Below are some of my favorite websites (listed in alphabetical order).
You might enjoy visiting them.
This is the website of Andrew Smith and it displays many of his rolling ball sculptures. The photos and videos are excellent.
This site is designed to help you understand more about mechanisms, basic engineering principles as well as designing and making your own automata and mechanical toys.
This is the website of photographer Chris Carson.
This is the homepage of Andrea Gilbert and Bill Mitchell. This site has lots of unique interactive puzzles and mazes. I particularly enjoy the Plank Puzzles.
This is the website of Eddie Boes and it displays many of his rolling ball sculptures. Particularly enjoyable are his many video clips showing the different elements of his designs.
This is the website of photographer Michael Fatali.
This is the website of Ghee Beom Kim and it contains an incredible variety of geometric art. "The pure mathematical, visual delight of lines, curves and surfaces."
This is the website of George Rhoads and it displays his incredible variety of art, including Rolling Ball Sculptures, clocks, paintings, fountains, windpieces and other toys. I was able to see one of his enormous rolling ball sculptures on display in the airport in Philadelphia in 2005 and it was fantastic.
Welcome to architecture online, the leading architecture reference site on the web, GreatBuildings.com. This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects, with 3D models, photographic images and architectural drawings, commentaries, bibliographies, web links, and more, for famous designers and structures of all kinds.
"The History Place is a private, independent, Internet-only publication based in the Boston area that is not affiliated with any political group or organization. The Web site presents a fact-based, common sense approach in the presentation of the history of humanity, with great care given to accuracy."
"The art and science of twin camera digital stereo photography. This site features digital stereo photographic pairs, along with practical details for creating your own digital stereo photographs: techniques, cameras, controllers, flash, sync monitors, and mounts."
This is the website of the Liberty Memorial Museum, America's National World War I Museum, located in Kansas City, Missouri.
Line Rider was originally created by Boštjan Cadež, a Slovenian university student, in September of 2006. It almost immediately gathered a cult following and became the seventh quickest gaining keyword in Google. Since that time, the ‘toy’ has generated over 16 million views. Fans quickly noticed that they could create tracks, set them to music, and share them over YouTube.com. Currently, there are over 11,000 shared videos with many more to come. inXile Entertainment is extremely excited to work with Boštjan in order to reach the full potential that we feel the Line Rider application can live up to. Keep an eye on this site for more information from Line Rider.
This website by Michael Bach showcases 64 optical illusions and visual phenomena and provides explanations of each.
The site of the National Park Foundation. The mission of the National Park Foundation, chartered by Congress, is to strengthen the enduring connection between the American people and their National Parks by raising private funds, making strategic grants, creating innovative partnerships and increasing public awareness.
This site is dedicated to classic movies.
This is the website of Jim Arnold. Jim makes amazing wooden scale models of trucks, aircraft, ships and other construction and logging equipment.
This is the website of Matthew Gaulden and it displays many of his rolling ball sculptures.
This is the website of photographer Quang-Tuan Luong. Luong's work is beautiful and the breadth of his work is impressive and almost unbelievable. He has traveled all over the world and his site contains over 14,000 images from his travels.
This is the website of artist Tom Haney.
The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods (1100-1850), currently containing over 15,400 reproductions. Commentaries on pictures, biographies of artists are available.
This site shows the amazing work of David C. Roy. He refers to his work as "kinetic sculpture". His sculptures are a beautiful combination of woodworking, engineering and art. During the summer of 2003, I viewed some of his work first-hand at an art gallery in Cambria, CA. This website has definitely inspired me to attempt more woodworking projects that involve moving pieces or motion of some sort.