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Sorting 2 Metric Tons of Lego · Jacques Mattheij. Robert J. Lang Origami. Background In 1989, I wrote an article for the magazine Engineering & Science about the state of technical folding, which, even then, seemed to be progressing by leaps and bounds due to an infusion of scientific and mathematical principles.

Robert J. Lang Origami

In recounting some of the connections between origami, math, and technology, I wrote: Computing succumbed to the appeal of folded paper when, in 1971, Arthur Appel programmed an IBM System 360 computer to print out simple geometric configurations at the rate of more than one hundred a minute. Ninety percent were considered unsuccessful, but it raises an interesting question: could a computer someday design a model deemed superior to that designed by man? Since so much of the process of design is geometric, the prospect is not as outrageous as it may seem. Google Image Result for. View more.

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The picture viewer will not work. </span> Explore Log In Hivemind: Hits: 72 Pages: 2. How to Lego-fy your plots and 3D models... - Online Technical Discussion Groups—Wolfram Community. The other day I was thinking, could I make a certain plot in Lego?

How to Lego-fy your plots and 3D models... - Online Technical Discussion Groups—Wolfram Community

Well, Let's start at the start and make a simple n*m lego-brick. The basic measurements are: LEGO Faerie Forest Reminds Us of Endor. I think that most of us probably wanted to live in a tree house at some point when we were growing up.

LEGO Faerie Forest Reminds Us of Endor

Twee affect: July 2010. Haha wow we have a huge headache dear readers, like, what is even going on!

twee affect: July 2010

Nevertheless we are blogging, through the blinding pain, because of our incredible devotion and fantastic work ethic. So! AntonyLau built something new, a "Ten Thousand Buddhas Monastery", using a couple dozen gold chrome minifigs, and oh look in the pagoda windows there's a ton of Indiana Jones idols! Venator 1 - Modules - LEGO Star Wars. The World's Best Photos of moc and reactor. Flickr Hive Mind is a data mining tool for the Flickr database of photography.

The World's Best Photos of moc and reactor

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Flickr. Introduction to 3D Printers: The Promise and Pitfalls of Desktop Manufacturing. Brilliant New Jersey Family Develops Nature-Powered Snow-Melting System. Paramus, New Jersey might not seem like Ground Zero for the eco-friendly movement, but perhaps that will change.

Brilliant New Jersey Family Develops Nature-Powered Snow-Melting System

That's the site, on an unassuming suburban street, of the Zenesis House, a brilliant piece of green architecture, engineering and smart technology. Designed by real estate agent Asit Parikh, his engineer father Raj and architect Eric Velez, the Zenesis House has no boiler, but produces enough hot water not only for the house itself, but to power their snow-melting system. Best of all, Mother Nature provides all of the resources for the system, which is run through a combination of solar power, geothermal power and rainwater. "What we are doing is using the environment to battle the environment," Asit told local paper The Paramus Daily Voice. Graphics Software. Brickfrenzy.com. A New App Turns Legos into 3D Digital Models - Leopardo Construction. SR 3D Builder - The most advanced LEGO CAD for PC for TECHNIC Model. Automatic Generation of Constructable Brick Sculptures. Computer Graphics Forum (Proc.

Automatic Generation of Constructable Brick Sculptures

Eurographics) 2013 Abstract Fabrication of LEGO models in large scale requires careful pre-planning to produce constructable and stable models. Importing and Rendering LEGO 3D Data. How To Import, Render & Re-Export LEGO® 3D Data from "LDraw" .dat & .ldr Files For those who are not aware of the fact, there is a huge community of people and WEB sites dedicated to the modeling, rendering and documentation of LEGO models and how to build them.

Importing and Rendering LEGO 3D Data

The following tutorial was written to educate the visitors to the Okino WEB site, and Okino software customers, about the existence of this 3D graphics world of LEGO models, and second, to show how this vast wealth of LEGO 3D parts and model data can be converted into a format most often used by Okino software customers. As serious as the rest of the Okino WEB site is to our professional customers, we thought we would write this interesting and off beat tutorial for those who still yearn for their earlier days of playing with LEGO. The primary goals of this tutorial are: To understand which free programs need to be downloaded to your machine first. To learn where to find 3D LEGO parts data. How To Use LEGO CAD Software To Make Amazing Custom Builds.

Over the last year, I've built about a dozen different LEGO kits, mostly Star Wars stuff, frankly. However, I haven't really explored the options that are available for building your own kits. I tried to change that this weekend, but after a few frustrating minutes sketching and messing with loose bricks, I took to the Internet in search of a better answer. SR 3D Builder - The most advanced LEGO CAD for PC for TECHNIC Model. Automatic Generation of Constructable Brick Sculptures. Automatic Generation of Constructable Brick Sculptures. Engineer Creates Algorithm to Turn Anything Into Robust Lego Objects.

Fold N Fly ✈ Stingray diving into the depths leaving a trail behind. - GIF on Imgur. Brick Wizard. Lego StarCraft. Fishing for luck. "Vulture" Transformable Heavy Assault Cyborg (THAC) The Incredible World of Giant LEGO Mechs. 21 Photos Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Every Time. Artoflego.pdf. Artoflego.pdf. LEGO Design. Melting LEGO - Minifig Customisation Workshop. Sorry purists. I'm a bad person. I'm about to try melting some LEGO by soaking it in 100% acetone. After doing some reading, I learned that once taken from the acetone it has a consistency somewhere between water and glue, depending on the ratio of your mixture, and that it will solidify back to its original state when left alone. Building - What glue should I use for permanent LEGO construction? - LEGO® Answers.

To summarize from the thread that Major Stackings linked, sounds like Acetone is the best general solution, as it melts the pieces together until they are permanently bonded together as one bit of plastic. You only need acetone, no need for other products or ABS chips. Just brush acetone on both pieces, join them and wait 5 minutes. You will find that your two pieces now are literally one piece. It’s Monday, you could use some motivation (23 Photos) ShareThis Copy and Paste. [MOC] A Theme of Steampunk Sets - LEGO Sci-Fi. Howdy guys! This is the topic for a group of creations I've been working on for a while now. My general M.O. for MOCing is that I make creations to be as stable, functional, and reasonably-sized as real LEGO sets. The creations I make in my "themes" are designed to go together well, and be highly playable as a cohesive theme.

The theme below is the fourth I've made. Space Marine Instructions. The World's Best Photos of instructions and ldraw. Flickr Hive Mind is a search engine as well as an experiment in the power of Folksonomies. All thumbnail images come directly from Flickr, none are stored on Flickr Hive Mind. These photos are bound by the copyright and license of their owners, the thumbnail links take to you to the photos (as well as their copyright and license details) within Flickr. Because some other search engines (Google, etc.) index parts of Flickr Hive Mind, you may have been led here from one of them. Welcome to Flickr Hive Mind, almost certainly the best search engine for photography on the web.

Flying machine. At the intersection of Romance and Technology. LEGO Steampunk models. Ordo is a multi-theme builder whom we haven’t featured nearly enough, I think. (Frankly, I suspect the broader LEGO builder community tends to overlook fellow builders whose primary theme is Star Wars — it’s a bit unfair, and I admit to passing over some pretty good Star Wars models myself from time to time.) The Lego Steampunk Pool. Chinese Heritage Foundation.