"Dead or alive, you're coming with me!" That iconic quote from the 1987 movie RoboCop was repeated by kids like me for years. The 2014 reboot introduced the baddest robot-cop on the planet to new audiences worldwide. While it didn't live up to the amazingly high expectations s ...more
Build a Helmet
Ant-Man isn't one of the most famous Marvel superheroes. In fact, with the news of his individual movie came great doubt that the comic book legends could succeed in telling the tiny story of an oddball hero on the big screen. Yet with its humor and unique story, Ant-Man has b ...more
This tutorial shows you how to build a helmet rig for DSLRs to achieve a first person look. This is a minimalist rig, its rather simple looking and easy to make. Check out the tutorial for more information and the Schematics of the rig. Video: . Don't forget to give it a thumb ...more
When it comes to milk, my family consumes anywhere between two and four gallons every two weeks. That's about four to eight gallons every month. That's a lot of milk—and a lot of empty milk jugs! Instead of simply tossing them in the recycling bin, why not get creative and mak ...more
Make a space helmet for less then $20! Check out the Make a space suit video to make the matching suit.
Daft Punk has had an infectious effect on much of the world, on the web and off. The French electronic duo have inspired multiple viral videos, and now, with the help of Volpin Props, you can make your own Daft Punk helmet. Check out the in-depth build guide here, and watch th ...more
What can I say—it's amazing. Loaded with over 350 LEDs in a matrix, this Daft Punk helmet simply radiates awesomeness. Made by Harrison Krix of Volpin Props, this DIY project took four months to build (much shorter than his last helmet of 17 months). To see how he Krix built ...more
My first attempt at a helmet cam, yielded ok results, but I wanted something even better. The downside to all of this was cost, but it is very close to what I want now. Yes the camera is upside down, and yes there's a solid piece of fabric covering the view. Read on to find o ...more
Pepakura is the Japanese word for papercraft. So yes, pepakura does include origami. Specifically, the term refers to 3D models made from paper. And what better contraption to make out of paper than this awesome Halo 3 (XBox 360) helmet? Broken down into its geometric componen ...more
See how to make an X10 wireless security camera into a nice helmet cam on the cheap in this three-part video. All it takes is an X10 camera, ten bucks in parts, and two hours of your time. Part 1 of 3 - How to Turn an wireless X10 camera into a helmet cam. Part 2 of 3 - How t ...more
I'm in the middle of a project right now that uses POV for every shot. One of these shots involves a person swinging a golf club. A normal steadi-cam doesn't work very well for this, so I thought it might be easier to just build a helmet cam. Here's how I did it: Gather Suppl ...more
As Halloween is creeping closer, it's just about time for the last-ditch, cheap and easy costumes. But cheap and easy doesn't necessarily have to mean shoddy. Jason Lau's Stormtrooper helmet is clever, resourceful and possesses an endearing DIY spirit that store bought costume ...more
It's cheap, it's easy, it's Star Wars! Filth Wizardry demonstrates how to transform two milk jugs into a Storm Trooper helmet just in time for Halloween. Click through for instructions. Plus, if you're in need of a lightsaber, she's got a quick project for that, too. (P.S. lo ...more
Whether you were inspired by the movie "300" or just want to add to your costume or prop collection, you can make a replica of a Spartan helmet out of papier-mache. This won't stand up to heavy abuse, but it will still look awesome!
Redditor Liktwo is a genius. It only took him a month after the release of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to realize that making the Dragonborn's helmet out of bacon was the best idea since...Jeeze, maybe of all time. Through the miracle of tin foil and a ton of toothpicks, Likt ...more
This video will show you how to secure your GoPro camera to your motocross, Snowmobile, Motorcycle, Skiing helmet so that it will not loosen up and fall off. Video: .
Justin shows you how to properly put on a motorcycle helmet.
This video will show you what you need to mount a GoPro camera to your motocross helmet. Video: .
Trimble is integrating its mixed reality applications into the DAQRI Smart Helmet to enable outdoor and on-site support for design, construction, and heavy industry as part of a collaboration the companies announced today. A provider of advanced solutions for industrial compa ...more
Learn how to apply the "Hulk" Aggressive Rider Skull Skin, a Hulk mask, to your motorcycle helmet. The mask is a sticker that is easy to apply to your helmet.
Not a sports fan, but still want to get your hands-free drink on? Instructables user DucttapeNinja has just the thing for you—a beer helmet inspired by Gimli from Lord of the Rings. So, now you can double the time between trips to the fridge during your next LOTR marathon. One ...more
This week Rob and Corinne are hangin with our favorite DIY'ers, Ruffeo Hearts Lil Snotty, and they're showing us how to make a super rad space helmet hoodie to keep you warm this winter. Threadbanger shows you how to make your very own space helmet hoodie.
Kylo Ren, conflicted villain of the new Star Wars trilogy, will surely be a major presence again this Halloween, with The Last Jedi fast approaching. His costume, all black and layered, complete with dark-side helmet and crossguard lightsaber, seems quite perfect for Oct. 31 — ...more
This is a tutorial video from Arai helmet company on removing and installing the face shield on Arai helmets.
Start with an old school globe, then dismantle it and remove the printed paper map. Then build up the shoulder and neck area with Chavant clay and cover up the seam. Cut a few holes in the globe and attach a few extra accessories. Then add a coat of paint and you have your own ...more
Modernhuman of WonderHowTo's Canon EOS 7D World posts a simple HowTo for making your own DSLR Helmet Cam for approximately $150 in parts: "I'm in the middle of a project right now that uses POV for every shot. One of these shots involves a person swinging a golf club. A norma ...more
Watch this instructional origami video to fold an origami Samurai helmet. Kabuto is the Japanese word for a traditional Samurai helmet. You will need one small piece of origami paper to complete this project. Or, fold your origami kabuto out of newspaper so you can really wear ...more
Learn how to make an origami kabuto samurai helmet. Though complicated, the project is not too difficult, so intermediates and maybe even beginners who pay close attention can make the origami kabuto samurai helmet.
Stormtroopers were once the elite soldiers of the unstoppable Galactic Empire that ruled the Universe. Then little ol' Luke Skywalker came along and destroyed the Death Star, ending the evil empire forever. Since then, poor Stormtroopers all over the world have been left witho ...more
A very cool tutorial on how to make a "Spartan Wraith" helmet using ordinary tools you likely already have in your garage. Click the video to watch the process. Video: .
Follow these guidelines to fold an origami Samurai helmet. Kabuto is the Japanese word for a traditional Samurai helmet. You will need one piece of origami paper to complete this origami project. Or, you can fold an origami kabuto out of a sheet of newspaper so you can actuall ...more
Looking for a way to record what you see from your motorcycle? Check out this video and learn how to mount a 1080p HD camera in a motocross helmet. Capture awesome high quality video of your rides with this 1080p helmet cam mount.
Learn how to make an origami naga-kabuto tall samurai helmet. You need just one square piece of paper to make your origami naga-kabuto tall samurai helmet.
Watch this instructional origami video to fold an origami samurai helmet. Kabuto is the Japanese word for the traditional Samurai helmet. You will need one sheet of newspaper to fold an origami hat big enough to wear.
Check this cool tutorial that show you how to make a sweet Storm Trooper helmet out of junk! It's cheap and very fun to make! Let's hope that after you make it, you actually are able to hit stuff you shoot at with your laser gun though. Milk Jug Storm Trooper Helmet. This is t ...more
All you really need is a drill and some hardware to build a mount for your digital camera. Drill a few holes in your helmet, and then apply the bolts and washers as explained in the video for your own helmet-mounted camera.
Spring is finally here (in earnest now), and a new batch of great augmented reality Snapchat lenses have come along with it. New life has been breathed into meme culture with the spring lineup of TV shows, Mark Zuckerberg's ongoing investigation, and college kids with too much ...more
Fitting a helmet correctly is an important part of cycling. A helmet used properly, like in this how-to video, will drastically reduce the chance and severity of injury. Watch this video bike riding tutorial and learn how to wear a bicycle helmet.
This video provides a tutorial on how to change the ARAI helmet shield. In this video the helmet will be completely disassembled and put back together.
This is a very easy tutorial showing you how to fold your own tsuno kabuto, or samurai helmet, out of origami paper. This makes a great decoration or gift for a samurai lover, and can be folded with any size square paper.
In order to unlock the Avatar Award Carter's Helmet in Halo: Reach, you will need to beat Winter Contingency on Legendary difficulty without dying. It can be hard, but this video by Achievement Hunter shows you how to pull it off.
How to make a simple tripod on your camera so that you can take video hands free. Then mount the camera on your head for a weird handy cam like shooting experience. Make a helmet camera. Click through to watch this video on instructables.com
Let's face it: Without armor, we'd all be very squishy. While armor isn't necessary on the every day when we're going to school or hitting up the post office (at least we HOPE armor isn't necessary where you live), it certainly is and has been in battle. Armor goes back thous ...more
The headsets of tomorrow offer some amazing possibilities in both gaming and work, but what we've seen so far only begins to scratch the surface. The US Navy saw the potential to use augmented reality in a helmet to provide divers with an incredible amount of information we ha ...more
Soon, kids young and old aspiring to imitate Iron Man will only need to learn how to duplicate Tony Stark's snarky wit, because Hasbro will now supply the augmented reality helmet. This spring, just in time for Avengers: Infinity War, the latest installment of Marvel's cinema ...more
Augmented reality headset maker DAQRI has collaborated with the US Navy to outfit the company's Smart Helmet device for use on battleships. The GunnAR system delivers firing commands issued from the gunner liaison officer (GLO) and received by the gunner. The GLO uses an Andr ...more
The helmet is the most important part of football padding and safety equipment, especially in light of recent research into the prevalence and lasting effects of concussions on football players. This video features an explanation of how to properly select and fit a helmet for ...more
Riding your bike to work has so many benefits. It's good for the environment, it's good exercise, it's fun. But it has one distinct disadvantage...helmet hair. Helmet hair will never stop you from a lovely ride out doors again with the help of a simple trick. Fear of helmet h ...more
These step by step instructions help you to fold your own origami helmet, or kabuto. Perfect for beginners.
The kabuto, or Japanese samurai helmet, is a helmet worn by the ancient samurai to protect themselves in battle. It was also used to wordlessly display rank and title on the battlefield. Learn how to fold one of your own in this video tutorial
This video tutorial shows how to make your own rough and ready headcam/helmet camera for shooting videos or taking photographs at work. To do this project, you will need a helmet, mounting plate, and a video camera. Start taking pictures and footage hands-free. Watch and learn ...more
Less than a week after securing a $25 million Series C funding round for automotive HUDs, DigiLens has introduced a new waveguide display for motorcycle helmets that's thinner, lighter, brighter, and manufactured at a lower cost. Designed for AR motorcycle helmets, the MonoHU ...more
Christy Lendwehr and Julie Goodnight from the Certified Horsemanship Association explain how to know when you have a fitting and correctly adjusted horse riding helmet. First and foremost, you should wear your helmet every time you ride and you should be sure that is a ASTM SE ...more
Get one of the best (and coolest looking) helmets available in Dragon Age: Origins. You can find it in either Caridin's Cross or Ortan Thaig in the Deep Roads... just have your mabari hound find it for you! This is likelier to work if you have just given him a bone as a gift.
Tom shows you how to put a cooling fan into a mask or helmet to keep your noggin cool on those hot trooping days.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to choose a proper bicycle helmet. They are the most important safety equipment a cyclist owns. Picking the right helmet starts with understanding what a helmet consists of. The micro shell is the thin tough layer that covers and protec ...more
Horseback riding is one of the most dangerous sports in the world. If you go flying off a horse into the same area as it's giant hooves, you better have a good helmet. This video will explain some features you should look for in a helmet to make sure you're buying a safe, effe ...more
Whoa. Look what we found in the mainframe. Let's say you're a 15-year-old boy nerd looking to SCORE. Real life experience has been... limited. (Ok, you're a virgin.) Lara Croft was inspired (nine years ago when you were six-years-old!). So, where are the sex-ed tutorials that ...more
Skyrim really took the cake this year. With its awe-inspiring gameplay, much improved combat and leveling system, and a fresh new look, it's no wonder the game has already received a Game of the Year award. But for hardcore gamers, the fun may be over. You've played the game f ...more
Dreams are like an internal human holodeck. Inside your mind, anything is possible, from your grandest wishes to your worst nightmares. This is all well and good, but what if you could control your dreams and become the omniscient god of a handpicked reality whenever you go to ...more