Interstate 79 in Harrison County, West Virginia was partially shut down yesterday when there was a massive Lego spill on the road. The original news article doesn’t have any information–whether the load was lost by a Lego truck, some poor child’s dad’s personal collection lost during transport, or some other mystical event of Scandinavian [...]
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These 4.5″ tall, wooden, hand carved Lego figures were created by French designer Thibaut Malet. Limited to only 20, there were briefly available on Etsy. Let’s hope he’s willing to make some more at some point? In any case, my browser just added a new bookmark. Malet’s Etsy shop Malet’s website , where you can see [...]
For your enjoyment today, a highly detailed depiction of the meth lab from Breaking Bad, built from Lego. Lots more pics to see on imgur.com. Thanks to Brian over at Pendragon’s Post for bringing this to my attention.
Well here’s an awesome thing that has been a long time coming. Lego compatible minifigures of all your favorite Major League Baseball superstars (and non-stars)! Available at team shops and select retailers nationwide, or directly from OYO Sports, each figure comes complete with hat, ball, bat and glove in a truly nifty collector case. Players [...]
U.S. and Russian space agencies suffered a huge embarrassment recently, when Canada (yes, Canada!) sent the first Lego mini figure into space. 17 year old Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad did the work with a helium balloon outfitted with four cameras. The first of the videos they collected of the process can be seen [...]
Posted in Toys on Nov 17th, 2011
Lego is hard news. Get it? Hard? Cause they’re bricks? Ok. Well, anyway… No less a media blue chip than the Wall Street Journal has a feature article today about Adult Fans of Lego (AFOL). “We still see ourselves as a toy company, but the world is challenging us on that,” says Tormod Askildsen, a [...]
Your editor managed to get these shots of the growing Occupy Lego Land display at Zucotti Park in downtown New York. Their goal? With all of the angst currently going on in the USA and the world, attention must also be brought to the people of Lego Land. Lego Land has one of the smallest [...]
video from www.artwhisperer.tv So, the back of the mini-fig’s jersey reads “Ego Leonard”, and someone at boingboing discovered a corresponding website. A message on it reads, in part: My name is Ego Leonard and according to you I come from the virtual world. A world that for me represents happiness, solidarity, all green and blossoming, [...]
Lego is a company that has made awesome toys for many decades. But they’re a little gun shy about doing military themed toys (see what I did there?). They’re ok with pirates, space rangers, police, and Batman. But army…not so much. I certainly don’t hold it against them. On the other hand, kids love to [...]