Tag: Lego

Lego Apollo 11 Lunar Lander Set Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of Historic Moon Landing

Lego released a really awesome building set that replicates the Apollo 11 Eagle lunar lander. This 1,087-piece brick set is Lego's way of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

Space May 31, 2019

Child Finds $40K Worth Of Meth Inside Lego Box From Thrift Store

Local authorities in Georgia report that a 10-year-old child stumbled upon a package containing methamphetamine. The illegal drugs were stored inside a Lego set bought from a store in South Carolina.

Public Health May 9, 2019

Lego Launches Braille Bricks For Blind And Visually Impaired Children

Danish toy maker Lego announced the launch of its Lego Braille Bricks. The new toy blocks will feature letter and number markings that can help blind and visually impaired children learn Braille.

Public Health April 25, 2019

Research Volunteers Swallow Lego Heads To Find Out How Long It Takes To Pass

What can people do in the name of science? Research volunteers swallowed lego heads and scoured their feces to find out how long it takes to pass the system.

Medicine November 25, 2018

Life-Sized LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron Built With 1 Million Pieces And Over 2,000 Electric Toy Motors

Toymaker LEGO has managed to eclipse itself again after unveiling the 'Technic Bugatti Chiron'. The Chiron makes use of 339 distinct Technic components including some new types of transparent Technic bricks.

Car Tech August 31, 2018

Scientists Built This Nerve Agent Detector Using Lego Blocks And A Smartphone

Researchers designed a nerve agent detector that uses Lego bricks and a smartphone to sense the presence of the deadly substance used in chemical warfare. How does it work?

Feature | Science June 28, 2018

This Lego Bugatti Chiron Replica Set Will Make Autophiles Drool

Lego released a 1:18 scale Bugatti Chiron with 3,599 individual pieces as a part of its ongoing Technic lineup. The Lego kit includes everything from a functioning transmission to a 16-cylinder engine.

Car Tech June 4, 2018

Microsoft Doubles Down On Education With 'Minecraft,' LEGO, And More

Microsoft will depend on the available technology to promote better and easier learning. The company will make use of LEGO and Minecraft and will collaborate with BBC and NASA to realize its vision of creating a future generation of builders.

Microsoft January 23, 2018

LEGO's 'Women Of NASA' Is Now Amazon's Best-Selling Toy

LEGO's Women of NASA kit is certainly breaking boundaries, especially in sales. The collection of four female space pioneers in brick form is currently Amazon's one of the best-selling toys.

Space November 5, 2017

NASA Apollo Mission In A Box: LEGO Launches Meter-Tall Saturn V Rocket

LEGO is unveiling a new NASA-inspired Lego set. It comes in the form of a detailed replica of the first manned rocket to put people to the moon, the Saturn V.

Geek April 29, 2017

Lego To Come Up With 'Women Of NASA' Set

Lego is planning to come up with a figurine set composed of pioneering women who have made contributions to NASA’s space program. The idea behind the set comes from Maia Weinstock, who won the Lego Ideas competition.

Geek March 3, 2017

US Box Office Weekend: ’Fifty Shades Darker’ Submits To No. 1 ‘Lego Batman Movie’

The U.S. box office numbers are in! 'The Lego Batman Movie' takes the top spot in the first week of February, besting 'Fifty Shades Darker' and 'John Wick: Chapter 2.'

Movies/TV Shows February 15, 2017

Discontinued 'Halo' Mega Bloks Game For The Xbox 360 Surfaces Online [Video]

The 'Mega Bloks Halo' would have been a fun and polished title if released. It was based on Unreal Engine 3 and used original audio sound effects to offer a unique 'Halo' third-person gameplay.

Video Games January 9, 2017

Researchers Use Microscopic Diamonds To Assemble Atoms Into Tiny Wires Like LEGO

Microscopic diamonds known as diamondoids were used to make tiny wires measuring just three atoms wide. What are the potential uses of the technique and the tiny wires?

Material Science December 26, 2016

'LEGO Worlds' To Be Released For PC, PS4 And Xbox One On Feb. 21: Original Blocks Game Will Challenge 'Minecraft'

'LEGO Worlds' will finally be released on Feb. 21 after being in Steam's Early Access program since June 2015. The game will challenge 'Minecraft,' as the two titles share certain similarities but also have significant differences.

Video Games November 30, 2016

Kano Is Back At Kickstarter With New DIY Camera, Speaker And Lightboard Coding Kits

Kano is now raising funds to build three new DIY bundles that let adults and kids alike build and code powerful gadgets. Each kit, which will ship in 2017, can be assembled without tools within minutes.

Gadgets September 29, 2016

Build Your Own Flying, Crash-Friendly LEGO Drone With These Simple Kits From Flybrix [Video]

LEGOs are already pretty awesome (unless you step on one), but what if you could make them fly? Now you can, with simple DIY kits to build a working, flying drone made of LEGO.

Gadgets September 22, 2016

LEGO Overwhelmed By High US Toy Market Demand, But More Plants Should Help Drive Growth

Lego said that it is ready to sacrifice some short-term profits to keep its long-term growth expanding. The company reported almost stagnant figures in the United States, and is gearing up to change that in the upcoming months.

Business Tech September 6, 2016

Batman vs. Joker Showdown At Gotham Theater Recreated In LEGO

One extremely creative LEGO builder just recreated a scene from a vintage 1950s 'Batman' comic book cover. The artwork features a huge showdown between Batman and Robin and the Joker at Gotham Theater.

Geek July 8, 2016

'LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Is Getting 'The Empire Strikes Back' DLC

As if a new 'LEGO Star Wars' game wasn't good enough, it looks like a few of the major players from 'The Empire Strikes Back' will be making an appearance!

Video Games June 7, 2016

Three Days To Make This $15,000 LEGO Statue...Then A Child Destroys It In Seconds

It took three days for an artist to build a LEGO statue valued at $15,000, and only seconds for a child to destroy it by accident during the LEGO Expo in China.

Life & Style June 2, 2016

'LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Season Pass Includes New Level And Character Packs

The season pass for 'LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens' includes three new levels with new content not seen in the movie and four character packs with one extra exclusive for pass holders.

Video Games May 26, 2016

LEGO 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Trailer Is A Perfect Remake

This shot-for-shot remake of the 'Rogue One' trailer is so good, you might mistake it for a LEGO 'Rogue One' video game.

Geek May 6, 2016

This Fan-Made LEGO Star Destroyer Is 20 Times Bigger Than The Official Star Wars Set

A 'Star Wars' fan built a custom LEGO Imperial Star Destroyer that is so big it has three levels inside it, including a hangar bay with ships and other rooms.

Geek April 27, 2016

This Lego Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS Set Will Make You Drool

Lego and Porsche teamed up to develop the Lego Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS. The 1:8 scale model contains 2,704 pieces and working components such as a functional steering wheel, active engine cylinders and an operational transmission.

Car Tech April 26, 2016

Everything Is Coming Up LEGO In PlayStation Store Sale

The PlayStation Store currently has a sale going on for LEGO games, with some titles discounted up to 75 percent off. But act now, because these deals end on April 18.

Geek April 14, 2016

First Teaser For 'LEGO Batman Movie' Shows The Self-Aware Batman We Truly Deserve

LEGO Batman promises his movie will even be better than the original 'LEGO Movie.' Check out how he holds up against other Bat Men before him in the first teaser.

Movies/TV Shows March 29, 2016

Steam Weekend Sale Offers Steep Discounts On Ubisoft Titles And LEGO Games

If you've been waiting to snag some of Ubisoft's latest titles, now is your chance.

Geek March 25, 2016

This Amelia Earhart LEGO Set Lets You Take To The Skies

A pair of Amelia Earhart fans named Brad Meltzer and Ellen Kooijman have designed a mini-LEGO set featuring the famous pilot and her plane. With enough public support, their kit might make it to a store near you.

Movies/TV Shows March 24, 2016

'Star Wars' Fan Builds Tiny Rolling BB-8 With Standard LEGO Parts

One 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' fan used several standard LEGO parts from various sets to build a tiny rolling BB-8 unit that doesn't require any electronics or customized components.

Movies/TV Shows February 29, 2016

This Ridiculously Complicated LEGO Paper Airplane Factory Is The Coolest Thing You'll See Today

Arrow Electronics taps popular LEGO modeler Arthur Sacek to create a functional automatic paper airplane machine for its Super Bowl advertisement. Watch the cool automated LEGO machine in action.

Geek February 9, 2016

Ryan Reynolds Calls Out Fan-Made LEGO Deadpool Sets For Spoilers

In typical Deadpool fashion, Ryan Reynolds, who plays the 'merc with the mouth' in the movie that releases this month, recently made jokes about several fan-created LEGO sets, claiming they spoil the film.

Movies/TV Shows February 5, 2016

New 'Ghostbusters' LEGO Set Showcases New Cast And Ecto-1

It would appear that none of them are afraid of ghosts.

Movies/TV Shows February 5, 2016

Massive LEGO Helicarrier Measures Over Four Feet Long

With a width of over two feet to boot.

Movies/TV Shows February 4, 2016

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Gets Lego Game With 'Exclusive Playable Content' This Year

From the big screen to the world of gaming, Star Wars’ Lego version ‘The Force Awakens’ is finally coming to game enthusiasts in June. Gamers will be able to choose from playing characters such as Rey, Poe, Finn and more.

Video Games February 3, 2016

LEGO Presentation Points Toward Boba Fett Appearing In 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'

'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' will take fans back to the time of the original trilogy, and it might include everybody's favorite bounty hunter.

Movies/TV Shows February 1, 2016

'LEGO Marvel's Avengers': How To Find And Unlock The Young Avengers

Follow this guide and you'll be on your way to unlocking the various members of the Young Avengers team in 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers'.

Geek January 31, 2016

'LEGO Marvel's Avengers': How To Find And Unlock The Defenders

Here's how you can find and unlock Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist in 'Lego Marvel's Avengers'.

Geek January 30, 2016

LEGO Has Finally Released A Minifig In A Wheelchair

LEGO has bowed to public pressure and has finally come up with a minifigurine in a wheelchair. Pressure has been mounting from groups the likes of 'Toy Like Me' for a number of months now.

Gadgets January 28, 2016

It Took 18,000 LEGO Pieces To Create This Batman Arkham Asylum

An Australian LEGO builder used 18,000 bricks and other LEGO pieces to create an impressive replica of Batman's hospital for the mentally insane, Arkham Asylum, which also features five rooms and seven cells.

Internet Culture January 27, 2016

This 'Titanic' Model Uses 120,000 Lego Bricks - Including Minifigs Clinging For Survival

This Lego Titanic uses 120,000 pieces and took 250 hours to build. Minifigs are scattered throughout to give this amazing Lego replica more heart than others.

Internet Culture January 20, 2016

'LEGO Dimensions' Releases Five New Expansion Packs That Feature Content From 'Ghostbusters,' 'Doctor Who' And DC Comics

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment released five new packs for the toy-to-life console game 'LEGO Dimensions' and dropped a new trailer to showcase the 'Ghostbusters' content.

Geek January 19, 2016

The Complete Guide To 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers' Preorder Bonuses And DLC

From exclusive minifigures to character DLC packs, here are all the preorder bonuses and exclusives coming for 'LEGO Marvel's Avengers.'

Geek January 16, 2016

Free Lego And Lagers Nights At This Canadian Hotel

Legos are definitely not just for kids. Build with Lego and beer every Tuesday night at a Toronto hotel and relive all your childhood Lego building desires over a couple of cold lagers with friends.

Internet Culture January 14, 2016

'LEGO Marvel’s Avengers' Looks To Recreate The Biggest Moments From The Films With A Few Bonuses (Hint: Squirrel Girl)

'LEGO Marvel’s Avengers' is coming to consoles this month, but which iconic moments from the film will you be able to recreate? Let’s check it out.

Geek January 13, 2016

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