Video: There are some typing enthusiasts out there who are very, very picky about their keyboards. They will go to great lengths to customise every last feature and function so it feels perfect under their fingers. Or, in the case of LEGO master builder Jason Allemann, they will instead use the world's most famous plastic bricks to create a truly unique typing experience.
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Video: The lead up to Halloween is one of the best times of the year, with spooky parties, scary movies, and copious amounts of cheap lollies in stores. But Halloween night, when you're constantly running to the door to give away your coveted chocolate stocks, is less enjoyable. So why not build a LEGO robot to deal with trick-or-treaters instead?
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, our roundup of the most interesting toys we've seen this week. It's a Guardians of the Galaxy blowout as we have life-sized Groots, creepy plush Groots and a fancy cassette player. But wait, there's more -- including a very swanky David Bowie figure and a very large Iron Man. Check it out!
Kids love Halloween because they get to dress up, act like a monster, and be rewarded with free candy. Then you become an adult, and suddenly have to deal with little monsters demanding free sweets. Halloween is suddenly less fun, unless you build a Lego robot to deal with trick-or-treaters.
Video: As part of his research into building a functional LEGO version of Star Wars: The Force Awakens' BB-8, Jason Allemann of JK Brickworks created this brilliant remote control monowheel that's able to steer itself by shifting a counterweight inside from side to side, causing the vehicle to lean into corners.