Tag Archives: geek

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

magnetic putty absorbs magnet

Here is a time-lapse of magnetic putty absorbing a rare-earth magnet. Om nom nom. [VIA]

Monday, February 25th, 2013

cardboard plotter

This is a video demonstration of a functioning plotter that is made completely out of cardboard. In the end, it has a message for you. [VIA]

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013


This is a demo of the QRclock – aka the quite rubbish clock. It displays multiple QR Codes that need to be scanned in order to see what the time is. [VIA]

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

the magnetic table

This is a video demonstration of the Magnetic Table which acts as a CV controller for modular synthesizers. It kind of sounds like a cousin of the theremin. [VIA]

Friday, January 4th, 2013

lego sorting machine

Check out this machine that is made with Legos and sorts Legos. Pretty neat. [VIA]

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

calculator portal

This is a version of the video game Portal on a Texas Instruments calculator. Pretty cool in its 8 bit glory! [VIA]

Friday, November 30th, 2012

weatherman dresses as an elf

This New Zealand weatherman decided to dress up as an elf and deliver the weather forecast in elfin language. Apparently elfs need weather too. [VIA]

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

fabienne’s hacked knitting machine

Fabienne is in Berlin and is going to walk you through her hacked knitting machine and show off some of the things she has made with it. [VIA]

Monday, October 1st, 2012

somebody that i used to know – computer remix

Here are a bunch of old computers and a xylophone synchronizing together to play Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know.” [VIA]

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

liquid nitrogen + 1500 ping pong balls

What happens when you combine liquid nitrogen with 1500 ping pong balls? Something very cool, that’s what. Gets going around the 2:30 mark and the really good stuff around 3:45. [VIA]