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You’ll Soon Be Able To Buy An Official Lego ‘Ghostbusters’ Set

Hey, remember that awesome Lego <i>Ghostbusters</i> Headquarters we showed you a while back? Probably got you itching for some real-life Lego ‘Busters to play with, huh? Well, you’re in for some good news, because somebody went and submitted a <i>Ghostbuster</i>s set to Lego Cuusoo (the website where Lego fans can …

Photographer Creates ‘Star Wars’ Hoth Scenes Using LEGO and Baking Powder

Finnish photographer Vesa Lehtimäki, also known as Avanaut, creates and photographs amazing <i>Star Wars</i> scenes using LEGO bricks and minifigs. He makes …

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Stunning LEGO Rivendell Replica is Built with Over 200,000 Bricks!

We love seeing hardcore Lord of the Rings fans build elaborate LEGO movie set replicas, but this latest Middle-Earth replica undoubtedly blows all …

Here's a Crowded Urban Dystopia Built Entirely Out of Legos

Inspired by the roughage of crowded, urban settings—just the kind of stuff found in Hong Kong's horrifying Kowloon Walled City, which served as inspiration—a team of eight Lego fanatics have built <b>Cyber City,</b> a model of a population-dense locale that took a sharp turn for the dystopic, complete with …

Post-Apocalyptic LEGO Ship Can Walk Around on Dry Land

In a post-apocalyptic world a walking ship might appear commonplace – but for now, Jason Alleman’s LEGO ship is a unique marvel. Alleman’s …

Seventh grader builds a braille printer with $350 worth of Legos

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>Credit: Niloy Banerjee<p>When Lego revealed its line of EV3 Mindstorms robots last year, Bay Area tech companies came up with …

Giant LEGO Star Wars Barrel Organ Plays Movie Theme

This is a giant barrel organ decorated in Star Wars LEGO scenes that, when hand-cranked, has pieces that hit little metal fingers that in turn push …

The Lego Movie and the Science of Storytelling

<i>The Lego Movie</i> is a blockbuster in the making. Can you see why? It's not just because of the artistry. Can you see beneath the artful facade to the scientific matrix of storytelling?<p>Storytelling science began when Aristotle wrote his famous <i>Poetics</i> a couple thousand years ago. It heralded the …

Adventures of a LEGO Photographer Taken with an iPhone

Just about everybody loves LEGOS. The building blocks are great inspiration for a life-sized Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter replica; they inspire hilarious poster illustrations; and, recently, they have been fun to watch in animation at the movie theater.<p>Photographer Andrew Whyte has found a new way …

Beat By A Bunch Of Kids: Delaware School District Sets New World Record For Tallest LEGO Tower

This is the 112-foot, 11.75-inch LEGO tower built by the students and teachers of the Red Clay School District in Delaware. It beat the previous …

These Are The Disastrous Lego Kits That Almost Ruined The Company

In ten years, Lego has recovered from the brink of bankruptcy to a blockbuster movie and strong sales. Lego Designer Mark Stafford recently took to Reddit to offer some insight on what went wrong in the first place and how the Danish toy company turned it around.<p>The troubles, he said, involved bad …

Lego Ghostbusters Ecto-1

Like the <i>Back to the Future</i> DeLorean before it, Lego's Cuusoo has once again come up with a killer design for a legendary silver screen vehicle. This …

Super Bowl 2014: Russell Wilson Must Win Game Versus Denver Defense

<b>Where:</b> MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.<p><b>Date and Time:</b> Sunday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 p.m. ET<p><b>TV:</b> Fox<p><b>Live Stream:</b> Fox Sports Go<p><b>Spread:</b> Broncos -2.5, per Vegas Insider (as of Jan. 31)<p><b>Over/Under:</b> 48, per CBS Sports<p>Super Bowl XLVIII is being billed as a showdown between the Denver Broncos record-breaking …

NFL

Super Bowl Kickoff Time 2014: TV Info and Key Factors for Seahawks vs. Broncos

Regardless of what the high-profile storylines say, a few key factors will ultimately decide the outcome of Super Bowl XLVIII.<p>The Seattle Seahawks and the league's best defense will face an uphill battle in stopping Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, owners of the league's best passing attack …

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Not So Super

Have at it, football fans. I'd rather get some miles in.<p>My column is typically published on the first Monday of every month, but I need to get something off my chest right now.<p>I'm being told by nearly every media source in the world that there is a rather large sporting event taking place this …

The Simpsons Predicted Broncos-Seahawks Super Bowl Back in 2005

You can add "predict the Super Bowl matchup" to the list of things that <i>The Simpsons</i> has accomplished over its long run on network television.<p>According to the show's official Twitter account, <i>The Simpsons</i> had the Denver Broncos taking on the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl in its 2005 episode …

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Forty-eight things to know about Super Bowl XLVIII

To to prepare you for the biggest sports spectacle of the season, here are 48 things you can parrot at your Super Bowl XLVIII party.<p><b>More SB coverage:</b> …

Go team! Super Bowl equals super bonding for many families - TODAY.com

Today<p>Go Broncos! Go Hawks!<p>While the Super Bowl is all about huge men tackling, running, catching and kicking their way to football’s greatest prize, it also showcases something else: the spirit of family.<p>On any given Sunday from September through January, families across the country bond by …

How to Win Big On Dumb Super Bowl Bets

First score? Coin toss? A pro gambler on how the smart money plays the lowly prop bet.<p><b>Generally, proposition bets</b>—wagering on who will score the first touchdown and how many field goals will be kicked—are strictly for action junkies and knuckleheads. During the Super Bowl, however, profits can be …

Broncos vs Seahawks could join Super Bowl thriller list | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With record-setting quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos matched against the fierce defense of the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday’s Super Bowl has the potential to join a long list of title game thrillers.<p>Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (L) looks over the field …

The Highest-Paid Players In The Super Bowl

In addition to Peyton Manning, who is by far the highest-paid player in this year's Super Bowl, the Broncos also have two other players (Champ Bailey, Ryan Clady) that had cap hits of at least $10 million this season.<p>Those three players are the only Broncos players with cap hits over $5.0 …

Broncos and Seahawks finish off Super Bowl preparations | News Home | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos put the finishing touches to their preparations for this weekend’s 48th Super Bowl by completing their final practice sessions on Friday.<p>Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate stretches at their NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football …

Canadians prefer Super Bowl ads to game itself, survey finds

The millions of Canadians tuning in the Super Bowl on Sunday night are more eager to take in the lavish television ads than the football game itself, …

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Super Bowl's Green Stadiums: MetLife and Others Tackle Energy Efficiency

MetLife Stadium, the site of this year's Super Bowl, and other facilities are leading the way for more energy-efficient game days in the NFL.

Battle of the real super 'Bowls': Puppy vs. Kitten - TODAY.com

Today<p>It's Puppy vs. Kitten Bowl! Which species will paw their way up the ratings?<p>Forget the Seahawks versus the Broncos. There's another big showdown scheduled for Sunday, one that involves ferocious, snarling, amped-up ... and absolutely adorable four-legged furry friends. Yes, for the first time …

The 10 Food Essentials Every Super Bowl Party Needs

Perhaps even more important than the Super Bowl itself — at least to anyone who’s not a Broncos or Seahawks fan — is the Super Bowl party spread. A decadent feast of calories spread over four quarters, it’s probably the third greatest meal after Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner. While the items …

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