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This DIY Arcade Cabinet Is Made from IKEA Parts

This DIY Arcade Cabinet Is Made from IKEA Parts Building an awesome arcade cabinet is something we’ve shown you how to do before, several times, but this one is made (mostly) from IKEA components that are easy to buy, easy to mod, and designed to fit just about any game system, old or new.If you’re interested in it, here’s what you’ll need, according to SIN Tchan, an IKEA Hackers reader in Paris who built this himself: Of course, you’ll also need a console you want to use with the setup, which SIN Tchan left out of the price breakdown (but included in the list on the site,) but are obviously pretty important.

The Ikea puns guy is back, proposing to his girlfriend ... with puns

The Ikea puns guy is back, proposing to his girlfriend ... with puns Australian king of puns Simon Gilmore is better known as the guy who annoys his girlfriend at Ikea with endless, incredibly lame and incredibly funny puns.Well, he's back.

IKEA's new collection for 'today's nomadic youth' has everyone very confused

IKEA's new collection for 'today's nomadic youth' has everyone very confused Looks like today's youth are into some funky patterns, if you believe IKEA.The store known for both its furniture and onsite meatballs, has teamed up with British fashion designer Kit Neale to create a new collection, named SPRIDD, aimed towards a group they describe as "modern nomads living on their own terms.

An idea inspired by Ikea turned shopping bags into this ultra-lightweight backpack

An idea inspired by Ikea turned shopping bags into this ultra-lightweight backpack “I saw a [Reddit] post talking about how strong the Ikea bag material was,” he said, “and I also liked the crazy idea of walking around with an Ikea backpack.” The material itself is water-resistant, but Nodland said he didn’t waterproof the seams.

Ikea’s Better Shelter goes from flat pack kit to functioning relief shelter

Ikea’s Better Shelter goes from flat pack kit to functioning relief shelter To help with the growing refugee problem across the globe, the Scandinavian do-it-yourself furniture giant Ikea unveiled what it calls the Better Shelter project.Thus far, Ikea has hoped to make its Better Shelter’s cheaper and sturdier than the traditional shelters doled out by the United Nations.

Trump thinks something terrible happened in Sweden and now the internet can't stop making IKEA jokes

Trump thinks something terrible happened in Sweden and now the internet can't stop making IKEA jokes The U.S.

IKEA releases plans for a spherical garden you can build with tons of plywood and lot of patience

IKEA releases plans for a spherical garden you can build with tons of plywood and lot of patience If you've ever wanted to kill everything around you while building something from IKEA, imagine trying to build this awesome garden: The Denmark-based company Space10, which is supported by IKEA, has released instructions on how to build The Growroom, an incredible wooden spherical garden for people living in urban spaces.According to Space10, "The overlapping slices ensure that water and light can reach the vegetation on each level, without reaching the visitor within and thereby functions as a growth activator for the vegetation and shelter for the visitor.

Believe it or not, those are IKEA shelves

Believe it or not, those are IKEA shelves This IKEA hack will awaken the math nerd in you.Japanese artist and architect Takayoshi Kitagawa has created parabolic shelves out of simple, modular IKEA shelving to decorate his childhood home.

IKEA ends all furniture fights with this simple solution

IKEA ends all furniture fights with this simple solution But, IKEA might have created a genius solution that could bring peace to households the world over.The "wedge dowel" is the brainchild of three engineers working in the IKEA prototype lab in Älmhult, Sweden.

Ikea India's parental leave policy leaves most U.S. companies in the dust

Ikea India's parental leave policy leaves most U.S. companies in the dust Ikea India just made its already great maternity leave policy even better.To sweeten the already improved policy, new mothers can then work half days for an additional 16 weeks once they return to work.

Ikea wants to put your whole house online. But for goodness' sake why?

Ikea wants to put your whole house online. But for goodness' sake why? If a botnet comprised of Ikea smart home devices ever knocks out the internet, at least you'll know it's been done with Swedish efficiency.On Tuesday, the homewares company announced it would be continuing the trend of connecting inanimate objects to the internet as part of its Ikea Home Smart project.