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Adults can have fun with the little bricks too

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It's a classic toy. And it's not just for kids.

Can you guess what it is?

It's Lego!

Leaving prosthetic legs behind, Chris Koch sets out to travel Europe for six months.

Koch Lake

As of press time, Chris Koch, 32 years old and all but three-feet, six-inches tall, is gallivanting somewhere around Europe. He leaves behind nearly everything in Alberta, including his friends, his family, and his prosthetic legs.

Why the need for saving water is becoming more important

thumb WaterWeb4Drip, drip, drip. One droplet of water after another falls from a leaky tap. No one thinks much of the dripping coming from the kitchen. It's a sound the family has gotten used to. They'll get around to fixing it sometime; it's not hurting anyone. Why bother fixing it now?

thumb LLushingtonLegoKidsUpstairs in the library of the Calgary Science School, a group of students huddle around a mat watching intensely as a robot tries to deliver dinner to a waiting kitchen table.

Aside from its computer chip and mechanical parts is something special — it's a robot made of Lego.