We wanted LEGOs to appeal to girls more…

December 17th, 2014

"You just need to add one piece."

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375,000

December 5th, 2012

How tall can a Lego tower get?

I'll admit to being just a tad disappointed that this wasn't discovered by actually building a Lego tower until it collapsed under the weight of 375,000 bricks.

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The "Mi-Fi"

June 25th, 2012

The Microscale Sci-fi LEGO contest involves various surprisingly effective minimalist depictions of scenes from science fiction (and superhero) films and TV shows.

My favourites are Tron (1982)1 and 1.21 Gigawatts.2

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  1. Because once you think about the sort of scene you could easily recreate using Lego it's a blindingly obvious choice. But so beautifully executed.
  2. Simple. Evocative. A classic.

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A Musical Monolith

May 18th, 2012

An iPod docking station mimicking a scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey. In Lego.

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Cue dreadful pun in 5… 4… 3… 2… 1…

July 13th, 2010

I feel a disturbance in the horse…

(Hang on: doesn't Vader usually hold his light sabre in that hand? No wonder the horse looks so surprised.)

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