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Short links for February 12th, 2008

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on February 12th, 2008:

  • Piniature Kalimba – Needle tines on a small chip of chrome plastic from a car accident. Approaching the smallest playable with the fingers thumb piano.
Piniature Kalimba
yapruder (RP Collier) says it makes sound but is very difficult to hold.

Short links for December 12th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on December 12th, 2007:

Short links for October 25th, 2007

Some interesting things I bookmarked on del.icio.us on October 25th, 2007:

  • Daft Punk promotes new album with a widget – Daft Punk’s new live album, Alive, is promoted with an embeddable widget, which allows visitors to listen to previews of new tracks, buy the single, read Daft Punk?s biography, read the newsletter, and see a photo gallery of the band.
  • Little People – Nuart show – Wonderful little people installation at Nuart. Make sure to check all the images.
Little People installation at the Nuart show
Little People installation at the Nuart show

Paper model of Bumblebee

This guy made a very nice paper model of Bumblebee, the lovely Autobot Transformer.

It’s the Chevrolet Camaro Bumblebee model from the 2007 Transformers film.

Bumblebee paper model
Bumblebee made from paper materials (click for close-up)

Visit Wonderdasher for more images.

Link via Engadget

Build your own Apple iPhone from paper

sonicscape from Paper Art Gadgets is offering a bunch of pdfs of some cool paper models.

Paper Art Gadgets iPhone model
Paper Art Gadgets iPhone model

You can download the following models:

  • Gaming
    1. Xbox 360 and display box
    2. Xbox 360 HDDVD drive
    3. Sony Playstation 3 and display box
    4. Nintendo DS Lite
    5. Atari 2600
    6. Pimped Xbox 360s #1-7
  • Mobile
    1. Apple iPhone
    2. Nokia 6280
  • Miscellaneous
    1. Customizable paper figurines

So if you can’t afford a real iPhone, this is your chance to at least look cool with a miniature iPhone model!

Visit Paper Art Gadgets for more information.

Miniature Himeji Castle

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Japan Probe reports about Hiroyasu Imura, who made a beautiful replica of Himeji Castle.

Himeji Castle miniature
Hiroyasu Imura and his Himeji Castle miniature

Hiroyasu Imura spent 19 years pursuing his boyhood dream of faithfully producing a replica of Himeji Castle in Hyogo Prefecture.
The 69-year-old former insurance examiner completed his model of Himeji Castle at a scale of 1:23 in the garden of his home in Ise, Mie Prefecture, in April.

More images here and here.

Little People – A tiny street art project

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On the Little People website you’ll find a series of photographs of tiny handpainted people depicted in different situations around London.

Can you find the guy fixing the street in the picture below? Click on the image to see where he is.

Little People - Roadworks
Little People – Roadworks

Visit the Little People site for more of these cool images. Other sites to check for simular stuff are Paula notes and Minimiam.

Minitiature synths

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Check out these cool images of minitiature hand-made cardboard synth models by Daniel McPharlin.

Daniel McPharlin's minitiature cardboard synth models
Example of Daniel’s superb hand-made creations

He’s also selling them on a first come first served basis, so if you see one you like get in touch with him.