For Balance From Within, artist Jacob Tonski rescued a 170-year-old couch that was headed for the trash. He tilted it upright and stood it on one leg. He then created a motor that senses when the couch is starting to fall. The motor reacts to keep the couch standing in perfect balance.
Story by Jacob Shamsian and editing by Stephen Parkhurst
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