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This Guy Made a Googol to 1 Gear Reduction Machine Entirely Out of LEGO

 

The Finnish madman behind Brick Experiment Channel built a crazy Googol:1 gear reduction using 186 LEGO gears of various kinds.

The build was inspired by Daniel de Bruin’s “Universe’s biggest gear reduction” and the rotation time for the last gear would take 52433879932503535381614991275498187972589101825233846406570841889117043121149897330595482546 years to complete once!
 
Formula for the gear ratio:

24/8 * 40/8 * 40/8 * 40/8 * 60/1 * 12/1 * 168/1 * (140 / 8 + 1) * 141 * 20/12 * (40/8)^20 * 20/12 * (24/1)^20 * 56/16 * (36/1)^10 * (40/1)^18 * 15/9 * 56/1

List of gears used:

27x Gear 8 Tooth [3647]
1x Gear Expert Builder 9 Tooth [g9]
6x Gear 12 Tooth Bevel [6589]
2x Gear 12 Tooth Double Bevel [32270]
1x Gear Expert Builder 15 Tooth [g15]
1x Gear 16 Tooth [94925]
2x Gear 20 Tooth Bevel [32198]
23x Gear 24 Tooth [3648]
10x Gear 36 Tooth Double Bevel [32498]
49x Gear 40 Tooth [3649]
2x Turntable Large Type 2 [48452cx1]
1x Turntable Large Type 3 [18939 / 18938]
8x Gear Rack 11 x 11 Curved [24121]
1x Gear, Hailfire Droid Wheel [x784]
1x Gear Worm Screw, Short [27938]
51x Gear Worm Screw, Long [4716]

 

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The Variety of Landscapes You See on the Pacific Crest Trail is Incredible

 

The 2,660 mi (4,200 km) Pacific Crest Trail connects Mexico to Canada by way of California, Oregon, and Washington. Passing through 25 national forest and 7 national parks, the trail crosses 700 miles of Southern California desert before entering the Sierra Nevada and then following the Cascades north to Canada.

Video by Halfway Anywhere

 

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When You Throw Your Dog a Treat and Capture It with Burst Mode

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Here’s a fun photography idea you can try with your doggo! Throw him a treat and capture it using your phone or camera’s ‘burst mode’ feature.

Now go through the frames and you might luck out and get a few golden frames like the ones below! (good lighting helps)

I saw this on reddit but couldn’t track down the original source. If you know who took these shots please let us know in the comments so we can update the post!

[via reddit]

 

 

 

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When You Throw Your Dog a Treat and Capture It with Burst Mode

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Here’s a fun photography idea you can try with your doggo! Throw him a treat and capture it using your phone or camera’s ‘burst mode’ feature.

Now go through the frames and you might luck out and get a few golden frames like the ones below! (good lighting helps)

I saw this on reddit but couldn’t track down the original source. If you know who took these shots please let us know in the comments so we can update the post!

[via reddit]

 

 

 

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Putting Apple’s $700 Computer Wheels on a Skateboard and Trying a Kickflip

 

For those unfamiliar, Apple gives you the option to put your Mac Pro on wheels with the $700 usd ($869 cad!) Apple Mac Pro Wheels Kit. The expensive ‘custom-designed stainless steel and rubber wheels make it easy to move your Mac Pro around, whether sliding it out from under your desk or across your studio.’

Anyway, the crew at Braille Skateboarding decided to order a set and put it on a skateboard and see how it would ride. Skate setups don’t get more expensive than this!

 

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Putting Apple’s $700 Computer Wheels on a Skateboard and Trying a Kickflip

 

For those unfamiliar, Apple gives you the option to put your Mac Pro on wheels with the $700 usd ($869 cad!) Apple Mac Pro Wheels Kit. The expensive ‘custom-designed stainless steel and rubber wheels make it easy to move your Mac Pro around, whether sliding it out from under your desk or across your studio.’

Anyway, the crew at Braille Skateboarding decided to order a set and put it on a skateboard and see how it would ride. Skate setups don’t get more expensive than this!

 

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Bobcat Makes Huge Jump Over Water Look Effortless

 

A bobcat spotted on Pecan Island in Louisiana, USA makes a long jump over water look easy, demonstrating its incredible agility. The person filming explains:

“We were just out fishing for blue crab in Pecan Island, LA and this huge bobcat came out across the weir. I grabbed my phone thinking he was about to get wet, but he surprised us all.”

 

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A bobcat spotted on Pecan Island in Louisiana, USA makes a long jump over water look easy, demonstrating its incredible agility. The person filming explains:

“We were just out fishing for blue crab in Pecan Island, LA and this huge bobcat came out across the weir. I grabbed my phone thinking he was about to get wet, but he surprised us all.”

 

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That BBC Sports Broadcaster is Back For a Zoom Call With His Dogs

 

BBC sports broadcaster Andrew Cotter has been delighting the Internet with his ongoing commentary with his two adorable labradors, Olive and Mabel. This time it’s an all-hands meeting on Zoom to discuss company performance.

If you haven’t seen already, don’t miss:

A BBC Sports Broadcaster is Now Calling Games Between His Dogs and It’s Amazing
That BBC Sports Broadcaster is Back With Another Gem Between His Dogs

 

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That BBC Sports Broadcaster is Back For a Zoom Call With His Dogs

 

BBC sports broadcaster Andrew Cotter has been delighting the Internet with his ongoing commentary with his two adorable labradors, Olive and Mabel. This time it’s an all-hands meeting on Zoom to discuss company performance.

If you haven’t seen already, don’t miss:

A BBC Sports Broadcaster is Now Calling Games Between His Dogs and It’s Amazing
That BBC Sports Broadcaster is Back With Another Gem Between His Dogs

 

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