How the Domino Effect Has Shaped History

When younger generations hear the word 'dominoes,' they usually associate it with the famous board game, while others–especially food lovers–might connect it with a delicious pizza. For those who are more politically aware, the word probably brings thoughts of the Cold War and the threat of the spread of communism. In… » 12/23/13 5:15am 12/23/13 5:15am

Dutch Use 4.3 Million Dominoes To Shatter All Domino-Related Records

Dominoes, always a favorite elemental for Rube Goldberg-ian device chain reactions, are unsurprisingly the name of the game at last week's Domino Day in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. That is where Robin Paul Weijers (Mr. Domino!) and his helpers (including Dutch girls suspended on harnesses above the action like Tom… » 11/19/08 9:00am 11/19/08 9:00am

Giant Dominoes Made of 30,000 Dominoes, Fall Like...Falling Dominoes

Click to view » 9/26/08 11:45am 9/26/08 11:45am"Great fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em, And little fleas have lesser fleas, and so " Alright...so these are just 30,000 dominoes stacked up in blocks to look a bit like giant dominoes, and tipped over to create a fab tumbling dominoes-made-from-giant-dominoes video, but you get my…