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  • Parks go from treats to terrors

    Parks go from treats to terrors
    Central Florida's theme parks have embraced the notion that Halloween can be celebrated for more than just one October evening. Their special events now stretch for weeks, with some spilling into November. Here is a recap of major-park activities,...
  • NASA's Mars Curiosity rover to take Lego form, thanks to voters

    NASA's Mars Curiosity rover to take Lego form, thanks to voters
    Perhaps it was only a matter of time before NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover got its own official Lego avatar. The Mars Science Laboratory robot was picked by thousands of fans to be designed in toy brick form, and it joins a pantheon of other Red Planet...
  • The dreaded words: 'Mom, I need to talk to you about something'

    The dreaded words: 'Mom, I need to talk to you about something'
    My son said to me last night, with a very serious look on his face, "Mom, I need to talk to you about something important." I wondered what it could be. Lately, all the talk has been about his birthday, which is coming up, so I figured it had...
  • Florida travel calendar for November

    Florida travel calendar for November
    Check out festivals and events in November across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 1-3: Melbourne Air and Space...
  • Hands-on with surgical robots

    Hands-on with surgical robots
    Eight students were given the task of placing small plastic rings on rubber spikes and turning a quarter from heads to tails — without using their hands. The sixth-grade robotics team from the Pegasus School, a private elementary school in...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’ gets Lego movie poster treatment

     
    Thor, Loki and their Asgardian pals are getting the Lego treatment in a new parody of the “Thor: The Dark […]...
  • Legoland Fun Close To Home

    Legoland Fun Close To Home
    A classic toy has "gone modern" at two amusement parks in the United States.  But, if you can't make it to Florida or California, there is a new Legoland Discovery Center right here in the tri-state area. "We are a 32,000-square-foot indoor attraction,"...
  • ‘Marvel Universe Live’: Behind the scenes of a superhero arena show

     
    Kirk Jenkins doesn’t seem to notice the young woman suspended in the air in front of him, contorting her body […]...
  • Putting the $ in $pringfield: 'Simpsons' Merch a Cash Cow for 20th TV

    It was only two years ago that 20th Century Fox started taking consumer products a little more seriously, tapping Jeffrey Godsick to expand the way the company exploits its films and TV shows through theme park rides, live events, T-shirts, toys and other...
  • Burb's Eye View: She's busy being part of the solution

    Burb's Eye View: She's busy being part of the solution
    Most of the 20 raffle tickets that once stuffed the envelope were gone. Janet Diel scanned the tables for one last basket to try to win — there were dozens filled with toys, games, gift cards, food and wine. She settled on one and threw her...
  • Cellphone towers don't have to mimic Lego trees

    Cellphone towers don't have to mimic Lego trees
    Why are cellphone towers so utterly ugly? That wasn’t the most important issue that came up during a Times editorial board meeting this week with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, but it’s surely a question that most of us have pondered....
  • Lego introduces a monochromatic, forgiving architecture set

    Lego introduces a monochromatic, forgiving architecture set
    Over the last couple of weeks, a tiny monochromatic skyline has been growing in my kitchen. Since opening Lego’s new “Architecture Studio,” my two daughters (who are 9 and 4) and I have been putting together, dismantling and...