How machines work  AUG 23 2010

Watching this sewing machine animation, I feel like Homer Simpson when he first saw the drinking bird. It's sewing the thread!

Sewing machine animation

I could watch that all day. Many similar animations are available here, including the Wankel engine, a reciprocating steam engine, and the fascinating Maltese cross mechanism. (via jorn)

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