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Collapsing, Colour-Changing Dominoes Are Like Watching a Rainbow Die

It takes far more patience than most of us could ever muster to create the mesmerising domino falls that Hevesh5 painstakingly lays out. It’s even harder to come up with ideas worth spending countless hours on, but these colour-changing dominoes are especially satisfying. Read More >>

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Screw the Doom and Gloom, Watch This 78,000+ Domino Zelda Tribute Instead

Why put yourself through all the stress of fretting over the US election results, when you can instead spend the rest of the evening watching 78,175 dominoes fall in a tribute to the Legend of Zelda? Read More >>

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Triple Domino Spiral is a Marvel of Destructive Engineering

Domino master Hevesh5 spent 25 hours building this triple spiral over eight days. Despite following three separate paths at three different heights, the delicate structure takes less than two minutes to come tumbling down, creating beautiful patterns in the process. Read More >>

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Over 81,000 Falling Dominoes Recreate the Greatest Super Mario Game of All Time

The greatest Super Mario game of all time (you’re simply wrong if you think otherwise) finally gets the domino tribute it deserves. YouTube’s TheDominoKing spent an entire month setting up 81,032 dominoes to display scenes from Super Mario World as they topple. Read More >>

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Watch Gravity Satisfyingly Foil This World Record Domino Tower Attempt

Sometimes failure isn’t always a bad thing. This 19-foot tall domino tower was only ten layers away from officially becoming the second tallest in the world—but then gravity claimed yet another victim. As heartbreaking it is to see all this hard work go to waste, it’s also pretty cool to watch 241 layers of dominoes, some 3,242 in total, come spectacularly crashing to the ground. Read More >>

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The World’s Biggest Tiny Domino Setup Calls for Record-Setting Patience

Going big means going small, like when you are trying to set the world record for the most mini dominoes (2,000) ever toppled in one sequence. The result is as impressive as it is minute. My god those guys must have a lot of patience. Read More >>

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10,000 Falling Dominoes That Actually Work as a Simple Computer

YouTube is chock full of falling domino videos, but Numberphile's Matt Parker may have trumped them all with a complicated 10,000 domino setup that just so happens to function as a very crude computer. How is such a thing even possible? This primer video explains the basics. Read More >>

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Make Stars Fall With These Five-Pointed Dominoes

Vegas is going wild this week in an all-out consumer electronics bacchanal, but sometimes it's nice to tool around with an old-time, offline distraction. Like these Japanese dominoes, which are are about as non-tech as toys come. Read More >>

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How The Domino Effect Has Shaped History

When younger generations hear the word 'dominoes,' they usually associate it with the famous board game, while others–especially food lovers–might connect it with a delicious pizza. For those who are more politically aware, the word probably brings thoughts of the Cold War and the threat of the spread of communism. In addition, most economists today love to use the word when referring to the debt crisis in the Eurozone. Read More >>

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You Wouldn’t Think To Set Up Such Clever Domino Destruction

At 20,000 to 25,000 dominoes total, what you're seeing in this video doesn't come close to the world record. But that doesn't matter because these domino setups are incredibly involved and creative. Read More >>

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This Remote Control Pizza Box Plane Practically Delivers Itself

There's only so much you can do with an empty pizza box besides throw it away, or let it clutter up the floor of your filthy hovel. There is on other option though: you can turn it into a remote controlled plane. Read More >>