What do you do with your computers spare time?

Many people do what they need to do on their computers and just go about their day.  What if you could put that computer to use actually providing valuable data to the Scientific community?

There are actually several screen savers that will allow you to take part in Scientific data.  There are also programs that you can download and install such as Community World Grid.

This program will allow you to take part in a minute way by allowing your computer to process information for Scientific Research.  These research programs include data on Cancer, Aids, and numerous other diseases as well as some technology advancements.

One Geek actually built his computer with that in mind.  He thought about what he could do for the world.  Sense his computer just sits there when he’s not doing anything, why not put it to use?

This Geek also took and built his computer out of Lego parts.  This is intriguing for a lot of Geeks out there who love Lego.  In fact, one could go as far to say it’s intriguing to a lot more than just the Geek community.

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Lego PC

Every Lego Fans Dream

Well, if it’s not every Lego Fans Dream, it should be.  If you’re a gamer and a Gears of Wars fan, you’ll want one of these bad boys.  Even if you’re a gamer, you should still want one.  This gun, based off the Gears of War assault rifle, is a Dream come true.

I’ll be getting myself some Lego for Christmas.  If not before then.  This fully working gun, has a Chainsaw, shoots Rubber Bands, and uses clips.  On top of that, it has a working safety.  What more could you really want?

The builders of this, actually show you the mechanics of it.  Just in case you want to know how it works and want to try and build one yourself.  That is if you’re the creative type.  There are of course other builds of similar design, also based of the Gears of War game.  You can check them out on Youtube.