Crowdfund a chance for Superman to visit sick children and the power of…

We've got just a couple of projects to set before your eyeballs today, one to make you go "Aww" and one to inspire future awe. Consider crowdfunding a Superman actor's cross-country tour of children's hospitals, or the construction of a microcontroller that will let you study suborbital space from your back yard. » 8/12/12 12:00pm 8/12/12 12:00pm

Watch a LEGO space shuttle make its maiden voyage high above the clouds

As a tribute to the end of the space shuttle era, YouTuber vinciverse sent this LEGO shuttle 35,000 meters in the air, so we could take a wistful look at back at space shuttle flight, even if it's just in miniature form. [via The Mary Sue] » 3/04/12 3:30pm 3/04/12 3:30pm