There are computer hackers, network hackers, cell phone hackers. But Ikea hackers?

The New York Times has a fun article about people who take stuff from Ikea and modify it in some pretty inventive ways. Check out the slide show for examples.

And, of course, there’s a blog, Ikea Hacker, with links to projects.

Is this a story about inventive recycling?

Or just another example of how everyone needs their own unique way to distract from the news of the day?

ikea, hacking, invention