The Bugatti Chiron — a sleek supercar worth millions — is the ultimate drive for auto enthusiasts. But one made entirely of Legos takes the idea of expensive toys to a whole other level. Lego announced Thursday that it has successfully built a life-size, driveable replica of the Bugatti Chiron, entirely made of more than 1 million Legos.
Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro makes robots in Osaka. His latest robot, Ibuki, is one for the nightmare catalog: it’s a robotic 10-year-old boy that can move on little tank treads and has soft, rubbery face and hands. The robot has complete vision routes that can scan for faces and it has a sort of half-track system for moving around.
Darren Whiteside/Reuters Every year, Indonesians from teens and granddads, to mechanics and students, gather in eastern Java to celebrate their love of the iconic Italian Vespa scooter. For some, it’s an “extreme” kind of love, where the vehicles are customised to resemble metallic monster bikes straight out of a Hollywood dystopia.
Every year the Royal Air Force celebrates the skill and technical work of its professional and amateur photographers, and in its 100th year it will also have special amateur category, open to everyone. Traditionally there has always been an amateur category but this year it will be open to the general public, service dependents, families and cadets.
Based in Barcelona, Ibai Acevedo has fun creating “parallel universes (…) between imagination and reality”. Whether he captures aquatic scenes or the intimacy of a room, Ibai uses lights and colours with talent and immerses us into a dreamy universe.
Malaysian Wire Hon creates fun scenes with superhero dolls from the Marvel and DC Comics franchises using only his smartphone.