Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.
Bartholomäus Traubeck has hacked a turntable to "play" the tree rings in slices of wood like a record.
Traubeck modified the turntable arm with a Playstation Eye Camera, which then inteprets the grain pattern to trigger a MIDI sequence on a software piano. So, no needles actually involved, but still, pretty sweet.
Pinpoint your travels with the Cork Globe from SuckUK
Venture capitalists are investing in Brooklyn Communal Cool: The Brand
A cool tutorial for creating faceted paper objects from 3D models