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  • 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 →
  • March 9, 2015
    This is a video of the famous clock tower lightning scene from Back To The Future faithfully recreated entirely as a stop motion LEGO short (with some lightning and fire special effects thrown in for good measure). I can't even imagine how much time it took to complete somethi... / 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 →
  • January 21, 2015
    This is the 1977 Kenner Star Wars Millennium Falcon toy that was stuffed with the guts of a Technics SL-1200 turntable by Marco Garza. It makes the perfect record player for listening to John Williams' original Star Wars score. Or Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon. It's a r... / Continue →
  • January 15, 2015
    7-year old Liam Porter was born without the lower part of his left arm and wore a prosthetic that was useless (looked like a mannequin arm with no functionality). Thankfully, due to there still being decent people on this planet (or is earth a moon?), he was just presented wit... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2014
    This is a video chronicling the story of Derby the dog. Derby was born with disfigured front legs and later adopted by Tara Anderson, who happens to be a director at 3D Systems, a global 3-D printing company. So what did she do? Got Derby some 3-D printed prosthetics so he h... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2014
    This is the Pillow 13x13x13 IQ Brick (not actually a Rubik's cube, just similar) available from Brando. It costs $320, which is pretty expensive for something I'm inevitably going to throw at the ground as hard as I can, then stab and set on fire. Just saying, you know what h... / 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 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 30, 2014
    This is the 3-D printable t-rex skull shower head design created by MakerBot Thingiverse user JMSchwartz11. You can download the model to print your own for free HERE (it comes in both narrow and wide-spray models) Pretty awesome right? Plus I think we can all agree it makes ... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2014
    These are the reusable plastic zombie toothpicks available from Brazilian design company Meninos. $11 gets you a bag of six green and six gray zombies to poke in your *eyeballing photo* what is that, fried cheese? Fried okra? Fried okra is hands down one of my top five favo... / 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 25, 2014
    This is the steampunk AT-AT walker made out of LEGO by LEGO-pro Markus1984. Now all Luke and the rest of the rebels need are some coal-powered dirigibles to fly around and tie all the legs together. Somebody really should shoot a steampunk remake of the original trilogy. Or ... / 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 →