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A short feature on how an undulating ‘ocean’ was created for Mark Smith’s stop motion animation The Two Balloons using an intricate, elegant network of strings, pushrods and plastic laminate layers.

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Cool Hunting recently cornered Bally Technology’s Director of Game Development, Brett Jackson during a visit to Las Vegas for an insight to the:

…surprisingly complex innovation, psychology and design behind the slot machines that illuminate so many casino floors.

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‘Rocking Knit’ – (see it in action here) created by University of Art and Design Lausanne students Damien Ludi and Colin Peillex is even more useful than a rocking chair that charges your iPad.

To wit:

Rocking-Knit is a new interpretation of the rocking chair. It offers its user productive moments of relaxation. The to-and-fro movement of this armchair knits hats for the winter and requires no exertion whatsoever.

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The Great LEGO Ball Contraption: created in 600 hours (over two years) by Japanese LEGO nut akiyuki – a room sized, utterly pointless, completely awesome 17-module systems-engineering triumph installed at the creator’s home.

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