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  • July 27, 2015
    This is a video of a hermit crab who's upgraded from a shell to a giant LEGO brick. Is a LEGO brick better than a shell? I doubt it. Does a hermit crab with a LEGO for a shell get laid more than one without? I doubt it. At least not unless he finds a lady crab to move in r... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2015
    Yoga Joes are little green plastic army men performing yoga poses. You can get a set of all nine poses for $25. Those poses include: the tree pose, warrior one, the cobra pose, downward facing dog, meditation, the child's pose, the crow pose, warrior two, and headstand. What... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2015
    These are the acrylic tentacle cupcake toppers sold by Etsy store ThickandThinDesigns. They come in green and purple, are reusable, and available in 6-packs ($10) and 12-packs ($15). It's kind of weird seeing one sticking out the top of what is clearly a red velvet cupcake th... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2015
    This is the light-up Mega Man helmet available for pre-order from Capcom HERE ($150, shipping winter 2015). Pair it with this Mega Man Buster gun and a blue jumpsuit and you've got yourself one badass Halloween costume. Or wear it everyday, it's not like your coworkers don't ... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2015
    This is the 14-foot LEGO Starcraft II battlefield built by a group of international LEGO/Starcraft fans. It includes all three races and a ton of buildings and battle units. It made me think about how LEGO should create their own tabletop game like Warhammer and sell a ton of... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2015
    Slip Cups are a set of plastic cups ($5 for 20) that sit inside the regular 16 and 18-ounce plastic cups used for beer pong. They fit snugly inside the cups above the beer-line and are not filled with beer themselves, preventing players from having to drink the hair and dirt t... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2015
    Due to steady profit and market share drops in recent years, Sealed Air Corp., the company behind the original bubble wrap, has decided they're gonna try to turn the business around by exclusively selling the horribly named iBubble Wrap. The new wrap contains bubbles that are... / Continue →
  • July 2, 2015
    This is the first shot of the new LEGO Batmobile set for the upcoming Batman Vs. Superman movie. The set will be released January 1st of 2016, contain 306 pieces, and retail for $30. Honestly, I'm not a big fan of this Batmobile and I hope Superman kicks Batman's ass for driv... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2015
    These are some renderings of the Spaceballs Eagle 5 LEGO set proposed by LEGO Ideas member NvdK. Why he didn't actually build a real one is beyond me. Will the set ever reach production? I doubt it. If it does though it should come with the necessary pieces to convert the sh... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2015
    After securing the rights from Disney/Pixar, LEGO has just released the first images of its upcoming WALL-E set. The set started as a LEGO Ideas submission by Angus MacLane that got the necessary votes to be considered by LEGO for production (comparison shot between the origin... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2015
    This is a first look at the official $60 Big Bang Theory LEGO set due out later this year that people apparently wanted. I previously speculated it wouldn't get made, but I was wrong. For the record, that is the second time I've ever been wrong and I'm strong enough to admit ... / Continue →
  • 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
    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 →