How the Intricate Process of Injection Molding Creates Perfect Lego Bricks

There’s a good chance your brain’s already checked out on this shortened work week. But if you can still muster a thought process or two, you won’t be disappointed by Bill Hammack’s—aka engineerguy’s—latest video which explains the brilliant engineering behind the process of plastic injection molding. »11/24/15 8:50am11/24/15 8:50am

Doesn't This Lego Pin Block Animator Know You Can Just Mash Someone's Face in There?

Arthur Sacek’s Lego Pinpoint Animator is a brilliant piece of Technic and Mindstorms engineering. It can painstakingly reproduce detailed 3D images using those pin block desktop toys, but someone needs to tell him that recreating faces is a lot easier when you just press your face in there. »11/16/15 10:00am11/16/15 10:00am

The Heroes and Villains Of The Force Awakens Are Being Turned Into Lego Figures

Earlier this year, Lego announced a line of “Constraction” Star Wars toys—Bionicle-esque poseable figures that you built out of Lego pieces. It’s perhaps not surprising to hear that the line is being updated with characters from The Force Awakens, but now we’ve got a good look at what these figures look like! »11/01/15 5:00pm11/01/15 5:00pm

Toys "R" Us Leaked More Info on the Lego Ghostbusters Firehouse HQ Set

The Lego Ghostbusters can’t really be expected to do their jobs without a place to store all their gear. There have been some strong rumors that Lego plans to release a Ghostbusters Firehall set to accompany Brent Waller’s Ecto-1 released last year, and Toys “R” Us may have just finally spilled the beans. »10/25/15 10:00am10/25/15 10:00am

You Can Finally Buy the X-Files Minifigs That Lego Won't Make

Now that the X-Files is officially returning, Lego fans have decided that Minifig versions of Scully and Mulder are must-have additions to their collections. Lego has tried to suppress that truth, though, so has stepped up to create tiny versions of the FBI’s best paranormal investigators. »10/09/15 9:15am10/09/15 9:15am

Medieval Times Gets Some Futuristic Upgrades With Lego's New Nexo Knights

Unusual mashups have resulted in some remarkably popular toy lines over the past few decades; think cars + robots, ninjas + turtles, and cabbage + dolls. The latest comes from Lego, whose new Nexo Knights line combines all the fun of medieval weapons and castles, with futuristic technologies. »10/08/15 10:04am10/08/15 10:04am

Lego Doctor Who Is Finally Here, And It Looks Awesome

It feels like ages since Lego announced that it would be making a set based on Doctor Who—but now we don’t need a time machine to find a future where it’s out. It’s finally happening this December, and it’s looking rather fantastic if you’re a fan of all things wibbly, wobbly, and maybe even timey and wimey too. »10/06/15 9:54am10/06/15 9:54am