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LEGO unveils Towering New Model of the United Nations Headquarters

LEGO unveils Towering New Model of the United Nations Headquarters

An architectural replica of the iconic United Nations Headquarters building in New York City is the latest addition to the LEGO Architecture kit. On Friday UN secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon placed the

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Phonebloks: Modular Phone Snaps Together Like LEGO Bricks So You Never Have to Throw It Away

Phonebloks: Modular Phone Snaps Together Like LEGO Bricks So You Never Have to Throw It Away

It seems like most people get a new cellphone every year these days - and while that’s good news for phone manufacturers and telecoms, it’s not helping our wallets or the environment. Enter PhoneBloks

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LEGO Introduces Female Scientist in Their Minifigures Series 11 Collection

LEGO Introduces Female Scientist in Their Minifigures Series 11 Collection

Image via Maia Weinstock. There are some new Minifigures on the LEGO block, and they love to study science. While this may not seem like an unusual departure from the toy's regular line of explorers,

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LEGO Debuts a New Female Scientist Minifigure!

LEGO Debuts a New Female Scientist Minifigure!

Image courtesy Maia Weinstock There have been plenty of grievances over the years about the lack of women represented in LEGO building sets (not to mention the appearance of existing female

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Delaware High School Students Complete World’s Tallest LEGO Tower

Delaware High School Students Complete World’s Tallest LEGO Tower

A group of high school students in Wilmington, Delaware just completed a 112-foot Lego tower constructed from over 500,000 bricks that sets a new Guinness World Record for the world's tallest

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MIT Scientists 3D Print Tiny LEGO-Like Building Blocks for Creating Large Modular Designs

MIT Scientists 3D Print Tiny LEGO-Like Building Blocks for Creating Large Modular Designs

3D printing is all the rage, and designers around the world are competing to see how they can create the biggest, most jaw-dropping stuff. Here at Inhabitat, we've featured lots of cool 3D designs, from

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Great Scott! Back To The Future LEGO DeLorean Time Machine Hits Store Shelves

Great Scott! Back To The Future LEGO DeLorean Time Machine Hits Store Shelves

Back to the Future fans rejoice, for LEGO just released the souped-up time traveling DeLorean from the 1985 sci-fi classic. For $35, you can get your very own DeLorean time machine along with figures of

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LEGO’s New Architecture Studio Design Toolkit Brings Out Your Inner Builder—and Inner Child

LEGO’s New Architecture Studio Design Toolkit Brings Out Your Inner Builder—and Inner Child

LEGO just unveiled its new LEGO Architecture Studio design toolkit which could help bring out the Le Corbusier or Frank Lloyd Wright in you. The kit—which is designed for adults—includes more than

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Petition Calls for More Gender Equality in LEGOs

Petition Calls for More Gender Equality in LEGOs

Young boys and girls across the world grow up playing with Legos, but for some reason, most of the Lego people -- known as "minifigs" -- are male. But a growing movement to add more female minifigs is

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LEGObot: A Working 3D Printer Made From LEGO Bricks!

LEGObot: A Working 3D Printer Made From LEGO Bricks!

As the 3D printer revolution picks up speed, the price of the machines is beginning to drop—but shelling out several hundred bucks for a desktop printer is still out of the reach of many would-be

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World’s Largest Legoland Waterpark to Open in Malaysia

World’s Largest Legoland Waterpark to Open in Malaysia

Kids and adults alike can splash around amongst Lego characters in the pools, or down waterslides. Unique to the Malaysian park, fans will be able to play with oversized soft Lego bricks in

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Shimmering 12-Foot-Tall LEGO Replica of One World Trade Center Unveiled in New York

Shimmering 12-Foot-Tall LEGO Replica of One World Trade Center Unveiled in New York

One World Trade Center isn't expected to be complete until 2014, but here's some news that should tide us over for a bit while we wait. Last week, Westchester's LEGOLAND Discovery Center unveiled a nearly

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Damien Labrousse Creates Amazing Jupiter Mission Control Room From 6000 LEGO Bricks

Damien Labrousse Creates Amazing Jupiter Mission Control Room From 6000 LEGO Bricks

LEGO builder extraordinaire Damien Labrousse recently unveiled an amazing replica of the French Space Agency's Jupiter Mission Control Room made from 6,000 toy bricks! The model was requested by the team

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Post-Apocalyptic LEGO Ship Can Walk Around on Dry Land

Post-Apocalyptic LEGO Ship Can Walk Around on Dry Land

In a post-apocalyptic world a walking ship might appear commonplace - but for now, Jason Alleman's LEGO ship is a unique marvel. Alleman's steampunk-esque ship is modeled on Theo Jansen's gigantic

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Nathan Sawaya’s “Must-See” LEGO Art Exhibition Comes to New York

Nathan Sawaya’s “Must-See” LEGO Art Exhibition Comes to New York

Brick artist extraordinaire Nathan Sawaya is back in NYC, this time with a collection of eye-popping 3D artworks all made of LEGO. Called "Art of the Brick", the show has been hailed by CNN as a

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Hans Rosling Uses LEGO Bricks to Explain Climate Change and Population Growth

Hans Rosling Uses LEGO Bricks to Explain Climate Change and Population Growth

We’ve seen LEGO bricks used to build tons of unexpected creations - from wheelchairs to chandeliers. But everyone's favorite toy brick can also be used to teach - Hans Rosling, a Swedish doctor and

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NASA and LEGO Launch Design Competition to Create Futuristic Spacecraft

NASA and LEGO Launch Design Competition to Create Futuristic Spacecraft

There are no two greater names in the worlds of adventure and imagination than NASA and LEGO. Now the famous toy-maker and space agency have teamed up to launch a design competition to help inspire the

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LEGO to Release Star Wars Ewok Village in September

LEGO to Release Star Wars Ewok Village in September

The Ewoks’ forest abode is recreated with cool features like a tree-trunk hideout, spider web, net traps and a slide for quick getaway. No stand-off would be complete without the secret Lightsaber stash

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BIG Unveils Plans for Denmark’s New LEGO House Museum

BIG Unveils Plans for Denmark’s New LEGO House Museum

The LEGO Group selected BIG and Ralph Appelbaum Associates to design their interactive museum back in February of 2013 because of their understanding of LEGO and architecture. In fact it's not the first

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Thomas Poulsom Makes Wonderful North American Birds Using LEGO Bricks

Thomas Poulsom Makes Wonderful North American Birds Using LEGO Bricks

Among Poulsom’s amazing creations made from the famous Danish blocks is Arnie, a flying American robin. Benny is the LEGO image of the black-crested titmouse standing still on a “wooden” branch. A

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World’s First LEGO School to Open in Denmark this August

World’s First LEGO School to Open in Denmark this August

The owner of one of the most successful toy companies on earth is opening a LEGO school in Denmark this August. Grandson of LEGO's original founder and a multi-billionaire, Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen

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Rent and Trade LEGO Sets with Pleygo’s Mail-in Service

Rent and Trade LEGO Sets with Pleygo’s Mail-in Service

Get ready, LEGO addicts: Now you can rent LEGO sets with Pleygo's innovative mail-in service. Sign up for their exclusive LEGO club by registering for one of their low-cost plans, and you'll have full

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The World’s Longest LEGO Railway Stretches Nearly 2.5 Miles Long

The World’s Longest LEGO Railway Stretches Nearly 2.5 Miles Long

What has nearly 100,000 LEGO pieces, spans nearly 2.5 miles and can be used to transport a Lilliputian army? The world’s longest LEGO railway, of course! On May 10th and 11th, Lego enthusiast Henrik

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Giant LEGO Kraken Attacks Darth Vader’s Star Destroyer

Giant LEGO Kraken Attacks Darth Vader’s Star Destroyer

When you flirt with the Dark Side, bad things can happen; lava burns you, offspring return to kill you, and giant space cephalopods attack your ships. In a massive tentacled disturbance in the Force, Iain

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Tobias Tøstesen Transforms 8,000 LEGO Windows into a Dazzling Chandelier!

Tobias Tøstesen Transforms 8,000 LEGO Windows into a Dazzling Chandelier!

LEGO lovers and design fans alike can agree that Tøstesen’s lamp goes beyond the traditional use of the toy blocks. Tøstesen used the children’s toys to create a practical (and even opulent-looking)

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Contact 1: Incredible Space Age City Made From 200,000 LEGO Bricks

Contact 1: Incredible Space Age City Made From 200,000 LEGO Bricks

Contact 1 is the first project in a series that will imaginatively depict the creativity and beauty of intelligent life forms throughout the universe. The futuristic metropolis took a whopping 600 hours

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10 Perfectly Pixelated LEGO Sculptures Pop Up in NYC

10 Perfectly Pixelated LEGO Sculptures Pop Up in NYC

A new batch of Nathan Sawaya's delightful LEGO sculptures recently popped up at New York City's Openhouse Gallery and we stopped by to take a gander. Unlike some of Sawaya's previous works, many of which

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LEGO Soon to Get the “Best Museum EVER” by BIG and RAA

LEGO Soon to Get the “Best Museum EVER” by BIG and RAA

LEGO building blocks may arguably be the best toy ever - and they'll soon be getting the "best museum ever"! Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), the Danish starchitecture firm, and Ralph Appelbaum Associates

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Old Domino Sugar Refinery to Be Reborn as Daring LEGO-Like Neighborhood in Brooklyn

Old Domino Sugar Refinery to Be Reborn as Daring LEGO-Like Neighborhood in Brooklyn

Talks about transforming Williamsburg, Brooklyn's old Domino Sugar Refinery into a vibrant new waterfront neighborhood have been going on for a while now, but SHoP Architects recently released a set of

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North America’s First LEGO Hotel Opens This Spring in Carlsbad, California!

North America’s First LEGO Hotel Opens This Spring in Carlsbad, California!

The façade of the LEGO hotel may not be made of plastic bricks, but it is decked out in decorative color blocks, setting the stage for the LEGO love inside. Guests will be greeted by a giant LEGO castle

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