Tag: hobbies

Apr 8, 2016

So Throwing Spinning Tops is a Thing and These Guys are Amazing at It!

So Throwing Spinning Tops is a Thing and These Guys are Amazing at It!

In Taiwan, throwing spinning tops is a popular pastime and these guys are incredible at it!

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Apr 7, 2016

Homemade Kinetic Marble Mountain is 12′ x 8′ of Awesomeness

Homemade Kinetic Marble Mountain is 12′ x 8′ of Awesomeness

Marble Mountain consists of 25 modular sections and measures 12′ wide, 8′ deep and 8′ tall with 32 possible paths for 300+ marbles

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Jun 4, 2015

This is the Coolest Marble Run Machine You Will See Today

This is the Coolest Marble Run Machine You Will See Today

Granted it may also be the only ‘marble run machine’ video you see today, it’s hypnotizing to watch 11,000 marbles in motion like this!

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Jun 1, 2014

22,000 Dominoes in 100 Seconds

22,000 Dominoes in 100 Seconds

Professional dominio artist Hevesh5 thanked his 200,000 subscribers with this amazing tribute video. He set up 22,000 dominoes (with no assistance) in his living room and recorded them all toppling in just over 100 seconds. The setup took 25+ hours over a span of five days. You can even see the entire video in…

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Apr 2, 2013

The Crochet Coral Reef Project [25 pics]

The Crochet Coral Reef Project [25 pics]

The Crochet Coral Reef (CCR) is a project by the Institute For Figuring, a non-profit Los-Angeles based organization that pioneers creative new methods for engaging the public about scientific and environmental issues by putting people and communities at the core. The CCR is a project that resides at the intersection of mathematics, marine biology,…

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Mar 19, 2013

21 Examples of Cut Coin Jewelry Art

21 Examples of Cut Coin Jewelry Art

Cut coin jewelry art is a popular method of turning coins into jewelry. Most cut coin art is achieved by drilling a small hole (or holes) into the coin and then using a jeweler saw (which has various types of blades) to cut away parts of the coin. Many artists tend to focus on…

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Feb 27, 2013

Intricate Sculptures Carved from a Single Pencil

Intricate Sculptures Carved from a Single Pencil

Hungarian artist and deviantART user cerkahegyzo carves intricate miniature sculptures from a single lead pencil (with the exception of #5 & #15, not sure how he did those!). The artist says it’s a hobby and form of relaxation for him and that he carves them in his free time. During the day he works…

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