Made as a commercial for Japanese tissue paper company Nepia, watch Yuki Ariga’s Tissue Paper Animals.
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It might not always be completely clear as to what’s going on in this 2012 vid, but the final result is awesome, so stick with it and maybe watch more than once. It’s titled Walking Paper.
via The Automata Blog.
What if food came to your restaurant table on a conveyor belt, kaiten-zushi or carousel-style? Spencer Kelly of the BBC’s Click visits a kind of restaurant in Tokyo, Japan where most everything is automated: the ordering system, the food delivery, the dirty plate return, and even some of the planning in the kitchen.
This creature is called both a Red Batfish or Starry Handfish (Halieutaea stellata). Here it’s eating bait at Enoshima Aquarium in Fujisawa, Japan, but they are normally found “on the continental shelves of the Indo-Pacific oceans at depths of between 50 and 400 m. They are up to 30 cm long.”
This RC “insect” was built by YouTuber Kazuhiko Kakuta, whose love for flying inspired him to build ornithopters, machines that fly by flapping their wings. In addition to a huge collection of flying machines, he also built a radio-controlled Totoro: