Ok, yes, we know. This is yet another late cool link post, but… We have a good excuse, honest! We just got in a second laser (from Full Spectrum), and we were distracted for most of yesterday getting it up and running. So enough excuses – here’s this week’s batch of links:
|PVC Instrument, DRS Talent Show |
This made the rounds a little while ago, but it doesn’t make it any less awesome. Some dude of extreme PVC-hitting talent playing a fun medley of tunes.
|The Invisible Bicycle Helmet |
This is pretty crazy – a pair of Swedish designers are working on creating an invisible bicycle helmet. It’s like an airbag for your head, that you wear as a collar. Really intriguing possibilities…
|Photographer Caleb Charland Uses Alternative Batteries |
Caleb Charland makes some really compelling photographs from his light projects powered by the likes of apple trees, fruit baskets, and stacked coins. Impressive scientifically and visually.
|Magic Carpet – Daniel Wurtzel |
It isn’t robotics, but it could be. It isn’t dancing, but it could be. Trust us, this is a fascinating mix of art, wind, and music!
|This is What Happens When a Squid Listens to Cypress Hill |
Keep in mind that squids don’t have ears. But this experiment converted the music to an electric signal, and the results are captivating.
|Networking 400 Balloons with XBees |
Rob Faludi just wrapped up a project where he lit up a 73 mile-long string of massive balloons that sync together with XBee. It looks like it was a massive undertaking, but the results speak for themselves.
The jury is still out on what we think of the Full Spectrum in comparison to the Epilog, but we’ll probably do a short write-up for everyone once we’re make up our minds.