A Giant Lego Map of EuropeS

You could go to Barcelona and Paris, make out with foreign strangers, and post lots of Facebook photo albums about it. Or, you could check out this enormous, 157 square foot Lego map of the continent. It's at least cheaper.

A Giant Lego Map of EuropeS

The incredibly impressive "Euromap" was built with 287,800 bricks and half a year's time. And because constructing a huge relief map of an entire continent wasn't enough for the project's creators, they decided to build miniature landmarks for each country too. [Euromap via MAKE]