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BrickHeadz: Go Brick Me LEGO Review (DIY x2!)

BrickHeadz: Go Brick Me LEGO Review (DIY x2!)

There's a new sort of LEGO set in town, and it's all about the brand's new label: BrickHeadz. This is the "Go Brick Me" box set, and it's as entertaining as it is challenging to wrap one's mind around. What on earth is such a strange collection of odd pieces doing presenting itself as a LEGO make-it-your-own set? And why didn't LEGO think of this a long, long time ago?

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Marriott shower door can record your doodles and notes

Marriott shower door can record your doodles and notes

Marriott has developed a shower door that is able to record your doodles and thoughts, the ones you scrawl into the foggy glass during a hot shower. This is the first door of its kind, according to Marriott, which recently demonstrated the door on video. This isn't a mere concept, though; the company is kicking off a pilot involving its hotel in Irvine, where it will arrive next year.

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New Star Wars The Last Jedi trailer has another tragic loss [SEMI-SPOILER]

New Star Wars The Last Jedi trailer has another tragic loss [SEMI-SPOILER]

No major plot points are given away in the newest Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer, but one of our best longtime series friends does take a hit. In the trailer, spotted by an intrepid Reddit user by the name of Ishasemo, we see the equivalent of C-3PO losing his golden arm and picking up a red one. This massacre of a piece loss happens to one of the best friends of the most major character loss in the previous most recent Star Wars film in this Skywalker series trilogy - and it's sort of funny, as it turns out.

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Tamagotchi will return next month with six miniature designs

Tamagotchi will return next month with six miniature designs

It may not seem like so much time has passed, but the venerable Tamagotchi turns 20 this year (in the US, that is), and to mark the occasion Bandai Namco will release a special miniature version of the gizmo. Only limited quantities of the device will be made available, an annoying trend mirroring things like the NES Classic and McDonald's special dipping sauce.

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Boeing drew a giant 787 Dreamliner in the sky during 18 hour flight

Boeing drew a giant 787 Dreamliner in the sky during 18 hour flight

Boeing took to the sky for a bit of aerial fun recently, using a plane on a long-haul 18 hour flight to draw a giant line art version of the maker's 787-8 aircraft. Of course, you couldn't see the aircraft image in the sky, but instead on a map as the plane's flight path was recorded. The trip spanned nearly from Mexico to Canada and covered a total of 22 U.S. states.

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This giant Super Soaker can shoot water at 243MPH

This giant Super Soaker can shoot water at 243MPH

Forget your ordinary Super Soaker -- inventor and former NASA engineer Mark Rober has taken things up a notch with his DIY record-breaking 'Super Soaker.' This version of the classic toy is, well, no toy; it can spray water at more than 200MPH, shattering glass, destroying bananas, and probably doubling as a satisfying pressure washer for your driveway.

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Microsoft face swap app lets you use images from Bing

Microsoft face swap app lets you use images from Bing

Microsoft has released a new face swap app that uses Bing search to find fun images into which you can transplant yourself. The app was made by Microsoft's 'The Garage,' its self-described 'outlet for experimental projects.' The face swap app is quite a bit more sophisticated than most of the face swap apps in the app stores, and it is available for both iOS and Android.

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LEGO Boost educational coding set goes up for preorder

LEGO Boost educational coding set goes up for preorder

Back during CES 2017, LEGO unveiled a new product called 'Boost' that aims to teach children the fundamentals of coding. The company describes its new product as a 'supercharged building and coding set,' one that is intended for young kids (ages 7 and younger). The coding component of the set is simple and app-based, while the LEGO element itself includes a sensor and motors for movement.

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This mini pipe organ is made entirely out of paper

This mini pipe organ is made entirely out of paper

We’ve seen our fair share of DIY hobby projects that try to recreate once popular machines from modern components. Almost all of those involve some form of electronics or another. While we have come across a few that used only physical forces combined with metallic constructs, few projects can claim to be as intricate and time-consuming as the one pulled of by Aliaksei Zholner. He has, in effect, created a miniaturized pipe organ made out of nothing but paper.

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MindFlix hack lets you control Netflix with your thoughts

MindFlix hack lets you control Netflix with your thoughts

Imagine lounging back on your comfy chair watching Netflix when you suddenly feel the urge to pause, skip, rewind, or switch videos only to realize that your smartphone has fallen out of reach. Maybe the remote has disappeared into the abyss that is your couch. Maybe you really just feel too tired or apathetic to tap on the right buttons. Wouldn’t it be great if you could just think of what you want to do and make it so? With MindFlix, you can! Provided you have a mind-reading Muse head band. Or if Netflix ever makes this hack available to the public.

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Immersive Nintendo attractions are coming to three Universal theme parks

Immersive Nintendo attractions are coming to three Universal theme parks

Nintendo attractions are heading to the Universal theme parks in Hollywood, Orlando, and Japan’s Osaka, the company has announced. Plans to launch Nintendo attractions at Universal resorts were announced early last year, and while we still have some waiting before they go live, we now have more info about what to expect. Among other things, Nintendo says these attractions will target all age groups and will be both 'immersive and interactive.'

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There’s a Coca-Cola Selfie Bottle because why not

There’s a Coca-Cola Selfie Bottle because why not

Like it or not, and some definitely don’t, selfies are here to stay. It has become almost second nature to some people, particularly millennials, who, for better or for worse, want to document and share their personal involvement, or at least presence, in some of life’s most important and fleeting events. Like chugging down some Coca-Cola. But taking a selfie while drinking something isn’t exactly the most comfortable thing to do. Luckily, someone actually thought of a Coca-Cola Selfie Bottle just for that very purpose.

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