You’re probably going to need every kind of stress-relieving toy imaginable to get you through the next four years, and if you’re well-stocked with Lego, you can build yourself a working version of Whac-a-Mole that even keeps score. It might even be better than the original, because if you break it, you can easily put…
If you feel inadequate about your inability to solve even a standard-sized 3x3x3 Rubik’s Cube, then don’t watch this video of the MultiCuber 999: a towering Lego Mindstorms contraption that can solve giant 9x9x9 Rubik’s Cubes.
From shopping, to decorating a Christmas tree, you’ve got enough to deal with this time of year without having to send friends and family a card reminding them of all their holiday responsibilities. So why not dig out your Lego bin and build this Mindstorms assistant that can churn out all your Christmas cards for you?
That Lego printer that printed documents with pens was cool and everything, but a Lego 3D printer made from 2,400 bricks, that builds a Lego creation of your dreams? Now we're talking.
Unless, of course, you happen to be the current world record holder, who can solve a cube in under 20 seconds. This Lego Mindstorms 'bot was built by ARM, and managed to solve the cube in 25 seconds flat.
Swedish hacker Hans Andersson doesn't need a robot to solve sudokus puzzles. That's because he's a genius capable of making a robot that can solve sudoku puzzles. He used Lego Mindstorms to do it, and even the writing is beautiful.
We got a look at the new Mindstorms NXT robotics kits from Lego. And a new sensor for the 2.0 version can, amazingly, detect the difference between colors. Cool.
No idea who did this originally, but Wired found a video of two dudes playing Wii Fit LEGO Mindstorms Soccer. Wait, what? Looks like the guys hooked up two Wii Fit balance boards to a LEGO Mindstorms trucks(?) and made them move around in sync with whatever leaning or jumping motion was made. A very fancy display of…
Last Tuesday, a group of professors, students and robotics hobbyists launched the H.A.L.E. (High Altitude Lego Extravaganza): seven Lego Mindstorms robots attached to a weather balloon, which exploded at 30km over the Earth's surface. Each of the robots parachuted back successfully, but not without taking the…