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Lets Play with Legos!Rediscovery: Building legos

How Long HAS it Been: 10 years, 5 months and ~16 days.

Why: I challenge you to find someone who’s youth did not include LEGOs.

What it was then: LEGOs were a pivotal part of my childhood.  Some of my first memories involve a red LEGO briefcase I got when I was 3 or 4 for Christmas, filled with basic LEGO blocks.  As the years progressed, this became supplemented with spaceship blocks, medieval castle pieces, and carefully machined mechanical “Technics” parts.  Surprisingly, this allowed for growth not only creatively, but gave me a solid concept of engineering-  I’m fairly sure I wouldn’t understand rack and pinion steering if it weren’t for the Technics cars I built. Read more »

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Phil WarrenPhil Warren (81)
Founder and editor of The Brave New, Phil Warren is now an accordion player, a minister, a sonic weapons expert, a director, a photographer, a public speaker, and a bunch of other things. Mostly he's an adventurer though. An adventurer who smells nice. Except when he doesn't.
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One part Burner and one part Engineer; I’ve lived through twenty-five-and-a-half winters, and aim to keep it that way. My world is a strange one, and it’s my goal to make it stranger.

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