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Theo Jansen's "Strandbeests" - Video, very cool.

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posted on Jul, 25 2011 @ 08:16 PM
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Not sure if this guys work has been posted before in this detail (had a look) but Theo Jansen's "living" robotic creations are built from plastic tubing, and your imagination won't come close.
Here - www.youtube.com...


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And Here - www.youtube.com...


These are very cool and have obviously taken alot of time and thought...check out his "Strandbeests" as he calls them.




posted on Jul, 25 2011 @ 08:25 PM
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Beyond cool...
just think of the possibilities...
A new way of transportation ?...Want to move your house
from one part of the beach to another...one block to another???

The man is genius. Thanks for sharing.



posted on Jul, 25 2011 @ 08:26 PM
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... its amazing how complex these "animals" are using only bottles, electrical conduit(tubing), and the tubes to carry the stored air. They can detect water and dry sand and even have a binary "computer" that measure the steps so it knows where it is at all times.


I cried. This is true genius.



posted on Jul, 25 2011 @ 10:51 PM
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Very cool - but why on earth is it in skunkworks??

this is supposed to be about weird and wacky conspiracy theories - not creative genius that actually exists!! :lol



posted on Jul, 26 2011 @ 02:29 AM
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100% pure genius.

It's eery ... totally out of any frame of reference i have.

Thanks for sharing!!




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