This is another size comparison video from MetaBallStudio (previously), this time visualizing the increasing height of the world’s current tallest buildings (you can see the Burj Khalifa, fourth building from left), along with proposed future projects (some under construction, but most still conceptual). I learned a lot by watching it.
Ever wanted to build your own plastic shoe like a modern Geppetto? Well you’re in luck, thanks to this official Adidas Original Superstar LEGO set. The build-a-sneaker, available on Amazon (product link), features 731 pieces to build either a left or right shoe (but not both, you’ll have to buy
This is a video of Youtuber Handy Geng building and demonstrating his ingenious ‘BBQ Car’, a motorized piano that can be driven around WHILE PLAYING MUSIC AND BARBECUING. When you press a key the piano both plays a note AND spins the corresponding rotisserie skewer above. My God, such genius!
This is a video of the Babyn Yar Synagogue opening up like a pop-up book. The synagogue, located in a wooded ravine in the west of Kyiv in Ukraine, was designed and constructed by Swiss-based Manuel Herz Architects (link to their website with a lot more detail) to commemorate the
This is a video demonstration of the home that Vojin Kusic of Bosnia built for his wife that slowly rotates all day long so she can enjoy different views throughout the day. In real life the home rotates once every 24 hours, but in the timelapse video it (thankfully) only
LEGO has announced the release of it’s largest traditional building set to date — the 9,090 piece Titanic (previously: its 9,036-piece Roman Colosseum). The 1:200 scale ship measures a respectable 54″ long, 7″ wide, 18″ tall and breaks into three cross sections so you can see the various and inner
Brickit is a smartphone app (currently available for iOS, Android coming soon) that can analyze any photo of spread out LEGO pieces (aka a LEGO minefield), identify the different pieces present via machine learning, suggest things you can build with them, and provide the step-by-step instructions to build those things.
This is a very impressively designed LEGO Great Ball Contraption (GBC) module built by Youtuber NDL-GBC featuring minifigs shootings the balls like basketballs thanks to their spring legs — real LEGO minifig pieces that were made in the early 2000’s for basketball themed sets. Very clever, and about 90% of