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6-Ft Eye Of Sauron/Dark Tower LEGO Statue

Seen here doing his best Amish Abe Lincoln, Kevin Walter built a 175-cm (~69") Barad-dûr/Eye of Sauron LEGO sculpture for the 2011 Brickworld convention. I'm not sure...
June 24, 2011

Saudi Arabia Plans For Mile-High Skyscraper

A mile? That's not even scraping the sky anymore -- that's an open-palm grope! Because building a tower taller your neighbor's is making a comeback in proving...
April 11, 2011

The Tallest Mountain In The Solar System

Mount Everest, at 29,029 feet tall (~5.5 miles), is the tallest mountain on earth (excluding Hawaii's Mauna Kea, which is actually 33,465 feet tall -- only 13,796...
December 10, 2010

But Why?: Mount Everest Gets A 3G Network

Mount Everest, which I have climbed many times in the past (several times carrying an injured Yeti to their sacred temple), now has a 3G network for...
October 29, 2010

Boredom: Ever Wanted To Scroll A Mile?

Ever wanted to scroll a mile with your computer mouse? Me neither, which is why I just grabbed the sidebar and dragged it. A mile in less...
February 10, 2009