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
This is a video documenting Mr. Tiger’s creation of an apartment in the side of a rock mountain, slowly excavating the space then customizing it to his liking. The result is most impressive. Way nicer than my basement apartment, and probably with fewer bugs. You know I called my landlord
This is a video of maker of things The Q constructing a hubless, chain-driven bicycle that cleverly turns the rear wheel via a chain that goes all the way around its geared outer rim. Pretty cool, but if a bike doesn’t have spokey dokeys, I’m not riding it. I’m also
Because you can never have enough whimsy in your life, this is a video about UK-based photographer Simon Dell, who built an entire Hobbit village (among other homes) for the mice that live in his garden. How precious. Precious — get it? Because that’s what Gollum is always saying and