Sony’s BRAVIA-drome is World’s Largest Zoetrope: Venaria, Italy

The Sony BRAVIA-drome was inspired by the zoetrope, a device invented in the 19th century to create short films from a series of static images. This modern day zoetrope is 33 feet (10 meters) across, spins at over 25 mph (40 kph) and is the optimal medium for demonstrating how Motionflow 240Hz technology clearly displays today's fast-action motion pictures. A TV commercial featuring this technology was filmed in a square in Venaria, Italy and stars Brazilian soccer sensation Kak. The FIFA World Cup winner performs some of his legendary skills in a series of images inside the BRAVIA-drome.

Sony’s Bravia Zoetrope press release via fubiz



January 17, 2017

Romantic Man Builds a Vintage-Inspired Mechanical Toy for His Girlfriend

Long distance relationships are tough, but there’s one upside—you can make a really elaborate gift for your significant other without the risk that they’ll find out. Redditor gsxr93 used this to his advantage when crafting the perfect birthday present for his girlfriend. “Every summer we spend tons of time hiking and enjoying the outdoors together,” he wrote in an Imgur post. Using this as visual inspiration, he created an automata, or mechanical toy.

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January 17, 2017

Giant 12-Foot Alligator Casually Crosses Paths with Tourists in Florida

Imagine visiting Lakeland, Florida and seeing this creature cross your path! Over the weekend, a giant alligator strolled past a group of tourists at a local nature center—apparently unaware of his awe-inspiring size. As the reptile sauntered along, it ignored the small group of people who quickly drew their cameras to capture the incredible sight. Bystander Kim Joiner managed to film the alligator while it trekked the grassy path.

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