Just in time for Father’s Day, if your dad is a Geek, “Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share” is a perfect book to gift that will provide you and him hours of entertainment. Written by the editor of the incredibly popular GeekDad blog on wired.com, GeekDad (the book)… Continue reading Book: Geeky Projects for Dads and Kids
This alarm clock marries two of my favorite items together including Star Wars and LEGOs. The clock’s exterior is built from LEGO pieces while the clock features Japanese Quartz movement for the actual timepiece. The LEGO Star Wars Alarm Clock includes a buildable Blaster Turret and 2 minifigs (a Stormtrooper and Chewbacca). In addition to… Continue reading Lego Star Wars Alarm Clock
Lego is not normally a company one associates with CES, but they are there demoing their brand new MMO game, Lego Universe. Lego Universe allows players to make friends, explore, battle, and in particular build using Lego bricks of course! [press release] Promo video:
As a kid, my favorite thing to build with Lego were houses, believe it or not. So I really wish that Lego had these ‘architecture’ sets back in the day, but now they do. Take the Frank Lloyd Wright house, Fallingwater. Here it is in stunning Lego detail. Fantastic. This replica comes with a booklet… Continue reading Lego Model of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater
If you’re a video game fan then you need to watch this amazing video made mainly with Lego. I thought the Pac Man bit was the best part. Apparently, this took over 1500 hours! “8-bit Trip” indeed. via Gizmodo
If you’ve got an iPod or an iPhone, then chances are that you use iTunes as well. You’ve spent hours and days ripping your CDs into iTunes, and well, you’ve got a bit of a mess, because all of the song titles, artists and cover art isn’t there. Sometimes, artist names end up with multiple… Continue reading TuneUp – clean up your iTunes music collection
Trendhunter magazine has a nice article with a collection of cool creations either based on Legos or with Legos at its core. My favorites: Lego cufflinks, Lego Las Vegas, and ice trays that make ice Lego bricks.
I must agree with Morgan Webb – the Gizmodo venture down into the Lego vault that has every single Lego set ever made is truly amazing, and even though it’s only 2 minutes long, this video totally captures my childhood Lego memories. What’s even more remarkable is how the author and myself almost have the… Continue reading Inside the Lego time machine