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Here’s how to build your own Lego BB-8

Never mind the layout of the Death Star, these BB-8 instructions are JUST the plans you're looking for<p>You might find him rolling around as a Lego …

LEGO-Like Dragon Ball Z Minifigures Coming Next Year

<b>They’re adorable?</b><p>If you collect all things <i>DBZ</i>, or are just a lover of all things sort-of LEGO, get ready for these new figures.<p>Bandai has revealed …

LEGO Indominus Rex Concept Wants to Escape from LEGO Ideas - Technabob

LEGO already has an official – albeit virtual – take on <i>Jurassic World</i>‘s Indominus Rex, but this concept by LEGO Ideas member senteosan is a better …

Bowser Would Easily Win LEGO Mario Kart

Or would it be Wario? It's hard to pick, since every character and vehicle looks fantastic in this collaborative LEGO <i>Mario Kart</i> diorama by …

‘Acorn’, A Short Animation About a Tiny Acorn Who Tries to Find His Place in the World

CalArts student Madeline Sharafian, whose work we’ve previously posted, has created <i>Acorn</i>, a short animated film that tells the story of a tiny acorn …

Animated Movies

Star

Latest<p>Deaf Activist Calls for Hawkeye to Be Deaf in Marvel Cinematic Universe<p>Marvel Cinematic Universe 6 hours ago<p>Marvel Cinematic Universe<p>This …

The Walking Dead

McLaren P1, LaFerrari and Porsche 918 all go LEGO in 2015

We're buying everything in the Speed Champions line.<p>Gah! Unbridled glee! The days of Ferrari having an exclusive hold on branded LEGO cars are officially over. Next year, you'll be able to buy a minifig-scale McLaren P1, Porsche 918 Spyder, and LaFerrari. (Yes, we know about the Mini and VW stuff, …

Lego

How to Turn On Grayscale Mode for Black & White on iPhone

Did you know you can set your iPhone display to appear only in grayscale? Your first thought may be, “Why would I want my display to appear gray rather than in color?” There are a few reasons you might want to see your iPhone screen in black and white. First, for those who are color blind, items on …

Solid Job: 'Adventure Time' Intro Recreated In LEGO

This is the intro to 'Adventure Time' beautifully recreated in LEGO by Cartoon Network. They did a fantastic job. I've watched it five times already …

Brick bazinga! Bring on 'The Big Bang Theory' Lego

Scientist roommates Leonard and Sheldon, along with their geeky pals Howard, Raj, Bernadette, and neighbor Penny could be sharing their usual witticisms and take-out food in a Lego living room that mimics the set of the hit sitcom "The Big Bang Theory." (Disclosure: The show airs on CBS, CNET's …

Lego

12-year-old builds low-cost Lego braille printer

Shubham Banerjee, a California seventh grader, is one of those kids whose heart and mind extend well beyond his own life and into the the wider world beyond. For a science fair project, he contemplated the issue of braille printers, which can cost upwards of $2,000, and decided there must be a …

Lego

LEGO turned itself around by analyzing overbearing parents

After decades of growth and innovation—in 2000, the company was the fifth-largest toy maker in the world—LEGO hit a major slump. In January 2004, it announced a huge deficit. It was, by its own accounts, bleeding cash to the tune of $1 million a day. Owner and CEO Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, grandson …

Lego version of the world's largest ship sets sail

Owners of the new Lego version of the Maersk Line Triple-E might be tempted to smash a bottle of champagne against it once they're done building, given that it's a model of the world's largest ship.<p>Alas, the model would probably smash to bits. Still, maritime and Lego fans alike may want to rush …

Engines

Vote for these awesome fan-built Lego cars

Lego Cuusoo rewards creativity with a chance at store-shelf immortality.<p>That there's a significant overlap between gearheads and Lego aficionados should come as no surprise. I mean, just look at Associate Editor David Gluckman'sdesk, pictured below. A lot of us grew up building, destroying, and …

Lego

Awesome 50-pound Lego spaceship to get its own novel

Apart from the massive collaborative re-creation of "The Wizard of Oz," the recent Lego festival at Brickworld 2013 Chicago had plenty to gawk at.<p>Not least was an incredible Lego spaceship designed and built by Peter Mowry (aka Abathar). It's called The Marquis.<p>Tipping the scales at about 50 pounds …

Lego

Lego and space, a match made in heaven (Q&A)

If there was ever a match made in heaven, it was probably Lego and space.<p>For years, the Danish toy company has turned again and again to the stars for inspiration, producing by one estimate more than 300 different space-related sets.<p>With those dozens and dozens of sets as a starting point, Peter …

Lego

Lego brings real robotic bricks to life for PlayStation

There are already a few ways you can make Lego robotics, including Lego Mindstorms -- the latest iteration of which includes support for smartphone control -- and, more recently, a Kickstarter campaign to get Raspberry Pi in on the action. The toy company, however, seems to be seeking new ways to …

Robotics

Salvador Dali's Surrealist Elephant Comes to Life as a Steampunk LEGO Brick Creation

Korean LEGO artist Jin Kei has given life to one of the giant four-legged mammals from Salvador Dali’s painting “The Elephants.” The artist added his …

'Wizard of Oz' Lego re-creation has rotating tornado

We've seen plenty of crazy Lego re-creations over the years, from landmark architecture to vintage computers, but we can't help but be impressed when an entire movie is redone in bricks.<p>That would be 1939 classic "The Wizard of Oz," which a team of 12 Lego builders has turned into a marvelous 3D …

Lego

Lego, you are dead to me

I am done with Lego. And no, it's not because I stepped on a brick in the middle of the night last night, suffering what can only be described as the worst pain in the world, although yes, that's a permanent source of rage for every parent, really. No, I'm done with Lego because that sacred cow of …

Lego

Lego hand mixer: You bet it blends

Sooner or later, every object in existence, including you and me, will be re-created out of Legos.<p>Fans of the bricks have limitless passion. But beyond creating cool dioramas, Lego modelers truly impress when they make functional tools.<p>Case in point: the Hippmikser 2000 by Flickr user Hippotam, …

Lego

'Doctor Who' Lego projects shine through time (pictures)

Lego Technic 4×4 Crawler

The problem with some Lego sets is once they're built, there's not much you can do with them — the more elaborate the set, the less sturdy it seems …

Ultra Minimalist Geeky TV Show And Movie LEGO Builds

This is a decent sized gallery of minimalist LEGO builds from different geeky shows and movies, all constructed by simplicity-loving Nick Desimone …

Plastic Meth: A Buyable 'Breaking Bad' LEGO Playset

You know what the problem with amazing shows that revolve around the manufacturing of illegal drugs is? LEGO will never make them into playsets. …

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 …

16,000-Piece 'Invisible' LEGO Portrait Reveals Yoda And Vader's Faces When Light Is Applied At Different Angles

This is a time-lapse video of Google Switzerland employees building a giant LEGO portrait that displays Yoda's or Darth Vader's face depending on the …

Stop-Motion Simpsons Opening With LEGO Characters

This is a stop-motion Simpsons opening made in LEGO with characters from the LEGO movie. Which I still haven't gotten around to seeing yet. You know …

Impressive LEGO Joker Funhouse With Animated Action

This is the Joker themed LEGO funhouse built by LEGOmaniac Paul Hetherington. The build is impressive to begin with, but even more impressive when …

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 …