Playing video games all day long becomes a healthy sport when you've got one of these genius contraptions. Maker Jeremy Fielding uses a rowing machine to make this human-powered generator, which is needed if the kids want to play their video games, and they have less than one minute to switch rowers – otherwise the power goes out and their game goes kaput.
Here's the full video, in which he explains how he made this, as well as four other things made from treadmill parts, including a bench top DC power supply, beautiful clock, wood lathe, and steel-cutting bandsaw:
And if Bruce Dickinson wants more cowbell, we should probably give him more cowbell! Fortnite has added a new dance. I had to have it. Epic may want to organize these as part of the “Dad dance series” because my 11 year-old star player doesn’t get the joke. Guess what? I got a fever! And […]
A research team wrote about how they trained a machine-learning AI to generate images from text descriptions. When fed birds as its dataset, it got very good at painting birds… … But the more you feed it, the crazier it gets. More collected here, and you can try it yourself thanks to Chris Valenzuela’s online […]
Argentinian police officer Celeste Jaqueline Ayala was on duty at a Buenos Aires hospital when she heard the incessant cries of a baby there. She went to investigate and learned that the infant was malnourished. Officer Ayala is the mother of an infant herself, so she sat down and breastfed the hungry baby. Now she […]
Drones are undeniably cool, but not all of us have the Top Gun-level piloting skills required to fly them—unless you’re using TRNDlabs’ new Spectre Drone. Designed new and expert pilots alike, this drone is loaded with fly assist features to make piloting easy, all the while you explore using its built-in HD camera. It’s available in the […]
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The Adobe Creative Cloud suite is the foundation on which many creatives build their careers, but some of its programs, like Photoshop and InDesign, are notoriously complex, making it difficult for aspiring designers, photographers, and the like to break into their field. But, don’t get discouraged. The Pay What You Want: Adobe CC A-Z Lifetime Bundle […]