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Massive, mind-blowing marble machine has ski jump, roller coaster

Welcome to Marble Mountain, a three-year building effort that takes hundreds of marbles and sends them on a rollicking adventure through falls, jumps, spirals and castles.

By 2 April 2016


The Wintergatan Marble Machine is a wacky, whimsical musical instrument (Tomorrow Daily)

A huge music box-like device plays music using 2,000 marbles; plus, researchers show off a stretchable circuit that might someday evolve into robotic skin.

By 3 March 2016


Massive custom musical instrument uses 2,000 marbles to play songs (Tomorrow Daily show notes)

It took Swedish musician Martin Molin 14 months to build the Wintergatan Marble Machine, and the finished product looks and sounds like something straight out of a futuristic Alice in Wonderland concert.

By 3 March 2016


Sennheiser unveils magical mystery marble something

The mysterious product celebrates 70 years of the family-run German audio company.

By 28 August 2015


Cthulhu coin bank: Save your money, lose your marbles

Put your spare change into the maddeningly protective embrace of a Great Old One.

By 30 July 2015


Sun looks like a psychedelic marble in new NASA image

A trippy image of the sun created from three sources hints at something that might help us unravel the mysteries of our star -- and dark matter.

By 10 July 2015


Witness a year in the life of Earth, as seen from 1 million miles away

One of NASA's farflung eyes in the sky offers a unique perspective on our planet over the course of a year.

By 22 July 2016


Don't get enough sunshine? Your teeth will tattle on you

Researchers at a Canadian university learn that dead mouths do tell tales in new research that examined teeth from the 1700s and 1800s.

By 19 July 2016


What is QLED, and why could it be the future of television tech?

Samsung is developing TVs based on quantum dot LEDs, pinpricks of light that promise even better picture quality than OLED TVs.

By 1 July 2016


'Skyslide' off the side of the tallest skyscraper in the West

You can try the slide perched on the outside of the 70th floor of a skyscraper for a mere $33.

By 24 June 2016