Annoucing Hobby How-To Month

We've been enjoying all of our themes and Skill Builder series this year, but many of us are particularly excited by this month: Hobby How-Tos. All of us being kids at heart, we still have a soft spot for things like scale modeling, rocketry, tabletop gaming, Legos, R/C vehicles, model... Read more »

Top 10: Rubik's cube posts

I really could’t tell you why Make: Online runs so many Rubik’s cube posts. Maybe it’s because the cube is an iconic toy, or because of the intellectual, math-focused challenge. Either way, we like ‘em. Here are ten Rubik’s cube posts pulled from our archives. #10 Android-powered LEGO Rubik’s Cube... Read more »

Online dice collections

Shown above is a small sample of Justin Michell's meticulously-documented dice collection over at Kevin Cook's DiceCollector.com. Justin's is one of six collections, besides Kevin's own, hosted at the site, which makes for fascinating browsing. Most folks' experience of dice is limited to the simple Platonic-solid dice, but of the... Read more »

Collectable minifig code haxx0red

Never underestimate the ingenuity of a true fan. Lego is selling blind packs of collectable minifigs, the idea being you’ll have to buy lots of extras in order to complete your set. However, Lego didn’t count on AFOLs figuring out the system. Apparently every bag has been embossed with tiny... Read more »

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