Adding a soft silicone web to a small robotic octopus helps the machine hit the gas. The first robot shown propels itself by snapping shut rigid plastic legs. The second bot uses flexible silicone legs and moves at about the same speed. The third robot zips along faster, using silicone arms and a web that helps it push through water.
The Skateboard Guitar is made by artist Ezequiel Galasso and pro-skateboarder Gianfranco de Gennaro Gilmour from one or more used skateboard decks, some of them also use layered skateboard decks to create the neck. The guitars made from recycled skateboard decks. There’s no website or online shop but the company does have a Facebook page through which they take international orders.
Trailer for "Big Eyes," Tim Burton's forthcoming film about the strange 1950s story of talented artist Margaret Keane (Amy Adams) whose sociopath husband Walter Keane (Christopher Waltz) took all credit for his wife's incredibly popular and influential paintings. For the whole sordid story, don't miss the book "Citizen Keane: The Big Lies Behind The Big Eyes" by Adam Parfrey and Cletus Nelson.