CNN was trying to make this mid-term election the most dramatic thing since the missing plane.
In truth, voters were replacing useless politicians, with different, useless politicians. But that didn't stop the sometimes news network from breaking out the gadgets, including the CNN Magic Wall (it's really a large iPad) and their Virtual Senate.
But, when it came to tracking the seats in the Senate, Mashable came up with a simple easy to understand low tech idea.
They used Lego blocks to keep track of the Senate seats and this was the best idea since Tim Russert's dry erase board.