Here’s an assortment of cool things that humans made and a few touching images of generous things humans do. For too many of these I have no attribution to share–just happened on the image somewhere and was inspired by the originality or artistry. I welcome any identification provided and comments about favorites.
Theo Jansen is the Dutch creator of what he calls “Kinetic Sculptures,” where nature and technology meet. The sculptures below are robots powered by the wind only.
The following video is longer than usual for this site. I couldn’t decide which two minutes to pick because there are new moves in the middle and a splendid ending. So just watch as much as you like. I hope you get so transfixed that you stay through the whole thing.
“Romancing The Wind” – Ray Bethell, the world champion multi-kite flyer.
Thanks to Kathleen, Gary, Shetal, GloriousMind