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Cereal Box Dominoes

Cereal Box Dominoes

Students and staff from New York’s Long Beach Middle School broke the Guinness World Record for the “Most Cereal Boxes Toppled in a Domino Fashion” by setting up hallway after hallway with more than 6300 boxes of breakfast cereal. Afterwards they donated all the cereal to food banks. Kudos to the camera operator for keeping up.

Robot Sets Up 100,000 Dominoes

Robot Sets Up 100,000 Dominoes

Setting up dominoes can be time-consuming and requires a steady hand. We’ve seen robots that can stand one domino at a time. Mark Rober and his engineering pals presents DOM – a custom-built robot that can set up 300 dominoes at a time. The robot arm and Hot Wheels track loading system is equally awesome.

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Self-Standing Dominoes

Self-Standing Dominoes

Normally, when you knock over dominoes, they stay down. But is it possible to create a domino that stands itself back up using the energy that toppled it? The Action Lab explores this very possibility with some unique 3D-printed dominoes. You can grab the 3D models on Thingiverse if you want to play with them for yourself.

Cats and Dominoes

Cats and Dominoes

Is your cat bored with the laser pointer? It’s time for you to step up your game. After all, it’s your job to keep your demanding kitty entertained. Do as Cat Navi Desk did and take a few hours out of your day to set up a bunch of dominoes just so your cat can knock them all over.

The Perfect Domino Screenlink

The Perfect Domino Screenlink

This video from domino artists FlippyCat, Klein24, and B 16 offers a fun and collaborative approach to building (and knocking things down.) Each of its screens is a separate domino setup, but they appear to be linked together into a much larger construction through editing.

Insane Domino Tricks 2

Insane Domino Tricks 2

Queen of dominoes Lily Hevesh follows up her most popular video ever with a new compilation of wild and wonderful domino tricks. The setups include spirals, falling towers, slowly collapsing stacks, and even dominoes that look like tiny staircases.

Most Mini Dominoes Toppled

Most Mini Dominoes Toppled

Setting up dominoes without knocking them down can be tricky. But these mini dominoes are so delicate they have to be set up with tweezers. One sneeze can knock them all over. FlippyCat’s record-breaking mini domino layout had 9,196 dominoes, though one section failed, and only 8,588 ultimately toppled.

Cool Kapla Tricks

Cool Kapla Tricks

For those unfamiliar with them, Kapla planks are basically skinny wooden dominoes. You can use them for building structures and knock them, which is more than half the fun. Enjoy a variety of complex structures as they topple in this clip from the aptly-named Kaplamino.

Quadruple Domino Spiral

Quadruple Domino Spiral

Domino wiz Lily Hevesh presents a sequel to one of her most awe-inspiring setups, a 4-part spiral that she and her friends made from 15,000 dominoes. It didn’t fall exactly as planned, but it was still satisfying to watch. Behind the scenes video here.

World’s Biggest Domino Run

World’s Biggest Domino Run

The best part of setting up dominoes is knocking them all over once you’re done. But what if dominoes were much, much bigger? The guys from Corridor put their visual effects skills to the test once more by creating an enormous set of virtual dominoes that could crush a human like a bug. Behind the scenes video here.

Impossible Domino Runs

Impossible Domino Runs

To show off the rendering and physics capabilities of Razer Blade Studio laptops and their Nvidia Quadro RTX GPUs, the VFX experts at Corridor Crew created three short effects sequences using virtual dominoes. The realistic visuals include dominoes that topple up a wall and a ridiculously huge domino progression.

Largest Domino Pyramid

Largest Domino Pyramid

Built on a 31 x 31 base, this enormous pyramid of dominoes was built using a total of 20,336 individual tiles, painstakingly arranged by domino fanatic Taikamuna. The official Guinness Record is just 18,447 dominoes so this clearly smashed that record. The toppling starts at 3:02.

One Million Dominoes

One Million Dominoes

TheDominoKing’s video does feature nearly a million dominoes being toppled, though they actually appeared spread across 22 different clips from throughout 2019. This compilation shows off many of the highlights of his impressive displays which feature pop culture character and logo art.

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Digital Dominoes

Digital Dominoes

Most of the videos we’ve featured of dominoes being toppled feature real-world objects. But C4D4U’s enthralling domino fall was all created using computer graphics and physics simulation. There’s something incredibly satisfying watching progressively bigger tiles fall over, resulting in a slow-motion tower collapse.

Rick and Morty in Dominoes

Rick and Morty in Dominoes

TheDominoKing pays tribute to Rick, Morty, and the whole Sanchez/Smith family with an impressive construction made up from a whopping 75,166 dominoes. They knocked over Mr. Meeseeks and a couple of other iconic items from the show as well.

Ash and Pikachu in Dominoes

Ash and Pikachu in Dominoes

Domino mosaic master The Domino King pays tribute to two staples of the Pokémon universe, Ash Ketchum and Pikachu. This amazing display features 35,592 colorful dominoes, arranged to form a variety of festive Pokémon-themed images.

Cool Domino Constructions

Cool Domino Constructions

Domino master FlippyCat presents a compilation of numerous fun and hypnotic arrangements, featuring vibrantly colored dominoes in various colors, and built to topple in perfectly-timed sequences. The triple spiral and timed wall falls were especially fun to watch.

Super Mario Maker Dominoes

Super Mario Maker Dominoes

With the recent release of Super Mario Maker 2, TheDominoKing decided to pay tribute to the franchise with an epic setup of 127,055 dominoes, all arranged to form images from the Super Mario Bros, Super Mario Bros 3, and Super Mario World styles from the game. It took him about 2 months in total to set it all up.

Satisfying Domino Falls

Satisfying Domino Falls

Domino master Hevesh5 and six of her friends spent half a week setting up a number of constructions designed to delight. In all, the structures were comprised of roughty 32,000 dominoes, each one offering up a different style of trick. We especially loved that thing with the 10 tentacles, or whatever they were.

21,000 Domino Cube

21,000 Domino Cube

Domino fanatic DominoJOJO set out to break the record for the largest ever cube made out of the little plastic tiles, using more than 20,000 dominoes to create a Minecraft-inspired cube. First enjoy a brief time-lapse of the build, then watch it all come crashing down in seconds.

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100,000 Dominoes in Reverse

100,000 Dominoes in Reverse

Domino fanatic Hevesh5 took footage from some of her more epic builds, and decided to play the whole thing backwards. Watching and listening to all of those dominoes and props stand themselves back up is both strange and quite satisfying. The towers are especially fun.

Edge Dominoes

Edge Dominoes
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Designer Andrew Perkins of Fire Road created this kickass new spin on the classic game. Edge Dominoes take a minimalist approach, reducing each tile to an anodized aluminum skeleton with the numbers laser engraved onto the pips.

Domino Pool Trick Shots

Domino Pool Trick Shots

Domino master Lily Hevesh got together with some friends at her local billiards hall to play a little pool. But you know she couldn’t resist bringing along a few hundred of her favorite dominoes and figuring out a way to work them into the action.

Shipping Pallet Dominoes

Shipping Pallet Dominoes

(Loud) The guys at UK handling company Exporta Global decided to make some supersize dominoes, placing 1377 individual plastic shipping pallets on their sides, then knocking them all over. This is so what a 9-year-old boy would do if set loose in a factory.

Circular Domino Wall

Circular Domino Wall

Domino master Hevesh5 shows off an impressive structure she built – a cylindrical wall made up about 5,500 individual dominoes. Rows of mini dominoes start the chain reaction which took her 4 days to set up, and less than a minute to come crashing down.

The Soniverse Technique

The Soniverse Technique

Domino master Hevesh5 and a couple of her pals show off a nifty domino stacking technique which results a super cool visual and auditory effect when they fall – almost like the dominoes are falling in reverse. View the tutorial video on the trick here.

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