Are Any of These Fictional Space Habitats Actually Possible?

Humanity’s future in space very much in the planning stages. Will we float among the stars in crazy spaceships? Will we set up small camps that sprawl into townships that grow into cities, or is an orbital mothership more human friendly? The question is, could any of these really be possible? Or do they deserve to be… » 6/19/15 3:35pm 6/19/15 3:35pm

The first images of Lego's upcoming WALL•E set are unbelievably adorable

Back in February, Lego announced that it would be putting Angus MacLane’s WALL•E Lego Ideas model into production. Which is fitting, because Angus is actually a Pixar animator who worked on the film. And today, courtesy of the SmythsToys website, we might finally have our first look at the official Lego version of… » 6/12/15 3:17pm 6/12/15 3:17pm

The Sphero 2B Is a Cute Little Robot Toy That Can Run Faster Than You

Here's the closest thing we have to a real life Wall-E. Or at least, the wheels of Wall-E. The Sphero 2B is a new robot toy from Orbotix that can move as fast as 14 feet a second. That's supposedly the equivalent of a 6 minute mile and twice as fast as the Sphero 2.0. The spinning tube has comically rugged tires that… » 1/05/14 8:52pm 1/05/14 8:52pm