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BUS STOP in LONDON Made Out of LEGO! - YouTube

BUS STOP in LONDON Made Out of LEGO! - YouTube | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
A full size fully functioning bus stop in London is made entirely out of LEGO. It is located at the The Regent Street stop, located outside a Hamley's toy st...
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Why wasn't it their when I worked 100 yards away?
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A Collaborative LEGO Great Ball Contraption

A Collaborative LEGO Great Ball Contraption | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
The Tsukuba LEGO Circle has created a crazy Great Ball Contraption (GBC) that transports balls from one place to another in creative ways. Sections of the 2013 GBC were created by Fin, Makoto Uda, Toise, Matk, Momonga, ...
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Lego beats XBox to top Christmas kids lists - Edinburgh Evening News

Lego beats XBox to top Christmas kids lists - Edinburgh Evening News | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
Edinburgh Evening News Lego beats XBox to top Christmas kids lists Edinburgh Evening News Traditional favourite toy Lego is the top of most children's Christmas lists in their letters to Santa this year, according to a survey from Royal Mail.
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Proof that there is hope for humanity
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Lego robotics prompt problem solving - Corvallis Gazette Times

Lego robotics prompt problem solving - Corvallis Gazette Times | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
Lego robotics prompt problem solving Corvallis Gazette Times ALBANY — “Nature's Fury” has particular resonance for mid-valley residents stuck home this week because of ice and snow.
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3000 Lego pieces, NXT, and Android join to become amazing contraption - Geek

3000 Lego pieces, NXT, and Android join to become amazing contraption - Geek | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
3000 Lego pieces, NXT, and Android join to become amazing contraption Geek If you've been following Geek.com's (rather extensive) Lego coverage for any length of time, then you know about our love of the Great Ball Contraption.
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Pure silliness but demonstrates strong engineering and robotics
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Legobot is a 3D printer made entirely from Lego bricks - TechHive

Legobot is a 3D printer made entirely from Lego bricks - TechHive | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
TechHive Legobot is a 3D printer made entirely from Lego bricks TechHive Matthew Krueger (aka Mastermind on Instructables) made his LEGObot 3D printer out of various Lego bricks, a Lego Mindstorms NXT kit, and four power supplies, and it can print...
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Pure genius
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Huawei Ascend P6 solves 4 x 4 Rubik's Cube in 50 moves, considers meaning ... - Engadget

Huawei Ascend P6 solves 4 x 4 Rubik's Cube in 50 moves, considers meaning ... - Engadget | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
Huawei Ascend P6 solves 4 x 4 Rubik's Cube in 50 moves, considers meaning ...
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Registration open for robotics camp - Columbia Basin Herald

Registration open for robotics camp - Columbia Basin Herald | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
Registration open for robotics camp Columbia Basin Herald EPHRATA - Children who want to learn more about robots and how to build them can register for a robotics camp sponsored by Grant-Adams Area Extension.
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We need more of this
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Lego Mindstorms EV3 - India Launch & Price?

Lego Mindstorms EV3 - India Launch & Price? | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
Lego's just unveiled the latest in the mindstorms series - called the Lego Mindstorms EV3. It's got a better firmware, new IR sensor and tighter... (Lego Mindstorms EV3 - India Launch & Price?
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Will we ever get to see it?
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The NXT STEP is EV3 - LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Blog: First look at ...

The NXT STEP is EV3 - LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Blog: First look at ... | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
After months of seeing the new EV3 hardware, a few of us have now been given permission to show the new EV3 software. I did an extremely quick overview of how the new blocks work mainly to show teachers but I thought ...
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Not world shattering but maybe the familiarity to current software will help

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Spherical 360 Degree Panorama with LEGO Mindstorms motorized ...

Spherical 360 Degree Panorama with LEGO Mindstorms motorized ... | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
Panoramic photography is one of my passions. With the arrival of panorama apps for the iPhone the game has changed, yet again. You can easily create panoramas.
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Could be interesting to try in the classroom

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This Walking Lego Steampunk Ship is Terrifying! - Gizmodo

This Walking Lego Steampunk Ship is Terrifying! - Gizmodo | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
This Walking Lego Steampunk Ship is Terrifying!
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As far as post-apocalyptic, steampunk-themed trading ships go, this MOC build is pretty impressive.
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Movement mechanisms that don't involve wheels or tracks are always interesting - consider the hexapod

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Scientists use LEGO blocks to study plants - ScienceAlert

Scientists use LEGO blocks to study plants - ScienceAlert | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
“Scientists use LEGO blocks to study plants ScienceAlert The researchers used transparent LEGO blocks to hold gel and different types of soil, build structures that could hold larger plants, and develop techniques to create controlled chemical...”
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4th annual Lego Convention draws crowds - WOAI

4th annual Lego Convention draws crowds - WOAI | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
“WOAI 4th annual Lego Convention draws crowds WOAI Brick Fiesta held their 4th annual Lego Convention this weekend at the DoubleTree by the Hilton Hotel near the airport. It's a fan-based convention that travels to different Texas cities.”
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We need this sort of event in the UK
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Boys and their machines - The Hindu

Boys and their machines - The Hindu | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
The Hindu Boys and their machines The Hindu Like him, Aditya Radhakrishnan, a standard five student at Chandrakanthi Public School, is also engrossed with making robots.
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Good to see cross cultural appeal but where are the girls?
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Pneumatic Lego Turing Machine | MAKE

Pneumatic Lego Turing Machine | MAKE | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
A group of students at the computer science department at Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon built a working replica of…
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Robots, are you ready?

Robots, are you ready? | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
School robotics teams in Bristol will be kicking off the FIRST® LEGO® League's 2013/14 contest in UK and Ireland on November 26, as they battle the mighty power of Nature. Regional heats for the 20...
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Prosthetic Leg Made Entirely Out Of LEGO - PSFK

Prosthetic Leg Made Entirely Out Of LEGO - PSFK | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
The Sun Prosthetic Leg Made Entirely Out Of LEGO PSFK She has a custom-made prosthetic leg but after someone in her research lab jokingly suggested she should make one out of LEGO, she went home and actually did it.
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MINDSTORMS Featured in MegaFactories: LEGO - National Geographic

Learn all about Mindstorms NXT 2.0. Build and program your own robots!
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With enough time and Lego you can do remarkable things
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We will be using Lego Mindstorm next year

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Will the Robots Steal Your Paycheck? BREAKING: They Already Have ...

Will the Robots Steal Your Paycheck? BREAKING: They Already Have ... | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
A new study finds that labor's share of the world's income is plunging, and suggests the technology boom is to blame. (Will the Robots Steal Your Paycheck?
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Beware the Spinning Jenny and the "going up and down Rosalind" on your journey to meet Mr Ludd
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Taking a bold step in the field of swarm robotics, a Pune based ...

Taking a bold step in the field of swarm robotics, a Pune based ... | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
ANTfarm is a start-up in the robotics domain with a main focus on embedded system design for robotics and automation. The startup is currently working on developing, Custom Embedded Systems, Custom Firmware for the ...
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Read "Prey" by Michael Crighton and then come back to this idea.... Seriously though it is a breeding ground for emergent behaviour
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The Lego Back to the Future Set Is Now OFFICIAL! - Gizmodo

The Lego Back to the Future Set Is Now OFFICIAL! - Gizmodo | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
The Lego Back to the Future Set Is Now OFFICIAL! Gizmodo I'm definitely going to buy this one, and then build the Lego Hill Valley. And one more thing: the creators have donated their 1% cut to the Michael J.
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I know it isn't really robotics but I can't resist a flux capacitor
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Lego approves fan-made Mars Rover Curiosity set for production [w ...

Lego approves fan-made Mars Rover Curiosity set for production [w ... | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
Lego has announced that the Mars Rover Curiosity will become the Danish company's next user-designed Cuusoo set to reach store shelves. The company's Cuusoo program allows anyone to submit an idea for a Lego set ...
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Not truly robotics but i am very jealous.

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BrickPi Combines A Raspberry Pi And Lego To Create Awesome Robots - Geeky gadgets

BrickPi Combines A Raspberry Pi And Lego To Create Awesome Robots - Geeky gadgets | Lego Mindstorms | Scoop.it
Geeky gadgets BrickPi Combines A Raspberry Pi And Lego To Create Awesome Robots Geeky gadgets BrickPi has been developed by Dexter Industries to transform the Raspberry Pi mini computer into a Lego robot, and consists of a board and case that...
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Hmm - will this threaten mindstorms?

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