It took quite a bit of planning and engineering prowess, but the end result of Daniel Perdomo’s recreation of Atari’s arcade classic PONG as a game played with mechanical paddles and
ball cube is quite impressive. (Thanks Philip!)
While we’re not sure how often you actually need to sort LEGO axle pieces, we’re still blown away by this mesmerizing mechanical marvel, built by LEGO-maniac Akiyuki, using just a single drive motor.
Countless precisely-cut strips of paper and tiny gears comprise this amazing mechanical marvel – a biped robot assembled entirely from paper, a few wood dowels, and powered by rubber bands.
Urwerk puts an unusually intricate mechanical movement in this modern take on the pocket watch, offering measurements in intervals from 1 second to 1000 years. Limited to just 8 pieces.
Alex Crawford and Austin Nelson perfectly capture the spirit of the Rube Goldberg machine, creating the most ridiculously convoluted method of snapping an instant photo of themselves.
Created as a promotional gimmick for STIHL leaf blowers, Euro RSCG Dusseldorf built this wall calendar that automatically sheds each day by dropping its pages to the ground like falling leaves.