geek: January 2008 Archives

Lego - more than child's play

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(Offbeat News) An artist has shown that the humble Lego brick is more than just child's play - by creating an entire exhibition based around brick forms.

33-year-old Nathan Sawaya's show 'The Art of the Brick' features more than 30 works and uses over one million colorful LEGO bricks

Items on show include a 5ft hand, life size sculptures and abstract 2 dimentional 'canvas.'

Mac users have 'different' brains

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Psychologists claim users of Apple Mac computers have a distinct mindset that predetermines their responses to and interpretations of situations.

A study of 7,500 people found that Mac users are more liberal, less modest, and more assured of their own superiority than the population at large.

The boffins from Mindset Media say that as such, Mac users are also more likely to seek varied and novel experiences, believing that imagination and intellectual curiosity contribute to a life well lived.





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