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  • April 28, 2016
    This is a first person point of view video from a LEGO train traveling around a guy's house who laid out a ton of track both inside and outside his home. I'm pretty sure he keeps the track set up all the time too because it's pretty extensive. Everybody needs a hobby. Mine i... / Continue →
  • April 25, 2016
    This is the Voltron LEGO set designed and proposed by LEGO Ideas user len_d69. The five lions can be connected to form Voltron with the black lion making up the body, the red and green lions the arms, and blue and yellow the legs. Just like in the cartoon! The project still ... / Continue →
  • April 6, 2016
    Because some hydraulic press company really wants me to put one at the top of my birthday list this year (done and done), this is a video of a hydraulic press crushing LEGO pieces. Impressive, but I feel like I've stepped on LEGO blocks harder with my bare feet before. "No yo... / Continue →
  • March 16, 2016
    This is the 75,000 piece LEGO Bat-Signal created by LEGO expert builder Nathan Sawaya and his team over the span of five weeks to promote the new Batman vs Superman movie. It really works too. Well, it really works in that the spotlight inside comes on. It does not really wo... / Continue →
  • March 11, 2016
    LEGO has just confirmed that, after getting the requisite votes and being reviewed on their LEGO Ideas website (plus securing the licensing rights), the company will produce an official Adventure Time set later this year/early next year. The set will be based on the one above,... / Continue →
  • March 9, 2016
    This is a model of a Japanese sushi restaurant built by LEGOManiac Dr. Pei. It's filled with a bunch of unique patrons like samurai, astronauts and aliens, and even has a functional rotating sushi conveyor belt. People are so clever. I am not very clever. On my last job app... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2016
    This is the LEGO orrery (a mechanical model of the solar system, or just the earth, moon and sun) built by LEGOManiac Jason Allemann (of LEGO labyrinth fame). It's surprisingly accurate too, considering its size and the fact it was made out of plastic LEGO bits. I probably co... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2016
    This is the official LEGO Marble Maze set being released this April. The set was designed by Jason Allemann, whose LEGO labyrinth set this one is based on I previously posted back in 2012 HERE. Well LEGO has finally decided to make it. The 769 piece set will cost $70, which ... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2016
    This is a shot and video of the 9-foot LEGO Death Star exhibit built at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort in the UK. The Death Star contains over 500,000 bricks, weighs 1,900 pounds, and took 15 builders over three months to complete. When the display opens March 11th visitors will be ... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2016
    These are the unpoppable bubble wrap drink coasters made by Youtuber Peter Brown by carefully covering the wrap in clear epoxy, then cutting them into the shape of coasters (squircles). I imagine you could probably do the same yourself if you're interested and at least have so... / Continue →
  • February 23, 2016
    This is the Hangover Cup, a $15 oversized sippy cup for adults who drank too much the night before. It holds up to a liter of liquid, which should make a large enough cocktail to hair-of-the-dog you back to feeling decent. Just lay in bed watching cartoons and sipping your dr... / Continue →
  • 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 →