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Elizabeth Fish is a freelance writer who happens to run a hyperlocal news website in Lincoln, UK. She also covers all things geeky for TechHive.

How Many Lego Bricks Would It Take to Build a House? This Calculator Knows

If you're thinking big for your next Lego project, Lego My House will calculate how many bricks you would need to build an actual house.

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Robotics Starter Kit Helps You Build Your First Bot, Just Needs Your Code (And Funding)

Need a bit of help coming to grips with the hardware element of your robotics endeavor? Let this Kickstarter project help you!

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Nixie Tube Chess Set Makes for a Visually Stunning Game

Checkmate! Make your game of chess more interesting with a few Nixie tubes and some clever circuitry.

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App Player Lets You Run Android Apps on a Mac, Weirdest Pairing Ever?

BlueStacks is teaming up with a number of developers to bring Android Apps to the Mac, so you can have the best of both worlds.

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Casemod Turns Your Desk Into a PC, Looks Stellar

This clever casemod looks like it costs thousands of dollars to make. It actually only required some plywood and a few extras.

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iPad-Controlled LED Wall Display Will Leave You Mesmerized

Improve (?) your home's decor with this tablet-controlled, music responsive, interactive LED display unit.

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Celebrate Alan Turing's Birthday and Check Out the Lego Turing Machine

A pair of researchers have constructed a working Turing Machine out of Lego, just in time for the mathematician's birthday.

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Astronomers Find Planetary "Odd Couple," Prove That Opposites Attract

The Kepler telescope just keeps discovering fascinating planets--this time, it found two very close planets. How cute.

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Success! iOS 6 Beta Jailbreak Here, But Only for A4 iPhone and iPod Touch

An official jailbreak for iOS 6 is finally here! However, it does have a few flaws, and still lacks Cydia.

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3D Imaging and Freakin' Lasers Help Slicer Cut Meat With Precision

Forget lasers on sharks; this meat slicer uses lasers to measure meat and prepare it for slicing.

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Blast From The Past: Nook Touch Hacked to Run Mac OS 7

Missing the old Macintosh software you grew up with? Now you can use it again--on your touchscreen tablet.

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3D Maps in iOS 6 Hacked to Run on iPhone 4, Doesn't Need Cydia

Now an iOS 6 jailbreak is established, other developers are enabling all kinds of features, like 3D mapping on an iPhone 4.

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Live in a Mario Level With This 15-Foot-Long Poster

Plaster you wall in the pixelated world of Mario with this very long poster that displays a whole level from the original Super Mario Bros. game.

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This Is What a Portal Gun Looks Like in Real Life--Sort Of

Love the game Portal? Then you really need to watch the gun in action around a typical home.

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Madness! This Hack Lets iOS Apps Run on a Playbook

If you want to make your BlackBerry Playbook a bit more useful, a mod like this would certainly put the "fun" in functionality.

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