26 Feb '15, 4am

By balancing stones, artist finds peace

By balancing stones, artist finds peace

The technique behind balancing rocks is a fairly simple concept. Like the legs of a tripod, rock balancers rely on the support of naturally corresponding contact points — such as the natural grooves or indentations — to serve as supportive "legs" for their stacked sculptures. Even large, unwieldy rocks can be balanced in precarious positions as long as there are at least three solid contact points to prop them up.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/blogs/by-balanc...


EddiePlus, the Edison based balancing robot

hackaday.com 25 Feb '15, 12am

[Renee] dropped a tip to let us know about EddiePlus, his balancing robot creation. As his name might imply, EddiePlus is ...