It Turns Out Miley Cyrus’s “Wrecking Ball” Is a Really Pretty Song

Mar 18, 2015 By Abraham 0

Stripped down to a man and a Chapman Stick (rather than a pop star and a literal wrecking ball) it becomes apparent that Miley Cyrus’s 2013 hit is quite a beautiful tune…

This Machine Can Play the Violin. It Sounds Terrible…and It’s Incredible

Feb 23, 2015 By Abraham 0

Inventor Seth Goldstein says his goal is to create “kinetic sculpture machines which are novel, aesthetic, and unexpected, and which also can inspire, entertain, and demonstrate the power of engineering.”

By that standard, even though his violin-playing contraption is not going to be taking a chair at the symphony any time soon, it’s a complete success. Unexpected? Check. Amazing engineering? Absolutely…