Shooting analog pictures, shooting bullets underwater, shooting… theremin noises from goggles, shooting… human-powered helicopters! if that doesn’t make any sense, see the links below:
|Steampunk theremin goggles |
A wicked build by [Sarah] – theremin steampunk goggles. Photo sensor will feel the amount of light and the slider would adjust the pitch of the sound produced. Check out the demo video!
|AK-47 Underwater at 27,450 frames per second |
Shooting a gun underwater in slow motion is (unsurprisingly) hypnotizing stuff, and the comments explain the physics of the process too.
|Atlas Human-Powered Helicopter – AHS Sikorsky Prize Flight |
Constructed by the team AeroVelo from University of Toronto, the human-powered helicopter won the Sikorsky prize. Ivan Sikorsky was a Ukrainian aviator who was inspired by Leonardo’s flying machines early on. And doesn’t this helicopter look like one? Also check out the same team’s Snow Bird Ornithopter video too.
|Urban Species: Kinetic Lifeforms Created by U-Ram Choe |
Korean artist U-Ram Choe treats his kinetic sculptures like living beings, stating that they have their own life cycle. Indeed, they are as complex as living forms, and they come with a manual to extend their life cycle!
|An open source analog camera you can 3D print at home |
OpenReflex -a 3D printed analog camera by Léo Marius. Made out of a surprisingly small amount of simple parts, it is compatible with any photographic lens with custom mount ring, prints in 15 hours and assembles in about 1.
I guess you’ve just been shot… with links! Hopefully that’s enough to keep your brain occupied for at least a few minutes. Come back for more soon!