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The Art of Lego Scale Modeling Will Make You Wish You Were a Better Builder

The beauty of Lego is that anyone, be they a toddler or retired, can use the toy to build whatever they can imagine. However, there are some Lego fans who are a lot better at turning a pile of plastic bricks into a masterpiece, and some of their most amazing creations have been collected into a new book from No Starch… »9/01/15 8:20pmTuesday 8:20pm

Lazy Treasure Hunters Will Love This Remote Control Metal Detector

The only thing better than getting rich by finding treasure is not having to put much effort into your windfall. So why waste an afternoon walking along a beach with a metal detector in hand when you could instead lounge on a blanket and drive this one around with a remote control? »8/29/15 10:39amSaturday 10:39am

This Transforming Lego Optimus Prime Must Be Bending the Laws of Physics

Half of me wants to believe that this amazing Lego version of Optimus Prime (the Michael Bay movie version) that can actually transform into a robot is legit. But the other half of me is having a hard time believing that Ralph Savelsberg didn’t just hire Industrial Light & Magic to help fake these photos with CG. »7/19/15 12:58pm7/19/15 12:58pm

These Guys Turned the Lego Batmobile Into a Life-size Soapbox Racer

Every year across the globe Red Bull holds various events requiring competitors to build and race their own contraptions. This weekend in the UK the Red Bull Soapbox Race will get under way, but why bother even holding the event when this team that built a giant version of the Lego Batmobile has already clearly won? »7/12/15 11:21am7/12/15 11:21am

The decal work alone on this Lego Ferrari F1 car is amazing

Lego master builder Sariel admits to not being much of a Formula 1 fan, but you wouldn’t know it looking at his replica of the Ferrari 248 F1 car that drivers like Michael Schumacher raced back in 2006. It’s even remote control, with full suspension and steering for hugging every tiny corner. And it’s finished in… »6/22/15 2:22pm6/22/15 2:22pm

Sorry, Hot Wheels, We Prefer These Wacky Star Wars Die-cast Cars

When Hot Wheels started making die-cast toy cars inspired by everyone’s favorite Star Wars characters, it seemed like a match made in heaven—or in a galaxy far, far away. But now that Tomica has revealed its own line of Star Wars-themed die-cast cars, we have to admit we actually prefer these wackier designs,… »5/26/15 2:35pm5/26/15 2:35pm

This Simulator's Steering Wheel Is Strong Enough To Break Your Wrists

So how realistic do you like your simulators? Some racing fans are willing to spend thousands of dollars on displays, controls, and seats that move and shake to enhance their virtual driving experience. But a company called CXC Simulations is taking things to a whole new level with a new force feedback steering wheel… »5/13/15 2:45pm5/13/15 2:45pm