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…