These incredible Titanfall weapon replicas are the work of Nick Brick. There’s a EVA-8 Shotgun, Smart Pistol MK5, and R-101C Carbine and each is life-sized. He made the pistol and rifle months before the game came out so they’re not exact replicas, but they’re still darned amazing. He’s even got videos showing how each works.

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Father Slawomir Kostrzewa is cautioning parents that the Lego Monster Fighters series could be bad news for kids. Specifically, it could destroy their souls. According to Kostrzewa:

Friendly fellows have been replaced by dark monsters. These toys can have a negative effect on children. They can destroy their souls and lead them to the dark side.

Okay, now I’m confused because I thought the Dark Side was a Star Wars thing. Are these toys going to destroy my children’s souls or turn them into Sith? The priest even quoted research from New Zealand’s University of Canterbury that shows happy expressions on the faces of Lego minifigs has been on the decline since their introduction in 1975. As for the good people at Lego, they responded to Mashable saying:

As a company solely focused on a child’s well-being as developed through creative play, our only agenda is to provide toys that foster creative building and role-play opportunities. Vampires, monsters and zombies are often the subject of fantasy-based stories, which is how they were represented in the Lego play world

Rest easy parents. Your children’s souls are safe.


Let’s be all legal and make it clear that these are not official Game of Thrones Lego minifigs. They’re a set of figures designed by Citizen Brick as a part of their Dragon Sword Fighter Force line which is made from re-used and modified Lego elements. So, entirely unofficial but no less awesome. They’re sold in packs of three for $55 each but if you buy the whole lot, you’ll get a bonus minifig. His name is Sir Typesalot and he looks absolutely nothing like George R.R. Martin.

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Leah wants a job in the highly competitive world of advertising and knows she has to stand out to get noticed.

I’d say her plan of making a LEGO figure of herself and sending it out with this awesome letter is definitely a step in the right direction..

I just hope an agency snaps her up and makes her a building block of their department. (Think that’s bad? You should see the Reddit comments!)

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And yes, they are as awesome as you would expect.

Indeed, LEGO has unveiled 16-additional Simpsons minifigs (separate from the ones in the house set) that will launch on May 1st—just in time for the special LEGO-themed Simpsons episode on May 4th. The figures will be priced at $3.99.

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It’s hard to be an anarchist when you’re a cute little Lego minifig, as evidenced by these versions of iconic musicians. Adly Syairi Ramly took bands and artists as seen on their most famous album covers and re-made them in Lego form using an iPhone 5. Aw, just look at that cute little Johnny Rotten.

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If you’re on a mission from God, you’re going to need the right set of wheels. Jake and Elwood had their 1974 Dodge Monaco and now you can have your own, albeit somewhat smaller, “Bluesmobile” too. Ichiban Toys came up with a 295-piece, mini Lego version of the famous Blues Brothers car that features all of the vital details: the giant PA speaker, the reinforced front grill, cop tires, cop suspension and cop shocks (ok, scratch those latter three). So come on, pick up your own LEGO Monaco, hit the road and get the band back together.

But remember one very important thing: Whatever you do, don’t forget the Cheese Whiz.

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Now that Doctor Who is a go for Lego, the concepts are starting to trickle in to Lego Cuusoo. This idea for a Doctor Who Lego Set is definitely the most promising thus far. The design is the work of Andrew Clark who has been designing video games for the last 13 years but clearly has found his true calling.

The 530-piece set would include TARDIS interior and exterior walls, interior console, street, interior base, K9 and a Dalek. He’s also proposed 2 Doctor minifigs and 2 Companion minifigs that he hasn’t quite decided on yet. His suggestion is to have one older Doctor and one newer Doctor to make all the fans happy. There’s also the possibility of a Weeping Angel and even a Cyberman.

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It may have taken you hours to get the hang of solving a Rubik’s Cube, but the Cubestormer 3 can do it in a world record setting 3.253 seconds. The record was set over the weekend at the Big Bang Fair in Birgmingham, UK by a robot built by
David Gilday and Mike Dobson.

The robot is composed of a Samsung Galaxy S4 brain with an Exynos octa-core processor, along with four Cortex-A15 and four Cortex-A7 processors controlling the eight Lego Mindstorms actuators. All of it moves so fast that the human eye can’t even track the motions.

The previous record of 5.27 seconds was held by Cubestormer 2. As for humans, we don’t do so well. The human record is a comparatively slow 5.55 seconds which was set last year.

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