This feels like a silly Saturday, so I figured a silly post to go with it. Today’s Silly Topic: The Theremin! This first Theremin was the property of the Hollywood Thereminist, Dr. Samuel Hoffman, and was the very instrument he played in a ton of Hollywood movies in the ’40s and ’50s, including The Day The Earth Stood Still. And what would the Earth look like if it had rings like Saturn?

This next guy wasn’t content to play a favorite tune on the Theremin… first he had to build his own instrument, out of parts from a Wii! Then to nail his geek title down he chose the Doctor Who Theme for his musical selection.

You can make your own Theremin from just about anything, and there are even kits with all the parts you need, as this MAKE demo shows…