Theo Jansen Starts Pumping Out 3D Strandbeests On Demand

Theo Jansen's amazing-yet-slightly-haunting Strandbeests are something we've featured here before, but that was usually the work of someone else, and you would have to observe. Now, courtesy his partnering up with Shapeways, you can create your own. » 5/01/11 1:00pm 5/01/11 1:00pm

Kinetic Sculpture's Crab-Walk Powered by Paper, Bamboo and Physics

There was something terrifying about the Lego walking machine, but this little guy seems harmless enough as he scuttles across the table. Maybe because we both know that at any moment, I can easily recycle him. » 12/15/09 9:26am 12/15/09 9:26am

Theophile Lego Technic "Walking Machine" Slowly, Inevitably Invades My…

If I didn't really, really » 9/14/08 11:00am 9/14/08 11:00am love Lego and Technic, like many of the staff here at Gizmodo, I might very well be running in terror at the sight of this eight-legged, Theo Jansen-inspired monstrosity. It barely makes a sound as it claws its way across the floor, aside from the slight hiss of the motor that drives this…