Horribly biased Lego executives have seen fit to not have any Star Trek Lego playsets. But we all know that just means more opportunity for creatively constructing the things we actually want to play with. The Legohacker blog does just that, turning Star Wars Lego toys into Star Trek ones. As someone raised on both universes, I absolutely this.
Above, a Star Wars Corporate Alliance tank droid becomes a Federation starship. An excellent example, especially given the magic of turning a lame part of Star Wars into a wondrous bit of Trekkie goodness.
Best part: The Legohacker in question is a kid. Way to go, young padawan!
(Via Geek Dad)
The auto-magic breaking feature on Teslas appears to work. I believe Elon Musk’s face pops on the dashboard TV screen and says “told you so!”
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This Person Does Not Exist (previously) generated frighteningly convincing images of human faces. This Cat Does Not Exist, well, it generates frightening cats.
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