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Imagine building a mechanical character from a computer program that could calculate the size and positioning of gears in order to make that character’s motions come alive. The team at Disney Research have designed and programmed this interface for non-experts, and have 3D printed the resulting objects: Computational Design of Mechanical Characters.
The video presentation could definitely use a bit of background music or narration, but it’s still fascinating to watch and great for discussion. The content is also groundbreaking for automata, self-operating, moving mechanical devices that look like robots or living things.
via The Automata Blog.
Related watching: Big Cats + Mirrors.
via Laughing Squid.
Though they’ll grow to be predators someday, there are currently 3 lion cubs, a tiger cub and a hyena cub — all under six months old — that are enjoying an unusual friendship. Travel to the Akwaaba Lodge in Rustenburg, South Africa to meet Delano, Romeo, Maximus, Bella, and Milika…
via Daily of the Day.
How do big and small cats of the wild react to themselves in a mirror? Big Cat Rescue has released another video to follow up some of their previous adventures with massive cat toys, laser pointers and just good old playtime.
via The Daily What.