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    Strolling down a beach with strandbeests




    WACKY WEB WEEK

    Strolling down a beach with strandbeests


    By Kathleen Atkins
    Dutch artist Theo Jansen has been building animals out of PVC pipe, sails, and other materials since 1990. His beguiling creatures recently attracted crowds to Crane Beach in Massachusetts. As you'll see in this video, people want to walk along with the uncannily capable, striding machines.

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    I've been keeping up with this guy's cool technology for a few years now; even recently watched a TED special he conducted. The guy even created a water suction device that would cause his wind powered creation to avoid water. Pure genius.

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