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Here's a closer look at the new LEGO sets you can buy later this year

1 month ago   |   By TechRadar

Pick the LEGOs you'll put under the tree this year
LEGO unveiled all of the biggest new sets that it will release through the end of 2018 at a big preview event in New York City last week. Fans of Harry Potter, the MCU or DCU, Star Wars or the Incredibles can buy some amazing buildable sets from their favorite films (or pretend they're buying them for their kids). And parents of tech-minded kiddos can pick from a ton of connected toys, from app-controlled cars to customizable roller coasters, that will both entertain and teach young ones about coding. These could easily vie for a spot on...
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Digging mammoths in the Arctic isn't as pretty and sci-fi as this new Lego set suggests

Digging mammoths in the Arctic isn't as pretty and sci-fi as this new Lego set suggests

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

A kid playing with the new Lego City set about Arctic exploration might think that scientists excavate mammoths and saber-toothed cats out of ice cubes using enormous saws, ice crawling machines with huge claws, and four propeller choppers. The reality, unfortunately, is not nearly as sci-fi, according to experts.
“The real version is a lot dirtier, murkier, a lot more kind of like a home-improvement kit you got out of the back door to get the job done,” says Victoria Herridge , a paleobiologist and scientific associate at the Natural History Museum in London. “The animals themselves would...
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Facebook is using Messenger Kids to encourage kindness

Facebook is using Messenger Kids to encourage kindness

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EVGA's GeForce GTX 1060 is back down to $250 just in time for the Steam...

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Google Chrome on Android can now cache news articles on Wi-Fi for offline...

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YouTube Premieres Unveiled: What You Need to Know

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