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Life-size Lego car is powered by air and can go 17 mph

Life-size Lego car is powered by air and can go 17 mph

I'm sure that I am not the only geek who built a lot of Lego cars growing up and wished I could actually climb behind the wheel of my vehicular constructs and take a ride around the neighborhood. I honestly never thought it was possible to do so, but a Lego builders in Romania has made that childhood dream a reality.

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NVIDIA fan builds 11k piece LEGO replica of GTX 690

NVIDIA fan builds 11k piece LEGO replica of GTX 690

This month the folks at NVIDIA's desktop gaming sector got in contact with a fellow by the name of Xiaosheng Li, a fan who had constructed a replica of a GeForce graphics card out of LEGO. This feat was completed with a massive number of bricks - 11,396 of them to be exact - and is many times the scale of the original graphics card. What you're seeing here is the largest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 graphics card on the planet - made of LEGO, that is.

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Lego Marvel Super Heroes Video Game Launches

Lego Marvel Super Heroes Video Game Launches

If you're a fan of the Lego video game franchise you will be interested to hear that a new video game in the franchise launched this week called Lego Marvel Super Heroes. The video game is available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii U, and Windows computers. The video game is published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and was developed by TT Games.

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LEGO Minecraft Sets “Nether” and “Village” appear at SDCC

LEGO Minecraft Sets “Nether” and “Village” appear at SDCC

So you'd like to get just a tiny bit closer to the second and third Minecraft LEGO sets to appear as part of the company's CUUSOO initiative, would you? Lucky you, SlashGear is live in effect at SDCC 2013 and LEGO brought both sets out to see. Though we're not going to actually get to play with these little amalgamations of gaming crossover magic, their cuteness remains highly apparent, even behind glass.

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Lego Mars Curiosity rover set official

Lego Mars Curiosity rover set official

It's a great time for Lego: there's going to be a movie based on the building bricks, and the company just announced its latest set. As a part of Lego's Cuusoo project, fans are able to send in designs and ideas for future Lego sets, and the Mars Curiosity rover won this round, beating out the USC Sandcrawler from Star Wars and the Portal-themed Lego set.

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Lego Movie trailer shows off all-star cast, stop-motion goodness

Lego Movie trailer shows off all-star cast, stop-motion goodness

That's right, folks. An official Lego movie is coming, and it brings all sorts of nostalgic action that looks to be a flick for the whole family. Warner Bros. just released the official trailer of The Lego Movie, and it gives us a glimpse of what to expect when the movie sees a theatrical release early next year.

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Lego Mindstorms EV3 set to invade classrooms

Lego Mindstorms EV3 set to invade classrooms

Lego isn't all just about fun and games. While most kids love to play around with Star Wars Lego sets and craft their own creations out of the plastic connectors, the company wants to bring Legos into the classroom. Lego has announced that their new Mindstorms EV3 robotic sets will be set for classroom use on August 1.

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Build-On Brick Mug combines coffee and Lego

Build-On Brick Mug combines coffee and Lego

Two of the things that keep many people sane and alert are coffee and Lego. The coffee helps keep you awake while tinkering with Lego is just fun. ThinkGeek has unveiled what may be the coolest coffee mug in the history of coffee. The mug is called the Build-On Brick Mug.

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LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robots hands-on

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robots hands-on

LEGO has been into robotics for quite some time now, but today at CES, the company unveiled the new MINDSTORMS EV3 robotic system, which is LEGO's first robotic system that comes with iOS and Android app support. The best part is, we got some hands-on time with a few of the robots on display at the company's booth at Pepcom.

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Back to the Future Lego set is now official

Back to the Future Lego set is now official

The last time we got to play around with a specialty Lego set was back in June, when an official Minecraft Lego set went on sale, and it was pretty awesome to say the least. Today, though, Lego officially approved a Back to the Future set after it received enough votes for a review from the company on the Cuusoo project website.

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SlashGear 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Oddities

SlashGear 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Oddities

For those little gadgets and gizmos we got an extra amount of play out of, we've got this little Oddities section. This section has truly strange stuff some years, and other years its full of products like the fabulous sports and health-oriented smart bracelet Jawbone UP - winners all! For the file sharer out there, there's the super cute iTwin File-Sharing USB dongle. For the LEGO and cult-classic game lover, there's the Minecraft LEGO set, straight out of their limited-edition Cuusoo project - made by the fans!

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NASA and ESA test internet-like communication protocol using Lego robot

NASA and ESA test internet-like communication protocol using Lego robot

NASA and the European Space Agency have announced they have successfully tested an internet-like interplanetary communications protocol, called Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN), between astronauts on the International Space Station and a Lego-built robot in Germany. Over 225 miles separate the two.

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