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
Ever wanted to build your own plastic shoe like a modern Geppetto? Well you’re in luck, thanks to this official Adidas Original Superstar LEGO set. The build-a-sneaker, available on Amazon (product link), features 731 pieces to build either a left or right shoe (but not both, you’ll have to buy
Dream it, and you can achieve it. Case in point: this video of Youtuber and LEGO maniac PuzzLEGO successfully constructing a fully functional 3 x 3 Rubik’s Cube entirely out of LEGO pieces. How about that! Plus this cube has the added benefit of the colors being easy to remove
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.
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 tour of the incredibly impressive full-size pinball machine built out of K’Nex by Youtuber Tyler Bower. The machine stands 7-feet tall, 5-feet long, 3-feet wide, has automatic scoring and nine unique features including ramps, trap doors, multiball, and a mini pinball playfield. Three motors (including a
Go big or go home: I went home and I have no regrets. Other people, other people have decided to go big. This is a video tour of Czech Republic LEGO builder Marek Mencl’s 1,000,000+ piece LEGO Hogwarts Castle. Just look at that thing! The entire castle takes up an