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Is this the greatest Lego Mindstorm machine ever?

Forget about Rube Goldberg machines and that dusty Mouse Trap board game. The Lego "Great Ball Contraption" makes you a believer in bricks, baby.

By Sep. 19, 2012


Gawk at this life-size Lego big rig

Vroom vroom! Need a lift? Check out this monster-size 1:1 scale Lego truck made from 250,000 bricks.

By Sep. 25, 2012


A rabbi and a robot walk into a Hanukkah party...

Traditional Jewish symbolism gets a sci-fi twist as Isaac the robot helps light a San Francisco public menorah on the seventh night of Hanukkah.

By Dec. 3, 2013


When BlackBerry developers play with robots

Here's what you get when you pair BlackBerry developers with robots made from a Lego Mindstorm kit.

By Nov. 16, 2009


Reading, writing, arithmetic, and...robots?

Little surprise: Kids want personalized, human-like robots that help them learn and play with them, says a Lego-affiliated study that finds potential in robots to enhance tech-centric learning styles.

By Jan. 17, 2012


New Lego app lets Androids control robots

MindDroid lets users control their robotic minions via Bluetooth--if they have an Android handset.

By Oct. 12, 2010


Navy eyes swarms of robot-building microbots

A plan to develop swarms of micro-robots that can build things all on their own, including other robots, might signal that the end is nigh.

By Mar. 4, 2011


Monster Chess pits Lego bots in game of awesome

Behold a huge chess board with pieces made entirely out of Lego Mindstorm parts--more than 100,000 of them. It's called Monster Chess, and it's awesome.

By Jun. 15, 2010


Lego robot controlled by Nexus One solves Rubik's cube in 12 seconds

With just an Android application and a pile of spare Lego, an engineer has managed to make a robot that can solve a Rubik's cube in double-quick time.

By Nov. 12, 2010


Sony Aibo has been put down: An obituary

We've always loved the Aibo, despite its lethargic trot and general disobedience, but Sony have decided it's the knacker's yard for old Aibo. Crave pays its respects

By Jan. 27, 2006