They’re surprisingly sophisticated.
They’re surprisingly sophisticated.
Jeff Friesen used Legos to create scenes representing each state. What do you think of yours?
You won’t find these instruments at your local music store.
Because shipping containers are like Legos for adults.
Your favorite childhood toy can be used to make accessories that are unexpectedly lovely.
Who knows what fun you’ll cook up with this deluxe set, chock full of realistic details, and three exclusive minifigs!
Plus 10 SyFy Channel movies that are just as ridiculous as Sharknado, a very astute observation about Adam Sandler characters, and what happens when you try to kiss a lion.
Ingenious. (via dangerousminds.net)
Spoiler alert. (via reddit.com)
Here, let me give you all my money.
Also, Morgan Freeman is a wizard. This has been a Public Service Announcement.
Anyone who has ever stepped on a stray LEGO already knows that hell feels like.
Not every LEGO creation needs to follow the manual. Sometimes not doing things by the book can lead to some pretty incredible builds.
Boldly going where no bricks have gone before.
And all it takes is an above-average familiarity with engineering, electronics, and Legos. The marvels of science!
This happened fast! 1:350 scale.
This incredible life-sized Hylian Shield from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess debuts at Brickcon 2012 this weekend. The creators, Alise and Remi (AKA building team Bolt of Blue), are obviously awesomely nerdy Lego geniuses.
This gigantic map of Japan was built by 5,000 people in 6 different regions using 1.8 million LEGO blocks. It was built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic building blocks being introduced into Japan.
The first panoramic picture from Curiosity’s spot on Mars, an exciting new short film about the landing, Curiosity rebuilt in Legos by one of its real engineers, and Bobak the Mohawk guy hangs out at NPR… Science!
This fully-functioning candy dispenser was made out of legos by a “twelve or thirteen” year-old-kid who explains the mechanisms in this video. You can make one yourself by following his instructions.
You’ll never look at Tinkerbell and a light switch the same way again, you guys!
The Lego Knight has returned. Now someone do this with the “Avengers” trailer, stat.
Remember those plain smiling faces you loved to play with? They have been upgraded just a bit.
The title of Nate Daly’s project, “Serenity In Lego”, sounds like a masterpiece. Which, this is of course. I guess I never noticed Serenity looks like a really mean looking pheasant.
Scientists at Cambridge are looking for ways to use bone as an artificial material for things like implants, or other uses such as building material and they are using Legos to help them along the way.
This is probably the geekiest yet coolest thing you’ll see all week. The Lego Gameboy transformer (done by Julius von Brunk) combines everything we loved from the 90s, including a Tetris cartridge that turns into a Transformer bird.
I wish I had this when I was a kid. [Ed. note: And I wish that, as an adult, I had anything near the capacity to build something this insanely involved.]
Slate imagines a civil unrest Lego collection, in either OWS or Arab Spring versions, for your kids. A hopeful Christmas present for the “too small to fail” set. (via slatev.com)
Star Wars fan David Wagner conquered the Ultimate Collectors edition of the Millennium Falcon, but then he went a step further and built a highly detailed docking bay for the ship complete with LEDs.
Florida authorities siezed a 100-pound fiberglass giant Lego Man that washed up on shore near Siesta Key Village. Other similar statues washed up in Holland and England, and are said to be the work of an “enigmatic Dutch painter” named Ego Leonard. Read the full story here. (via boingboing.net) View Image ›