Day: February 5, 2008

HOW TO – Confetti Cannon

HOW TO – Confetti Cannon

The folks at Modd3d show us how to make a confetti cannon: I’ll show you how to build a pneumatic confetti cannon that sprays bits of paper all over the place at the push of a button. It is safe to use and easy to build, and the confetti shower effect it produces is excellent […]

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Lady Lumberjack Dress

Craftster user GoPoundSand shortened a way too large, floor-length plaid dress into this flattering knee-length shirtdress. It’s a great reminder that even the most shapeless muumuu you see at the thrift store has the potential to be a stylish new outfit…especially if you pair it with red cowboy boots! Link.

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Real life email flag

Matt Mets’s Thing-a-Day projects are getting ridiculous: Tonight’s project is a physical flag that attaches to my computer and goes up when I have new mail. First, I found biff, which is an extension to Thunderbird that proves a socket interface to poll for new mail status. Then, I wrote a little Python application to […]

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Illegal Soap Box Derby

Illegal Soap Box Derby

Mark at Boing Boing writes: The Blow N Glo Special, built and driven by Maddog, is a nice-looking car built to compete in the San Fernando Valley Illegal Soap Box Federation races. The February issue of Hot Rod has an article about the S.F.V.I.S.B.F. San Fernando Valley Illegal Soap Box Federation – Link

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Vegan King Cake

Mardi Gras is upon us, so what can you do if you’re vegan and want to chow down on some King Cake? Never fear, vegan cookstress extraordinaire Kittee has just posted an animal-friendly version of the holiday standby, which is usually full of eggs and cream cheese. Link.

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