This week in Crave: The Mars-struck edition

This week, we couldn't keep our eyes off the first images from Curiosity -- or one of the guys in NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Also, a life-size Rancor? Color us scared.

Too busy professing your love to " NASA Mohawk Guy " this week to keep up with Crave? Look this way, starry-eyed Mars watchers, and catch up on what you missed.

Shin Lam in Legos
Olympic South Korean fencer Shin Lam in Lego form. Is nothing safe from the Lego treatment? Video screenshot by Amanda Kooser/CNET

- Mohawk man wasn't the only part of the Curiosity story that had us curious. Do you think the rover will find signs of life ? And why on earth (and the Red Planet) does the rover have measly 2MP cameras ?

- As Lego turns 80 , it seems no major modern news event can escape being Lego-ized.

- Evolta stackable battery lets you build a tower of gadget power .

- Got home-networking questions? We got home-networking answers .

- Score another one for 3D printing! 3D-printed "magic arms" give little girl new reach .

- Eric Mack may have found the one and only mobile device he needs .

- Is Sound Shapes the shot in the arm the PlayStation Vita needs?

- Poor iPhone. Always getting tortured .

- Here's how to build a life-size "Star Wars" Rancor.

- And here's how to build a home theater befitting Batman .

- Who doesn't love a good Internet cats story? Especially one as heartwarming as this .

Building a replica of Crave in Legos? Write to us at crave dot cnet dot com. And be sure to follow us on Twitter: @crave.

 

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