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Yes, the Mars Curiosity Rover is now a LEGO set

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 21 January 2014

While the real Mars Science Laboratory, called Curiosity, is still on Mars, you could have your very own rover exploring the habitability of your home with this LEGO version of it. Designed by Stephen Pakbaz, an engineer who worked on the real Curiosity Rover, this LEGO model carries some of the high-tech features of the […]

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Mona Lisa and other iconic artworks recreated with Lego

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Thursday 9 January 2014

Ooh, wicked. Italian designer Marco Sodano recreated three classic paintings with the use of Lego bricks: Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and Lady with an Ermine, plus Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring. These are so brilliant, the lack of details hardly hurts.

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A 1984 Apple Macintosh made of LEGO that utilizes an ipad

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 23 December 2013

Oslo-based advertising creatives Jason Kinsella and Charlotte Bakken have managed to combine two iconic products that will make anyone green with envy. They constructed a 1984 Apple Macintosh computer using only LEGO bricks. But wait, here’s the cooler part: you can insert an iPad into the frame to make it fully functional! Simply slide the […]

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Your 3 favourite starter Pokemon as LEGO Poke-Mecha

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 16 December 2013

What’s better than having Charizard, Blastoise, and Venusaur? Having a LEGO mech version of all three! Flickr user Stormbringer created three geeky versions of the original starter Pokemon by applying LEGO blocks and turning them into robots. It even comes with a cockpit for a pilot! Oh how wish these were real!

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The nativity scene in LEGO

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Friday 6 December 2013

Before you think this kind of lego masterpiece is irreverent or disparaging, just know that the work here is being given ‘pride of place’ at Bessels Green Baptist Church in Sevenoaks, Kent. And why shouldn’t it? These lego creations are fantastic, depicting the birth of Christ like never before. And with never-before-seen characters, too. Like […]

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LEGO portrait changes from Yoda to Darth Vader with light changes

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Art on Thursday 14 November 2013

This amazing panel installation uses shadow casting techniques to change from a portrait of Yoda to Darth Vader when the lights change. The LEGO masterpiece is an accurate representation of the dual nature of The Force, both the good and evil. This ambitious piece was designed by Drzach & Suchy and took over ten hours of hard […]

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Injured tortoise gets a LEGO wheel prosthetic

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Tech on Monday 11 November 2013

This is Schildi the bionic tortoise. He was found abandoned and helpless in Germany. The poor little guy was missing a leg and very scared, so some kind veterinarians patched him up and equipped him with a prosthetic wheel. Now he’s probably the speediest tortoise around. This story renewed my hope in humanity.

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Engagement ring that can attach LEGOs instead of diamonds

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Thursday 7 November 2013

True love shouldn’t cost a thing. True love comes from the heart. And what better way to express your undying love and devotion to your soul mate than a ring where you can possibly build a LEGO Death Star or LEGO pirate ship? Starting at $41 (read: savings for every male in the world), you […]

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Extraordinary Lego art from around the world

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Wednesday 16 October 2013

The humble Lego block has come a long way since its inception in the 1940s and in a new book titled Beautiful LEGO, Mike Doyle brings us 200 pages of extraordinary Lego art. Yes, art. Take a look at these incredible structures that put our 40-block “masterpieces” to shame.

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Two Towers’ Helm’s Deep battle scene LEGO recreation

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 15 October 2013

There are LEGO recreations of famous movie scenes, then there’s The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers’ Helm’s Deep battle scene LEGO recreation. Built by Rich-K & Big-J, this monumental and jaw-dropping piece is meant to deliver excitement and goosebumps to Lord of the Rings fans and LEGO fans everywhere. It took them four […]

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Build your wardrobe, Lego brick by brick

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Friday 20 September 2013

You thought stepping on a Lego brick can do some damage? Wait until you get a whiff of this season’s latest accessory, a £5,000 Chanel Lego Clutch. Now that’s some damage. If you’re not into bags, why not a pair of Lego sunglasses, or Lego heels, or perhaps a Lego bowtie? Though I’m pretty sure […]

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Incredible! Michael Jackson’s Thriller video recreated entirely from LEGO

Erin Emocling Contributor

By Erin Emocling in Video on Friday 20 September 2013

Annette Jung makes films for Talking Animals, a Berlin-based animation studio. Her latest thrilling stop-motion short features Michael Jackson’s Thriller in Lego blocks, which came next after her Lego Dance video. Full-length versions, please!

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Phonebloks: like your Lego bricks turned into a phone

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Tech on Thursday 19 September 2013

According to Dutch designer Dave Hakkens, we live in a throwaway society. We live in a world where products aren’t made to last long and aren’t easily fixable. Case in point: your smartphone. One broken part and it’s all gone. You’ll throw it away and buy a new one. He wants to change all this. […]

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LEGO Tube maps made from 1,000 bricks

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Design on Friday 13 September 2013

To celebrate its 150th anniversary, London Underground commissioned several self-portraits to be made of LEGO. Each map consists of over 1,000 LEGO bricks and took about four days to build. The LEGO Tube maps represent different points in history, almost a sort of historic time-line or family tree. The first map features the London Underground as it […]

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Christina Stephens builds a prosthetic leg from, erm, LEGOS

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By Sara Halas in New Trends on Thursday 11 July 2013

Even though a Lego prosthetic is hardly practical, the building of one that is comfortable and actually fits is a feat to be comended. Christina Stephens, an occupational therapist and researcher, had her left foot amputated last year after it was crushed beneath the car she was rebuilding. The idea was suggested by a co-worker […]

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