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Microsoft Planning On creating a new Xbox Series X

By: Mohamed Abdelmajid, Journalist
Microsoft Planning on creating a digital Xbox Series X?. Here's what we know!
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The history of LEGO

By: Andrew Maines, Journalist
When you picture Lego, you probably think about the massive toy franchise, right? Well, believe it or not, Lego started as a small woodworking shop in Denmark.
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Magnets That Shut Down Our Laptops

Magnets That Shut Down Our Laptops

By: Gavin Singhvi, Journalist
Magnets can destroy your laptops. Has someone annoying ever shut down your laptop with a magnet?
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LEGO Braile bricks

By: Jimy Ordonez, journalist
For children who are blind or visually impaired Lego braille bricks are tactical learning Aid that teaches braille.
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How Lego Minifigures Are Made

By: Liam Shay, Journalist
Lego Minifigures come in different shapes and sizes but they all get molded.
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How to solve 2×2 Rubik’s Cube

By: Keyes Bronson, Journalist
The Rubik's Cube is a puzzle created by Erno Rubik in 1974. Here you will find how to solve the 2x2 version of the Rubik's Cube.
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5 Companies Created By Accident

By: Widad Khalid, Journalist
This story showcases 5 major companies that were formed because of mistakes.
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Nerf Blasters! Fun and Tricks With Engineering!

By: John Stevens, Journalist
You can make a multi barrel nerf blaster fire all the darts and one time! Usually they are fired singly. Just insert the dart partially. They will not fire as far due to lack of pressured air but it still works.
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Traxxas and Latrax - What went wrong?

Traxxas and Latrax – What went wrong?

By: Jonathan Tabbal, Journalist
Traxxas' idea for a mini car, Latrax, was supposed to be a cheaper alternative but what went wrong?
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The Hoberman Sphere: More Than Just A Toy

By: Caitlin Arnold, Journalist
Hoberman’s cool designs and pieces could lead to new, transformable technology, from furniture to medical devices. Hoberman was not originally focused on making a kid’s toy.
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Ping Pong Doors

By: Isabella Phillips, Journalist
There is a new and innovative way for ping pong lovers to be able to play their favorite game without needing a game room. It's the ping pong door, a ping pong table that doubles as a functioning door to save space.
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By: Jeremy Scott, reporters

Legos are one of the most famous toys in the world. Legos are little colored plastic blocks that you can build stuff with. The idea of Legos were made by Ole Kirk Christiansen. Legos started producing...

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