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Impresive Timelapse Of Lifesize LEGO BB-8 Build

This is a timelapse of a lifesize LEGO BB-8 being built by the folks at Bright Bricks. Me? I am a Dumb Stone. Oh who am I kidding, I'm not even a …

Why Lego Is Doubling Production in Hungary

Danish toymaker Lego said on Friday it would invest more than a hundred million euros in its factory in Hungary to double the size of its facilities …

Cool Stuff: This Custom LEGO AT-AT is Six Times Bigger Than the Official Model

Lately, <b>LEGO</b> has been putting together some pretty awesome sets that are just as cool for adult collectors as for kids. In fact, some of them are …

Nazis, race relations, gender disputes ... Lego controversies explained

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has said he is happy about Lego's decision to no longer ask people who place bulk orders with them what they intend to do with the bricks.<p>In October last year, he accused Lego of censorship when it refused to sell its bricks directly to him.<p>The company said its policy was …

Microsoft R: One Big Data Tool To Rule Them All?

Microsoft wants a slice of the big data analytics pie. Truth be told, it has already baked and served itself up a portion by acquiring the R-language and data crunching specialist Revolution Analytics, a purchase it completed in spring of 2015.<p>In non-developer-speak then, R is a popular open-source …

Big Data

What top researchers discovered when they re-ran the numbers on income inequality

SAN FRANCISCO - The world's most famous inequality researchers unveiled a new way of adding up the growing gap between the super-rich and everyone else on Tuesday.<p>The findings by economists Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman and Thomas Piketty, which are preliminary, were hotly anticipated ever since …

Forgotten Weapons: The Vickers Gun Is One of the Best Firearms Ever Made

A quality gun fit for virtually any environment.<p>I may be a bit biased here by my ownership of one, but I believe that the Vickers gun is one of the best all-around firearms ever made. It was designed during an era of experimentation and craftsmanship, with a quality and care that would make it …

Guns

Stephen Hawking’s New Black Hole Theory Might Reveal The History Of The Universe

The black hole is famously so dense, not even light can escape it. But something can, or at least it can linger at the edges. This is the centerpiece of Stephen Hawking’s new theory about black holes.<p>For a long time, the general theory about black holes explained that they have no particular …

Physics

Inside NASA’s Plan To Radically Redesign How We Fly

A new wave of aircraft design is emerging–and NASA is helping.<p>It’s probably been a long time since flying amazed you. Air travel tends to feel like an inconvenience these days–not a miracle of engineering. This is partially due to market forces and security theater. It’s also the fact that aircraft …

Chicago's Best Dining Deals & Events: Royale with Cheese, New Year's Eve

Chipotle Bacon, Egg and Cheese Burritos

Share With Friends<p>Share With Friends<p>These burritos are super easy to make and are only a few ingredients. The chipotle peppers make for a unique and …

Recipes

17 Cheese Toasties You Must Eat In London

SO. MUCH. CHEESE.

England

Lemon 'Swig' Sugar Cookies with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon 'Swig' Sugar Cookies with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting<p>Author: Alyssa<p>Prep time: 15 mins<p>Cook time: 10 mins<p>Total time: 25 mins<p>Amazingly soft and …

Get ready for this year's Pasadena Cheeseburger Week

Every year, after hosting the Rose Bowl and the Rose Parade, the city of Pasadena holds another pretty remarkable event: Cheeseburger Week.<p>Over this five-day, 40-burger celebration, the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce honors Lionel Sternberger, who is believed to be the first person to put cheese on a …