The Best Lego Stories of the YearGizmodo12/26/11 9:00amFiled to: best of 2011Lego4EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkYou can build just about anything out of LEGOs these day if you've got the patience and enough bricks—from 9,000-piece Batcaves to 6-foot-long Battlestars. Here are the ten most awe-inspiring builds from 2011. 1. All the Best Lego Sets for 2011Star Wars! Ninjas! Pirates! Aliens! Race cars! Mummies! Castles! Dragons! All made off delicious bricks. Hot off the magical Lego Factory in Billund, Denmark, here are all the Lego sets for the year 2011 in one epic roundup.2. The Most Hardcore Metal Lego Video I've Ever SeenWhat do I love about Lego bricks? The limitless possibilities represented by an unassembled pile. Oh, and specifically when that possibility turns into raw, unadulterated, lumberjacking dragon-powered stop-motion hardcore metal awesomesauce.3. These Are the First Lego Sets Ever Launched Into SpaceThe space shuttle Endeavour blasted off into space for the last time in in May, carrying the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and the ExPRESS Logistics to the ISS. But more importantly, it carried Lego to space for the first time in history. These are the sets.