Lego-based robot sanitizer created at refugee camp
Refugees at the Zaatari camp in Jordan have designed a robot prototype made from LEGOs, which automatically dispenses sanitizer to avoid contact with the bottle and help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Ed Sheeran has donated some of his personal items to be sold at a charityauction, including a collection of his childhood Lego bricks. The popstar hasalso provided handwritten lyrics to his hit single Perfect, a signed posterand ticket to his first gig and a handmade You Need Me EP from 2009 to be soldonline to help two charities – GeeWizz and Zest - in Suffolk, where he grewup. Celebrities including David Beckham, Kylie Minogue and Usain Bolt havealso donated items and unique experiences to the auction which has 220 lotsand was organised with the help of Ed’s parents John and Imogen Sheeran.
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A Lego fan has built a jaw-dropping pizza-making machine entirely from Lego. Canada-based Iouri Petoukhov works with his son Michael to make amazing creations under the name 'The Brick Wall'. Now they have celebrated 5 years of projects with an intricate machine that serves up perfect pizzas It includes mechanisms that dispense sauce, cheese, sausage & peppers. Iouro tells Cover Images (www.cover-images.com): "Making pizza is an art and love, making pizza with Lego it is fun and satisfaction.”
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Fathi the robot emerged a year ago as a toy designed by engineer Youssef al-Qalam with the help of his classmates. It quickly developed to become an educational robot that has created a unique learning atmosphere for Syrian students.
Every year, Syrian housewife and mother of two, Janette Elias, buys enough aubergines to make a year's supply of the famous local dish 'Makdous'. But this year, as economic burdens pile and sanctions drive prices up, Elias's family was only able to afford around half of their usual supply.
Students in the Arab world, including refugees, who wish to advance their education no longer need to worry about a language barrier - thanks to a new Arabic programme offered by an online, tuition-free U.S.-based university.