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Z is for Zelda, Zeppelin, Zombie and Zardoz "for comic relief"

Alphabet Blocks for a Geek Baby "Amateur engineer/designer" Jonathan M. Guberman made his newborn son a set of custom engraved wooden alphabet blocks, with "things that his mother and I were looking forward to sharing with him" on 4 of the 6 sides. (See them all here) "The only real rule I followed in choosing subjects was trying to maintain an even gender balance" which makes them even more awesome. (Of course, your choices for certain letters may vary)
posted by oneswellfoop on Jan 22, 2014 - 43 comments

littleBits + KORG Synth Kit

"The Synth Kit that just hit the market originated a year ago, at a TED conference where Bdeir and comedian/musician Reggie Watts met backstage after giving talks, and started discussing the idea of littleBits musical instruments."
posted by kliuless on Nov 13, 2013 - 47 comments

Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks

See how much money people make in every neighborhood in every city in America with Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks, a map that displays wealth distributions across US cities (and states).
posted by EvaDestruction on Jan 4, 2013 - 59 comments

Big Kids Will Love Them Too

"Cubelets is a robot construction kit; by combining sensor, logic and actuator blocks, young kids can create simple reconfigurable robots that exhibit surprisingly complex behavior." Watch the Cubelets Engineering Prototypes demo (1.01) on Vimeo. [more inside]
posted by bwg on Jun 24, 2011 - 14 comments

Beware the creeper!

Meatcraft - Real World Minecraft
posted by Artw on Apr 21, 2011 - 13 comments

Blocky Madness

FFF: Quadrus
posted by cthuljew on Feb 4, 2011 - 4 comments

Weird, or just different?

Weird, or just different?
posted by twoleftfeet on Feb 1, 2010 - 49 comments

It's dressed to the nines!

Late Thursday Flash Fun: Dropsum V2 is like a mix of sudoku and tetris and some other kind of block game. Much mindless fun to be had...
posted by schyler523 on Jul 30, 2009 - 11 comments

Put that in your pipe and smoke it!

Falling blocks? Check. Pipes? Check. Irritating faux steel drum soundtrack? Check. It's Connecto 2. [warnings: flash, music, risk of addiction]
posted by le morte de bea arthur on Apr 8, 2009 - 5 comments

The Cubic Permutations of Curtis Steiner

Curtis Steiner is a Seattle businessman and artist who operates a local gift shop. Both his home and his shop have garnered positive press, but his greatest artistic achievement may be his piece entitled 1,000 blocks, which explores the permutations of the six facets of the cube.
posted by Tube on Dec 21, 2008 - 30 comments

Big Deke

He is a sports character for the ages. At 41, he is the NBA's oldest active player. Number two all time in blocked shots, he is probably best known for his trademark finger wag and unimitable deep gravelly voice. His current team's 20 game win streak has led him to gleefully suggest that their critics pucker up. [more inside]
posted by John Smallberries on Mar 13, 2008 - 27 comments

Possibly the best Craigslist post ever

Possibly the best Craigslist post of all time. via Daring Fireball Cinderblock content ahead!
posted by porn in the woods on Feb 13, 2008 - 64 comments

Put the block in the hole.

Bloxors. (Game, flash.)
posted by empath on Jun 23, 2007 - 53 comments

Stack 'em!

Stackopolis Some better-late-than-never Friday Flash. Addictive and challenging (translation: fun and frustrating).
posted by Robot Johnny on Jul 29, 2005 - 12 comments

Stonehenge Revealed!

A former carpenter/construction worker has figured out the secret to Stonehenge and The Pyramids. Discovery Channel Canada has more (WMV, sorry). [via MoFi]
posted by ObscureReferenceMan on Jul 22, 2005 - 42 comments

Battle Over Blocks

Battle Over Blocks
These essays offer a thoughtful insight into the Lego bricks we grew up with, and how the toys have changed with the times to reflect an absence of creativity in our society. Features Jeff Bates, cofounder of slashdot.
posted by johnjreeve on Oct 29, 2001 - 25 comments

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