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There was plenty of fun stuff going on at Expand, but certainly one of the highlights was a competition put on by Lego. The toy giant challenged participants to create a machine that either saved or destroyed Manhattan. (Poor Manhattan is always in the crosshairs...) Six participants got up and de...

November 9th 2014 at 6:14am 0 Comments
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Few companies have so completely captured the hearts and minds of children's creativity like LEGO. As a child, I was able to build countless imaginary robots in the comfort of my own home thanks to those brightly colored blocks. And now they're helping you build working robots at home that you can...

August 29th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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If you build it, they will come; so the saying goes. And robotics-loving Mindstorms NXT-enthusiast Leon built it. What exactly? Well, a car. But not just any old brick-mobile, one you -- yes you -- at home can control via Skype. How does one conjure up such sorcery? By training a light sensor o...

January 10th 2012 at 11:49pm 0 Comments