Give Your Kids A Head Start In Robotics With The New LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor 5-in-1 Set

Robot is, without doubt, the future. You can prepare your young ones for this future by giving them a head start in STEM education which LEGO wants to be part of, with the upcoming LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor 5-in-1 Set – first addition to LEGO Mindstorms theme in seven years.

LEGO Star Wars STEM Kit Has The Droids You Are Looking For

LEGO has announced something that I personally didn’t see it coming (in a good way, that is). On Star Wars Day, LEGO announced the arrival of LEGO Star Wars BOOST Droid Commander. Yes. You heard that right. The marriage between LEGO’s line of STEM kits and everyone’s favorite sci-fi franchise, Star Wars. It seems like …

LEGO Testing LEGO Braille Bricks To Help Visually Impaired Children Learn

Who would have thought that the world’s most famous toy bricks could be a useful learning tool for the visually impaired and the blind? I, for one, never imagine that, but here it is, the LEGO Braille Bricks, designed specifically to enable those with visual disability to learn to read Braille in a way traditional …

Cute Humanoid Robot Little Sophia Teaches Your Kids Coding, Not Vanity

Can you imagine Kate Upton in a lab coat, working on a rocket? Probably not. Some ladies are just born to be models, but then again, fine ladies like Upton probably played with Barbie dolls, not Little Sophia, when she was a kid. If she had Little Sophia, who knows? Things might turn out differently. …

Arduino LEGO-like Bricks Could Give MINDSTORMS A Run For Their Money

Up till now, the alternative to LEGO’s pricey MINDSTORMS is Arduino/Raspberry Pi, but if you have tried that, you will understand that compatibility is an issue. This result in you needing to fabricate custom cases for the board and that’s not to mention eye-taxing coding process. But hey, if you want more flexibility and not …

This DIY Kit Lets Kids Build Their Own Tablet And Get Into The World Of STEM

When I was child, children were expected to earn their keeps, but these days, kids expect grown ups to shove a spoon down their throats. Now, you can do that, or you can continue the good’ol character building tradition by making them earn what they want. There are many ways to approach the latter, but …

Meet Petoi, A Life-like DIY Robotic Cat Designed For STEM Education

Aspiring roboticist, Physics PhD holder and university lecturer Rongzhong Li has designed and built a robotic cat he affectionately called Petoi. This is one man endeavor with no proper workshop or even garage which is why it deserves our admiration. More so when you know how capable this robotic feline friend is. The goal is …