Category Archives: Toys

From Gizmodo: 152,455-Piece Rolls-Royce Engine Is the Most Complex Lego Machine Ever Built

This is insane. 152,455 Lego bricks, 677 pounds (307 kilograms) and 6.56 feet long (2 meters). That’s how amazing this Lego cut-out of a Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine is. It has over 160 separate engine components just arranged like the … Continue reading

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From Gizmodo: 1,486-Piece B-Wing Is the Most Amazing Lego Set In a Very Long Long Time

Holy Mother of the Minichrist! Check out the new Lego B-wing fighter. It’s simply the best Ultimate Collector Series set since the still unmatched 24-pound, 5,159-block Millennium Falcon, from 2007. The Danish mothership sent us high resolution images and video. … Continue reading

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From Geeks are Sexy Technology News: This is Amazing: LEGO Inception

  An academic team project, spanning 12 weeks, representing approx 1000 hours work. This project represented approx 120-160 hours per person, and one quarter of their final semester workload. All content originated by BA(Hons) VFX : Visual Effects + Concept … Continue reading

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From MAKE: Lego Mindstorms Submarine

This Mindstorms submarine (a.k.a., the Grey November) keeps the NXT microcontroller brick safe inside a plastic bag! [via The NXT Step] from MAKE

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From Geeks are Sexy Technology News: Gnarboards: $6000 Gnarly Electric Skateboards

Wow, those actually look really cool, and I bet they’re a ton of fun to ride, but $6000, really? I mean, sure, an all terrain electric skateboard ought to be expensive, but certainly not more than a used car. [Via … Continue reading

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From Geeks are Sexy Technology News: Move Over, Lightsabers…Meet the LaserSabers!

I was just about to be elated but then found out that there’s an enclosure of some kind… 🙁 ====================================================== Wicked Lasers has created the LaserSaber, which utilizes optical elements, diffuser tubes, and magnets to create waving wands of laser … Continue reading

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From Engadget: PowerA unveils MOGA Bluetooth controller for Android devices, we go hands-on

PowerA’s best known as a company that crafts controllers and accessories for console gaming systems, but at E3 this year the firm is announcing its first foray into the mobile space: a Bluetooth controller for Android. Called the MOGA, its … Continue reading

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