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Blobwall: Bubblegum Bricks of the Future?

Designer Greg Lynn apparently likes to think outside the box. And I really mean it! His latest creation, Blobwall is a fresh take on bricks and building materials. As you can see in the picture, the wall is designed from molded plastic blobs mixed with different polymers and colors. Sure, it’s not traditional like unlike other things in life, but ...

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Amoeba Bot totally propelled by its skin

Much like the lifting robot doesn’t use typical motors to provide its strength, the Amoeba Bot, made by Virgina Tech, is a robot that contains no legs or wheels. Based on the single-celled amoeba, the “Blob” bot uses nothing but its own skin to propel its body on its way. Shaped toroidally, pretty much like a long tube shaped donut ...

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