“Megalodon” is the ultimate apex predator. Emulating the elaborate action-figure play-sets of my youth, this piece appears to be a Shark from a distance. Closer inspection reveals it to be a vessel, part submarine, part spaceship, teeming with the activity of its crew working at their respective tasks. This project began as a salvaged wing fuel tank from a F-94 bomber plane, and thousands of other lovingly hoarded, and hand crafted objects. The final effect is of a “Grand Miniature”. The viewer is both dwarfed, and empowered in its presence. Please watch the video above for a more full experience.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.
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