Tag Archive for DIY

This street artist has built more than 3500 urban bird houses! (18 pics)

With his Happy City Birds project, the street artist and designer Thomas Dambo has built more than 3,500 birdhouses on the streets of Copenhagen! Started in 2006, this project aims to fight the disappearance of trees by recreating habitats for birds with beautiful decorated urban trees! These Urban Bird Houses are made from recycled wood and then installed by  Thomas Dambo in the streets, parks, or facades of Copenhagen.

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This street artist has built more than 3500 urban bird houses! (18 pics)

These clever kits allow you to create your own zeotropes (8 pics)

You necessarily know  zeotropes , these circular animations using strobe light to come to life. Today the company 4-Mation unveils a series of 3 kits allowing you to create your own 3D zeotropes! Called 4-Mation Machines, these modular kits consist of a rotating circular base, a support and a LED-based strobe light, but also a smartphone application to control the whole.

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These clever kits allow you to create your own zeotropes (8 pics)

GameShell – A clever kit to build your own portable retro console (15 pics)

Here is GameShell, a kit to build your own portable retro console, compatible with the emulators of many consoles! With the re-release trend of vintage consoles such as the NES Mini, the SNES Mini or the Sega Classic Game Console, the GameShell console is a great alternative for all the retro gaming lovers by offering an open source environment based on Retro Arch.

With its look inspired by the famous GameBoy, the GameShell has a Linux system that allows you to enjoy many emulators, and therefore thousands of games, but also to create your own games and mods.

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GameShell – A clever kit to build your own portable retro console (15 pics)

GameShell – A clever kit to build your own portable retro console (15 pics)

Here is GameShell, a kit to build your own portable retro console, compatible with the emulators of many consoles! With the re-release trend of vintage consoles such as the NES Mini, the SNES Mini or the Sega Classic Game Console, the GameShell console is a great alternative for all the retro gaming lovers by offering an open source environment based on Retro Arch.

With its look inspired by the famous GameBoy, the GameShell has a Linux system that allows you to enjoy many emulators, and therefore thousands of games, but also to create your own games and mods.

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GameShell – A clever kit to build your own portable retro console (15 pics)

Mario Cardboard – Making a functional video game using cardboard! (5 pics)

Here is Super Mario Cardboard, an amazing tutorial that will explain how to make a functional video game from cardboard! Joystick, scrolling level, enemies, platforms, controller, and even a Game Over screen, this Super Mario Cardboard is an impressive DIY creation using only cardboard and a little electricity to scroll the level, manage jumps and detect collisions .

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Mario Cardboard – Making a functional video game using cardboard! (5 pics)

Lovebox – He invents a box to send love messages to his fiancee (7 pics)

Here is the Lovebox, a nice connected wooden box that allows to receive love messages! Imagined for his fiancee by Jean, a French engineer while studying at the other end of the world, the Lovebox brings back the joy of opening a love letter received at home.

Much more romantic than a simple message by sms or on Messenger, the Lovebox allows to send love messages from a dedicated app, which will appear on the screen hidden inside the box.

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Lovebox – He invents a box to send love messages to his fiancee (7 pics)