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A Paper Mario Automaton Won't Kill its Masters [Video]

Automatons can come in many shapes and sizes. You can get giant robots, who will one day rise up and kill us all, and you can get tiny little novelties, like this Paper Mario box. More »
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Crazed giant beast hand-cranked automaton protoype

Odd : Boing Boing (3 years ago)

[Video Link] Dug North says: “An unexpected sneak preview of my latest automaton prototype taken by a passerby at a local festival this weekend and uploaded to YouTube.” Crazed giant beast hand-cranked automaton protoype Technorati ... Read Post

Paper Craft Mario Brothers Automaton

Odd : Neatorama (2 years ago)

(Video Link) From the screenshot, it’s easy to get mislead into thinking this video just shows the automaton at work, but even better, it actually shows the device being created so you can even make your own delightful toy. Via Craf... Read Post

Birdsong box automaton on Ebay

Technology / Gadgets : Boing Boing Gadgets (6 years ago)

This tiny singing mechanical bird box, only 4 1/4 inches long, is for auction on Ebay. From the description: Singing Bird Box. Maker unknown, [German], first half of 20th Century. Enamel and gilt bronze automaton singing bird box me... Read Post

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