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LEGO Dice Roller will Decide Your Fate for You [Video]

LEGO Dice Roller will Decide Your Fate for You [Video]

Remember when you were a kid, and you had a bunch of LEGO blocks lying around you? Whether or not you had just destroyed some crazy creation to make the mess, the mess always happened. But, eventually, you picked up those blocks, and started building something. Something you saw somewhere, in a movie, in a comic book, or maybe from the depths of your imagination. The LEGO blocks made it possible for a kid to be a kid, so to speak. But, now that you're an adult, you're wondering just what those LEGO blocks could do for you. Well, how about taking a small device created from LEGO that will roll dice for you?

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 50 2010

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 50 2010

Welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review! This is the last edition before Christmas; I hope you have your shopping done! Last Sunday we went hands on with the LG VL600 LTE modem and it was really cool. We like the service, but the scant data limits of 5GB and 10GB will keep many from adopting if they plan to use it as a broadband alternative. Monday some really cool cases for the iPhone 4 surfaced from Gear 4 that fans of Angry Birds will like. The cases come in three styles with colors and characters from the Angry Birds game.

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T-800 Terminator Bust Made from LEGO

T-800 Terminator Bust Made from LEGO

We know that LEGO can be used to make some pretty impressive things. Even if they are one of our favorite childhood toys, those with the time and ability can create works of art with the tiny blocks. Of course, the more detail used in the creation of any particular LEGO statue the better, and so when we saw this T-800 Terminator bust, we couldn't help but start drooling a little bit. Especially with those glowing red eyes.

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World’s Earliest Computer Made of Lego

World’s Earliest Computer Made of Lego

Oh you Greeks, you're constantly surprising the world with everything you knew before everyone else re-discovered it hundreds of years later. Case in point: 100BCE, Greeks built a mechanical constructed a machine now said to be the world's earliest computer, one sophisticated enough to predict lunar eclipses. This device known as "Antikythera’s Mechanism" was originally discovered in a shipwreck in 1901CE, in 2006CE high res x-ray tomography revealed that the device was made for predicting celestial events with amazing accuracy, now in 2010CE, it's been reconstructed fully by Apple OS X software engineer Andrew Carol.

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LEGO Announces Release of Blind-Boxed Minifigs Series 4

LEGO Announces Release of Blind-Boxed Minifigs Series 4

Wow LEGO, you release sets fast! After releasing their first series of Minifigs just this past January, they're apparently getting ready to blast out series FOUR! Each of these lovely little people are packaged in a "blind-box" which is akin to baseball cards, or if you're too young to have collected baseball cards, Dunny designer toys. These single-figure boxes will more than likely run the regular $2 per pack, but you'll probably want to check prices at your local toyshop before you bring a fiver in expecting to get both the Frankenstein Monster and the Geisha.

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DIY Death Star Holiday Tree Ornament

DIY Death Star Holiday Tree Ornament

Aww, isn't that cute? Lego superstar Chris McVeigh (aka powerpig) has created an ornament with which your lego obsession can command the tree galaxy. Unless of course, somewhere on your tree is an x-wing with Luke Skywalker in it. Watch out for that. You can follow all the steps as provided by powerpig through his own site, or check out the list of parts needed to make this battle station and try to figure it out yourself!

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LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game Landing in Stores May 2011

LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game Landing in Stores May 2011

What started as a Star Wars phenomenon, has certainly grown. There are now LEGO-themed video games for franchises like Indiana Jones, Batman, and even Rock Band. There's even a future update to the Star Wars line-up coming in February of 2011, based on the Clone Wars story arch. And now another successful franchise is about to get the block rework, as Disney has formally announced that the latest LEGO game from TT Games, LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game will be hitting retail shelves next year.

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