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This is cool: wind-powered automatons or kinetic sculptures called “strandbeests” by the Dutch artist Theo Jansen.

Turns out, Adam Savage is a huge fan:

  • Sabio Lantz

    Fascinating — thanx

  • Jeannieinpa

    Arthur Ganson has made a similar sculpture, but smaller. It is the walking wishbone. It has such pathos. This little wishbone is dwarfed by the contraption that it appears to be dragging. That is really not what is happening — the contraption is making the wishbone walk. Try