Mechanical Donkey Kong

What if you could bring Donkey Kong into the real world? No, not a giant ape destroying your city by throwing barrels and stealing the women- we’re talking more about making a 3D mechanical version. That’s what MS Raynsford did using a laser cutter and an arduino controller (ok, maybe a few …

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Smoking Machine Does the Smoking for You

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The Smoking Machine by Kristoffer Myskja takes a cigarette from it’s pile of smokes, lights it up, “smokes” it, then disposes of the cigarette butt. It’s like smoking for robots I guess. The machine uses a set of gears to move the cigarette into the smoking tube. The cigarette is lit mechanically, a ...

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