Legos

Tenka Labs raises $2.1 million to turn LEGO blocks into kids’ engineering projects

Nate MacDonald and John Schuster spent more than a decade in schools looking to teach students some basic principles of circuitry and engineering — but realized that just giving them a battery and

Is Creationary A Lego Boardgame? Yes. Yes It Is.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/OpenFlashAssetsPopup3844-49moreViews.jpeg">At first blush a game called "Creationary" may sound a bit anti-science but it is, in fact, ju

LEGO Mindstorms Project Sorts And Cleans Up Your Legos

Coin sorting machines are cool, but they can’t put away your Legos like this. Using a laser and a scale, this NXT project is able to visualize and weigh Lego pieces to determine how to sort them

A Lego Like Light That Lights When You Like (Video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/lego-like-light.jpg" />Check out this Lego Like light; yes, the Facebook Like Lego Light. Using Aduino, redpepper was able light up their

The Star Wars trilogy told in 2:13 with LEGOs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/legos.png">I don't know if it's more sad: someone actually owns that many <em>Star Wars</em> <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/lego/

We would like to present a Lego bar chart

Dear readers: This is a robotic bar chart made out of Legos. It was made for the Maker Faire. It shows dynamic bar graphs. You may now return to your cages. via BBG

Kid breaks arm, gets bionic LEGO cast

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/FNDGVCZFTY4CMYV.MEDIUM.jpg" alt="cast" />No fair! I wish I had a broken arm with a bionic LEGO cast that allowed me to accessorize with sever

Star Wars diorama built from 60,000 LEGO blocks

<img title="LEGO" style="display:inline;" height="942" alt="LEGO" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/lego.jpg" width="630" />Believe it or not, I actually feel that it IS possib

Amazing LEGO Olympic scenes

The Hong Kong LEGO User Group used some 300,000 LEGO blocks and 4,500 LEGO people to recreate some amazing scenes and venues from the Beijing Games. Hit the jump for some views of the Water Cube, tabl

Lego Johnny 5 is totally awesome, totally detailed

Johnny 5, you see, is alive. Or at least as far as robots made out of Legos go. This is one of the most precise Lego replicas i’ve ever, ever seen, and that’s saying a lot as I’m a t

Lego robot driven by an iPhone

Is there anything the iPhone can’t do? Sure it can cure cancer, but did you know that it can also acts as a robot brain? By using a NXT Robot, a light sensor, and two iPhones, you can program a

And they say sports and nerds don't mix

[photopress:1195833812_SPLASH.jpg,full,center] Denver’s Tim Kaebisch has been using his spare time recently to build a scale replica of Miller Park out of Legos, complete with working retractabl

New Legos get old-school, sinister

[photopress:newspace.jpg,full,center] Legos! We’re not sure why it’s acceptable — no, required — that we gadget blogs report on all things Lego, but we’re compelled to, a

Lego robot authenticators to seize control of ATMs worldwide

Some researcher types thought it would be a good idea to beef up ATM security, and they apparently also thought that big rainbow-colored buttons and a secret trackball signal were the most usable solu

Stop motion Dark Knight trailer with Legos

Enjoy.

Want to see the new Lego Star Wars kits? Sure you do!

[photopress:swlegos.jpg,full,left]If you’re a regular reader of this site, chances are good that you like Star Wars. And like Legos. And like Star Wars legos. So why not head over to T3 and take

Legos can make things besides spaceships

Not to sound like an old fart, but back when I was a kid we had to figure out how to build guns out or Legos ourselves, using rubber bands and gearing them for torque and speed. But today’s lazy

Star Wars + Legos + Watches = Awesome

We like watches. We like Star Wars. We like Legos. So, naturally, we’re all about these Star Wars Lego Watches, which are just what they sound like. They come in parts, and you get to pick and c

Tragedy in Legoland: Woman Dies in Lego Rollercoaster Accident

One of, if not the favorite toy of geeks and Makers everywhere is Legos. The small plastic snap-together bricks can be used to make about anything. In fact, Lego is considered by some to be the most p

A Glorious Toilet Paper Cutter

I’m coming to understand the majesty of Intelligent Design. The thesis, obviously, is that many natural things are too complex to be created be the vagaries of evolution, which forces us to beli
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