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Tag Archives: LEGO

Rockin’ Bricks: 20 Famous Bands Recreated In LEGO

LEGO Bands

What you can make with LEGO bricks is limitless, especially if you’re creative and have the ability to envision while you put them together, brick by brick. These are qualities that LEGO builder extraordinaire Adly Syairi Ramly doesn’t have a shortage of, which his latest work clearly shows.

Adly has recently unveiled a gallery of twenty iconic bands recreated using nothing but LEGO bricks, including the likes of the Beastie Boys, Beatles, Smashing Pumpkins, and Foo Fighters.Continue Reading

Make It Real: Doctor Who LEGO Set

Doctor Who LEGO

It’s surprising how something–or rather, someone–as popular as Doctor Who still doesn’t have a LEGO set to call his own. That might soon change if the set created by Andrew Clark gets enough votes on the LEGO Cuuso website. It’s currently has about 8,600 supporters, which is short of the 10,000 required before LEGO reviews the design and gives the decision on whether or not they’ll make the set into a reality.

Andrew’s Doctor Who set features all the well-known elements from the hit show, including the Doctor (of course!), his sonic screwdriver, and TARDIS.

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Power Brick Battery Pack: Charge It, Build It, Brick It, Mod It

Power Brick Charger

This is probably the coolest smartphone charger that we’ve seen in a long time. Built from lightweight materials, the Coi+ Power Brick comes packed with a 4,200 mAh battery pack and four official LEGO bricks that can be attached onto it to transform it into a stand for your device. The entire thing is compatible and connectable with minifigs and the other bricks that you have in your LEGO stash.

Put a LEGO Mario on your Power Brick or customize it with your initials using LEGO bricks. The possibilities are endless–as long as you’ve got the bricks for them, that is.

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Make It Happen: ‘Big Bang Theory’ LEGO Set

Big Bang Theory LEGO

Our whole universe was in a hot dense state, then nearly seven days ago expansion started in LEGO land…

Master LEGO builders Alatariel and GlenBricker love LEGO and they have a special spot in their hearts for Big Bang Theory. You know, that super nerdy sitcom filled with geeky factoids that are often sputtered by the inimitable Sheldon. The duo put their talents to good use and came up with the mini-Big Bang Theory LEGO set featuring none other than the cast of the show.

You won’t be disappointed at the amount of geekery that they managed to cram into the brick apartment. Personally, I’m really digging the telescope and that miniature globe and rocket ship…and of course, there’s the minifigs.

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Droolin’ Over Bricks: LEGO Food That Looks Good Enough to Eat

LEGO Food

Above is what pancakes slathered in syrup and topped with butter would look like if we lived in a pixelated world. We don’t, but that didn’t stop master Lego builder Sachiko Akinaga from putting together this gallery of scrumptious-looking dishes using nothing but Lego bricks. It’s hard enough–at least, for me–to build something from sets that contain actual instructions, so what Sachiko achieved here is no small feat.

Aside from the most common breakfast food ever, he also built a banana (that has just been peeled), some sushi, and even a burger. Hit the break to check out the rest of his work.Continue Reading

Finally: LEGO Ghostbusters Set is Coming

Ghostbusters LEGO

Bill Murray’s greatest wish has been granted, assuming that what he wants the most in the world is a LEGO Ghostbusters set. This has been a long time coming, seeing as how the movies were released three decades ago. In fact, the franchise’s 30th anniversary was what prompted Brent Waller to put together a Ghostbusters-themed set, which included minifigs of the Ghostbusters, their headquarters, and of course, the Ectomobile.

Waller posted his project up on Lego’s fan site CUUSOO, where it easily gained the support of over 10,000 other Ghostbusters fans and LEGO lovers. Since it reached the 10,000 mark, LEGO checked the set out and gave it their seal of approval.

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Finally: The Simpsons LEGO Set Looks Awesome

Simpsons LEGO

D’oh! It’s about time the Simpsons LEGO set became a reality. Fans have been waiting for LEGO to release a set featuring one of the most well-known families on television. It’s been twenty years coming, and the set does not disappoint.

LEGO will be releasing the Simpsons set on February 1st, and it will feature the entire Simpsons family and their freaky diddly-doodly neighbor, Flanders. Bart will have his skateboard and comics, Homer will have his car, Lisa will have her sax, Marge will have her mile-high hair, and Flanders will come with his own barbecue set.

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This Animated LEGO Joker Funhouse is Just Awesome

Joker Funhouse

The Joker’s funhouse is more madness than fun, but what else would you expect from the Joker aside from his signature scares that go from funny to deadly in an instant? Master LEGO builder Paul Hetherington decided to take on the Joker’s funhouse for his next project and the results are nothing short of amazing.

The most impressive part? Some parts of the funhouse are actually animated, from the googly eyes and gated entrance to Robin and Batman, who’s twirling by the entrance non-stop.

You can check out a gallery of various views of the funhouse here. A video of the funhouse in motion is available after the break.

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Lego Car Created From 500,000 Lego Pieces With A Speed Up To 20mph

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If you’re looking for something truly amazing and creative, take a look at this Lego car created by Steve Sammartino and Raul Oaida using 500,000 pieces of Lego and 256 pistons. The thing which makes it totally awesome is the engine, which is also made of lego pieces with four orbital engines and runs on air, at a maximum speed of 20-30 miles per hour. It could go faster, but the creators decided not to push the limits as there’s a risk of ‘Lego explosion’, which is totally justifiable. Interestingly, the Lego car was created on Romanian shores and was shipped to Melbourne. How awesome can it be? If you ask me, I simply love the creativity of both Steve and Raul, who met belong to different parts of the world and met on the internet. Find out more details about the project at Super Awesome Micro Project link below.

[SuperAwesomeMicroPorject] via [Gizmodo]