We don’t really know where to begin with this one, so we’ll just start by putting our hands on our heads to keep our brains from exploding.

Created by a student at the Jade University of Applied Sciences in Lower Saxony, Germany, the Papercube is a “LEGO Mindstorms Education-Based Process for Manufacturing Paper Cubes” at least according to the video.

More importantly, though, is that somebody sat down with hundreds of LEGO Mindstorm bricks and created an entire miniature factory for doing one thing and one thing only: laser cutting and folding miniature paper boxes.

Consider us impressed:

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Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.