It may not be the most sonically pleasing instrument, but the engineering behind Josh Sheldon’s build makes up for it. The organ uses 49 stepper motors which spin backwards against variably-sized disks, producing waves of electrical current which can be amplified.
Designer Juno Jeon created this intriguing piece of wood furniture, a small table which features a textured surface which moves like the scales on a strange looking animal when its drawer is opened or closed.
Filmmakers Flora Lichtman and Katherine Wells look a look at a 100% off-grid community outside of Taos, New Mexico founded by architect Michael Reynolds. What makes these sustainable, solar structures unique is that they’re built from garbage like tires and cans.
Artist Graham Dunning demonstrates how to replicate sounds normally created with synthesizers and digital equipment, instead using a turntable, vinyl records, and mechanical and electrical devices in their place. The whole thing gets pretty bonkers by the end.