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Mysterious LEGO Spill Shuts Down West Virginia Highway

A portion of I-79 running through Harrison County, West Virginia was shut down Tuesday afternoon after a mysterious LEGO spill occurred across multiple lanes of the highway. Interstate 79 was reduced to one lane as workers cleaned up the most fun driving obstruction ever.

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Printing out the orbital infrastructure

3-D printing is going viral. With 3-D fabrication technology at for the desktop, for LEGOs, and for nanoscale materials, it was only a matter of time before the paradigm found its way into spaceand corporate science fiction. But this promising technology still has to prove itself in terrestrial infrastructure first.

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Homemade 3D Printer Made of LEGOs Constructs LEGO Creations

It took 2,400 LEGO bricks, three Mindstorms NXT kits and nine additional NXT motors to complete, but Battlebricks’ MakerLegoBot has done it. The home-constructed LEGO 3D Printer is a LEGO-created device made to compose custom LEGO creations up to 12 bricks high. The 3D LEGO Printer assembles your LEGO designs brick by brick, following print commands through a USB connection ...

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Sad Keanu in LEGO Form

Have you ever felt so depressed that you felt inanimate? Sad Keanu does. He’s so deep in the dumps that he can barely move. Wait, he can’t move at all! This Sad Keanu was crafted out of LEGO bricks. Presented on the floor of BrickCon 2010. If the Sad Keanu papercraft monitor guardian wasn’t enough to keep you as depressed ...

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LEGO Wedding Ring

Marriage. All in all it’s just another LEGO brick in the wall. Not as painful or permanent as tattoos, but just as painful to remove from your life, marriage is the ultimate commitment, when taken seriously. The LEGO Wedding Ring is the most effective way to prove your devotion. In other words, how devoted do you have to be to ...

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LEGO Pac-Man Walker

How do you take down a ghost with a chip on its shoulder? Yeah, we’re looking at you Blinky. It’s simple enough. When Pac-Man himself just isn’t cutting it, it’s time to whip out some heavy artillery. The LEGO Pac-Man Walker illustrates my point to perfection. Strap Pac-Man onto a pair of exoskeleton legs, complete with blasters and I’m pretty ...

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Legolize It

Alcohol? Check. Tobacco? Double check. Should marijuana be legal? Probably not. At least not yet. But then again, either should alcohol, or guns, or Octomom. The fine line between liberty and public safety has to be drawn somewhere. It’s just a matter of assessing the threats. Now, LEGO pot? I have no problems with that. Perfectly healthy for all children ...

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Miracle on the Hudson Recreated with LEGOs

On January 15, 2009, Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberger miraculously landed US Airways Flight 1549 on the surface of the Hudson River after a collision with a flock of geese left the plane unflyable. Unbelievably, the skid landing resulted in zero fatalities, thanks to the flight skill and experience of 57-year-old Captain Sully. With the power of Twitter at our fingertips, we ...

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LEGO Art Hits the Streets with Hugman

Our favorite LEGO artist, Nathan Sawaya, has decided to do something a little different this time around. His newest project takes LEGO bricks to the streets of New York City. Meet Hugman, a humanoid LEGO structure built to hug various objects in populated areas. While Hugman rarely spends more than one day in one given spot (we imagine he’d be ...

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