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VIDEO: Toy LEGO shuttle sent 21 miles into the sky

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By Jamie Dwyer in Video on Saturday 10 March 2012

‘My name is Raul Oaida (from Romania) and this is my LEGO tribute to the end of the space shuttle era’. Oaida sent this toy shuttle 21 miles into the sky on a weather balloon, complete with a camera and GPS.  The result: this simple, dramatic and uplifting video of the toy’s flight.

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Lego Robotic Arm

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By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Saturday 25 February 2012

I wonder if the Terminator would have been as scary if he had been made out of Legos. Well, this robotic arm is still pretty creepy, despite being made out of brightly-colored plastic bricks.

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Lego TIE fighter and Death Star set

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By Gerry Mak in New Products on Saturday 25 February 2012

This 65-piece Lego set of a TIE Interceptor complete with pilot and mini-Death Star is only $10. Not too shabby for the broke geek.

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Win a Moleskine Lego Notebook

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By Lost At E Minor in New Prizes on Wednesday 22 February 2012

Our friends at Aussie stationary shop Notemaker have given us 10 Moleskine Lego Notebooks to give away: an assorted mix of 5 large and 5 pocket ones with mixed covers. To enter, tell us the first thing you’d write in your new notebook, along with the city you live in.

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Stop motion video of Train Graffiti done by LEGO graf artist

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By Zolton in Video on Wednesday 15 February 2012

Just when you think you’ve seen everything that can be done with LEGO comes this: a LEGO train graffitist. OK, mind firmly blown. The song by Skream ain’t bad, either.

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LEGO art by Orion Pax

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Tuesday 14 February 2012

Remember Dino Riders? I freaking loved Dino Riders because I loved dinosaurs. Orion Pax, who makes incredible Lego pieces of iconic toy, cartoon, and movie scenes and characters, remembers Dino Riders as well. He knows what I’m talking about.

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Filmmaker creates LEGO stop motion to propose to girlfriend

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By Zolton in Video on Friday 10 February 2012

Now, this is one for the ages: back in 2010, Atlanta film-maker Walter Thompson created a jaw-dropping LEGO stop motion to propose to Nealey Dozier, his girlfriend of four years. The video took 22 hours of shooting and some 2,600 pictures to splice together, a small sacrifice to pay for years of happiness together. Right? […]

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Doctor Who characters made from LEGO

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Saturday 28 January 2012

Flickr user Mr. Spielbrick makes some pretty excellent custom sets of lego people. His latest is a really extensive set of Doctor Who characters that includes Daleks.

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National Geographic photos of the Lego factory

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By Gerry Mak in New Photography on Thursday 19 January 2012

National Geographic just published awesome photos from inside the Lego factory in Billund, Denmark. I’ve wanted to go there since I was a kid.

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The Art of The Brick: three dimensional LEGO sculptures

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By Leicha Stewart in New Events on Saturday 24 December 2011

Nathan Sawaya’s newest collection is currently showing at Sydney’s Town Hall. The exhibition, The Art of The Brick, runs until February 5 and showcases his three dimensional LEGO sculptures and over-sized portraits. Sawaya’s largest sculpture is a dinosaur skeleton measuring about 20 meters long. It took him a whole Summer to complete.

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Lego recreations of iconic moments in 2011

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Wednesday 21 December 2011

The Guardian just posted a series of Lego recreations of iconic moments in 2011. I’m glad the UC Davis pepper-spraying made it on here.

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The amazing work of LEGO professional Sean Kenney

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By Christopher Stribley in New Art on Friday 16 December 2011

Who doesn’t love LEGO? I don’t think anyone loves Lego more than my friend, Sean Kenney. Kenney holds the distinction of being a certified full-time Lego professional artist whose work has been featured in The New York Times and on BBC News. He was commissioned to do a sculpture of the Yankee Stadium, as well as the New York Stock Exchange building. At last count, Kenney owns over 1.5 million LEGO pieces.

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LEGO stills inspired by iconic movies

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Thursday 25 August 2011

Here are some pretty clever stills from iconic films recreated with LEGOs. The one for American Beauty is particularly funny.

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William LeGoullon’s micrograph images

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By Lost At E Minor in New Photography on Saturday 6 August 2011

These are examples of Arizona-based photographic artist, William LeGoullon’s micro-graph images. Created using a microscope mounted camera, this on-going series observes liquids in their solid form, and includes the most commonly consumed beverages in the world (other than H20). Here are coffee, wine, and Coca Cola.

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LEGO Batcave by Orion Pax

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By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Tuesday 19 July 2011

Holy LEGO awesomeness, Batman! Orion Pax, the man behind LEGO M.A.S.K. and LEGO Soundwave, has created an incredibly detailed Batcave complete with Batmobile, Batman, and Robin.

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