Lego Robot with an Organic ‘Brain’ Learns to Navigate a Maze

In the winter of 1997 Carver Mead lectured on an unusual topic for a computer scientist: the nervous systems of animals, such as the humble fly. Mead, a researcher at the California Institute of Technology, described his earlier idea for an electronic problem-solving system inspired by nerve cells, a technique he had dubbed “neuromorphic” computing. … Read more

Lego NASA Space Shuttle Discovery review

TODAY’S BEST DEALS Essential info: Average price: $199.99/£169.99 Model number: 10283 Pieces: 2354 Finished item dimensions: 9 x 14 x 22 inches Recommended age: 18+ The Space Shuttle Discovery is an amazing feat of engineering, and we’re thrilled to say that the Lego NASA Space Shuttle Discovery kit is too! You can tell that a … Read more

Best Buy’s flash sale has great deals on these Star Wars Lego and The Mandalorian toys

Best Buy is hosting a 24-hour flash sale on the company’s website, and the discounts extend to some cool Star Wars products. The sale ends at 3 a.m. EST (2000 GMT) tonight, so if you’re after a cool new Lego Star Wars set like the Imperial Probe Droid (was $59.99 now $47.99) or a 12-inch … Read more

Lego Star Wars AT-AT review

We enjoyed building the Lego Star Wars AT-AT far more than we thought we would. While you expect detail and authenticity from a $160 kit, the actual finished model doesn’t look all that exciting – it’s a large, gray mechanical space-horse noted for the fact it falls over relatively easily in the Star Wars movies. … Read more

Lego Star Wars helmet sets are up to $14 off with these year-end deals!

The helmets featured across the Star Wars universe are right up there with lightsabers as far as prestige and instant recognizability go. It’s no surprise then that toymaker Lego, which has been manufacturing building sets inspired by Star Wars for more than two decades, offers several amazing build-and-display models of famous headpieces. Whether you are … Read more

These Lego Star Wars ‘The Mandalorian’ sets are up to $12 off in Walmart/Target deals

The holiday season may be almost over, but Star Wars streaming has just begun! This week (Dec. 29), Disney Plus premiered the first episode of its latest series, “The Book of Boba Fett.” The iconic title character first appeared in the original Star Wars trilogy, and recently made a surprising but welcome return in the … Read more

Lego space deals: discounts on spaceships, space stations and NASA kits

Prepare for liftoff with a host of out-of-this-world Lego space deals. The brick-building toymaker has a huge range of space toys and sets out there, so we’ve searched the internet for the very best Lego space deals and put them in this handy guide, so you don’t have to. The Lego Space sets featuring in … Read more

This Lego Star Wars Imperial Probe Droid building set is now on sale

Save $14 on the Lego Star Wars Imperial Probe Droid building toy, available at Target and Walmart.   This spider-esque probe droid first appeared in Star Wars’ original trilogy. The Lego set harkens back to its appearance on the ice planet Hoth during the fifth episode of the saga, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.  … Read more

Lego to launch NASA-inspired moon sets in time for Artemis I launch

Lego is launching a new series of building toys themed around NASA’s Artemis program just in time to coincide with the first mission. The toy company recently revealed the first two of its NASA-inspired Lego City Space sets with hints of more to come. The new Rocket Launch Center and Lunar Research Base are scheduled … Read more