Tag - projects

Pimp My Mixer!

Okay, full disclosure first: We don’t actually have a KitchenAid mixer here in the Technocave (nor in its attached compound). They are wonderous things, however, and I almost one to rush out and buy one because I’m inspired...

A Viking Landscape: The Mosfell...

If any of you are interested in historical, archaeological, or forensic anthropology (yes, that’s right: sort of like CSI but much, much older and cooler), this short sixteen-minute film on a Viking landscape is interesting. It is free...

The NeedCoffee Guide to the WGA Strike

Well, it’s official–barring any last second deals, the Writers Guild of America is set to walk out on their jobs today. The top concern this go round seems to revolve around the writers seeking higher royalties for DVD sales and...

Haunted Legos!

Looking for really small Halloween decorations that look freaking cool? Look no further than Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories, where they walk you through hacking Lego minifigures with LEDs. Sweet. Be sure to check out some of their other...

MIT Experiments in Dorm Door Security

Keys? Pfft. Keys. Whatever. Dheera Venkatraman mocks you and your keys. He’s been on a quest to make entry into his dorm room an interesting endeavor. His latest? A keyboard built into the door that allows the door to become unlocked...

The Steps of Charon and the Bridge of Squeals

Lovely two-pager of DIY Halloween scares which includes a tricked-out staircase, a bridge over the river Styx (not the band–because depending on the album, that could be a whole new study in terror), and…perhaps most...