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2000+ year old computer. Recreated with Lego

Posted: December 10th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Creative, Design, Technology, Visual | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

The Antikythera Mechanism is the oldest known scientific computer, built in Greece at around 100 BCE.

Lost for 2000 years, it was recovered from a shipwreck in 1901. But not until a century later was its purpose understood: an astronomical clock that determines the positions of celestial bodies with extraordinary precision.

In 2010, this fully-functional replica was built out of Lego by an Apple Engineer.

Read more about it here.


Blade Runner – Tears in Rain. Made with LEGO

Posted: April 8th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Creative, Funny, Technology, Visual | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Blade Runner – Tears in Rain (in LEGO) from Zach Macias on Vimeo.

A classic scene, given the LEGO treatment.

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8-Bit Trip

Posted: August 24th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: Creative, Funny, Visual | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Take a look at this mental video. The guys that made it reckon it took 1,500 hours of moving LEGO and taking photos of them. It shows.

With an accompanying 8-bit soundtrack. Get in.

YouTube link.




Extra images via Fuzbiz.net