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Seaweed rains down over UK street

Berkeley residents were left perplexed when large amounts of seaweed started to rain down from the sky. Weather experts believe that a freak twister w…

The Twisted History of Twister

Of course you remember the game Twister. Everyone wanted to play it at parties just to get close to someone of the opposite sex. And win or lose, you ended up looking so ridiculous everyone had to laugh! But how did this ingenious idea come about? “The game that ties you up in knots” sprang from [...]

Time Twister

(YouTube link) I haven’t spent this much time watching a clock move in …a long time. Hans Andersson, who gave the Rubik’s Cube-solving robot, built this clock called the Time Twister. Time Twister consists of two LEGO Mindstorms bricks communicating via Bluetooth. The master brick keeps track of the time and handles the minute digits. The slave [...]