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Elizabeth Fish is a freelance writer who happens to run a hyperlocal news website in Lincoln, UK. She also covers all things geeky for TechHive.

Play an 8-bit game on your pants and get weird looks with this DIY belt buckle

For those of you that like to show off with a big, flashy belt buckles, take a look at this DIY gaming-themed one—one that you can actually play.

Test your speed and stamina against a rodent on the Hamster Treadmill

Race against a hamster—and lose–with the help of a treadmill and tachometer.

Watch the opening to 'Star Wars: A New Hope' as recreated in Minecraft

Even someone who’s watched Star Wars A New Hope hundreds of times needs to see this Minecraft recreation.

Don't try building this electrified DIY 'Thor' hammer at home (seriously, don't)

Hack a Day's Caleb Kraft built an electrified version of Thor's hammer that can shoot 80,000 volts of electricity.What could possibly go wrong?

3D-print your Minecraft masterpieces with Printcraft

If you’ve spent long hours perfecting your Minecraft world, you’ll want something to show for it—even if it’s only to justify to others why you spend so much time playing the game. Luckily for you, you can make 3D prints of your designs thanks to a free service called Printcraft.

This giant storm on Saturn looks both stunning and terrifying

Hurricanes on Earth terrifying enough, but take a look at the huge hurricane engulfing the most northern parts of Saturn.

CRT magnet art looks eerie; don't try it on your home TV

Where you one of those kids who liked to wave a magnet against your old CRT display to watch the rainbow of colors bending to your will? You certainly weren’t the only one, and a German artist is encapsulating that memory on a grander scale.

Here's what it looks like when meteors collide with Saturn's rings

We're pretty accustomed to seeing shooting stars and meteorites here on Earth. But what do typical meteorite collisions look like on other planets? NASA recently released photos taken by the Cassini spacecraft between 2009 and 2012 that show meteorites colliding with the planet's ring system.

Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 gave Jupiter a gift, left water in its atmosphere

Astronomers now know why there’s so much water within a higher layer of Jupiter’s atmosphere, and it’s thanks to a visitor 19 years ago

ProScope Micro Mobile turns your iOS device into a microscope

Bodelin has a tool that not only turns your iOS gadget into a microscope of sorts, but also lets you take photos of your finds.

Have you ever seen Pong played on a skyscraper? Now you have

If you cast your minds back, you may remember a project at MIT that transformed a typical campus building into a big game of Tetris. But it looks like Drexel University has its own classic game project to challenge MITris, only this one is much bigger.

Relive your childhood with this Lego Technic Spirograph machine

Can you Spirograph? If not, get the motorized Lego Technic machine to do it for you.

Space enthusiasts might have found a lost Soviet lander on Mars

In1971, the Soviet lander Mars 3 landed on the red planet, but only managed to transmit data for a few seconds before losing contact with Earth. But a group of space enthusiasts may have found it.

Sadly, this TARDIS fridge is not larger on the inside than it is on the outside

Be the envy of everyone you know with your own realistic-looking TARDIS, otherwise known as your fridge.

AT-AT walker frame disguise helps post-op child (and other stuff you missed)

If your child needed surgery on their legs, but had a problem with the post-op walker, what would you do? An artist has an excellent idea involving Star Wars