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Absolutely Awesome Lego Science Models by The Elephant's Child
March 20, 2012, 7:29 am
Filed under: Fun n Games, Science/Technology | Tags: , ,

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Those wonderful little blocks do more and more. Max Shepherd, a biomedical engineering major built a robotic Lego arm that mimics a human arm and hand’s range of motion. He has been building Lego models since he was 10 years old.  His Lego limb can flex and spread its fingers, curl its thumb, make a fist, rotate its wrist, and if desired— flip people off.

This article from Wired has sixteen fascinating science models; things undreamed of when you were ten years old. So if your kid gets all wrapped-up in making models from his Lego blocks, it may be more than just a game — it may be a fabulous future career.

Just don’t leave them on the floor. It really hurts when you step on a block in your bare feet.

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Lego is the best “toy” ever invented. Ever.

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