Growing up in Iowa and on the later-20th century side of child labor laws, I never had to secure my family’s well-being by working 16-hour shifts down at the mine. This makes playing with LEGO Minecraft sets — like The Mine (21118) …continue reading
LEGO bricks and minifigures come in a dizzying variety to supplement just about any playground of the imagination that you or the children in your life might dream up. But sometimes they don’t come with the exact design you have in mind or you have …continue reading
Sure, everyone loves Boba Fett. I mean, as much as you can love a bounty hunter who casually abducts and delivers other sentient beings to the highest bidders. Maybe it’s because he’s got the coolest set of Mandalorian armor in the whole Star Wars Galaxy, …continue reading
Christopher B. Miller writes:
Hey, this looked really cool for your Star Wars week.
Hey, Christopher, you were right! Thanks for passing this along. It’s an amazing, shot-by-shot recreation of the Battle of Hoth using LEGO, After Effects, Particle Illusion, and human ingenuity!
[From …continue reading
Alert! What’s going on at the LEGO City Museum? It looks like two LEGO burglars have driven up in their van; they’re trying to break in and steal some LEGO art or artifacts! Are they after a famous painting, a blue diamond (that probably once …continue reading
Say what you want about some installments of the Harrison Ford-helmed Indiana Jones series not being up to snuff, but everybody loves the original: Raiders of the Lost Ark. And if you’re here to dispute this fact, then you may as well stop reading now …continue reading
Time travel has been a well-represented staple of science fiction — from the days of H.G. Wells to Doctor Who to Star Trek and beyond — but is there any machine to do so that’s as stylish as Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown’s DeLorean from the …continue reading
“Hot dogs! Get your hot dogs!”
It’s no secret that hot dogs don’t always come from the choicest cuts of meat available to the butcher. They’re fused together in an unseen lab by meat magicians (meatgicians?) from the stuff that’s left over when all the …continue reading