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Japanese Robots: Kids’ Summer School for Robotics & Engineering in Rural Japan

A dedicated organization with a few dedicated staff is bringing robotics and engineering education to a part of Japan that’s about as rural as the hyper-densely populated country gets. The NPO Hito Project’s robotics courses are preppi[...]
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Coobeeo releases Lego like Desktop Case in Taiwan

Pentax has its Diablock RS1000 – NB1000 and now Coobeeo has its “Lego” like case as well! Well known in Asia, Coobeo is a small manufacturer of PC Cases in Taiwan and has released since a few weeks the HELLO.Q your average deskto[...]
Coobeeo releases Lego like Desktop Case in Taiwan
Coobeeo releases Lego like Desktop Case in Taiwan

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New Nintendo Wii LEGO remote

Toys “R” Us in the United States are currently accepting preorders for these colorful Nintendo Wii LEGO remotes! It’s unfortunately not entirely made of LEGO blocks, but has those LEGO bumps (what are those called, by[...]
New Nintendo Wii LEGO remote
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Pentax Optio RS1000 and NB1000, the first “Lego” like Point & Shoot

Here you are: another series of Point & Shoot cameras from Pentax, the RS1000 and NB1000. Both are 14.1Mpix Camera with a 4x optical Zoom, capable of recording 720p video as well as offering several “Photo Modes”, our two cameras c[...]
Pentax Optio RS1000 and NB1000, the first “Lego” like Point & Shoot
Pentax Optio RS1000 and NB1000, the first “Lego” like Point & ShootPentax Optio RS1000 and NB1000, the first “Lego” like Point & ShootPentax Optio RS1000 and NB1000, the first “Lego” like Point & ShootPentax Optio RS1000 and NB1000, the first “Lego” like Point & ShootPentax Optio RS1000 and NB1000, the first “Lego” like Point & Shoot

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Lego Japan & Takara Tomy Arts team up for Lego mini figurines

This summer LEGO will launch mini figurine series worldwide. Here in Japan, sales strategy rather takes a local form with the collaboration between LEGO Japan and Takara Tomy Arts. As of mid-July, two sets of mini figurines (Side-A/Sid[...]
Lego Japan & Takara Tomy Arts team up for Lego mini figurines
Lego Japan & Takara Tomy Arts team up for Lego mini figurines

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Elecom’s New Lego, Chocolate, and Cube Like USB Hubs

Here’s Elecom’s latest USB hub, the ToyBrick Series (Lego like USB hub), available in six colors with blocks that can stacked one on top of another like real Legos. If the ToyBrick Series isn’t your thing, you can opt[...]
Elecom’s New Lego, Chocolate, and Cube Like USB Hubs
Elecom’s New Lego, Chocolate, and Cube Like USB HubsElecom’s New Lego, Chocolate, and Cube Like USB HubsElecom’s New Lego, Chocolate, and Cube Like USB HubsElecom’s New Lego, Chocolate, and Cube Like USB HubsElecom’s New Lego, Chocolate, and Cube Like USB Hubs

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Elecom LEGO Brick Headphones, Now You Can Get Them!

Elecom released a new pair of LEGO brick like headphones, the Sundries PLAYBRICK Series. Available in six colors, Black, Blue, Red, Pink, White and Blue/Red Combo, they have an output of 100dB/1mW and are available via GeekStuff4U.com
Elecom LEGO Brick Headphones, Now You Can Get Them!
Elecom LEGO Brick Headphones, Now You Can Get Them!

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Spaceship Yamato now 100% Lego Friendly

Lord I wish Lego would release something like this soon, just look how amazing this Spaceship Yamato is… Make sure to visit Brickslef.com for the entire gallery and thank you John for the link!
Spaceship Yamato now 100% Lego Friendly
Spaceship Yamato now 100% Lego FriendlySpaceship Yamato now 100% Lego Friendly

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USB Brick Key from SolidAlliance [Lego Like USB Key]

We hadn’t heard from SolidAlliance for a long time when FINALLY they had a new gizmo for us, a cute Lego like USB key (16x32x12mm for 6g). Available only in 1GB but in five colors, these keys are 100% compatible with the real Leg[...]
USB Brick Key from SolidAlliance [Lego Like USB Key]

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The Japanese way to play with LEGO

Little off-topic once again thanks to one of our beloved readers (Chris -Scotland) who had the good idea to put a link to his website in his profile! (Flickr). So here are a couple pics of [SOREN] who apparently is a great fan of LEGO [...]
The Japanese way to play with LEGO

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AKIBA TV: Lego Mecha’s

Fans of Mecha (the robot that appears in Japanese mangas), here is the Mecha made out of Lego! Those small plastic cubes still have a purpose, and Danny of DannyChoo.com and myself visited a booth at the WonderFestival that has amazing[...]
AKIBA TV: Lego Mecha’s

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