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By Stanley Holtsclaw | Lego - arguably the most popular building or construction 'toy' ever launched, continues to captivate millions of fans and delight children and adults who love making stunning creations from these humble Lego bricks.

Snoopy and Woodstock at rest | The Brothers Brick

This brilliant little LEGO recreation of Snoopy and Woodstock was apparently a commissioned model. I really hope <b>_BrickBro_</b> didn’t get paid peanuts …

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One, two... Freddy's coming for you... three, four... better lock your door... | The Brothers Brick

Romanian builder <b>Letranger Absurde</b> has been working on a series of horror movie vignettes, the latest of which is from 1984’s <i>Nightmare on Elm Street</i>. …

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The battle of Helm's Deep is over. The battle for Middle-earth is about to begin. | The Brothers Brick

When Saruman sends his orc army to knock on your front door, you have to be prepared. Lucky for LEGO King Théoden and the rest of the Rohirrim,</b> …

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Build your own LEGO Citroën DS and then drive your minifig self through the Vézère Valley [Instructions] | The Brothers Brick

The vintage French Ghostbusters-themed Citroën DS we featured here a few days ago was certainly adorable, but what if you want to build your own …

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Wiffy 2k17 is a true next gen mecha | The Brothers Brick

Builder <b>FLAVIO</b> continues his “Wiffy” series (years in the making) with one such robot fitted with twin rotors. His mech is full of brilliant parts …

ORCA starfighter is a thing of beauty | The Brothers Brick

Australian builder <b>Shannon Sproule</b> has once again created a stunningly unique sci-fi model. Shannon has a real knack for being able to use a …

Half Technic, half System, all LEGO! | The Brothers Brick

Behold the hulking mech robot warrior that is <i>B-43</i> by <b>Simmon Kim</b>. With its ominous red light and enormous black rifle, this beast looks like it could …

Labour of love pit stop for hot rods recreated from real life | The Brothers Brick

Once in a while you see a build that not only looks great, but simply blows it out of the water, combining great details and huge playability …

How to become a Lego master builder

The guy Lego pays to play<p>When we spoke to Erik Varszegi in January, he’d just finished building a Batmobile. A 17-foot-long, 7-foot-tall Batmobile. “It was so big, we almost couldn’t get it out the door,” says the Lego master builder. That’s child’s play compared with the life-size <i>Star Wars</i> X-wing …

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Neo-Tokyo menaced by spindly mechanoid | The Brothers Brick

It’s nice to see a LEGO mech placed into some sort of context, and <b>F@bz</b> knocks it right out of the park with this diorama of an unusual mech making a …

LEGO 71018 Collectible Minifigures Series 17 Feel Guide [Review] | The Brothers Brick

Collectible Minifigures Series 17 are due for release May 1 at the standard price of $3.99 USD, but if previous series have been any indicator, lucky …

Gorgeous 8-foot-tall LEGO mobile crane has complete working functions | The Brothers Brick

Leibherr’s LTM 1090-4.1 mobile crane is an impressive piece of construction equipment with a top speed of 85km/h, a telescopic boom up to 50m and a …

Young boy demonstrates intricate Lego safe to store his money

A boy shows us how to unlock his amazing Lego safe. Like a puzzle box, he has to push, pull and slide different pieces, some which give him keys to …

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DIY LEGO Batman Cake

“A slice of Batcake to-go Master Bruce?”<p>With all of that physical exertion, I imagine that Batman has to “carb-up” before his nightly patrols (<i>I’m</i> …

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A Force to Be Reckoned With, Hoth Leia in LEGO

Why, you stuck up… half-witted… scruffy-looking… Nerf-herder! – Princess Leia<p>Perhaps most renown for the infamous Slave Leia costume (err…metalkini?) …

Happy happy joy joy! | The Brothers Brick

Every generation of kids has its cartoon with jokes that are far funnier to the adults in the room, and growing up that was Ren & Stimpy for me.</b> …

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Crouching tiger, hidden cannon | The Brothers Brick

Tigers have the reputation for being fearsome beasts at the best of times, but turn a tiger into a mecha tiger with some hidden weaponry and you have …

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A place to observe the stars | The Brothers Brick

Unfortunately, Madrid now suffers from too much light pollution to be a good spot for observing the stars and planets. The <i>Real Observatorio de Madrid</i> …

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We are lost in the nowhere | The Brothers Brick

I haven’t read <i>Tunnels</i> by Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams but this massive LEGO creation by <b>Caleb Schilling</b> makes me think that I need to pick up a …

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Mickey Mouse's debut performance | The Brothers Brick

Disney’s 1928 short <i>Steamboat Willie</i> is considered to be the first appearance of Mickey Mouse, and now <b>Dick Cheung</b> brings us this lovely – and …

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Hop a ride on the Imperial Carousel | The Brothers Brick

The Imperial forces from Star Wars sure do know how to have fun when they’re off-screen not fighting the rebels. At least that’s what Star Wars fan</b> …

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Yo ho, yo ho, a space pirate's life for me | The Brothers Brick

There’s a definite futuristic spin on this pirate ship created by <b>Bricksam</b>, but the only thing cooler than pirates are <i>sci-fi pirates</i>. The skull & …

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5 ways to build your own DIY Lego table

Whether you’re a Brickhead yourself or you just love having a way to exercise your kid’s engineering and creativity skillsets, you know Lego …

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Crazy Circuits are Lego-based electronics kits delivered to your door

Why it matters to you<p>Want your kids to learn about building electronics, but worried about the complexity and cost? This innovative Kickstarter …

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Best Lego Video Games Ever Made

From voice acting, to Lego Dimensions integrating real Lego pieces into the game through scanning technology, these games have been some of the most …

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Durable flying machine sweeps the skies | The Brothers Brick

<b>Gerald Cacas</b> brings us a well-shaped LEGO version of the turboprop Fokker 50. There’s a lot of grey going on, but that’s because the build is …

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Life-size, living Lego greenhouse

Watch a video of the world's first functioning greenhouse made from Legos.<p>This video shows the construction of the Lego greenhouse by Sebastian …

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