Yoshimoto Cube

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+5 1. Wildsnake commented 12 years ago

really interesting 8-)
I got to get one for myself :D
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+33 2. LittleHooker commented 12 years ago

That guy got a little excited when he said "two stellated rhombic dodecahedrons"
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+4 3. Mix commented 12 years ago

Really weird and genius :D
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+19 4. Cargoon commented 12 years ago

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+8 5. tolstoy commented 12 years ago

"Two stellated rhombic dodecahedrons" - try saying that when you've had a couple beers.
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+5 6. Darnko commented 12 years ago

ahh...two , gold & silver, cube, ahh..... star... :P
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+6 7. sirgalahad commented 12 years ago

No, no its two, BURRITO & silver, cube, ahh.....star...:P
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+7 8. crimson commented 12 years ago

Want!... No no no! NEED!
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+2 9. Focus commented 12 years ago

This was awesome.

I think what it boils down to is the fact that you can fit two objects into the space of one once they are designed correctly.

With the two silver & gold cubes all you see it the outside 4 X 4 surface which look 'solid'. However I'm sure these two cubes are hollow enough to encapsulate one another. So the genius in this is to make it work.

Once again this vid is awesome & I'm presuming the Japanese inventer is awesome too :D
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0 10. Focus commented 12 years ago

#8 I forgot to say I NEED one too :)

Fantastic piece of engineering.
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0 11. 95731 commented 12 years ago

i want one :( i would start doing magic tricks at my scool and ill be like i learned a magic trick
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+7 12. Aliquantulus commented 12 years ago

You know it's geeky when you're not even able to buy one on eBay.. :D
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+1 13. FATBOY192 commented 12 years ago

i want one but i aint payin $55 for it, you can buy it here if you really want http://www.momastore.org/museum/moma/ProductDisplay_Yoshimoto%20Cube_10451_10001_45657
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+2 14. zf1 commented 12 years ago

it would be cool if it had neodymium magnets inside so that the surfaces would snap together.
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0 15. ZaMpTi commented 12 years ago

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+3 16. adamjames32 commented 12 years ago

hey look,

it's Otacon from Metal Gear Solid
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+1 17. MsZoomy commented 12 years ago

#16 good one!!
I had something similar from Rubiks when I was younger, but it didn't go the extra step and make stars! it's cool, but I anin't pay $55 for it either
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+1 18. eNdEmiOn06463 commented 12 years ago

I once had 1 of those cube thing. You could fold it in different shapes revealing commercial stuff. No stars inside though.
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0 19. c0mmanderKeen commented 11 years ago

I thought it he said it: Impressive engineering...
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-1 20. WickedOne14 commented 9 years ago

I can see it bouncing off the wall in my house.