SXSW 2012: Android Powered LEGO Robots Clash For Fame And Fortune

LEGO may be a building toy, but people can also build awesome robots with it. Google is doing just that this year at SXSW with the Google LEGO MINDSTORMS Hackathon. The event sees teams building a robot out of LEGO…

Google Science Fair to Reward Winners Handsomely

Winners of the Google Science Fair, the world’s largest online science competition, will be handsomely rewarded for their efforts: prizes include “once-in-a-lifetime experiences like a scientific trip to the Galapagos Islands with National Geographic Expeditions, unique scholarships, and real-life work…

Canadians Send Lego Man To Space…Kind Of

Blame Canada, they say, well this time you certainly can. According to a source, a couple of canadian teens spent $400 on a science project to send their flag holding lego man far up into the air. Matthew Ho and…

Google Science Fair Winners Announced

Aside from their attempted take down of Facebook, Google has other ventures to attend to as well. Whether it’s introducing new Google Doodles that recognize St. Basil’s Cathedral and beta launches of Google Offer, they also flexed some of their…

Wii U, Lego City Stories Announced at E3

The speculation surrounding Nintendo’s new console is over as the company unveiled the new device, entitled the Wii U, at their E3 keynote today. It turns out not to be the Wii 2, or “Project Cafe” or even simply “Nintendo”…

Global “Google Science Fair” Planned

Not much info is available at this point, but the parents and teachers of scientifically inclined 13-18 year olds (along with the 13-18 year olds themselves) might want to stay close to their computers tomorrow morning.  At 9 AM EST, Google intends to announce the first-ever Google Science Fair.

Google’s described the event as "the world’s first online global science competition," and some interesting partners are also involved: CERN, LEGO, National Geographic, and Scientific American.