Call in Sick Just So You Can Watch This Lego Machine All Day Long

The wobbly gear on Japanese Lego genius Akiyuky’s latest Great Ball Contraption might be the most hypnotic piece of engineering you’ve ever laid eyes on. It appears to be moving in seven different directions all at the same time, and although the machine doesn’t really do much, there’s still a plethora of moving parts…

Almost 4,000 Feet of String Wind Through This Pointlessly Complicated Pulley Clock 

As far as complicated clocks go, it’s going to be hard to top Felix Vorreiter’s FLUX 1440, which displays the time using a simple pulley system, and over 3,900 feet of white string covered in what looks like random marks. However, as layers of the string align inside the clock’s various pulleys, so do those random…