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  • 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
    To celebrate Star Wars Day (I love celebrating by breaking things) this is a video from WIRED of an $800, 16-hour build LEGO Star Destroyer nose-diving into the ground at 1,000 frames per second. I like how they point out all the Star Wars minifigs that go flying, I feel like ... / 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 30, 2015
    Remember those melted army men bowls we posted back in 2010? Of course you don't, you couldn't even read back then. Well now Instructables user N36 has provided a tutorial detailing how to make your own. I'm not really sure it needed a tutorial, but apparently some people ha... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2015
    These are the giant D20 dice made to order by Etsy shop Inner Geek Outer Beauty. You can pick any transparent, translucent, opaque or fluorescent acrylic color you want, as well as the numbers on the sides. I'm gonna go with all evens! But, because the dice are handmade, the... / 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 →
  • 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 →