Tetris in real life

Manual Tetris burns more calories than the game

If you’ve watched the pros (like my wife) play Tetris you’ll know that it’s a legitimate sport. It involves rapid movements, coordination, and a developed skill set.

This real life version doesn’t. But because you’re using your whole arms and not just your fingers it’s likely you’ll burn more calories.

analogue tetris 1

Via Walyou.

This is almost ten minutes of the thing in action. Seems pretty lame. I didn’t watch it.

Tetris analógico // Analogical Tetris from Esferobite-DSK on Vimeo.

Human Tetris

These guys get style points for getting the piece shapes right, and getting the theme music spot on too.

Thanks to Scooter, whose blog seems defunct so I won’t link to it in order not to get your hopes up.

As subtle as a brick wall

I’ve posted a bunch of “Tetris in real life” type things before – but they were never like this. You’ll find this, amongst a bunch of trippy photography/editing here at alltelleringet.com.

It’s subtle. Like a punch to the face. Perhaps like this punch to the face…

Tetris in real life…

This microscopic Tetris was created using 42 glass microspheres (1 μm or 0.001 mm diameter) in a 25 μm x 20 μm sized area under a microscope. They’re then pulled around through the miracles of modern computer technology. I for one am glad research dollars are being spent on this sort of thing.

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