Great Ball Contraption

LEGO “ball contraption” at Japan Brickfest is hypnotizing in its mechanical efficiency 【Video】

Never before has watching balls be moved around been so satisfying.

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Japanese Student Creates 31-Meter Masterpiece of Lego Mindstorm Engineering

Behold the Lego Great Ball Contraption (GBC), dreamed, designed and built by a 21 year-old Japanese college student who goes by the name of Akiyuki, (Akiyuky if you want to search him on YouTube).

Taking over 600 hours of work, this robotic wonder is the perfect blend of engineering and art as the 31 meters of 17 intricately built stages hypnotically and seamlessly operate with the sole existential purpose of moving tiny plastic soccer balls and basketballs in a perpetual loop.

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