The all-knowing supercomputers we carry in our pockets are pretty futuristic when you think about it, but they don't have the same sort of whiz-bang sci-fi flair you see in the movies. If you've got an old CD case, some tape, and a knife you can fix that by .
The principle , but this DIY method makes it more accessible than ever. All you have to do is construct a pyramid-shaped device that will refract specially-designed videos up off of your phone screen and onto the sides of the prism, which will give the illusion of an image floating inside. The only even slightly hard part is making the thing.
Once you have your prism made, you just have to find videos that display an image in a special four-section format so they'll refract up into the pyramid just right. You can start . And then the next time someone starts showing off their new iPhone, you can whip out this trick and make even an old beater phone look super futuristic.