Tag: wiimote


How does the Wii work? I’m sure there’s all sorts of Nintendo technical jargon to explain it – but I suspect it’s all lies and this is closer to the truth

YouTube Toosday: Wiilax

Perhaps inspired by the “bed goes up, bed goes down” hospital bed – this beanbag is controlled by the whimsical waving of a wiimote. Here’s the original concept drawing…

Beautiful. Applied science. The laziest piece of furniture evolution ever. Amazing.

And you can make your own – thanks to Make Magazine.

The designers called it “the Beancat”…

“The Beancat is an all-wheel drive, battery powered bean bag chair, controlled by a Wii nunchuk. Getting a drink from the fridge has never been so much fun. The low profile drive, frame and controlling hardware are completely concealed so at first glance it’s just a simple bean bag.”

Here’s how you can make your own – complete with detailed diagrams.

X-rayted consoles

Some guy has decided it would be a good idea to x-ray consoles and their controllers and then put the results on Flickr. He’s probably right. It does look pretty cool.

Found here.