank. The result is a pair that is easy to use and requires no life-long skill to pick up grains of rice."