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    LEGO Dimensions Trailer is a Must for Whovians

    In June, we learned that LEGO Dimensions would include, among others, Doctor Who sets. LEGO finally dropped the Doctor Who trailer for Dimensions ahead of San Diego Comic-Con, and it looks like we’re going to be having a lot of fun with a lot of Doctors when the game hits in September. As with everyone […]

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    Giant United States Flag is Made of 109,200 LEGO Bricks

    Here’s a Fourth of July LEGO story to help you head into the holiday weekend — to celebrate the opening of the new Innovation Wing at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., the final bricks have been laid on the largest United States flag ever to have been built entirely from LEGO […]

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    Watch the Avenger LEGO Shield Helicarrier Get Built in 90 Seconds

    Unless you live in a dark, dark hole, than you are probably aware of the fact that the Avengers is currently the greatest comic book inspired movie franchise in the world. So it only seems natural, that the a certain popular construction toy company would bestow upon the world one of their most impressive licensed-themed sets […]

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    World’s Largest LEGO Ship Sets Sail on the Queen Mary

    Work on the RMS Queen Mary, one of the most famous transatlantic ocean liners of the mid-twentieth century, was completed in 1934. 75 years later in 2009, construction of the Queen Mary was completed once again — in LEGO form. This July, that tremendous LEGO model will make the voyage from its native England to […]

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    The Big Bang Theory Gets the LEGO Treatment

    We’ve had a real LEGO TV breakthrough this year, with more Simpsons sets, Doctor Who sets, and maybe, just maybe, a Golden Girls set. Today, we’re hearing about one that definitely is getting made — the cast of Big Bang Theory is getting the brick treatment, along with Leonard and Sheldon’s living room. Aside from […]

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    The Simpsons, Doctor Who, and More Minifigs Join Upcoming LEGO Dimensions

    When LEGO announced LEGO Dimensions, their answer to the figurine-video game genre pioneered by Skylanders and Disney Infinity, they already had characters from DC Comics, The Lord of the Rings, The LEGO Movie, The Wizard of Oz, LEGO Ninjago and Back to the Future ready to mix it up in the LEGO mega-universe. Those characters […]

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    LEGO Ferris Wheel is Pretty Epic

    While we’ve been pretty stoked about the deluge of awesome licensed LEGO sets over the past couple of years, a nagging doubt has arisen. In relying increasingly on media properties for inspiration, is LEGO losing its own natural creativity? Is LEGO on the road to being just another merchandise factory? Nah. Summer is coming, and […]

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    Apollo 13 Gets the LEGO Treatment

    This week marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission, the aborted Moon landing famous for the exceptional story of how the astronauts involved managed to make it home alive. The story has been immortalized in newspaper clippings, books, and the gravitas of Ed Harris, and now we can add one more thing to […]

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    Golden Girls LEGO Set Could Become a Reality!

    Reason for optimism? Why not? While this Golden Girls LEGO set is, for now, just a really popular submission on LEGO Ideas, LEGO has been rocking it so hard lately that it’s hard to doubt that they’ll actually make it happen. User lostsleep is the creative genius behind the Golden Girls Living Room and Kitchen […]

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    8 Amazing LEGO Sets Coming This Summer

    Toy Fair 2015 may have come and gone, but what we saw there was just the tip of the iceberg of what LEGO is going to be offering up this year. While they displayed many sets at Toy Fair, they seem to be announcing new playsets almost weekly, featuring partnerships that continue to catapult LEGO […]

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    This Computer is Made out of LEGO Bricks

    Building your own computer has been a much beloved pastime of desktop computing enthusiasts for a long time, but it’s never been done quite like this. One Mike Schropp over at Total Geekdom hasn’t just picked his components of choice, he’s gone and built the case, too—from the ground up, out of LEGO bricks. And […]

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    In the Mood for a Squishee? Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart LEGO Set Coming

    LEGO isn’t done with The Simpsons just yet, and, if we’re lucky, they won’t be for quite some time. Coming this May, we’re going to get a new Kwik-E-Mart LEGO set along with a new helping of minifigs, following up last year’s releases. The new LEGO Simpsons goods will be on display at, appropriately enough, […]

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    LEGO Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is the Greatest Minifig Ever!

    If we’re being honest, she might be the greatest LEGO minifig bar none, but that’s a lot harder to argue. But, like with all of our fine nation’s most important legal cases in the past two decades, she’s certainly in the conversation. Ruth Bader Ginsburg joins fellow Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan, […]

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    LEGO SHIELD Avenger Helicarrier Will Blow Your Mind

    We’ll happily belabor the point—we’re in a golden age of LEGO. We’ve seen some amazing models from LEGO’s design house, but this Helicarrier is some next level stuff, stocked with tons of details and a few LEGO firsts. The LEGO SHIELD Helicarrier is based on the Avengers’ helicarrier from The Avengers and Captain America movies, […]

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    Scooby Doo and the Gang Get the LEGO Treatment

    LEGO is on it these days. After giving The Simpsons the brick treatment, LEGO is turning to an even older cartoon—one shrouded in a bit more mystery. Yep, later this year, you can buy yourself LEGO sets featuring the Mystery Machine and its team of ghost-debunking, road-tripping, meddling kids (and their dog). At the British […]

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    LEGO Minifigure Postcard Might Be the Best Holiday Card – EVER

    I’ll be honest, I’m a humorless person. I usually suppress a groan when I see all those animated holiday cards popping up around this time of year. But this, this is a holiday card I support enthusiastically. This year, you can send your relations a LEGO minifigure family photo, pets included, which is what you […]

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    Rent LEGO Sets with a Pley Subscription

    LEGO as a subscription service? That’s what Pley has been offering since last year to avid LEGO fans of all ages, earning itself the title of “the Netflix for LEGOs.” The comparison is apt—you browse through Pley’s selection of LEGO sets, queue up the ones you want, and then get the top set on the queue mailed […]

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    New Lego Collections Blend AR and Traditional Building

    Lego remains one of the best loved and best selling kids toys. And they’re no slouch when it comes to advances in technology either. Products like Lego Mindstorms and Lego Universe pushed the Lego envelope by melding real land virtual play. The newest high touch meets high tech collection is Lego Fusion — a mashup […]

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    Lego Mindstorms EV3 Will Let Your Imagination Run Wild: Review

    Intelligent Lego robots have existed among us for years thanks to Lego Mindstorms. At long last, they’ve just released Mindstorm EV3. EV3 is everything you could imagine for 2014 robotics: motors, sensors, Bluetooth, WiFi, and more. The EV3 has unlimited capability and will appeal to users of all ages. At it’s most basic level, the […]