Built by LEGO fan Brandon Jones and displayed at the recent BrickCon 2022 in Seattle, this massive Super Mario Bros level features 14 motors to make the pieces really MOVE. And you know how I feel about moving. “You try to as little as possible throughout the day.” Fact! “And
Spotted at Brickworld Chicago 2022 (my ban isn’t lifted until 2028), this M.C. Escher inspired LEGO fountain features water made of LEGO diamonds flowing uphill via LEGO-driven conveyor belts. Pretty clever. Granted it’s not the most convincing water I’ve ever seen, but we are talking about LEGO here — they’re
This is a video of Youtuber Half-Asleep Chris’s journey to build a life size replica of his cat Bella out of several thousand LEGO bricks (he previously did his all-black cat Ralph, video of that included as well). As you can see, he really nailed her likeness. I mean if
This is a video from the Brick Experiment Channel on Youtube of the construction and testing of an incredibly impressive mini LEGO-powered submarine, complete with automatic depth control (and minifig captain). The tiny submersible is capable of maintaining a constant depth OR distance from the bottom using its onboard pressure
In some ideas are best left unrealized news, this is a video from Adam of Youtube channel North Of The Border (I prefer South Of The Border myself, but that’s just me and I enjoy palm tree beaches and frozen cocktails) creating a ‘realistic’ LEGO minifig sculpture. Ugh, those eyes.
In what is arguably the most sensical toy release in recent history, LEGO has announced an official Transformers build set featuring Optimus Prime that actually transforms from semi truck to humanoid form. The $169 set will be released June 1st and feature 1,508 pieces, including ion blaster, Autobot Matrix of
This is a video demonstration and build discussion of the LEGO Flip Walker constructed by LEGO fanatic JK Brickworks after being inspired by a rare 1980’s Bandai model that moved using the same technique. Pretty neat. I wish I was clever enough to design stuff like this, but as it
Because nothing says ‘you can expect the same flowers every Valentine’s Day from now on’ like undying plastic roses, LEGO set #40460 has got you covered. The set contains 120 pieces (enough to build two roses, order six for a full dozen!), and does not include rose-scented perfume to spray