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Automation is now complete. Robots learn your last useful skill: by American Elephant
March 24, 2013, 2:29 pm
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Your last useful office function has been automated — you are now obsolete.

It’s Amazing What You Can Do… by American Elephant
January 5, 2009, 2:46 am
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…with 60,000 legos.  Mark Borlase recreated the rebel base on Hoth from the Empire Strikes Back — with jaw dropping detail. Check out his photostream for interior shots (yes, he did the inside of the base too.) Or view the slideshow.

As the headline says, the 5′X10′ diorama is comprised of 60,000 Lego bricks. It cost creator Mark Borlase about $3,000 and four years of construction time to complete.

There’s also the 50 LED lights that illuminate the Echo Base hangar and bacta tank with a soothing blue. Motorized AT-AT wenches and a fully operational hanger door top off this gorgeous pile of eye candy.

(h/t) Geekologie

Cool Site of the Day by Emerald City Elephant
March 27, 2008, 1:38 am
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They’re not your father’s Lego’s. (Be sure to scroll down and watch the video at the bottom)

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