This is a video of a robotic arm that sprays a mixture of sand and water and some sort of adhesive to create these intricate, organic-looking sculptures. I don't know about you, but if I saw a robotic arm making sand castles on the beach I'd bury it and then give it a big ol' sand peen. Wait, no -- a SMALL one. Actually, I take that back too -- I'd just bury it and wait for the tide to come in and electrocute it. Yep, that's what I'd do. Oooooor use coconuts to spell out 'HAVE YOUR WAY WITH ME, MERMAIDS" and lay in the surf all butt-ass naked like a starfish.
Hit the jump for a video of the thing in action.
Thanks to Alan80, who used to always make giant sand castles and then pay hermit crabs and shrimp $1 a day to guard the thing. Ooooookay, he's a crazy person.
These are grains of sand magnified 250x. I have no clue if representative of typical grains of sand like you'd find stuck to a dog turd at the beach, or if they had to pick through a bunch on a magic beach to find some really good ones. In reality, most sand probably looks pr... / Continue →
This is a video of artist Li Hongbo demonstrating how one of his paper sculptures works. I'm not really sure how he made that. Did he just carve one giant block of paper that was already folded to expand like an accordion? No clue -- and it's none of our business anyways. T... / Continue →
This is a video of a sign-flipping robot employed by a Little Caesar's franchise in Tacoma, Washington. Except he's not so much of a sign-flipper as he is a sign-wiggler. Also, I like how they have him chained to a tree in anticipation of some college frat stealing him for th... / Continue →