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The LEGO Story – Celebrating 80 Years of Play Well | Video

Undeterred by near financial ruins and devastating heartbreaks, Danish carpenter Ole Kirk Christiansen started by making wooden toys in 1932. Sought to make the best play things to children, Christiansen and his son Godtfred continued on with a motto “Det Bedste Er Ikke For Godt” or the … READ MORE

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LEGO MINDSTORMS – NASA Curiosity Mars Rover | By BattleBricks

http://lego.com/” target=”_blank”>LEGO builders have a natural predilection for building iconic structures from fiction and reality, or a blending of the two. Certainly the http://freshnessmag.com/2012/08/06/nasa-curiosity-mars-rover-live-landing-event-video/” target=”_blank”>NASA Curiosity Mars Rover seems like something out of science fiction, but after a picture-perfect landing the Rover is now on Mars, ready … READ MORE

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LEGO – 2012 London Olympics Aquatic Center | By Bricks for Brains

If you tune into primetime coverage of the http://olympic.org/london-2012-summer-olympics” target=”_blank”>2012 Olympic Games, you’re most likely going to see London’s new Aquatic Center from many angles as athletes from all around the globe compete for the top spot on the podium. But, you probably never thought you’d see the facility … READ MORE

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DC Comics x LEGO Minifigures 2013 Collection

After showcasing both http://freshnessmag.com/2012/07/18/marvel-x-lego-minifigures-2013-collection/” target=”_blank”>Marvel Comics’ and the http://freshnessmag.com/2012/07/16/the-dark-knight-rises-x-lego-minifigures-batman-bane/” target=”_blank”>special tie-in with The Dark Knight Rises, here are the 2013 Minifigures Collection between http://lego.com” target=”_blank”>LEGO and http://dccomics.com” target=”_blank”>DC Comics. From the original comic books to the most recent movies, because of the various story lines, LEGO decided … READ MORE

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Marvel x LEGO Minifigures – 2013 Collection

Along with http://marvel.com” target=”_blank”>Marvel Comics, http://lego.com” target=”_blank”>LEGO announced the new collaborative Minifigures Collection for 2013 during last week’s http://comic-con.org/” target=”_blank”>San Diego Comic Con. However, for those following product tie-ins among movies and comic books, the unveiling also serves as a preview to possible development in the future, … READ MORE

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The Dark Knight Rises x LEGO Minifigures – Batman & Bane

Just a week before this summer’s most anticipated film premiere, http://lego.com” target=”_blank”>LEGO took to http://comic-con.org/” target=”_blank”>San Diego Comic Con and announced its latest Minifigure collection, including ones with direct tie-in to http://thedarkknightrises.com” target=”_blank”>The Dark Knight Rises. Though LEGO already created several Minifigures with the likeliness of Batman … READ MORE

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Star Wars x LEGO Ultimate Collector’s Series: B-Wing Starfighter Kit

http://lego.com/” target=”_blank”>LEGO has unveiled the newest addition to the http://starwars.com” target=”_blank”>Star Wars range of the brand’s Ultimate Collector Series, the B-Wing Star Fighter (model number 10227) used by rebel forces in Return of the Jedi‘s Battle of Endor. Consisting of 1,486 individual pieces, the finished product measures … READ MORE

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Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Turbofan Jet Engine – Made of 152,455 LEGO Bricks

This week at the http://farnborough.com/” target=”_blank”>Farnborough Airshow in England, http://rolls-royce.com/” target=”_blank”>Rolls-Royce unveiled the world’s first jet engine constructed entirely out of LEGO bricks. A half-size replica of the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 turbofan jet engine (which typically powers the Boeing 787 Dreamliner), the impressive structure is made up … READ MORE

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LEGO – Building Virtually in Google Chrome

http://google.com” target=”_blank”>Google has partnered with http://lego.com/” target=”_blank”>LEGO to launch a simulator that allows you to build virtual LEGO structures in http://google.com/chrome” target=”_blank”>Chrome. The application, simply titled http://buildwithchrome.com/static/map” target=”_blank”>Build, is the product of a collaborative effort between Google Australia and LEGO. It presents a play set based on … READ MORE

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LEGO – Apple Fifth Avenue Flagship Store | By Mr. Attacki

Because both groups have a penchant for things well designed, there are almost no shortage of http://lego.com” target=”_blank”>LEGO MOCs or replicas with http://apple.com” target=”_blank”>Apple related theme. One of the most recent creation would be the one from Mr. Attacki, who not only replicated a http://freshnessmag.com/2012/06/22/lego-leica-m8-viewfinder-camera-by-mr-attacki/” target=”_blank”>Leica M8 … READ MORE

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LEGO – Leica M8 Viewfinder Camera | By Mr. Attacki

Some http://lego.com/” target=”_blank”>LEGO builds impress because of their http://freshnessmag.com/2012/05/18/lego-cuusoo-land-rover-defender-110-by-sheepo/” target=”_blank”>scale and functionality, while others are noteworthy for its http://freshnessmag.com/2012/06/12/lego-star-wars-x-m-c-escher-relativity-by-paul-vermeesch/” target=”_blank”>high concept. This LEGO Leica M8 Viewfinder Camera by Mr. Attacki — aka H.Y. Leung — might be less ambitious in terms of size, but it’s still striking … READ MORE