The thing that makes art great—whether film, books, or TV shows—is that it aims to teach us about ourselves and the human condition. But sometimes in order to do that, you need a teacher who is completely inhuman. That's where robots come in. »
It would have been impressive if Johnny 5 were merely sculpted from LEGO bricks. But Brickshelf user rack911 did one better and created a Johnny 5 with fully working treads and a-we'll call it partially functional-laser cannon. But appreciate the art carefully, dear reader. Johnny 5's no-nonsense, wisecracking… »
Johnny Five—hero of Short Circuit, Short Circuit 2, and all the Short Circuit sequels that have been playing only in our hearts since the franchise died in 1988—is indeed alive, and for sale on eBay.
Technically this is called the JohnNXT 5, though even Steve Guttenberg's minority friend won't be fooled that this isn't the real Johnny Five. LEGO fan Daniele Benedettelli built this entire thing out of LEGO Mindstorm NXT parts, which if our calculations are correct, means this probably costs as much as an actual… »