Endless spiralling model-train

James Risner constructed a bi-directional spiral of track and crammed it full of HO-scale model train cars and engines, so it goes around and around in a metaphor for _________.(via Geeks Are Sexy)

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  1. Thanks to the Eames we have a mobius train already! I remember seeing this as a kid forty something years ago.

  2. To beings of only three dimensions, I suppose, he said smugly.

  3. I am pro vaccination, believe that women have a right to their own reproductive systems, and am anti-GMO. What's more, I became anti-GMO after spending time with a former chief scientist at Kew Gardens.
    The problem with GMO isn't frankenplants, but (a) the idea of modifying plants to be resistant to weedkillers and insecticides (which happen to be sold by the same people producing the GMO) - thus introducing problems of rapidly evolving resistance by cross-breeding and genetic transfer through viruses - and (b) trying to profit from poor farmers by applying US IP law via the WTO.

    Use GMO to design plants resistant to insect attack and licence them freely as aid to developing countries, I'm in favor of that. Monsanto's USP, kill it with nukes from orbit.

  4. You know, if you pick out a single car, and watch it throughout the entire video, you will have wasted 5 minutes and 38 seconds of your life.

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