“Clockwork” is the Coolest K’Nex Machine We’ve Seen Yet [Video]Here's a riddle for you: What takes 8 months to create, has over 450 feet of track, includes over 40,000 K'Nex pieces, 8 motors, 5 lifts, 21 distinct paths, and a computer-controlled crane? Well, in this case, the answer is "Clockwork," a giant K'Nex ball machine created by intrepid YouTube user austron. This is apparently their fifth major ball machine, as well as the largest, most complex K'Nex structure they have made. Check the video out for the wild ride, with an illuminated finish.Read on...
Wind Up Socket Lets You Save Power, Force Yourself to Stop Playing Video Games
Take a standard surge protector and add a regard for the environment, self-discipline, and a dash of clockpunk and you'll wind up with the Wind Up Socket, by designers Dongwon Joo and Jieun Choi.
This egg timer-like strip applies the principles of clockwork to the power outlet:Read on...