Geekologie I Watch Stuff The Superficial Hedonistica

Results for "lego"

  • November 25, 2014
    This is the note that was included with some LEGO doll house sets in the 70's, reminding parents that it's okay for girls to want to play with rocketships and boys to build dollhouses. It's weird to think some parents actually needed to be reminded of that. I had a Cabbage Pa... / Continue →
  • November 21, 2014
    This is the LEGO strip club set being sold by Citizen Brick. It costs $275 *spit-take* and includes over 80 custom printed elements including hologram foil stamped mirrors and 4 stripper minifigs. Plus it has some LED lighting to give it that authentic nudie bar feel. Still,... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2014
    This are the LEGO Statler and Waldorf figures built by LEGOmaniac grubaluk. He did a great job. You know, I love Statler and Waldorf, I see a lot of myself in them. They're just such... "Jerks." Yeah, sure, but like, loveable jerks, right? Like me? loveable jerks? Why are... / Continue →
  • October 17, 2014
    This is a short pictorial of father John Wray and his children building a fictional LEGO set of Wonder Woman's Invisible Jet. Pretty cute, right? It's cool, I'm man enough to be able to admit when things are cute. I like kittens, I like baby animals. I even like those littl... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2014
    This is the LEGO Super Mario Bros floor lamp built and being sold by Etsy shop PugsnLegos for $2,200. I want it. Except I want it to be Zelda themed. Ooh -- and I want it to play sounds from the games. Plus greet me when I come home. And if could give decent back and foot ... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2014
    LEGO has just announced the latest addition to their Ultimate Collector Series of models -- a 1,996-piece version of Boba Fett's ship, the Slave I. The set will be released later this year for $200 and even comes with a Han Solo in carbonite minifig. FUN FACT: my roommate has... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2014
    This is 8-year old Dylan Prunty and the replica of the Children's Hospital Los Angeles he built out of LEGO bricks. Dylan builds things out of LEGO to help distract himself from the pain caused from a rare genetic disorder. PROTIP: Get those tissues handy. Fittingly named ... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2014
    These are the edible chocolate LEGO blocks created by Akihiro Mizuuchi. They're made by pouring liquid chocolate into LEGO brick shaped molds and waiting for it to cool. Not too complicated. Afterwards, they're durable enough to build with, provided you don't hold them in yo... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2014
    This is the modular plastic Springfield built by LEGO pro Matt De Lanoy. Now that -- that looks like a fun playset. I would give my left nut to stomp through this Springfield like Godzilla. Well not MY left nut, one of my roommate's that I'll just say is mine (he lost a very... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2014
    This is the $200 Collector's Edition LEGO Tumbler due out in September. The vehicle measures 15-inches by 9-inches and contains 1,869-pieces. Mostly black ones. I think I might build it. Then add fireworks to the back and accidentally set it ablaze trying to make it speed d... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2014
    This is the 6-foot, 20,000-brick LEGO Bender sculpture created by LEGOmaniac Adrian Drake. His stomach door opens to reveal space for several bottles of booze inside. Would you drink something that came from the stomach of a robot? I think I would. I mean, just as long as i... / Continue →
  • June 24, 2014
    This is the LEGO Firewalk constructed at the Bull Moose music store in South Portland, Maine. Not to brag, but I could go the distance easily. You see, ever since I was a child I've run around barefoot to develop super-calloused 'Ninja Turtle' feet. Now I can walk on anythin... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2014
    These are $45 Nanoblock sunglasses. They're covered in LEGO-like studs. They're not LEGO compatible though, they're only Nanoblock compatible. Apparently Nanoblocks are a miniaturized version of LEGO from Japan. Want to build a little Nanoblock fairy trimming your eyebrows?... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2014
    This is Kelsey Kronmiller and her boyfriend's custom Super Mario Bros level themed fish tank (previously: this one that she got the idea from) The castles are made out of LEGO bricks. If I were a fish I would love to live in there. I am not a fish though, I am a gecko. I hav... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2014
    This is the $100 LEGO Mini Cooper set coming out this August. It will have 1,077 pieces (including a picnic basket and baguette) and is suggested for expert builders only. Obviously, you and I are out of the question. "Speak for yourself." Fine, I'm out of the question. Yo... / Continue →
  • June 5, 2014
    This is a preview of the upcoming LEGO playsets featuring female scientist minfigs. There's going to be a paleontologist, astronomer, and chemist. The playsets are a departure from LEGO's predominately male-centric sets, and come at a time when we need to inspire young female... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2014
    This is the 114-foot LEGO tower built in Budapest, Hungary. It beats the previous record holder (that was built by a bunch of schoolchildren) by a little over a foot. What I don't understand is why did they only beat the record by a foot? If I set out to build the world's ta... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2014
    Note: Picture unrelated, clearly somebody else's wife knows what's up. A man in Sweden recently took out an ad selling his massive 661-pound LEGO collection for $11,500 because his wife was threatening to leave him. Then go! But you're never going to find another man with a ... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2014
    This is a LEGO version of Homer's Homer car built by LEGO pro Brian Williams (previously: this real life Homer car). You know, I built a LEGO car once. "Let me guess -- it had square wheels." Good one, jerk! No, they were triangles. You know why? Because that's the shape ... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2014
    These are the LEGO shot glasses available from ThinkGeek ($20 for 4). They're not actually licensed LEGO products though because LEGO doesn't promote underage drinking, plus why pay for licensing rights when you don't have to? That is like flushing money down the toilet. Sam... / Continue →