120 years ago, in Paris, Blaise Bontems made a mechanism for reproducing birdsong. More recently, Michael Start restored it to working condition and recorded a video. [more inside]
Lego Great Ball Contraption. (YouTube). Not enough balls? Try this one. (YouTube) More about Great Ball Contraptions: one two
Jerry the Dachshund + Ball Machine = Quality Entertainment SLYT. That is all.
Incredible Machine 01 - clever Japanese Rube Goldberg type devices in action. Film clip, annoying soundtrack alert. (via digg)
Everybody's workin' for the weekend. A little non-Flash Friday fun. (Link goes to a page with an embedded QuickTime movie.)