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See How the Viral Musical Marble Machine Works (and Could Be Improved)

See How the Viral Musical Marble Machine Works (and Could Be Improved)

See exactly how the Wintergatan Marble Machine works, and all the little quirks that need fixing.

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Listen to the Hauntingly Beautiful Music of This Insane Marble Machine

Listen to the Hauntingly Beautiful Music of This Insane Marble Machine

This incredible machine plays music with marbles. Listen to its music and peek behind the scenes at how it was made.

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Brassy, Mechanical Marble Run Gets a Hole in One Every Time

Brassy, Mechanical Marble Run Gets a Hole in One Every Time

Watch some miniature golfers and golf course critters bring a marble through this swirling, towering marble run.

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Cardboard, Beer, Marbles, Mazes and the January Blahs

Cardboard, Beer, Marbles, Mazes and the January Blahs

The spending havoc and mayhem of the previous Christmas holiday season is now a distant memory. Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Boxing Day and the like have been enjoyed to the fullest and now the onslaught of January credit card bills will start cascading out of our mail boxes. Welcome to the January blahs! Beyond the […]

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Math Monday: Make a Marble Run

Math Monday: Make a Marble Run

Build a Pascal’s Marble Run, a deterministic marble board.

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Magnetic marble track

Here’s a smart, easy, and fun reconfigurable marble course, made from PVC plumbing pipe, magnets, and a framed metal board. Kids can change the track shapes as they please. Sent to us by Jack McKee of Hands-on Books.

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