Game of Thrones characters and George R.R. Martin are now LEGO mini figs

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 8 April 2014

Here’s your chance to play George R.R. Martin and be the almighty hand that decides who lives and dies in Game of Thrones. ‘Dragon Sword Fighter Force’ is a Game of Thrones-inspired collection of LEGO mini figures that include our favourite characters from the series.

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A LEGOgrapher travels the world and shoots photos in 365 days

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 26 February 2014

‘The Legographer’, or a regular LEGO man armed with a camera, travels the big and mysterious world around him and takes amazing photos along the way. Meanwhile, what he doesn’t know is he’s being captured on camera as well, by UK-based photographer Andrew Whyte.

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A 1984 Apple Macintosh made of LEGO that utilizes an ipad

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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

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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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Build your wardrobe, Lego brick by brick

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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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Michael Jackson’s Thriller video recreated from Lego

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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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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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A Lego facehugger? Sure, why not

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Wednesday 29 May 2013

Just when we decided the world had exhausted all the possibilities for using Lego, we chanced upon this crazy Alien-inspired Lego facehugger by Spain-based DeviantArt member Carlos Valero. Never mind just how horrifically silly it looks, we can see how it might come in handy as a sleeping eye mask one day.

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The opening of Casino Royale in Lego

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By Dawn Schuck in Video on Wednesday 22 May 2013

James Bond (and Lego) fans will no doubt get a kick out of this re-make from Bricktease. Created using scenes and figures entirely composed of Lego, the first few minutes of the opening scene of Casino Royale is surprisingly accurate and super-clever. The fight scene is particularly brilliant/hilarious. Go Lego-Bond, go!

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Realistic Lego sculptures of naked women

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Thursday 4 April 2013

Now this is truly Lego for adults. The arched backs and suggestive poses of these pixelated Lego sculptures of realistic female forms — virtually all nude except for stilettos and g-strings — give the innocuous building blocks a decidedly adult spin. Fun. Photographer Jean-Yves Lemoigne teamed up with 3D artist Pierrick from Spark for a […]

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Minimalistic Lego posters by Jung von Matt

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By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Monday 18 March 2013

German ad agency Jung von Matt were recently in cahoots with Lego to launch this pretty minimalistic series of ads for the toy giant. Look and guess which cartoons each one’s from.

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Construct LEGO creations all over the globe with Google Chrome

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By Rebekah Rhoden in Cool Websites on Tuesday 26 February 2013

Thanks to Google Chrome, now you can build LEGO creations all over the globe. From the comfort and convenience of your computer, you can create and build anywhere on the map. Just find an empty plot and commence construction. The world is your LEGO set.

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LEGO release a Back to the Future set

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Products on Wednesday 9 January 2013

LEGO just announced the release of their official Back to the Future set designed by Masashi Togami of Team BTTF. Togami will donate all of his 1% royalty from the sales of the set to the Michael J. Fox foundation for Parkinson’s Research. The set will be available in stores towards the end of 2013, and will include the DeLorean, Doc, and Marty.

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Turn your iPhone into a LEGO brick

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Design on Wednesday 9 January 2013

If you don’t already find your iPhone fun enough to play with, you can now turn it into a LEGO brick thanks to design company Tinkerbrick. Users can make LEGO creations, using their phone as a base or as part of the design. Some have even built structures to support their phone while recording video. For just $33 it sounds like a good investment to us. Check out what iPhone/LEGO enthusiasts have been up to below.

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LEGO Denmark office has a two-story slide

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By Rebekah Rhoden in New Design on Monday 24 December 2012

Who says work can’t be fun? At the LEGO Denmark office, you can find a to-story-high slide, colorful wall graphics, and bonzai gardens on the tables. Copenhagen-based Rosan Bosch designed the LEGO office with playfulness in mind. Of course, you can always find some LEGO toys lying around, if you’re still not satisfied.

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