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Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover

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This is a model of the Mars Science Laboratory rover, named Curiosity. The real rover is currently on Mars with a mission to investigate the past and current habitability of the Red Planet. On August 5, 2012, it touched down at Gale Crater, near the equator. This model has a fully articulated arm, deployable mast, and a working rocker-bogie suspension system that allows the rover to climb over large rocks and keep all six of its wheels on the ground.

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How Parents Enable Kids' Creativity

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MAKE magazine's annual Maker Faire, for amateur inventors and visitors, that has grown from 20,000 in 2006 to more than 100,000 in 2011 in San Mateo, Calif. (RT @thekulway: Be a tinkerer!
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Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics in LEGO #lego...

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Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics in LEGO #lego #robots #asimov • A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. • A robot must obey the orders given to...
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Cubify's 3D-printed toy robots take cues from Lego, sport interchangeable parts

Cubify's 3D-printed toy robots take cues from Lego, sport interchangeable parts | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
If the urge to create a robot petting zoo of your own hasn't subsided since Maker Faire, 3D Systems' new Cubify toy robots...
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Alan Turing's breakthrough machine gets a loving Lego tribute (video)

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In the world of technology, having one of your inventions rendered in Lego form is the equivalent of a musician being parodied by...
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Lego for girls, this time hardware-hacker style

Lego for girls, this time hardware-hacker style | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
One hacker has her own idea of what a Lego set for girls should be. If 10,000 people agree with her, the toymaker could find itself producing her hacker-focused design. Read this blog post by Daniel Terdiman on Crave.
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