Two neat videos of kinetic sculptures:
Quadrapult (2.25 minutes) -- Kinetic sculpture with 4 ball catapults. Oak, oak ply, copper, steel and brass construction. Approx. 22"sq x 14"h on 4ft base.
The Octapult (2.5 minutes; seen on VideoSift) -- A kinetic sculpture designed and built on commission by Bradley N. Litwin of Philadelphia, PA. With 8 synchronized catapults, 160 plastic balls per minute are launched, caught, and recirculated. Made mostly of wood, the work is ~36 inches in diameter.
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This ABC News story says that look through any old photo album and you'll find them: wonderfully terrible family photos./photographs -- the crying baby, the poorly lighted shot, the out-of-focus family, the off-center portrait. But digital cameras are changing all that, and some say family photography is becoming a lost art...
This LiveScience story says culture is a huge factor in determining whether we look someone in the eye or the kisser to interpret facial expressions, according to a new study. That also includes communicating online with the usages of smiley faces.