This video is awesome on a few levels: not only is it a fantastic time capsule of a Reagan-era American manufacturing plant, but these guys and gals had arguably one of the coolest jobs around at the time.
My brother, father and I built model railroads many years ago, and I could only dream of being able to do it with “grown-up money”. Much of my mechanical mind springs from there, and the video is equally inspiring to both me, and the ever-present 10-year-old still alive in my heart.
A simple representation of the blur effects of various focal lengths. via Reddit
Marble Machine built and composed by Martin Molin Video filmed and edited by Hannes Knutsson On a similar note, this…
This is a brilliantly simple electro-mechanical game, but there are nearly infinite ways the basic principles can be extended.
"The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why."Mark Twain, on Important Days
Half Rube Goldberg, half Techno achievement—if you have six minutes to watch this, I implore you to.