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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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