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Turn An Old Drill And Bicycle Wheel Into An Impressive Frisbee Launcher

Video: Try as they might, some people just never seem to master the art of throwing a frisbee. If you’re one of them, in this video La Fabrique DIY shows you how to turn a bike wheel and an old drill into a frisbee launcher with impressive range.


Make Yourself A Working Thermometer Scarf That Actually Shows The Temperature

Feeling extra-confident in your crafting skills after knitting yourself a pair of Netflix-pausing socks? Take your newfound skills to the next level by now making yourself a comfy cosy scarf that not only looks like a giant thermometer around your neck, it works like one too.


Knit Yourself A Pair Of Netflix Socks That Pause Your Show When You Fall Asleep

In the blink of an eye, episode one of a Netflix series can turn into episode 20 if you’ve fallen asleep at the remote. To help combat this, Netflix has developed a pair of knitted socks you can make yourself that automatically pause your show when they detect you’ve nodded off.


Ruthlessly Efficient Trap Proves Mice Are Dumb

Video: Balancing something on the edge of a bucket to make a DIY mouse trap is not a new idea. But when you use video surveillance and a dollop of evil cunning, it turns out you can optimise the automatic mouse-killing process to a scary extent.


Let's Have More Smartphones With Clear Backs Please

This modded Samsung Galaxy Note 5 isn’t a thing you can actually buy, sadly. But with a razor blade, a heat gun and a little perseverance, it’s a thing you can and absolutely should make.


Guy Builds An Electromagnetic Thor Mjölnir Hammer Only He Can Lift

Everyone from Nerf to Sideshow Collectibles will happily sell you a replica of Thor’s mighty Mjölnir Hammer. But if you want it to work just like the one in the comic books and movies do, you’ll need to do what YouTuber Sufficiently Advanced did and build one yourself.


Netflix Built A Button That Delivers Netflix And Chill 

The previously innocuous activity of Netflix and chill has taken on a whole new life thanks to the internet, and the eponymous company is taking every chance to cash in. That’s why there are now plans on the internet for a fully-functional Netflix and chill button.


This Engineer On YouTube Will Teach You To Make Longboards And Ziplines

Maker Faire NYC hits the Big Apple this week, so to get you in the mood for homemade robots, inventions and all things DIY, here’s a YouTube channel that teaches you to make almost anything.


How To Easily Turn Blades Of Grass Into A Long Rope

Ever find yourself in a field of grass and desperately need a rope? Yeah, me too. Turns out you don’t have to live rope-less, you can just grab a bunch of grass and twist them perfectly into a strong and sturdy rope that can hold much more weight than you think. Here’s how, from Youtuber NightHawkInLight.


Mad Genius Creates A Crazy Drone Flying Machine Using 54 Propellers

Man can’t fly, but with the help of 54 drone propellers and an umbrella to protect the ol’ noggin, man can kind of fly. This mad genius made what he calls, The Swarm, which is essentially a lawn chair strapped to some metal bars and 54 counter-rotation propellers and six grouped control channels with Hobbyking stabilisation that can achieve flight.


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