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66 Intricately Miniature Things

From Mini Cork Planters to the World’s Smallest Flying Robot

— June 24, 2013 — Naughty
Miniature things are both cute and fascinating. Some really make you wonder how one could craft something so tiny yet intricately detailed with a pair of bare hands.

Anything redesigned to look drastically smaller than its original size is considered mini. Take for instance, the Mame-Cam by Japanese electronics company Thanko. This camera is probably the smallest you’ve seen—fingertip-sized,—but it’s fully functional and even records quality videos. It’s a surprise that a microSD card can even fit in the tiny piece of technology.

Harvard University invented the World’s smallest flying robots earlier this year. The bug-sized robots are smaller than a paperclip and weigh less than a skinny toothpick. Yet they have wings that flap at 120 times in one second. The electronics industry has recently seen big advances in microscopic technology—it’s exciting to wonder what miniature things we’ll be seeing next.
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Robotic Christmas Carols
Robotic Christmas Carols
The Imina Technologies miBot Holiday Film is Endearing
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Miniature GIF Printing Cameras
Miniature GIF Printing Cameras
GIFTY is a Small Camera That Captures Moments in a Flip Book
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Sun-Fueled Serenity Sets
Sun-Fueled Serenity Sets
Create a Sense of Zen with the Zendulum Solar-Powered Pendulum
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Cozily Wrapped Pinch Pots
Cozily Wrapped Pinch Pots
Warm Up Your Room and Small Items with These Cozy-Looking Pinch Pots
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Micro Fuel-Shaped Chargers
Micro Fuel-Shaped Chargers
This Cellphone Charger by Devotec is Super Small & Convenient to Carry
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Fingertip-Sized Robotic Insects
Fingertip-Sized Robotic Insects
The World's Smallest Flying Robot is Made by Harvard Scientists
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Miniature Archery Tutorials
Miniature Archery Tutorials
This Mini Bow and Arrow Will Provide People with a Lot Fun
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Miniature Rodent Spice Dispensers
Miniature Rodent Spice Dispensers
These Nice Mice Salt & Pepper Shakers are Adorably Designed
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Bathroom Throne Phones
Bathroom Throne Phones
The Toilet TelephoneiIs the Definition of Novelty
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Miniature Millennium Falcon Art
Miniature Millennium Falcon Art
The David Canavese Millennium Falcon Miniature Works are Detailed
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Goldfish Life Jackets
Goldfish Life Jackets
Leighton Naylor Created a Life Jacket for His Disabled Goldfish
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Miniature Race Car Slicers
Miniature Race Car Slicers
The Pizza Racer is Double-Bladed and Can Cut Through Dough with Ease
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Skater Chopstick Rests
Skater Chopstick Rests
The Talky Pika Pika Skateboard Chopstick Rest is Quirky
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Finger-Sized HD Cameras
Finger-Sized HD Cameras
The LoFi Fisheye Digicam Shoots Full HD Videos and 12 Megapixel Pictures
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Miniature Jacket Phone Cases
Miniature Jacket Phone Cases
The Windbreaker-Shaped Smartphone Bag Resembles an Adorable Coat
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Mini Building Block Cams
Mini Building Block Cams
The Nanoblock Camera by Fuuvi is Charming and Convenient
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Intimate Miniature Museums
Intimate Miniature Museums
Curatorium by Nicholas Ozemba Holds Precious Products
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8-Bit Coloring Creatures
8-Bit Coloring Creatures
The Space Invaders Crayons are Perfect for Fans of the Retro Arcade Game
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Miniature Undergarment Sculptures
Miniature Undergarment Sculptures
The Bra Series by Holly Laws Explores Fragments of Bodies
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Office Supply Municipalities
Office Supply Municipalities
The Staple City Product Imitates Metropolitan Skylines
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Naughty Puzzle Kits
Naughty Puzzle Kits
Carnal Debauchery Created as a Form of Puzzle Pieces by Monica Ramos
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Miniature Table Trays
Miniature Table Trays
These Bamboo Plates Elevate the Look of Your Cooking by Presentation
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Skyscraper Memo Pads
Skyscraper Memo Pads
HAY's Paper Note Tower Blocks Bring Architecture to the Desk
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Gilded Photography Equipment
Gilded Photography Equipment
The Lomography Fisheye Baby 110 Gold Edition Takes Tiny Snapshots
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Adorable Phone Decorations
Adorable Phone Decorations
The Phoney Accessories Give a Little More Character to Your Phone
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Miniscule Game Cartridge Jewelry
Miniscule Game Cartridge Jewelry
Ohmygeekness's Video Game Charms are Smaller Than a Penny
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Delicate Microscopic Flowers
Delicate Microscopic Flowers
Scientist Wim L. Noorduin Coaxes Chemicals to Beautiful Blooms
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Tiny Toy-Like Cellphones
Tiny Toy-Like Cellphones
Willcom's Phone Strap 2 Boasts a One Inch Display Screen
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Lactate Infant Sneaker Sculptures
Lactate Infant Sneaker Sculptures
These Decorative Baby Booties are Made Out of Breast Milk
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Pocket-Sized Crocheted Creatures
Pocket-Sized Crocheted Creatures
This Miniature Mammals are as Small as a Fleck of Lint
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Lipstick-Sized Gadget Chargers
Lipstick-Sized Gadget Chargers
The MagicStick is a Sleek and Slim Device Battery Charger
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Functional Watch Movement Cufflinks
Functional Watch Movement Cufflinks
These Links are Made From Actual Vintage-Jeweled Watches
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Miniature Magnetized Phalluses
Miniature Magnetized Phalluses
Phallic Toys by Kit Cameo Brings a Hard Edge to Magnets
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Miniscule Infrared Helicopters
Miniscule Infrared Helicopters
Discover the World's Tiniest RC Flyer with the Nano Falcon
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Mini Comic Character Keychains
Mini Comic Character Keychains
The 'DC Comics Little Mates Keychains' are Adorable Little Versions
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Miniature MP3 Speakers
Miniature MP3 Speakers
The Mini Boombox Speaker System is Cute and Convenient
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Minuscule Blooming Nanoflowers
Minuscule Blooming Nanoflowers
These Microscopic Flowers Beautifully Petite
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Miniature Garden Scenes
Miniature Garden Scenes
Maico Akiba's Sekai Series Depicts Greenery on Small Souvenirs
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Miniscule Motion Detectors
Miniscule Motion Detectors
The Bend Sensor can be Used to Record Bending, Vibration and Humidity
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Carved Pencil Lead Sculptures
Carved Pencil Lead Sculptures
These Pencil Lead Sculptures are Immaculately Detailed
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Compact Sprinkled Snacks
Compact Sprinkled Snacks
The Cupcakes and Cashmere Miniature Baked Donuts Are Tiny
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Adorable Egg Carton Planters
Adorable Egg Carton Planters
These Mini Egg Landscapes are the Perfect Easter Decorations
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Mini Corked Glass USBs
Mini Corked Glass USBs
These 'Message in a Bottle Flash Drives' are Wonderfully Romantic
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Twig-Fostering Flower Pots
Twig-Fostering Flower Pots
The good3studio Rootcup Helps You Cultivate Delicate Plant Cuttings
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Microscopic Smartphone Add-Ons
Microscopic Smartphone Add-Ons
The ProScope Micro Mobile Allows for Extreme Scientific Views
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Intricately Carved Pencil Sculptures
Intricately Carved Pencil Sculptures
Cerkahegyzo Creatively Redefined the Common Surface into Art
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Mini Modern Furniture Replicas
Mini Modern Furniture Replicas
'HUSET' is a Range of Miniature Furniture Versions of IKEA Products
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Pint-Sized Camera Pendants
Pint-Sized Camera Pendants
The JnPol DSLR Camera Miniature Necklaces are Adorably
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Miniscule Wire Bonsai Replicas
Miniscule Wire Bonsai Replicas
These Beautiful Bonsai Trees by Ken To are Intricately Designed
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Adorable Animal-Shaped Moisturizers
Adorable Animal-Shaped Moisturizers
These Owl-Shaped Lip Balms are a Hoot to Carry Around
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Pint-Sized Pencil Drawings
Pint-Sized Pencil Drawings
Paul Chiappe Renders Photoreal Images on Confined Canvases
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Upcycled Dollhouse Jewelry
Upcycled Dollhouse Jewelry
This DIY Activity Turns Retro Playthings into Adorable Rings
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Miniature Manicure Figurines
Miniature Manicure Figurines
Alice Bartlett's Nail Art Spawns a Petite Craze
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Tiny Table Tennis
Tiny Table Tennis
The Ping Pong by Huzi Design is a Playful and Flexible Surface for All
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Personified Squirrel Photography
Personified Squirrel Photography
The Mr. Peanuts Image Series by Nancy Rose is Adorably Lifelike
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Miniature Pen Caddies
Miniature Pen Caddies
This Tiny Golf Bag with Writing Clubs is Perfect for the Office
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Neighborhood Finger Bands
Neighborhood Finger Bands
House Rings by Clive Roddy Form a Cute Accessory Community
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Miniature Mail
Miniature Mail
World's Smallest Postal Service
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Miniature Yarn Studs
Miniature Yarn Studs
These Knitting Earrings are Itsy Bitsy Sewing Accessories
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Miniature Titanium Pocket Tools
Miniature Titanium Pocket Tools
This Tiny Multi-Tool Device Has Several Multi-Functional Options
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Micro Spy Cams
Micro Spy Cams
The Mame-Cam is a Miniscule Image Recorder
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Cinematic Miniature Video Cams
Cinematic Miniature Video Cams
The Novo Camera Improves Upon the GoPro Hero3 Capapbilties
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Chubby Clay Animal Sculptures
Chubby Clay Animal Sculptures
Danielle Pedersen Makes Adorable Miniature Animals Out of Polymer
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Tiny Amigurumi Animals
Tiny Amigurumi Animals
Etsy Shop SuAmi Makes Mini Zoo Creatures
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DIY Magnetic Cork Planters
DIY Magnetic Cork Planters
These DIY Cork Planters are Cute and Easy to Create
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