Action figures are cool, but you know what's cooler? Mini robots made from old gadget bits that have articulated parts and glowing eyes.
It's a tough world out there for kiddies. Generally speaking, toys are available as comforting tools that help youngins brave through the scariness of growing up. Every year, millions of old toys go unloved, tossed to the curb only to be picked up by some trucker and strapped to the front of a Mack truck's front grill. These "franken toys" by Rachel Peters focus on the three R's: reduce, reuse and repurpose. Skip on past the break to see her "creations."
This flexible light was created from mere scraps: felt, a used cell phone battery charger and a circuit of 50 LED low-power. Impressed? We are too, but if you have these supplies handy, you could probably create a light fixture of your very own.
The ocean is a vast place for animals and dumping garbage, so what is one to do about the latter issue? Turn that plastic trash into a self-sustainable island!
Attention to detail doesn't even come close to describing Gabriel Dishaw's computerized Nike Air Max 2011 sneakers. From start to finish, it's very clear that Dishaw's 90 hours of love labor have created the most techie pair of sneakers ever.
How big of a Star Wars fan are you? Big enough to build your very own Imperial Walker AT-AT out of recycled computer parts? Battle scars also included!