Wooden Squirrel Cage Machine Obsesses Over Your Thoughts For You

Columbia professor Douglas Irving Repetto designed this crazy looking project which allows humans to write obsessive thoughts on scraps of paper, deposit them in one of seven squirrel cages, and spin them round and round to let the machine obsess for them. Made with grape arbor, glue, rubber bands and a laser cutter,… » 9/18/08 12:15am 9/18/08 12:15am

Zing Laser Brings Laser Cutting Goodness to the Average Guy

Fans of laser engraving can now prettify all their stuff with Epilog Laser's new Zing Laser, a machine that's roughly about the size of a bulky office scanner. The Zing Laser, one of the first fully functional low-cost laser etchers on the market, has 25 watts of cutting power and can engrave designs into wood,… » 7/12/08 11:00am 7/12/08 11:00am