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Kids Inspired To Help Their Elders Through Robotics
2013-01-21 14:08:10

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is no denying robots are changing the world but instead of the machines taking over and enslaving mankind, they are actually helping improve the lives of many. This past weekend robots also helped to inspire young designers and would-be engineers. But for some competitors it was also about helping their elders. The First Lego League Championship was held on Saturday, and two teams were sponsored by the Faculty of...

New Method Developed For The Construction Of Building Blocks At The Nanoscale
2013-01-17 11:25:42

University of Vienna Barbara Capone of the Computational Physics Group of the University of Vienna has developed a new method for the construction of building blocks at the nanoscale. The researcher in Soft Matter Physics, who works at the group of Christos Likos, Professor for Multiscale Computational Physics, is specialized on topics of self-assembly of materials at the nanoscale and she has published, together with her colleagues, a paper at the prestigious Journal "Physical Review...

2013-01-12 05:00:54

Building LEGO mazes for kids teaches kids problem solving skills and left from right. Kids Activities Blog has researched lots of fun ways to make a maze with kids while sneaking in learning. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 Learning problem solving skills is essential in early childhood development. Kids Activities Blog has released creative ways to build LEGO mazes for kids that sneak in a bit of learning while having lots of fun. Kids love to solve and make a maze. Both ways teach...

CES 2013: iPhone Cases Inspired By Lego
2013-01-09 11:43:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s a simple idea, really, bringing a touch of nerd and plenty of fun to a simple iPhone case. The creative people at SmallWorks in Austin, TX have developed an incredibly clever iPhone case with the help of some popular and beloved toys. The Smallworks Brickcase essentially acts as a blank Lego platform, connecting to any piece of Lego you can find. Their display at the Las Vegas convention center at CES was quite...

Lego Connects Mindstorms And Educators At CES
2013-01-07 20:27:22

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show, Danish toy maker Lego introduced a new third generation of its popular programmable robotics platform. Lego has officially unveiled the Mindstorms EV3, which the block maker promises will be more powerful than ever, while featuring auto-detection sensors and motors, as well as the ability for users to program directly onto intelligent bricks. These new kits will include cables, Lego...

2012-12-22 05:03:09

On Monday, ShopCle.com kicked off a holiday contest for its social fans. Today, Christine G. was announced the third-daily winner as she gave thanks to her mom for splitting herself in a million ways to be there for everyone in their family. Elmsford, N.Y. (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 New York-based Eye Care Associates enters its 14th year in business online as the operator of Shopcle.com an online e-tailer that sells designer sunglasses, designer optical frames, contact lenses, contact lens...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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