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    Default Random Link Bandit

    Be sure to watch both of these videos fulls screen.

    Now this is a very cool installation in some lucky kid's bedroom. Nice wood working skills! http://hackaday.com/2010/11/27/epic-...for-kids-room/

    While this inverted pendulum is simply amazing... http://hackaday.com/2010/11/27/balan...ted-pendulums/
    This space for rent.

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    That double pendulum is really amazing.

    It's like an electronic olympic sealion nose balancer.
    http://img62.imageshack.us/img62/3985/laser.gif

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    The Health and Safety Act 1971

    Recklessly interfering with Darwinís natural selection process, thereby extending the life cycle of dim-witted ignorami; thus perpetuating and magnifying the danger to us all, by enabling them to breed and walk amongst us, our children and loved ones.





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    Isn't it. I had to watch it several times, even then I still thought it was impossible. Math aside, how the hell does the controller know both arms are vertical?
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    Video camera?
    http://img62.imageshack.us/img62/3985/laser.gif

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    The Health and Safety Act 1971

    Recklessly interfering with Darwinís natural selection process, thereby extending the life cycle of dim-witted ignorami; thus perpetuating and magnifying the danger to us all, by enabling them to breed and walk amongst us, our children and loved ones.





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    How about a desktop version balancing a pencil?

    http://hackaday.com/2010/11/30/penci...-for-desk-use/
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