There’s no fooling around at the Concept Ships blog. You know exactly what you’re getting, and there’s a hell of a lot of it! Almost overwhelming, but totally worth it. The image above by John Wu. (via)
Yesterday, George Lucas spoke up for educational broadband at a Congressional hearing in his guise as chairman of the George Lucas Educational Foundation:
“Telecommunications provides the new learning platform of this century and is replacing the textbook as the medium through which a modern education is provided,” he said. “The world’s knowledge is now available online, far beyond what books and materials can provide in schools and libraries themselves.”
Okay, okay. I know. We’re not that kind of fanblog. Gotta give props to any geek with the guts to proudly display their fannish cred on their car. And we can be sure of one thing: the Prius gets way better gas mileage than any of Road Squadron, so Willie Yee can laugh into his communicator all the way to the bank. (via)
Everyone’s favorite plastic block toys are now fifty years old. Neatorama celebrates with ten neat LEGO facts and links. I’m going to do much less work and show you another great Steam Wars entry, RocketSeason’s Steam-Powered Speedy bicycle:
And people say licensing killed LEGO creativity…
Be sure to check out the front page of Google, too!