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                <div id="app"></div>


                $amt : 350px;

@mixin colors($max, $color-frequency){
  $color: 300/$max;
  // fruit loops!
  @for $i from 1 through $max {
    .s#{$i} {
      border-left: 1px solid hsl(($i - 10)*($color*1.25), ($i - 1)*($color / $color-frequency), 40%);
      border-right: 1px solid hsl(($i - 10)*($color*1.25), ($i - 1)*($color / $color-frequency), 40%);
.demo {
  @include colors(20,2);
  .playthings {
    position: absolute;
    width: $amt; 
    height: $amt;
    backface-visibility: hidden;
    perspective: 1000px;

body {
  background: #333;
  font-family: 'Lato', sans-serif;
  overflow: hidden;

* {
  margin: 0;
  cursor: crosshair;

@media screen and (max-width: 600px) {
  .demo .playthings {
    width: 100px !important; 
    height: 100px !important;


                const { StaggeredMotion, spring } = ReactMotion

const Demo = React.createClass({
  getInitialState() {
    return {x: 250, y: 300, rotate:0};

  componentDidMount() {
    window.addEventListener('mousemove', this.handleMouseMove);
    window.addEventListener('touchmove', this.handleTouchMove);

  //we're setting the state to be equal to the position
  handleMouseMove({pageX: x, pageY: y}) {
    this.setState({x, y});

  handleTouchMove({touches}) {

  getStyles(prevStyles) {
    // we're using the previous style to update the next ones placement
    const endValue =, i) => {
      let stiff = 200, damp = 15;
      return i === 0
        ? this.state
        : {
            x: spring(prevStyles[i - 1].x, {stiffness: stiff, damping: damp}),
            y: spring(prevStyles[i - 1].y, {stiffness: stiff, damping: damp}),
            rotate: spring((i * 10), {stiffness: stiff, damping: damp})
    return endValue;

  render() {
    let arr = [], amtHalf = 175;
    for (var i = 0; i < 50; i++) {
      arr.push({x: 0, y:0, rotate:0});
    return (
          defaultStyles = {arr} 
          {lines =>
            <div className="demo">
              {{x, y, rotate}, i) =>
                  className={`playthings s${i}`}
                  // we have to subtract half the amount of $amt in the CSS panel so that the mouse stays in the center of the object we're creating
                    WebkitTransform: `translate3d(${x - amtHalf}px, ${y - amtHalf}px, 0) rotate(${rotate}deg)`,
                    transform: `translate3d(${x - amtHalf}px, ${y - amtHalf}px, 0) rotate(${rotate}deg)`
                  }} />

React.render(<Demo />, document.querySelector('#app'));