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Haunted Mansion Lego!


This Haunted Mansion Lego set is up for your votes -- it's got mine!

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Help make a Golden Girls LEGO set a reality

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How big is the overlap of people who love both LEGOs and 80s camp sitcom Golden Girls? LostSleep hopes at least 10,000, the number of votes needed to make this prototype Golden Girls LEGO set commercially available. Quoth LostSleep:

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Beauty tips for male Lego execs


Hugh writes, "Lego published annoying 'beauty tips' for young girls; Elbe Spurling has a nice response: beauty tips for male Lego executives."

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Lego cell phone dock spins 360

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User Toulouse shows off a fairly slammin' cell phone dock on the OnePlus One Android smartphone forum. Even though it's for the new OnePlus One phone, the build can be recreated for any handset.

(Side note: I do hate his use of the word "ghetto" in the description, common among some makers. Does he honestly live in a poor neighborhood where improvisation and thoughtful use of materials reign? If not, what's it saying?)

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Lego slippers


They're $12.50/pair from Thinkgeek: one size, red or blue, 3X2 only, and have thick enough soles to cushion even the most violent Lego/bare-foot impact. (via Geeky Merch)

Humble Brainiac Book Bundle: tech books for kids!


Get more than 15 DRM-free kids tech ebooks from No Starch Press, including the amazing Lauren Ipsum, as well as a wealth of killer Lego books, books for young makers, and kids' programming guides -- support EFF and the Freedom of the Press Foundation, too!

Familiar film scenes in Lego

A film by Morgan Spence.

Dark and creepy LEGO creations

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LEGO master Mike Doyle's new book, titled Beautiful LEGO 2: Dark, presents a variety of artists' shadowy, macabre, and black comedy brick creations.

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Cast metal Lego brick charm


They're $20 from Thinkgeek, and are made of a "silvertone metal alloy," whatever that is.

Lego wishes it invented Minecraft

"Minecraft is digital Lego," says Lego marketing director David Gram. "We only wish we had invented it." This is mentioned in about the same breath as the phrase "core brand beliefs," a concise reminder why they didn't.

Anamorphic illusion of Lego Minifigs

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Those Minifigures are actually 2D anamorphic paintings flat on the ground created by the amazing Leon Keer at Legoland Deutschland. See the reality below.

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Lego trailer for Walking Dead, Season 5

"The Walking Dead Season 5 Trailer." In Lego. (via Devour)

The Simpsons' Springfield, USA in Lego

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Sure, Lego released some Simpsons kits, but a fellow named Matt De Lanoy built the entire town of Springfield out of Lego!

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Matt De Lanoy's Flickr stream (via PFSK)

Lego: Batman's Tumbler

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The Lego Super Heroes model of Batman's Tumbler with Batman and Joker minifigs will be available September 1 for $200, or right now from scalpers for $850-$1150 (caveat emptor).

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Kids' Boba Fett minifig cosplay


Toronto awesomedad CGS1 created an amazing Lego minifig costume for his son, documenting it on The Dented Helmet.

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Evolution in Lego

"Lego Evolution" (Thanks, Lux!)

Dante in Lego

Romanian Legoist Mihai Marius Mihu's Nine Circles of Hell creations are the perfect companion to the Dante for Fun picture books that retell the Inferno, Paradiso and Purgatorio for children.

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