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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -