These creepily realistic face molds are attached to servos controlled by computer. They come from the twisted mind of artist, Nathaniel Mellor, and are part of an art piece being sold at Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 for $US75K. Watch:
Freaky Singing Animatronic Heads Part Of $US75,000 Art Work
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