Disclaimer: I have a background in Microelectronics Engineering which basically means I love robots. Combine that with my career in IT and love of LEGO and you end up with a 100% biased review of this Mindstorms...
LEGO are running a promotion for September: FREE Exclusive Mini Volkswagen T1 Camper Van with purchases of $75 or more! Valid during September 2013 or while supplies last.
I have created a new photo/file sharing site dedicated to LEGO fans: Bricksafe.
Bricksafe is currently open for early adopters, but I will be closing registrations in the next day or two. This is to help me ensure the site is fully stable and ready for a full release to everyone in the coming weeks :)
The guys at BrickOwl have been working hard and I'm pleased to announce that they have now setup integration with Rebrickable! BrickOwl is a great new online LEGO marketplace where you can buy and sell LEGO parts or sets. The site already has hundreds of stores with more being added every day.
The talented ex-LEGO designer Nathanaël Kuipers has teamed up with Mattia Zamboni to release The LEGO Build-It Book, Vol 1: Amazing Vehicles. They have created 10 professional building instructions for alternate models of the popular 5867 Super Speedster.
I get a lot of emails asking about the images I use for the parts on the site. I also get a lot of people trying to download all the images via automated tools which can hurt performance of the site for everyone. I've come up with a solution that I hope addresses both points!