Lego

Cambridge Names ‘Professor of Play’ to Bring Women to Tech - Bloomberg

Cambridge University has appointed its first “professor of play,” backed by the world’s most profitable toymaker, Lego A/S, whose miniature playing …

Smash It Up: Watch a Lego Porsche GT3 RS Get Crash Tested by Germany’s ADAC

The Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (ADAC), Germany’s equivalent of our AAA, knows what the populace likes. Few people hate Legos—we can think only of parents who’ve stepped on errant bricks in the middle of the night—and a great many more carry on an affair with the Danish toys long into …

Autos

Cambridge University have just hired someone for the world's dream job

The first Lego Professor of Play has been hired by Cambridge University, following widespread interest in what was advertised as a dream job …

Education

Build your own airport. Is this the greatest job in aviation EVER?

No environmental impact studies needed, no engineering contracts to let, no pesky banks to borrow from, no landfill, no airline complaints about …

Spider-Man: Homecoming's Spider-Drone Is Now a Real Thing, and More Fantastic Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's roundup of the shiniest toys currently threatening that pile of money you have in your back account. This week we’ve …

Comics

Giant Lego giraffe to be named after giraffe-loving boy who died

BOSTON — A giant Lego giraffe is being renamed to honor a giraffe-loving Massachusetts boy who died last month.<p>Legoland Discovery Center Boston says …

Giraffes

Uniquely Singaporean - sweet, savoury and delicious bites to tantalize your taste buds | The Brothers Brick

One of Singapore’s favourite pastimes is enjoying great food — and that means great access to food 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Featured as a Food …

Singapore

You Can Now Make Your Own Fidget Spinner Thanks to LEGO

If you're ready to jump on the fidget spinner bandwagon — the toy craze that seems to be obsessing the nation — but still don't want to shell out a …

Fidget Spinner

These Are The Two Words I Never Say To My Kids, And I Will Tell You Why

We’re entering a tough phase in our house.<p>It’s this place where some of my children (or more specifically, my oldest child) have become old enough to …

Parenting

This LEGO Porsche 11 Crashing in Slow Motion is Beautiful and Poetic

We’re not exactly experts on the inner-workings of the automotive industry, but we imagine there are two main reasons why car manufacturers perform …

The Hottest Temperatures on Record in Every Country

We’re used to thinking of desert regions like Death Valley or the Sahara as being scorching hot during the summer, but other regions of the world …

Death Valley

No Minifigs Were Harmed In The Filming Of This Lego Crash Test

Lego makes some pretty special models of some pretty special cars. They’ve done the iconic Volkswagen T1 camper van, the legendary Caterham Seven …

Geek

Video proof a 911 made of Lego is not the way forward

Words: <b>Nile Bijoux</b><p>25 May 2017<p>This video could be the best example of "because I'm an adult and I can" we've seen recently. It also shows that using …

Military Dioramas

For me one of the best things about this hobby is the models that you can make for the diorama. Just about every kind of military vehicle ever made …

Military History

Xbox One video store begins rolling out 4K HDR content

Starting with The Lego Batman Movie<p>Microsoft has begun to add content that supports 4K resolution and high dynamic range (HDR) color to its digital video store on Xbox devices, the company confirmed to Polygon.<p>The store — which was formerly known as Xbox Video but is now called simply Movies & TV — …

Lego Batman Movie

Watch behind-the-scenes footage of Will Arnett and Zach Galifianakis recording lines for ‘The LEGO Batman Movie’

The movie was released in cinemas earlier this year and will be available for download next week<p>Behind-the-scenes footage of Will Arnett and Zach …

Lego Batman Movie

LEGO Porsche 911 GT3 Subjected to Real Crash Test

Growing up, I got into more than a few brawls at day care over wheels to make my LEGO cars. I would then proceed to crash them repeatedly until parts …

Autos

I Want These Zelda LEGO Sets to be Made

If you’ve never heard of LEGO Ideas, it’s a site where anybody can submit a design to LEGO for it to be made into an official set.<p>Hundreds of …

Breath of the Wild

Lego Worlds Finally Getting Sandbox Mode

May 25, 2017<p>Share This<p>Lego Worlds Now With Ability to Freely Build Things in Sandbox Mode<p>Well, you can build things more freely than you could …

8 tips for smooth summer travel with Delta

Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer vacation and increased leisure travel for many. That's why for the third year, Delta is rolling out …

Airlines

The team behind LEGO Batman movie reveal exactly how you turn LEGO into a movie

Ever wondered exactly how The LEGO Movies are made? Well the team behind The LEGO Batman Movie have shared this brilliant exclusive behind-the-scenes …

Lego Batman Movie

Miniature Medieval Marvel | The Brothers Brick

It never ceases to amaze me how builders like <b>Simon NH</b> invent ingenious uses for unique LEGO elements. Spy the new pyramid piece cresting a pair of …

Medieval

An Octan petrol station with the best advertising | The Brothers Brick

If I had to choose someone to design my petrol station, <b>Filius Rucilo</b> would surely be at the top of the list. The station and its accompanying giant …

‘Lego meets Origami’? Troxes interlock to build just about anything

Troxes are geometric toys that interlock like Legos<p>Is it modular? Connectable? Does it even vaguely resemble a tiny building? Then you can bet it’s a toy that designers and architects will fawn over. New to this category are Troxes, tri-winged bits of paper that interlock with identical brethren to …

MIT Media Lab

Watch a Beautiful Lego Porsche 911 Crash and Explode Into a Million Little Pieces

Everybody flipped out last year when Lego Technic released a gorgeous Porsche 911 GT3 RS. But who would’ve guessed that an even more beautiful …

Porsche

Lego’s Ragnarok Sets Pit Thor Against The Hulk

This holiday season, the son of Odin will be back in theaters. This time, he’ll be forced to take on the Hulk in a gladiatorial showdown… and you’ll …

Marvel Universe

Animal sculptures made of Lego on display at RBG

BURLINGTON, Ont. — The Royal Botanical Gardens, the largest attraction of its kind in Canada, has installed Lego sculptures of plants and animals …

Canadian News

Hey You Guys, the Lego Dimensions Goonies & LEGO City Packs Are Fantastic

May 24, 2017<p>Share This<p><b>Lego Dimensions Wave 8 Impressions</b><p><i>Lego Dimensions</i> is known for using legendary licensed properties for its minifigs, with some …

Lego Porsche Crash Test Reminds Us Why We Don't Build Cars Out Of Lego

Everyone loves Lego, right? Of course you do; you’re not some kind of monster. I’m sure that anyone who’s ever built a Lego car has wondered, at …

Autos

Autobots inferior, Soundwave superior! | The Brothers Brick

Soundwave was always one of my favourite Decepticons as he was unusually cool-sounding and had additional tiny transformers stored inside himself in …