TECH

Hypnotic GIFS Of Things Being Made In Factories

16/01/2014 10:57 GMT | Updated 25/01/2014 21:01 GMT

Things in the modern world are made in pretty much only one way (unless you're a fan of Etsy) -- terrifyingly repetitive precision.

And now, thanks to the magic of the animated GIF, it's possible to get a sense of just how incredible, intricate and humiliatingly efficient that process really is.

HuffPost US has accumulated a huge collection of GIFs of things being made in factories. We recommend you head over there and see the whole selection.

But in case you just want the highlights, here are our favourites - they'll give you a great insight into the faceless, deathless industrial apocalypse of which you are now irrevocably a part.

Highlighters

How its made

A sample is tested to ensure they'll last long enough.

Ice cream sandwiches

How its made

Nom.

Chicken wire

How its made

Condoms

How its made

Before being kicked into each package, lubricant is applied to top and bottom.

Krispy Kreme donuts

How its made

Balloons

How its made

A balloon-shaped mold is dipped in colored latex.

How its made

Later, a brush rolls up all the ends.

Toothpicks

How its made

Chains

How its made

Springs

How its made

How its made