Check Out This Awesome Life-Size Mousetrap Game

The World Maker Faire was in New York City this weekend. More than 500 engineers, inventors, scientists and crafters converged at the two-day outdoor festival, which took place at the New York Hall of Science in Queens.

Among the 3D printers, roaming Cupcake cars and endless craft booths, was a 50,000-pound Life Size Mousetrap inspired by the children’s board game. The contraption took engineer Mark Perez 13 years to build.

Kickstarter page describes the project’s purpose of melding science with art:

In these times of seemingly endless virtual and digital experience, it is crucial for people to have real life encounters with the scientific principles that govern our world…

Check the giant installation below:  

Mouse Trap

Photo: Dina Spector/Business Insider

Mouse Trap

Photo: Dina Spector/Business Insider

Mouse Trap

Photo: Dina Spector/Business Insider

Mouse Trap

Photo: Dina Spector/Business Insider

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