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You’ll Want to Build This Mesmerizing Sand Pendulum — And Then Stare at it for Hours

You’ll Want to Build This Mesmerizing Sand Pendulum — And Then Stare at it for Hours

A sand pendulum is a decorative piece that relies on momentum to furrow fractalesque patterns into a plot of sand. Check out this awesome build for inspiration to build your own!

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You Can Create Fantastical Landscapes with a Kinect-Powered Sandbox. Here’s How

You Can Create Fantastical Landscapes with a Kinect-Powered Sandbox. Here’s How

These interactive displays use sand to allow you to scoop, smash, and splatter structures that are then analyzed by a Kinect and projected as a topographical map.

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Egyptian Street Artist Bottles Mesmerizing Sand Creations

Egyptian Street Artist Bottles Mesmerizing Sand Creations

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rRcpvOtoDQ&start=230]   You can usually find unusual and interesting things from city street vendors that sell everything from delicious foods and incredible works of art. Every country around the globe has their own unique street hawkers, including Egypt, which has vendors that create 3D works of art inside bottles using colored sand. Artists begin the […]

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How-To: Hardware Store Sand Pendulum

How-To: Hardware Store Sand Pendulum

MAKE regular David Prutchi shows how his ten-year-old daughter and he remade an expensive “designer” sand pendulum using hardware-store components.

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