Thursday, March 13, 2008

Did you hear the one about the Etch-A-Sketch artist who lost his life's work in an earthquake?


Angela Yuan built this awesome Etch-A-Sketch robotic clock which automatically draws the correct time, then erases and redraws itself every minute. Watch the video here or visit Angela's site. (via Neatorama)




Back in 2004, two guys from Cornell merged an Etch-A-Sketch with a serial mouse. Here are the (uber-technical) results.




Ever wonder what the inside of an Etch-A-Sketch looks like? Wonder no longer. Full article and Etch-A-Autopsy photos over at HowStuffWorks.

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3 comments:

Krista said...

Cool stuff. Who doesn't love Etch-a-Sketch? For the creative out there, Kodak has a blog today about making your own Etch-a-Sketch portraits.

http://tgiif.1000words.kodak.com/default.asp?item=1963543

Etcha said...

You're right, who doesn't love them? I know I do! and if you'd like to take a look at some of the best Etch A Sketch art around, take a look at my site. www.etcha.net
Enjoy

Craig Xor said...

Fascinating. I need to go dig mine up.