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In this commercial for Japanese optical high-speed internet service provider au Hikari, a Rube Goldberg machine (or Heath Robinson contraption, if you like) is “powered” by a single beam of light reflecting off mirrors and passing through lenses to burn through strings, melt ice, pop balloons and generally put the fizz into physics.

Here’s how they did it.


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Domino nut FlippyCat deftly links 35 separate domino cascades (each listed in the video description) together into a single wonderful sequence. Sez he:

I set out to create a domino screen link showing the many stunts from Domino Rally toy sets I’ve collected over the years. After a lot of time and effort to make these things work, this is the result!



Creator’s Project choose their eight favourite iterations of the iconic Simpsons opening sequence as imagined by guest directors and artists over the years including Banksy and Sylvain Chomet (above), Robot Chicken, Guillermo Del Toro, Michal Sorcha and a triplet of  Bill Plymptons.

Every one a winner, in fairness.

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