Automata + Kinetics
507 Mechanical Movements now animated!
Archers Arcadia Step right up, don’t be shy! See the glitzy automata + arcade exhibitions by David Archer.
Artomic Thomas Kuntz Automata and effects site. Unbelieveable talent!
The House of Automata Great automata site run by the very entertaining Michael and Maria Start.
AutomataCon A Convention for Automata Makers, Collectors and Enthusiasts held at the Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey.
The Automata/Automaton Group If you are on Facebook and are interested in mechanical automata — join this group!
Automata Theatre Examples of Spanish mechanical theatres exhibited at fairs all over Spain since 1920.
Bärenpresse Intricate paper automata kits to build. German site, find a translator, kits are amazing!
Barking Dogs Automata Dan Torpey’s whimsical automata. Hand-crafted colorful wood creations.
Barnacle Press Fabulous “Junior Times” mechanical paper automata. Free download! Very Cool!!
Cabaret Mechanical Handmade Automata, kits, videos, books by Paul Spooner and Keith Newstead.
Christopher Furman Check out the artists beautiful kinetic work. His mechanisms are works of art..
Dominique Corbin Wonderful handmade automata by French artist and FX technician. See them move!
Rob Ives Contemporary Paper Automata, print out a free sample.
Fourteen Balls Toy Co. Paul Spooner and Matt Smith, wonderful automata!
Keith Newstead The master Automatist, inspiration to all automata makers.
Kinetic Art Organization Kinetic Art group – now on Facebook.
Martin Smith Automata Humorous macabre figures, beautifully crafted.
The MAD Museum Mechanical Art & Design museum located in the UK celebrating mechanical design and engineering.
Mechanical Adventures A FB group focusing on the processes involved in making automata, from new and recycled materials.
Modern Automata Museum The museum contains about 200 automata (Italian-use Google translate).
Morris Museum Permanent exhibition of Murtogh D. Guinness collection of mechanical musical instruments and automata.
Optical Toys Paper toys: Muybridge flipbooks, Peter Markey automata.
PaperPino Creative paper automata by Giuseppe (Pino) Civitarese.
Rolling Ball Sculptures Moving art, curious machines, automata. Great links! Wunderbar!
Skilch Crafts Paper automata kits. Cute and lots of FUN for all!
TimberKits Wood automata kits or ready built models. Customization.
Tom Haney “Articulated Artwork” Fabulous automata, interesting work!
Will Jackson Coin operated machines, clocks and other mechanical devices. Technological explanations.
Robots + Electronics
Active Robots UK Robotics & Hobby Electronics. High-quality robot kits, controllers and accessories.
All Electronics Thousands of electronics and electro-mechanical parts & supplies at low prices.
Electrical Education Thoroughly explains electricity and has a ton of electronics projects to check out!
Electric Circuits Explained Site does a great job of explaining electrical circuits and has a ton of other electricity/engineering projects to play!
Jameco’s Robot Store World’s most complete offering of robot kits, parts, motors, muscle wire, books etc.!
Mondo-tronics: The Robot Store The place to buy Muscle Wire Super Sample kits!
Making Electric Circuits Projects Great articles on electric circuits and electronics projects – thanks Katey, future Engineer!
Robot Books.com A choice selection of robot books, kits, magazines, movies and very cool robot toys!
SkyCraft Parts & Surplus The place for Electronic and Government surplus and hard to find items.
Speedway Motors All About Electronic Circuits for Kids. Great list of links for electronic projects and experiments. Thanks Logan!
Interesting + Informative
Artgator Link site for fine and decorative art. Upload images and frame them with their virtual framer.
BoingBoing Wonderful things to know.
BodyWorlds Prof. Gunther von Hagens exhibit of human bodies using plastination. SQUEAMISH ALERT!
Common Dreams News Alternative news.
Google Search Best search engine. Try the Search by Image when you want to avoid long link lists.
Museum of Science + Industry One of the great museums in Chicago. Spend a day, then eat a pizza.
Straight Dope Cecil Adams, Smartest Human Being on the planet. Fighting ignorance since 1973.
Wikipedia the free encyclopedia.