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A Place to Show Off Your Awesome Lego Builds

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>It’s no secret that we love Lego here at GeekDad, so when one of our beloved readers left a comment on a post about starting …

The Blues Brothers Bluesmobile Lego Kit

It might not be an official kit like the Ghostbusters Ecto-1, but that doesn't make The Blues Brothers Bluesmobile Lego Kit any less cool. Built by …

Flashback: LEGO Display Case

<b>By Lish Dorset</b><p>When I was in elementary school reading The Indian in the Cupboard, I was fascinated with the book’s cover art. I stared – probably when I should have been reading in class – for hours at the cupboard the figurines lived in and wondered which of my toys I’d put in there. (My …

A 10,000-Piece LEGO Millennium Falcon

Singaporean-based LEGO enthusiasts Titans Creation built this version of the iconic Star Wars ship<p>Singaporean-based LEGO enthusiasts Titans Creation built this version of the iconic Star Wars ship using a whopping 10,000 pieces. Comparatively, the second largest set from the toy company to make the …

Following LEGO Kit Instructions Shown to Reduce Creativity

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>In a community of LEGO-building parents, it’s only a matter of time before someone bemoans the idea that “when we were little” …

Lego Marvel's Avengers adds 100-plus characters, even more Stan Lee

TT Games' successor to 2013's <i>Lego Marvel Super Heroes</i>, upcoming action-adventure game <i>Lego Marvel's Avengers</i>, will feature an expanded cast with more than 100 new Marvel superheroes and villains, including a new Avenger: Iron Stan, aka Marvel publisher emeritus Stan Lee.<p>At San Diego Comic-Con today, …

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Wix Launches WixEd, A Free Online School For Website Design

DIY website creator Wix wants to make starting a career in web design as easy as it’s made building your own site.<p>Today, the company is launching WixEd, a free online education program that teaches Wix users everything they need to know to launch their own website design business.<p>The course …

Archive Gallery: PopSci's Most Gigantic Portable Gadgets

Early camcorders, briefcase cell phones, VCRs, lunchbox-sized television sets, and more portable devices considered big by today's standards.<p>Updated:<p>In between the newest line of Amazon Kindles, the upcoming iPhone 5 announcement, and the ever-increasing ubiquity of cameras and video game consoles, …

The Making of Modern Michigan - "Digitizing Michigan's Hidden Past"

Title<p>Schoolchildren with U.S. flag<p>Creator<p>Morgan, Ward C., 1907-1997, photographer<p>Institution<p>Western Michigan University<p>Subject<p>Elementary school …

Michigan State University

The Rocky History of Roosevelt Island

At its heart, this American landmark is a a living, historical embodiment of the major issues Hillary Clinton wants to champion.<p>Today, Hillary Clinton delivered the first major policy speech of her presidential campaign standing in the FDR Four Freedoms Park on New York’s Roosevelt Island. Earlier …

The Little Boy Who Should’ve Vanished, but Didn’t

He was 12 years old. He was a slave. He’d had no schooling. He was too young, too unlettered, too un-European; he couldn’t have done this on his own. That’s what people said.<p>Edmond (he had no last name—slaves weren’t allowed them) had just solved a botanical mystery that had stumped the greatest …