09.09.15 by Staff

Video of the Day: Guy Builds Crazy Flying Machine Using 54 Drone Propellers


54 drone propellers, 1 semi-protective dome/umbrella, an elaborate metal bar apparatus, and what looks to be some plastic crates. “The Swarm” is Youtuber gasturbine101‘s own personal flying machine which is basically both the best and worst idea ever! It only works for 10 minutes and cost the guy about £6000. Watch the precarious test flight video below!

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30.03.15 by Jeff

Inspiration Overload of the Day: The Crazy Inventions of Dominic Wilcox


“The Reinvention of Normal” is a fantastic little profile of artist, inventor, designer Dominic Wilcox. In the image above you can see a device he invented which allows him to use his right ear to hear what’s on his left, and use his left ear to hear what’s on his right. This is just one of the many brilliantly silly inventions he created as part of a project to make something creative every day for 30 days. Other creations include: toothbrush maracas, an umbrella that waters plants, and a soccer ball that mixes a smoothie.

I like to keep videos like this bookmarked for whenever I’m having a creative block. Everything he says is mind expanding, this is highly recommended viewing! Watch the artist profile below.

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22.10.13 by Jeff

Workshop: “Build an apparatus that produces videos the world has never seen before”

Workshop with Roel Wouters

Earlier this year Dutch designer Roel Wouters led a week-long workshop for Media & Interaction Design students at ECAL. The brief for the workshop was simple: “Build an apparatus that produces videos the world has never seen before”.

The results were fantastic. Watch the video below!

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27.10.11 by Jeff

Ariel Schlesinger

I love these little inventions by Ariel Schlesinger.

Artist Ariel Schlesinger
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