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                <link href=',700' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
<div id="main">
  <svg id="stage" version="1.1" xmlns="" x="0" y="0" width="800" height="300" viewBox="0 0 800 300">
      #stage {
        background: #000;
      #type-container {
        position: relative;
        width: 800px;
        height: 300px;
        background-color: #000;
        margin: auto;
        overflow: hidden;

      #type-container h3 {
        position: absolute;
        font-family: 'Asap', sans-serif;
        font-weight: 700;
        margin: 0;
        padding: 0;
        width: 800px;
        text-align: center;
        visibility: hidden;
        font-size: 120px;
        top: 65px;
        color: #ffffff;
    <foreignobject class="node" x="0" y="0" width="800" height="300">
      <div id="type-container"></div>

<div id="form-wrapper">
  <button id="process">REBUILD</button>
  <button id="play">PLAY</button>
  <button id="pause">PAUSE</button>
  <button id="process-images">PROCESS IMAGES</button>
<textarea id="copy" name="copy" id="" cols="70" rows="2">
No one knows where the wind blows.

<div id="test-blobs"></div>


  // background-color: #fff
  // color: #ffffff
  min-height: 200vh
    // #type-container
    //   position: relative
    //   width: 800px
    //   height: 300px
    //   background-color: #000
    //   margin: auto
    //   overflow: hidden

    // #type-container h3
    //   position: absolute
    //   font-family: 'Asap', sans-serif
    //   font-weight: 700
    //   margin: 0
    //   padding: 0
    //   width: 800px
    //   text-align: center
    //   visibility: hidden
    //   font-size: 120px
    //   top: 65px

  display: block
  background: #003806
  color: burlywood
  font-size: 14px
  border: 2px solid burlywood
  padding: 10px

  background: green
  box-shadow: none
  color: white
  border: none
  padding: 6px 20px
  border-radius: 5px
  margin: 0 0 10px 0
#test-blobs img
  display: inline-block
  max-width: 200px
  margin-right: 3px


                var container = $('#type-container'),
    _sentenceEndExp = /(\.|\?|!)$/g, //regular expression to sense punctuation that indicates the end of a sentence so that we can adjust timing accordingly
    sentences = "",
    stage = $('stage'),
    fo = stage.find('foreignObject'),
    tl = new TimelineMax({paused: true});

// the animation
function machineGun(text) {
  var words = text.split(" "),
      time = 0,
      word, wordCount, element, duration, isSentenceEnd, i;
  wordCount = words.length;
  for(i = 0; i < wordCount; i++){
    word = words[i];
    isSentenceEnd = _sentenceEndExp.test(word);
    element = $("<h3>" + word + "</h3>").appendTo(container);
    // element = document.createElementNS("","h3");
    // element.innerHTML = word;
    // container.appendChild(element);
    duration = Math.max(0.5, word.length * 0.08); //longer words take longer to read, so adjust timing. Minimum of 0.5 seconds.
    if (isSentenceEnd) {
      duration += 0.6; //if it's the last word in a sentence, drag out the timing a bit for a dramatic pause.
    //set opacity and scale to 0 initially. We set z to 0.01 just to kick in 3D rendering in the browser which makes things render a bit more smoothly.
    TweenLite.set(element, {autoAlpha:0, scale:0, z:0.01});
    //the SlowMo ease is like an easeOutIn but it's configurable in terms of strength and how long the slope is linear. See and, duration, {scale:1.2,  ease:SlowMo.ease.config(0.25, 0.9)}, time)
      //notice the 3rd parameter of the SlowMo config is true in the following tween - that causes it to yoyo, meaning opacity (autoAlpha) will go up to 1 during the tween, and then back down to 0 at the end. 
		 	.to(element, duration, {autoAlpha:1, ease:SlowMo.ease.config(0.25, 0.9, true)}, time);
    time += duration - 0.05;
    if (isSentenceEnd) {
      time += 0.6; //at the end of a sentence, add a pause for dramatic effect.

// utility stuff
function clearContent() {
  var containerContents = document.querySelectorAll('#type-container h3');
  for ( let content of containerContents ) {

document.getElementById("process").onclick = function() {
  sentences = $('#copy').val();

document.getElementById("play").onclick = function() {;

document.getElementById("pause").onclick = function() {

document.getElementById("process-images").onclick = function() {

  sentences = $('#copy').val();

// process images
function processImages() {
  var FPS = 60;
  var duration  = tl.duration(),
      frames    = Math.ceil(duration / 1 * FPS),
      current   = 0,
      masterSVG = document.getElementById('stage');
  function buildSvgImageUrl(svg) {
    var b64 = window.btoa(svg);
    return "data:image/svg+xml;base64," + b64;
  function processImage() {

    var canvas = document.createElement("canvas");
    canvas.width = 800;
    canvas.height = 300;

    var ctx = canvas.getContext("2d");

    tl.progress(current++ / frames);

    var xml  = new XMLSerializer().serializeToString(masterSVG);
    var img  = new Image();

    img.crossOrigin = "Anonymous";

    img.onload = function() {

      ctx.drawImage(img, 0, 0);

      var url = canvas.toDataURL("image/png");

      var png = new Image();
      png.src = url;
      png.crossOrigin = "Anonymous";

      if (current <= frames) {

    // img.src = URL.createObjectURL(blob);
    img.src = buildSvgImageUrl(xml);

    img.onerror = function(error) {

/* learn more about the GreenSock Animation Platfrom (GSAP) for JS

watch a quick video on how TimelineLite allows you to sequence animations like a pro


//Check out this enhanced version that intelligently groups words together: