Wii Fit + LEGO Mindstorms = Super Nerd Soccer

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… » 11/10/08 8:00pm 11/10/08 8:00pm

Lego Robot Sends Pictures from Space, Wishes It Had Lasers to…

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… » 8/01/08 2:59pm 8/01/08 2:59pm