Here's an awesome way to spend your day. Assemble giant robot arms out of cardboard and then frighten your neighbors.
Optimus Prime, transform...into cardboard?
Swedish home furnishings giant Ikea is best known for its knock-down furniture, but lately the company has been dabbling in some basic consumer electronic goods. The latest is this throwaway digital camera, which has Ikea's functional style all over it.
Nothing Advertising Agency's office is undeniably brown. That's because its entire spacial occupancy is made of cardboard. Just like Lego, there is undeniably nothing that can't be made with cardboard. Arcades made by 9-year-olds? Check. How about an entire office space? Yep, it can be done too.
What's a kid whose dad works at an automobile repair shop supposed to do while his dad fixes cars? Help pass the socket wrench? Nah. How about build an entire arcade out of cardboard? That's more like it!
Is there no end to the cardboard gadgets? The latest company to hop aboard the cardboard train is Vax, the U.K.'s top selling floorcare brand. No, it's not hocking any floor detergent this time, but it does have the world's first cardboard vacuum.
Never underestimate the power of cardboard. Computers, record players, flash drives, houses — you name it, can all be made from the stiff paper substance. But would you trust a cardboard helmet to absorb four times more shock energy than plastic noggin shields? You should.
Building a computer out of a cardboard shipping box is nothing new for a hobbyist. But for a PC maker like Asus to actually embrace the idea? Well, that's just ballsy.
Don't pretend like you've never dreamed of owning one of Apple's top-of-the-line Mac Pro towers that go for about $3,000. If you have only about $900, you can be like this guy, Kalvin, who decided to build a hackintosh (a PC that runs Mac OS X), but with with one twist.
If you've been hit by the recession and couldn't bear to sell your iPhone, then you might be interested in the iPhone recession case. Made of recycled cardboard, it comes in flatpack form and you just practice a bit of...