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(Wired)   Science finally answer the question that has plagued us, lo these many years. Why is Lego so expensive?   (wired.com) divider line 8
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2013-01-11 12:22:17 AM
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And verily it was written in the sacred parchments: Whatever the traffic shall bear
2013-01-11 08:40:40 AM
1 votes:
I like how he starts with a question in the title, completely throws it out in the first sentence and then partially answers something completely different. Actually, I don't like that at all.

In my school, Associate Professor of Physics at Southeastern Louisiana University, Rhett Allain, that would earn you an F.
2013-01-11 08:22:49 AM
1 votes:
That was astoundingly uninteresting...
2013-01-11 03:28:23 AM
1 votes:
2013-01-11 03:07:36 AM
1 votes:
Megablocks are like the Open Office version of Lego. They kinda look like they do the same thing - but when you try to do something complicated, it all falls apart.
2013-01-11 03:00:07 AM
1 votes:

fusillade762: Someone has WAY too much free time on their hands.


Someone posted a school project.
2013-01-11 01:38:01 AM
1 votes:
Because manufacturing tolerances are razor thin? Because the company passes the cost of licensing popular franchises into Lego kits on to their customers? Because they have a practical monopoly, both in branding and in product (lots of knock offs, but everyone ALWAYS compares those to how well they fit a Lego piece)?

I'm just spitballing here.
2013-01-11 12:15:37 AM
1 votes:
On that last graph the guy really should have excluded the few highest points and made the rest of the info larger. And if he wants to know whether the price is directly related to the number of blocks, he should have checked the correlation coefficient.
 
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