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September 9, 2016 AT 1:37 pm

Split-Flap Display Contains Thousands of 3-Letter Abbreviations – and Muybridge’s Cat!

With this split-flap display you can set the display to common internet abbreviations like ‘lol’ and ‘brb’ but it’s also possible to create entirely new abbreviations from the flaps that your friends or colleagues would have to decipher! (Think ‘mrz’ and ‘plt’ – those are for me to know and you to find out!) And just because you can, the final flap contains frames from Muybridge’s cat video (which, it should be noted, is the world’s first cat video). Amazing!

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Here’s an animated video of one of the split-flap display assemblies:


 
And here’s a beautiful video demonstrating the display:


 
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