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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 April 1, 2016

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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 March 2, 2016

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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 March 2, 2016

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Sennheiser unveils magical mystery marble something

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

By August 27, 2015

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Cthulhu coin bank: Save your money, lose your marbles

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

By July 30, 2015

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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 July 9, 2015

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Snakeskin-covered Darth Vader helmet makes for a slithery Sith

Take your Darth Vader costume to the reptilian side with a creepy custom helmet decorated in black python skin.

By May 2, 2016

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Earth Day quiz: Test your environmental knowledge

Are you in touch with Earth Day? Show us how much you know about both our Blue Marble and Earth Day itself.

By April 22, 2016

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Chainsaw drone ready to star in its own short horror film (Tomorrow Daily 342)

Finnish farmers mount a chainsaw onto a drone as a gag; also, Marble Mountain is our new favorite contraption.

By April 4, 2016

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Drone armed with chainsaw mercilessly attacks hapless snowmen (Tomorrow Daily 342 show notes)

It can only stay in the air for about 5 minutes, but we're still slightly scared of this drone equipped with a fully functional chainsaw.

By April 4, 2016