The Page Turner

Posted: January 17th, 2012 | Author: richard | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

Kiwi born, Brooklyn resident Joseph Hersher specialises in making Rube Goldberg machines – a complex combination of everday items assembled to perform simple tasks.

His latest machine ‘The Page Turner’ was recently featured on the New York Times, which has a breakdown of the device. More machines are featured on Josephs website, including the great ‘Falling Water’ cocktail machine.


“Goldfish Salvation” by Riusuke Fukahori

Posted: January 8th, 2012 | Author: richard | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

If you’re in London over the next few days, head down to Riusuke Fukahori’s exhibition “Goldfish Salvation” at the ICN Gallery. Fukahori’s amazing 3D paintings are made by painting acrylic sections onto layers of clear resin. The result is a remarkably beautiful 3D representation of goldfish. Video below shows the artist in action.


Quantum Wipeout

Posted: January 3rd, 2012 | Author: richard | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »

To demonstrate recent work on Quantum Levitation, researchers at the Japan Institute of Science and Technology have created an impressively detailed working racetrack based on the anti-gravity racing game Wipeout