Lego's long-anticipated Atari 2600 set, a celebration of the game system's 50th anniversary, looks fantastic. Due out next month, the 2,600-piece set contains 2,532 pieces and will cost $240. The set also includes three cartridges—Centipede, Adventure, and Asteroids—along with models inspired by the games. Meanwhile, the top of the console opens to reveal a tiny 1970s rec room where a minifig is playing, yep, Atari.
If you ask most hardcore gamers, Nintendo is lagging behind Microsoft and Sony in terms of relevance. Despite being the oldest company in video games, Nintendo's focus on family-friendly games and IPs has alienated them from older gamers. However, even if they have since grown cynical, there was a time when every gamer loved Nintendo.… READ THE REST
A proposal for The Office was submitted to Lego Ideas, and it quickly received the 10,000 supporters it needed to go into production. From the website: All 17 primary characters featured on the show (for more than 1 season) have been included in this set. This is only a potential list of the mini figures… READ THE REST
Watch Jordan Durrenberger's recreation of the Battle of Verdun in Lego: nearly seven brick-pounding minutes of stop-motion animation. It's extraordinarily well-made and edited, from artillery batteries and machine gun enfilades to hand-to-hand combat in the muck. There's no outright gore, but the combination of the goofy minifigs and brutal trench-warfare violence is really something. And… READ THE REST
A sharp, reliable knife is one of those tools most folks don't think about carrying around, but there are countless everyday situations where a blade might be useful. You can use it to slice through hard-to-open packages, start fires, clear brush while hiking, cut food during camping trips, and much more. Still, a utility knife can be… READ THE REST
Is there any feeling as satisfying as the one you get after demolishing a tough stain? A clean house is a happy house, but anyone who's only wielded a vacuum cleaner or a broom knows it's surprisingly hard to maintain that aura of cleanliness for more than a moment. All those cleaning supplements can add up; the last element you're… READ THE REST
Everybody likes to add a touch of luxury to their lives, right? The good news is it doesn't have to be expensive to do that. Adding a little luxury to your day can be as easy and affordable as getting amazing bedding for a great price. The Cariloha Classic Bamboo Bed Sheet Set offers the same experience as most high-end bedding… READ THE REST