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What do you do if you want to 3D print in any direction, but can't buy a pre-made pen like the 3Doodler? If you're Vimal Patel, you build your own. He melded a hot glue gun with a powered Lego mechanism (really, Technic) to extrude filament in any axis. To call it bulky would be an understateme...

March 16th 2015 at 1:34pm 0 Comments
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Google's Science Fair competition regularly leads to clever inventions from teens, and this year's event (the fifth ever) is giving junior pioneers an extra incentive to strive for a prize. On top of familiar rewards, including $100,000 in scholarships and trips to the Galapagos or Virgin Galact...

February 18th 2015 at 4:27pm 0 Comments
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Are you one of the millions of people who bought Destiny? Do you like Lego? If you fit that fairly specific demographic, then the latest creation from master builder ZaziNombies might get you more excited than a Thrall on a day out from the Hellmouth. Okay, we might have gone a bit overboard there...

February 5th 2015 at 11:31am 0 Comments
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We have no idea how Jurassic World is going to turn out come summer, but we do know that it's getting Lego-fied for Lego Jurassic World. The game follows all three Jurassic Park stories in addition to this June's blockbuster, and it'll be available for basically every platform you can think of. Sh...

January 30th 2015 at 3:02am 0 Comments
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No word yet if Lego Chris Pratt will feature those Guardians of the Galaxy abs, but he will feature in the upcoming Lego Jurassic World. Also announced this morning is Lego Marvel's Avengers. Although that's quite exciting, there's still a part of us pining for regular ol' Lego Avengers, starring E...

January 29th 2015 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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There are some talented WoW players out there, like Bangoo H who built this LEGO Infernal that not only looks spot-on for the original, it lights up. Building the body half from gray bricks and half from semi-transparent green bricks allowed Bangoo to wire the model up with LEDs to make it glow for...

January 15th 2015 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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We recently told you about YouTube user Isaac Ray and his wonderful Lego animation videos thanks to a tutorial he shot demonstrating how to make a Lego Apple iMac. Now Ray is back with another brand new Apple creation, a Lego replica of the original 1984 Mac. It comes complete with a keyboard and a...

December 8th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Legos are for children of all ages, so whether you're an actual child or just having a little building fun as an adult here's a great video for your holiday week. YouTube user Isaac Ray specializes in making Lego animation videos and his latest shows you how to build an Apple Mac Computer (looks l...

November 24th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read. How James Carpenter Gave NYC Subway Riders a Portal to the Sky by Shaunacy...

November 15th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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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