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Create Lego plots with Google Chrome

Karla Courtney Reader Find

By Karla Courtney in Cool Websites on Wednesday 5 September 2012

This is so cool and out of control I can’t handle it. Users of the Google Chrome browser can visit this website to explore Google maps, build their own LEGO plots with a 3D builder tool, and see other people’s creations. As if getting work done wasn’t hard enough. Come visit me at Karla manor.

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Build Up Japan: 5,000 kids build Lego Japan

Caitlin Sullivan Reader Find

By Caitlin Sullivan in New Art on Tuesday 4 September 2012

The project Build Up Japan asked 5000 children from six regions in the country to build the Japan they wish to see, using Lego blocks to construct the buildings of their imaginations. The structures used 1.8 million Lego pieces, and were arranged over the shape of Japan in a stunning landscape of tall white towers. 

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Thomas Poulsom’s Lego birds

Mareike Muller Contributor

By Mareike Muller in New Art on Tuesday 14 August 2012

Who says that playing with Lego is just for kids? After seeing the lovely British Bird Series by Thomas Poulsom, we should be positive that letting your creativity flow is one of the healthiest and most beautiful things you can do. And by supporting his birds on Cuusoo, they can even become an official Lego model.

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Retro LEGO canvas tote bag

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Products on Friday 20 July 2012

Mark Errington has created the perfect tote bag for LEGO enthusiasts. The bag features a retro yellow and black design, and it is hand-dyed and hand-printed on 100% natural cotton canvas. There’s only 25 of them, so get one before they’re gone.

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The Lego Festival in Sydney

Chantal Handley Reader Find

By Chantal Handley in New Events on Thursday 12 July 2012

I’m a huge fan of LEGO, so to say I’m excited about the Lego Festival being held in Sydney this year is an understatement. LEGO is celebrating 50 years in Australia by having a huge nine month lego playtime. I’m looking forward to seeing the largest ever scale model of Rome’s famous Colosseum, built entirely […]

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LEGO bridge constructed by Megx

Jonathan Terhaar Contributor

By Jonathan Terhaar in Architecture on Tuesday 10 July 2012

I’m not sure I would attempt driving across this bridge, as it’s constructed of LEGOS. No problem: the bridge is actually an old railroad line re-designed as a foot and bike road, and, no, they’re not real LEGOS, but still really cool. Megx, a German artist, designed and constructed the wonderous structure.

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Is this THE greatest marriage proposal ever? Heck, he did it using stop motion Lego!

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Video on Friday 29 June 2012

Perhaps, my friends, perhaps. After all, not everyone can create a stop motion Lego proposal with dramatic twists and turns and a sweet, sweet finale. Watch on in awe, and all you guys getting ready to pop the big one, take heed! You’ll need to something pretty damn impressive these days to get a reaction.

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Lego 3D Milling Machine

The Flying Dutchman Reader Find

By The Flying Dutchman in Video on Thursday 21 June 2012

Have your toy and play with it! Yes, it actually seems possible to be creative and productive while playing with what is essentially a toy. This awesome Lego milling machine takes DIY to a whole new level. I want. Now.

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Life-sized LEGO Forest built in Sydney’s Martin Place

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Cool Travel on Friday 20 April 2012

Sydney’s iconic Martin Place in the bustling CBD has undergone somewhat of a transformation lately. It now resembles a magical, mystical LEGO Forest made up of 15 LEGO ‘pine trees’ (each an impressive 4 metres tall) and 15 flower sets. If you’re in town, pop by and get your fix of the sticks.

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Examples of Lego Street Art from around the world

William LeGoullon Reader Find

By William LeGoullon in New Art on Tuesday 17 April 2012

Street art has gone through many variations over the years, with lots of off the wall ideas. But whoever was the first to start using Legos on the street should really be paid his or her due. Check out these seriously fun examples of what people are doing with Legos on the streets all over the world. And this is only the beginning.

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VIDEO: Toy LEGO shuttle sent 21 miles into the sky

Jamie Dwyer Reader Find

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

Gerry Mak Reader Find

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

Gerry Mak Reader Find

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

Lost At E Minor Contributor

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

Zolton Editor

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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