Using schematics found on archive.org, Mark Longstaff rebuilt an analog circuit found in Roland's TR-808 Rhythm Composer. Which circuit? Oh, you know the one.
As someone who finds magic and inspiration at every turn in Tokyo, I yearn for the golden years of Akihabara, aka "Electric Town," the city's electronics district where there were countless shops packed with the latest consumer goods and a maze of tiny stalls that sold capacitors and resistors by the kilogram. These days, it's… READ THE REST
A "Chibson" is the unofficial name given to cheap Chinese off-brand versions of Gibson guitars. It's also the name of a US-based company that makes bizarre gag gift-style instruments like this $25,000 Han-Solo-In-Carbonite Guitar. Their latest offering, the limited-edition Placebo Pedal, is only slightly more practical: a $100 guitar pedal that doesn't do anything. After… READ THE REST
I never got zapped building a PC or fooling around with speakers or whatnot, but I'm never doing any of it again! This video is both harrowing and the funniest thing I've seen all week. READ THE REST
When you live your life on the go, finding time to cook is challenging. You might resort to unhealthy and unappetizing snacks just to make it through the day. It doesn't have to be that way, though. You can devour quality meals that require barely any prep. In fact, you can even have great seafood… READ THE REST
If you like to live by the phrase "work hard, play hard," then Muff Waders has the perfect product for you. This lifestyle brand was started by Taylor "Earl" Nees, who defines himself as a simple man who enjoys "fishing, hunting, playing sports, drinking beer, chasing girls, and loving life." He and his business partner Garret… READ THE REST
Want to give your brain a boost? Want to overcome mental blocks and brain fog? Think clearly? Stop procrastinating? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you might want to try something a little more advanced than coffee, colas, and energy drinks. Those things are great for a little jumpstart every once in… READ THE REST