Lego revealed their own 'shatterproof' truck on Twitter, mocking the big reveal of Tesla's allegedly indestructible Cybertruck.
Lego's expert team of builders is just as excited for the arrival of Avengers: Endgame as the rest of us are, and to prove it they've created a Marvel masterpiece entirely out of Lego bricks.In honor of the upcoming Avengers film -- and in celebration of the recently released box office hit, Captain Marvel -- a few talented Lego builders set out to create a life-sized model of Brie Larson's character, Captain Marvel.Image: legoThe model reportedly took a whopping 165 hours to build, and it's made from an impressive 17,661 Lego bricks. According to Lego, the super statue stands at 5 feet, 7 inches tall -- Larson's actual height.SEE ALSO: 'Avengers: Endgame' will be Marvel's longest movie everOver the years Lego builders have gone all out to celebrate fan favorite super hero characters, building life-sized models of Thor, The Flash, and more. And in case that wasn't enough hype, Lego's also debuted five building sets inspired by Avengers: Endgame. The sets below are currently available for purchase. Avengers Legos, assemble! * Captain America: Outriders Attack * War Machine Buster * Iron Man Hall of Armor * Avengers Ultimate Quinjet * Avengers Compound BattleWhile we impatiently count down until the movie hits theaters on April 26, at least we have a new trailer and this Lego timelapse to watch on repeat.Stay strong, Marvel fans. The wait is almost over. WATCH: 'Captain Marvel' brings in $750 million globally
The world of DC Comics has been carefully recreated using millions of Lego bricks in a new exhibition in London. Former New York lawyer Nathan Sawaya has given up the day job and now spends his time using the children’s building blocks to create stunning models. Superman, Batman and various other characters from the comic book universe have all been given the Lego treatment at The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes, that is on display at South Bank.
The University of Cambridge is looking for a Lego Professor of Play and if that sounds like your dream job then you have until Friday to get your application in. For their trouble, they’ll be paid somewhere around the average salary of a Cambridge professor – that’s approximately £84,000 a year. The Lego Foundation is funding the role – it owns a 25% stake in Lego – but won’t have a say in who is hired so there’s no point pestering them for a reference.
A mother has blasted a shopping centre Santa Claus for apparently promising her son a £400 Star Wars toy for Christmas. Linda Belnik, 35, and Joshua, seven, claim that Father Christmas gleefully talked about getting him a Death Star Lego set during the visit at Westfield in White City, West London. Santa is alleged to have told them: “See this white phone?
Tim Peake is due to return from his six-month mission aboard the International Space Station this weekend and he’ll be carrying a secret Lego cargo, it has been revealed. Before his mission, the British astronaut asked Minifigs, a company that creates themed Lego-style figures, to create mini figures of his fellow ISS crew members to take up to space with him. What’s more, after talking to the owners of the company, Tim also offered to take tiny likenesses of their own family into orbit with him, for particularly heartwarming reasons.
An artist who spent three days building a £10,000 LEGO statue was devastated after a child knocked it to pieces in a matter of seconds.
Despite being a hit with children and parents across the globe, Lego is apparently more violent and stuffed full of dangerous weapons than it has ever been. Researchers from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand claim that the building brick products are less “innocent” than they used to be. Lead researcher Christop Bartneck said: “The Lego company’s products are not as innocent as they used to be.
A Lego-loving designer created a series of stunning handmade wooden gadgets based on pieces from the famous Danish toy brand’s space range. The eight 6:1 scale models of Lego pieces are replicas from the ‘Legoland Space’ line, which was first introduced in 1978 and grew to be extremely popular in the ‘80s. First unveiled last year, the fully functional gadgets include a telephone, a microphone and games console and are the work of Swedish designer Love Hultén.
We’ve all painfully learnt at some point that Lego bricks aren’t just capable of building cool sculptures - they can also double up as the unlikeliest of torture devices if we accidentally step on them.
A shop on web marketplace Etsy will 3D print a tiny version of the buyer’s own head to fit onto a Lego figure. A 5mm hole in the neck means that that the 3D printed heads should fit onto any standard Lego body, though the shop points out that its products are not endorsed by the famous Danish toy firm. Each 3D printed head costs £20, though the company is running a special ‘3 for 2’ deal throughout January.