American Elephants

THE coolest thing EVER built. Period. by American Elephant
April 23, 2011, 4:25 pm
Filed under: Architecture, Art, Entertainment, Fun n Games | Tags: , ,

Since I was small, I’ve always had a deep love of marble machines and things of this sort. There was one on the boardwalk in , I believe, Seaside, Oregon. Another at our local Arts & Crafts fair. Could sit and watch them for hours on end. I want this in my living room!

Scott Weaver’s amazing piece, made with over 100,000 toothpicks over the course of 35 years, is a depiction of San Francisco, with multiple ball runs that allow you to go on “tours” of different parts of the city.

(h/t TBSBFB)

Cool Site of the Day by Emerald City Elephant
March 27, 2008, 1:38 am
Filed under: Blogging, Pop Culture, Science/Technology | Tags: , , , , ,

They’re not your father’s Lego’s. (Be sure to scroll down and watch the video at the bottom)

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