“The story follows two street performers who dream of bringing their ‘Picture and Sound Show’ to life. When they discover a magical contraption inside an old theatre, they embark on a cinematic adventure of sight and sound to find the audience they always wanted.”
This artist / group creates large-room sound installations using a large number of small DC motors attached to some form of percussive point that strikes or manipulates an object to cause a room-sized audio environment.
The videos here don’t really get across what this probably sounds like in person, in terms of scale and room size, but they’re super interesting, and meticulously crafted.
“Jirí, who likes to decorate Easter Eggs in an engineering way including EggBot drawn stroboscopic patterns (Eggstatic) or a laser created temporal patterns in photochromic paint (Eggstatic 2), decided to move from eggs to balls this year.”
So basically: Zeotrope Xmas tree balls created using EggBot. (And a lot of careful design decisions.)
Ex-NASA engineer and maker Mark Rober was sick of having packages stolen from his front porch, so he over-engineered an absolutely incredible device that exacts some pretty fantastic revenge against the package thieves.
I hate that this has become such an epidemic. I hope these morons spend months cleaning up the glitter from their cars and homes. So good.
It’s making the rounds, but it definitely deserves the views. Repeatedly entertaining.
Travel back in time to a basement color TV with a “clicker” remote and vintage xmas tv with ads.
Fun fact, I have created a raspberry pi device for my local bar that I fill with vintage tv shows and ad breaks that plays on a genuine 1970s 13” B&W TV. People are into it! This is the easier online version of that.
YouTuber actionkid105 has posted several well paced, stabilized walks around New York for several weeks now. I find them kind of fascinating. They can be a good resource for seeing how the city looks season to season.
It’s a weird channel but I like it, and I’m definitely not alone.