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Armchair Field Trip: Iowa’s Stonehenge

Have you ever wanted to speed across a bridge that’s half a mile long and 13 stories in the air, pretending you’re in Tron? Yeah, me too. Good news: the next time you’re in Madrid, Iowa, you totally can. But before we get to Tron, we have to go back a few years. Hundreds of years [...]

Animatronic Human Eye Mechanism

(YouTube link) The uncanny valley is about to get creepier, thanks to this realistic-looking animatronic eye developed by Dan Thomson of Visionary Effects. Will this be used for movie effects, Disneyland presidents, artificial girlfriends, or working robots? Maybe all of those things! -via Laughing Squid

Pride of the Valley Sculpture Park

Pride of the Valley Sculpture Park is an outdoor gallery just outside the small village of Churt, Surrey, England. There are around 150 sculptures at any time, and many are for sale. See lots more pictures at Kuriositas. Be warned, some sculptures are nudes. Link (Image credit: Flickr user Mike Lawrence)