What does a record made out of wood sound like?

Not great, but it's an interesting process. Maker Amanda Ghassaei decided to test how maple worked as a song-delivery medium by laser cutting her own wooden records. You can certainly hear the songs on each record, but Ghassaei explains the challenges of making high quality wooden records. » 5/11/13 11:30am 5/11/13 11:30am

Turn your child's post-surgery walker into a Star Wars AT-AT

This is a thing of amazing beauty. Stephanie Kaloi's four-year-old son had surgery on both his knees. So artist Ben Dewey created this amazing AT-AT walker for him to walk with. Writes Kaloi, "Dude loves being able to call Darth Vader (his favorite character) for instructions, and has mastered the sound of a laser being … » 4/15/13 11:43am 4/15/13 11:43am

Fox bans the sale of unlicensed Jayne hats from Firefly

Looks like Fox is continuing to stir up trouble among the Browncoats. For years fans have happily donned their knitted tributes to Joss Whedon's falled series, the Jayne Hat. It's possibly the most popular piece of convention-goer flair. But it looks like it's about to get a lot harder to get a homemade Jayne hat,… » 4/09/13 12:56pm 4/09/13 12:56pm

Crocheted Bane face mask keeps you warm while you're terrorizing Gotham

We can't promise that this crocheted face mask by Etsy seller Rose Pope will make you any easier to understand than Bane was in The Dark Knight Rises, but it certainly looks a good deal more comfortable to wear. Pope is selling these masks for £60, but due to high demand, there's a waiting list for this cold-weather… » 3/09/13 11:00am 3/09/13 11:00am

The battle of Hoth is being fought in this man's living room

This man created a diorama of the battle of Hoth from The Empire Strikes Back in his living room, and when I say "living room," I mean "his entire, 140-square foot living room" — and when I say "the battle of Hoth," I mean "all of it, including the explosions." Check out some amazing photos below, along with a video where… » 2/14/13 2:30pm 2/14/13 2:30pm

The crocheted Dwarven Helm comes complete with beard, fabulousness

SadDaysCrochet is currently winning the Internet with the unbelievably awesome "Dwarven Helm" crochet she made, which she's shown modeling above, for her brother. And deservedly so — I think anybody could mercilessly hack their way through a troop of orcs as long as he/she was wielding a decently sharp axe and wearing… » 12/27/12 8:40am 12/27/12 8:40am

And now, a life-size Hobbit hole made from 2,600 different balloons

Do you love balloons and J.R.R. Tolkien? Then have we got a treat for you! Jeremy Telford, known on the internet as The Balloon Guy, has constructed his very own Hobbit hole entirely out of balloons. It took him 40 hours and 2,600 balloons. Check out the time lapse video showing this buildings construction. Pop the… » 11/08/12 7:22am 11/08/12 7:22am

Star Wars made entirely out of scarecrows wins best Halloween lawn on…

Behold, Star Wars made entirely out of scarecrows. This glorious Halloween lawn paid special attention to each straw-stuffed detail. Check out the Emperor's lightning hands, Han's belt, the glowing lightsabers, and the Death Star. Truly this is the best Halloween lawn on the planet. » 10/22/12 9:35am 10/22/12 9:35am

A trophy hunter gets a hold of Elmo, Kermit, and the Abominable…

You might want to avert your eyes if the thought of any harm coming to the beloved Muppet and claymation characters of childhood. Redditor Wizzer2801 posted these "horribly cute" creations his wife has been stitching up, and promises there's a store in the works. I hope they get it online soon, because my floor could use … » 9/02/12 3:00pm 9/02/12 3:00pm