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This Lego Alfa Romeo 4C Spider even has a flappy gearbox

In all of its beauty, the Alfa Romeo 4C quickly climbed the charts as one of my favorite attainable super-cars. When they released the images of the Spider version, my lust grew even stronger. Jeroen Ottens has now made a Lego Technic version, melding together two great loves of mine in one beautiful package. » 2/13/15 7:33pm 2/13/15 7:33pm

Watch this Lego RC Baja truck sling grass in true off-road fashion

I have learned that just about everything that Sariel makes is golden. His prowess in Technic builds is completely evident after just spending a few moments looking at all the great constructions that he's done over the years. Armed with SBrick, a tiny RC receiver that lets you control Lego power functions from your… » 1/12/15 4:21pm 1/12/15 4:21pm

Lego Mindstorms EV3 Review: So Awesome

The latest Lego Mindstorms set is totally mind-blowing. You can command 5 different model robots with WiFi, bluetooth or smartphone. The programming capabilities are endless. We've reached out to Lego, but so far no official statement on whether the EV3 comes preprogrammed to obey Asimov's Laws of Robotics. » 8/02/13 2:37pm 8/02/13 2:37pm

Amazing Lego SR-71 Blackbird Is Motorized, Controlled by Joystick

The Blackbird SR-71 is a legendary Cold War spy plane, faithfully recreated here with Lego. Built by Lego Technic expert Pawel "Sariel" Kimiec, it features "motorized elevons, rotating and illuminated engines, motorized control mast and custom stickers." Clocking in at 73.6 cm long, this is one badass and beautiful… » 6/26/13 5:52pm 6/26/13 5:52pm

How One Man Made a Double-Lens Camera Out of LEGO and Old Binoculars

With the breakneck speed at which new DSLRs are released, photography seems to have traded a bit of its soul for the pursuit of ever more megapixels. So, Carl-Frederic Salicath of Norway has taken a step back from the digital revolution and has built his own working retro 120mm-film camera. Here's how. » 2/21/12 11:20pm 2/21/12 11:20pm

Theophile Lego Technic "Walking Machine" Slowly, Inevitably Invades My Nightmares

If I didn't really, really » 9/14/08 11:00am 9/14/08 11:00am love Lego and Technic, like many of the staff here at Gizmodo, I might very well be running in terror at the sight of this eight-legged, Theo Jansen-inspired monstrosity. It barely makes a sound as it claws its way across the floor, aside from the slight hiss of the motor that drives this…