Brickit is a smartphone app (currently available for iOS, Android coming soon) that can analyze any photo of spread out LEGO pieces (aka a LEGO minefield), identify the different pieces present via machine learning, suggest things you can build with them, and provide the step-by-step instructions to build those things.
This is a very impressively designed LEGO Great Ball Contraption (GBC) module built by Youtuber NDL-GBC featuring minifigs shootings the balls like basketballs thanks to their spring legs — real LEGO minifig pieces that were made in the early 2000’s for basketball themed sets. Very clever, and about 90% of
This is a video documenting Mr. Tiger’s creation of an apartment in the side of a rock mountain, slowly excavating the space then customizing it to his liking. The result is most impressive. Way nicer than my basement apartment, and probably with fewer bugs. You know I called my landlord
This is a video of maker of things The Q constructing a hubless, chain-driven bicycle that cleverly turns the rear wheel via a chain that goes all the way around its geared outer rim. Pretty cool, but if a bike doesn’t have spokey dokeys, I’m not riding it. I’m also
Because you can never have enough whimsy in your life, this is a video about UK-based photographer Simon Dell, who built an entire Hobbit village (among other homes) for the mice that live in his garden. How precious. Precious — get it? Because that’s what Gollum is always saying and
Available July 1st for $200, LEGO Ideas is releasing a typewriter build set inspired by the one submitted by builder Steve Guinness, and further influenced by a typewriter model used by LEGO Group founder Ole Kirk Kristiansen in the 1950’s. The set features 2,079 pieces and includes a carriage that
Constructed by incredibly talented LEGO builder jazlecraz, this is the LEGO Great Ball Contraption Showcase up for support on the LEGO Ideas website. For those of you unfamiliar with how the LEGO Ideas website works, if a set reaches 10,000 supporters LEGO will review it and consider the set for
This is a video of muscular and energetic Youtuber Ginger Billy discussing and demonstrating the ride-in lawnmower he modded from of an old Ford Festiva. In his own words while I herd my goats through the house from the the front yard to the back yard so they can continue