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This Awesome Guy Built An Exosuit That Controls a Tiny, Pacific-Rim-Style Lego Jaeger

Danny Benedettelli just created something awesome – a wearable exosuit that can control robots.

Mark Andrew





Several weeks ago, we shared with you the fascinating story of Carlos Torres who designed a fun but functional Lego-compatible prosthetic arm. After a few blogs, we also wrote about Mobile Factory’s Q-Brixx technology which turns debris into stackable blocks used for creating new homes.

Well, it seems many Lego-loving kids have grown up to be geniuses. Here’s another proof!

Meet Lego geek and tech master Danny Benedettelli, a designer who successfully created a wearable exosuit that can control a small robot. Both the robot and the suit are made using the little toy bricks.

It’s really pretty cool! The robot mimics Danny’s every movement. If you’ve seen popular sci-fi flick Pacific Rim, it’s actually a lot similar with that – well, except that this guy’s robot is of a much smaller scale.

Watch the robot in action here:

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Actually, Danny does this professionally. He customizes Lego models for different companies and educational programs. In creating the robot though, he utilized Lego Mindstorm NXT system and then he used electronic components for the exosuit. He also used Bluetooth technology to hook connect the suit to the robot. His movements are transmitted wirelessly to the robot’s mechanisms, resulting to the little machine imitating all his movements.

Danny calls it the Cyclops project and as of present time, he can only control the robot’s upper part namely the hands, arms, and shoulders. He is currently working on adding controls for the legs as well.

This young inventor is really on to something big here. It’s really awesome how he came up with a human-controlled robot with just a few Legos, some electronics, and an Android smartphone.

Imagine how cool it would be if this technology eventually becomes available in the market. I’m predicting robot fighting games ala Real Steel will be extremely popular! We wish him luck for this project.

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H/T: NerdApproved


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10 Amazing Facts About the Human Body That Will Make You Go WOAH!

Learn some fun facts and discoveries about the human body that you are not aware of.

KL Viray



Our bodies are considered to be among the most marvelous and most complex works of art.

In spite of the anatomical and physiological discoveries in the past, scientists still continue to study the human body. And as such, more and more studies are released to provide additional knowledge and for the purposes of medical advancement.

Thanks to these unending discoveries, we continue to learn about our own bodies! Let us take a look at the updated fun facts of the human body below.

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A Mom Fulfills Promise and Adopts All 4 Daughters of Her Best Friend Who Died Of Cancer.

inspiring story about a mother’s bold act when she adopts 4 daughters of her best friend who died of cancer.

Jessa Ventures



Life is indeed full of surprises and it's up to us to either see them as burdens or blessings. Let this story inspire and teach you why it pays to be kind, helpful and selfless.

When 40-year-old author, motivational speaker, and single mom Elizabeth Diamond died in April 2015 after battling with cancer, she left behind 4 young girls--Tara, Samona, Ella, and Lilyan. Elizabeth devoted her life to helping people and was also a proud board member of the Buffalo Wellness Center.

Elizabeth Diamond died in April 2015 and left behind 4 young girls.


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This Stunning 50-Year-Old Model Proves Age is Just a Number

Candy Lo Lam defies age as she is a stunning 50-year-old model actress who posed in bikini in her photo book, “Timeless”.

Grace Alviar Viray



Many women fear getting old as it would make them less of a beauty. Everything starts to sag at the age of 40, but Candy Lo Lam, a model and actress from Hong Kong, seems to have cheated nature with her good looks and stunning physique!

And Candy isn't just your typical stress-free 50-year-old woman. Reports say that this golden girl went through divorce as she was physically abused by her ex-husband. She is even raising her three sons on her own!

Now that Candy's 50, she has decided to pose for a photo shoot to celebrate her age. Once hailed Miss Asia in 1991, Candy's beauty queen looks never faded!

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