This would be impressive if it just sat on a base like most Lego creations, but it actually folds open and closed, just like a pop-up book. It’s the Todai-ji temple and it was designed by Japanese Lego builder Talapz who has also made a pop-up version of the Kinkaku-ji temple. You can see them in action in the video, along with a how-to if you’re feeling particularly ambitious.

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This Mayan Ant Colony will let you reign over the population like a god. In time, they will ritualistically sacrifice supple young ants in your honor.

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