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Romanian Tech Whiz Builds Air-Fueled Car Using Half-A-Million Legos
2013-12-19 09:15:29

[ Watch the Video: Fully-Functional Lego Car Unveiled ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It isn’t all that unusual for teenagers to enjoy building things out of Lego blocks. Usually, however, those “things” aren’t functional, life-sized, automobiles powered by air – but that’s exactly what Raul Oaida has been able to do (with a little assistance from Australian entrepreneur Steve Sammartino). The vehicle was constructed under what the now...

LEGO Space Shuttle Takes Trip To Space Aboard Balloon
2012-03-07 05:20:47

A LEGO model of a NASA space shuttle was recently launched into space via a helium balloon by a German space shuttle fan. YouTube user Raul Oaida said he and Steve Sammartino used a helium balloon bigger than a human being to carry a GoPro camera, GPS system and the Space Shuttle to an altitude of 21.7 miles. The mission took two-and-a-half hours to complete, traveling above clouds and into the stratosphere. He and Sammartino launched the LEGO model of the space shuttle from central...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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