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  • February 12, 2016
    Sled Legs are foam-backed plastic leg attachments that turn your legs into a sled. That way you don't have to carry or pull your sled, because that's for people who live in the past. This is the future. The future is Sled Legs. $80 - $124 gets you a pair if they meet their ... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2016
    This is the paper airplane building and launching machine built by LEGO expert Arthur Sacek for an Arrow Electronics commercial (previously: this less pretty version built by somebody else). I have never been very good at building paper airplanes. I always come up with new de... / Continue →
  • February 5, 2016
    LEGO just unveiled their first LEGO set for the upcoming Ghostbusters movie. It features all four female Ghostbusters with proton packs (plus their secretary Kevin), a red demon, the ECTO-1, and a little motorcycle (the ECTO-2). The $60 set goes on sale July 1st, about two we... / Continue →
  • February 3, 2016
    This is the $40 Gummi Bear Chair available from Vat19 (previously: their real 26-pound gummi bear). It looks like a giant gummi bear and comes in a variety of colors. Just kidding, only red. That would have looked awesome in my dorm room below all my supermodel posters and ... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2016
    Note: Worthwhile, much higher resolution version of the above shot HERE. This is a LEGO recreation of the sinking of the Titanic built using over 120,000 LEGO pieces and 250 hours by "The Brick Man" Ryan McNaught, Mitchell Kruik and Clay Mellington. It is most impressive. Pr... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2016
    This is the 22 x 22 Rubik's Cube made entirely from 3-D printed parts (2,691 of them, you can print your own at Thingiverse HERE) by the folks at Coren Puzzle. Each face of the cube has 484 individual squares (technically some of them are rectangles), for a total of 4.3 x 10^1... / Continue →
  • January 14, 2016
    This is a timelapse of a lifesize LEGO BB-8 being built by the folks at Bright Bricks. Me? I am a Dumb Stone. Oh who am I kidding, I'm not even a stone. I'm a rock at best and more than likely just a dried up piece of animal shit somebody might mistake for a rock provided t... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2016
    This is the official Batman Classic TV Series Batcave LEGO set. It contains 2,526 pieces, costs $270, and will be available this March. It comes complete with the Batcopter, Batmobile, Batcycle, nine minifigs and three kind of disjointed playsets. That's the thing I don't li... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2016
    These are the real Batman Vs. Superman Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots available from Mattel. The classic 'punch your opponent's head off' fighting game been updated with sound effects, and instead of their heads popping off, the whole character pops off the base when they've been de... / Continue →
  • January 11, 2016
    This is a timelapse of LEGO maniac Peter "Cavegod" Brookdale building a custom designed 6,000 piece LEGO AT-AT Walker over the span of 26 hours. For reference, the largest official AT-AT set sold by LEGO is only 1,137 pieces. I think it's amazing how people can design and bui... / Continue →
  • December 30, 2015
    This is a picture of a cat in a giant hamster ball (which I guess is actually a regular size cat ball) with a BB-8 head on top. I'm going to go out on a limb here and assume the head doesn't stay balanced on top if the cat runs inside the thing. I'm going to assume all of thi... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2015
    This is the EV3 Cookie Icing Machine built by LEGO loving couple Jason and Kristal of JK Brickworks. It can ice holiday cookies with star, angel and snowflake designs. You can follow their directions to build the same set for yourself HERE. Alternatively, learn how to ice co... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2015
    Note: Ful-res version of the chart right HERE. Woops, I actually meant HERE. This is the LEGO piece color chart created by Jeremy Moody. My girlfriend is moody. "WHAT?" I said you are my rock. "You can sleep in your car tonight." But you know what it does to my back! ... / Continue →
  • November 25, 2015
    Did you know there's a new Star Wars movie coming out? That was news to me. Of course I only get my news from the postman who makes the trek to my mountain cave twice a year (once if the bridge trolls are on strike), so I'm usually a little behind. This is a video of Blendte... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2015
    These are the padded LEGO slippers designed to prevent foot pain when you step on LEGO blocks because your kids don't put their toys away like you asked them to. Me? I used to love picking up all my LEGO bricks when I was a kid because I would pretend I was a human vacuum cle... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2015
    These are a bunch of shots of the interior of the upcoming LEGO Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters set. Looks pretty good. I am going to have so much fun building this and playing with it. I mean, provided my parents don't ruin my whole life by not buying it for me. "So yo... / Continue →
  • November 4, 2015
    Cats: they like to do battle. I admire that about them. I'm also jealous of how much they get to sleep. This is the 3-D printed cat armor designed by 3-D printing enthusiast Jwall (pronounced J-Wall) of PrintThatThing. You can download the design at Thingiverse HERE to prin... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2015
    This is the official Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters set being released by LEGO on January 1st. Perfect, just in time for me to not be able to ask for one for Christmas. WHAT THE HELL WERE YOU THINKING, LEGO?! The 4,634 piece set features two floors with a laboratory, li... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2015
    LEGO has just announced via Facebook they're releasing their Doctor Who TARDIS set starting this December, just in time for everybody to go nuts trying to get one before Christmas. Will there be a fight in the toy store at the mall? There will be fights EVERYWHERE. I might e... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2015
    This is the LEGO electric guitar built by guitar maker Nicola Pavan (who traditionally works with wood). The body is entirely LEGO except for the bridge and electronics, but the neck is a regular guitar neck. Pavan added some glue and screws in order to hold everything togeth... / Continue →