Allen Hillegas

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What do you think about #crocheted toys? We love the amigurumi trend! Get inspired by some of our favorite patterns and online classes and discover the fun of adorable #crocheting projects! Click>> http://j.mp/18BMNRD

Enter the #PetProjects contest! Show us your cute, funny, or creative pet-inspired projects for a chance to win a FREE online Craftsy class! Visit the Craftsy Blog to learn more and discover fabulous pet projects and patterns to help you get inspired! Click>> http://j.mp/1c6p7XW Click "Like" if you love #crocheting projects inspired by furry friends!

Have a super dog? Crochet him a superhero outfit like this one by Craftsy member Posh Pooch and get a chance to win a free online Craftsy class! Visit the Craftsy Blog to see more of our favorite pet-inspired projects and learn how you can enter Craftsy's #PetProjects contest! Click >> http://j.mp/1e6ZFzJ

This might be the cutest dog outfit we've seen! Grab the pattern and take a look at more of our favorite pet-inspired projects by clicking >> http://j.mp/19AicHd Be sure to enter for a chance to win an online Craftsy class of your choice during the #PetProjects contest! Add a picture of your pet-inspired project to the Craftsy Projects gallery and include #PetProjects in the title! On Sunday, we'll randomly select a winner! Click >> http://j.mp/16bJXRa

Baby blankets are one of our favorite things to crochet! Click "Like" if you agree! Visit the Craftsy Blog to see some of our favorite crocheted baby blanket patterns and get inspired to start your next project! Click >> http://j.mp/12MjBIt

McLaren P1: F1's Hybrid Successor Will Blow Socks off Everywhere - Technabob

It’s taken McLaren almost 15 years, but they’re about to finally release the F1’s successor, the P1. Like a few of the new supercars, it will feature …

The Golf Cart Hovercraft: Not Your Father’s Hovercraft – Your Grandfather’s Hovercraft - Technabob

When I think of hovercraft, I think of James Bond on a military ride that hovers fast and zips all over the place – not a golf cart. Perhaps this is …

Tick Rover Robot Kills Ticks Dead - Technabob

Ticks are nasty. Actually, I think all bugs are nasty – but ticks are extra disgusting since they suck on your blood. They are also responsible for …

9 Foot-Tall Killer Robot Unveiled at SDCC - Technabob

WIRED, Stan Winston Studios, Legacy Effects, YouTube, and Conde Nast Entertainment all decided to get together and build something truly epic – a …

Nubrella Wearable Umbrella Keeps the Rain out (and Doesn’t Look Silly at All) - Technabob

Whenever I go take the dog for a walk on a rainy or snowy day, it’s challenging to carry around an umbrella to keep from getting wet, so I usually …

Paper Plane Drone: Little Brother's Got His Eye on You Too - Technabob

UAVs designed for military use are obviously expensive, but you still wouldn’t want to break even the more affordable recreational variants like the …

Tetris Heat-Changing Mug: Coffeecade - Technabob

I know that this is probably sacrilege, but I actually was never that big of a fan of <i>Tetris.</i> It’s not because it wasn’t a monumental arcade game. …

Drone Controlled in First Person Via Oculus Rift: Drone's Eye View - Technabob

The Oculus Rift will most likely lead to a new genre of first-person games, but it could also make drones a lot more fun to use. For his master’s …

Compact Rifle Makes Shooting at Stuff Even Better - Technabob

We all love to shoot stuff, but who wants to lug around a heavy long gun, even after you finish shooting those moonshine bottles on a log while your …

Digital Carjacking: The Smarter They Are, The Dumber They Are - Technabob

Modern automobiles benefit from increasingly small and smart computers, which can help control or augment everything from a car’s dashboard display …

Pixel by Pixel: 97-Year-Old Creates Amazing Digital Art Using Microsoft Paint - Technabob

I remember creating a bunch of digital artwork on Microsoft Paint when I was still a kid. A single painting took hours to complete, and I would …

Skytran Magnetically Levitating Mass Transit System: The Future is Coming to Tel Aviv - Technabob

There aren’t that many maglev trains in operation yet (one is currently operating in Shanghai, China and another is in Japan). There have been …

Would You Let This Robot Draw Your Blood? - Technabob

Robots are everywhere. From making noodles in the background to serving diners and waiting tables, they’re no strangers to the restaurant scene. And …

ŠKODA vRS Mega Man-pram is a Baby Stroller for Real Men - Technabob

To celebrate the launch of their fastest ŠKODA car ever, the Octavia vRS, the company has something for dads who want their toddlers to travel in …

Backyard Mech Made from Truck Parts - Technabob

If you have a ton of old truck parts, don’t just throw them in the yard and call it redneck decor, build something special. Something like this …

This'll Bug You: Farm 432 Concept is a Countertop Larvae Farm - Technabob

The global human population is booming. Some studies predict that we’ll soon run out of resources (read: food) to feed everyone as this growth …

i-H2GO R/C Car Runs on Hydrogen Fuel - Technabob

While this R/C car technically doesn’t run solely on water, it’s still a pretty interesting scientific toy to have around. This new revision of the …

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car: Never Buy Gas Again! - Technabob

Electric vehicles have come a long way from their humble beginnings, and this new BMW looks like a good combination between performance and economy. …

Hobbit Hole Camping Trailer for Hobbits on the Move - Technabob

Hobbits don’t need much room, although they do like a little space in their home, which is why they usually build theirs in the sides of hills. …

Houston House Covered in 50,000 Beer Cans, More Than 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall - Technabob

This small home in Houston is covered in an about 50,000 beer cans. Homeowner John Milkovisch began decorating the house with beer cans in 1968 and …

The Cykno Electric Bicycle, Perfect for Your Steampunk Adventures - Technabob

There are plenty of electric bikes around, and if you use one as a mode of transportation, it’s nice to have that little extra boost to get you home …

The Perfect Superman - Technabob

There have been numerous actors who have played the Man of Steel over the years, and they all seem to share at least a few physical attributes. This …

Cross of Jesus Found? Archaeologists Find Fragment in Ancient Turkish Church

“Cross of Jesus found” reports sprung up on Friday after archaeologists said they would what is believed to be a piece of the cross–the one used to …

To Make An Unbreakable Code, Use Quantum Physics

As soon as you try to crack it, the encryption changes.<p>During World War II, the Nazis used a famously complex code machine to communicate military orders, assuming that no one would go through the effort needed to break its formidable encryption. The typewriter-like Enigma was a marvel of …

Worms' Bright Blue Death Could Shed Light On Human Aging

Last year, researchers at University College London's Institute of Healthy Ageing were looking through their microscopes when they saw something amazing.<p>David Gems, professor of biogerentology, was part of the team looking for answers to big questions about human aging in small, squishy little …