The Lego Minifig Turns 30

On August 25, 1978, the Lego minifigure was born. This was a hugely important transition for Lego. For many years they sold sets allowing builders to create cars or buildings, but something was missing — a human element. The minifig gave them that humanity, and very quickly it became an iconic symbol of the companyContinue reading “The Lego Minifig Turns 30”

A Lego Mindstorms Robot That Solves A Rubik’s Cube

Tilted Twister solves Rubik’s cube fully automatically. Just place the scrambled cube on Tilted Twister’s turntable. An ultrasonic sensor detects its presence and starts to read the colors of the cube faces using a light sensor. The robot turns and tilts the cube in order to read all the faces of the cube. It thenContinue reading “A Lego Mindstorms Robot That Solves A Rubik’s Cube”