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  • May 29, 2015
    Remember that ultra-impressive GBC (great ball contraption) built by Kawaguchi Akiyuki. Well this is an even BIGGER one built by Maico Arts and Ben Jonkman that contains 88 different ball moving modules. That is a lot of ways to move balls! I usually move mine by nonchalantl... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2015
    This is an Instructable created by SFHandyman detailing how to make your own gummi LEGO bricks and minifigs. It's not too complicated. Will they taste better than real LEGO bricks? No, nothing is ever better than the real thing. "You do realize you're talking about eating p... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2015
    This is the 10,000 piece "accurate to minifig scale" LEGO Millennium Falcon cross-section created by LEGO builders Titans Creations. It looks most impressive. I actually tried to build the 1,200 piece Millennium Falcon set that LEGO released a couple years ago, but you know w... / Continue →
  • May 8, 2015
    After two years up on the LEGO Ideas website, a proposal for Daft Punk minifigs and playset has finally garnered enough support to be offiically reviewed by LEGO. Wait -- it took two years? So apparently people want Daft Punk minifigs, but not THAT bad. That is how I am abou... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2015
    This is the 6-foot x 7.5-foot tall mosaic that Eric Harshbarger created using 50,000 LEGO bricks and two months time. The mosaic is a giant version of the cover of the 1977 Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set book (closeup of the book after the jump). Obviously, Eric did a great job... / Continue →
  • May 4, 2015
    This is a video tour of architect Jeffrey Pelletier's basement, where hes stores some 250,000 LEGO pieces in 153 bins and 189 drawers. He also has a nice looking bar down there. Clearly Jeffrey is very organized. Me? My apartment is so disorganized it took me fifteen minutes... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2015
    This is the Golden Girls kitchen and living room LEGO set proposed by builder lostsleep on the LEGO Ideas website. The set has already garnered the 10,000 supporters it needs to be officially reviewed by LEGO, but I don't have high hopes of it actually becoming a real product.... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2015
    The Brik Case is a MacBook/MacBook Air case that turns the back of the monitor into a building surface for LEGO, Mega Bloks, PixelBlocks, KRE-O, or K'NEX. The Brik Case is currently an already funded Kickstarter project, so $35 will get you one along with a bag of 100 1x1 buil... / Continue →
  • March 17, 2015
    LEGO has just announced an official Qwik-E-Mart playset coming this May for $200. The set will contain 2,179 pieces and include Apu, Marge, Homer, Bart, Chief Wiggum and Snake Jailbird minifigs. The store has a removable roof for a bird's eye view into the playset, and the wa... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2015
    These are a bunch of shots from Toy Fair 2015 (think Renaissance faire but with fewer busty maidens and grilled turkey legs and more toys) in New York City featuring the upcoming Jurassic World LEGO sets. There will be five total sets including the $129 Indominus Rex Breakout,... / Continue →
  • February 5, 2015
    After receiving enough votes on the LEGO Ideas website, and being reviewed by LEGO (not to mention securing the licensing rights), the company has announced they will be producing Doctor Who and WALL-E playsets later this year. Sadly, they will both appear clearly written near... / Continue →
  • February 5, 2015
    This is a beautiful stop-motion video created by animator Jon Rolph of an artist (presumably himself) producing a Mondrian replica by painting with LEGO bricks. You know, I wish I had the patience to make stop-motion videos because I have some GOOD IDEAS. "Let's hear them." ... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2015
    This is the 2,996-piece S.H.I.E.L.D Helicarrier playset due out this March for $350. It will come with five minifigs (Nick Fury, Black Widow, Captain America, Hawkeye, and Maria Hill) and is expected to be between first and third place on my birthday wishlist this year dependi... / Continue →
  • January 26, 2015
    This is the first look at two Scooby Doo LEGO sets due for release this August. Just like my prison pen-pal Snakebird! All the characters will be available as minifigs, and the sets include the Mystery Machine, Dracula's Castle, Mummy Museum Mystery and the Haunted Lighthouse... / Continue →
  • December 1, 2014
    This is a stop-motion LEGO version of the new Star Wars teaser trailer. Youtuber Snooperking made it within a day of the original coming out. Obviously, the quality kind of reflects that. Keep going for the video.... / Continue →
  • 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 →
  • 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 →