The Apollo 13 astronauts and crew are now immortalized as Lego minifigs

If you didn’t live through the drama that was Apollo 13, you’ve probably seen the movie starring Tom Hanks. And even though the mission never made it to the moon, the Apollo 13 astronauts and crew are still considered heroes for getting back to earth safely. So of course they deserve to be immortalized as Lego minifigs »4/22/15 8:00pm4/22/15 8:00pm

CERN Hid Lego Figurines All Over During Its Google Street View Shoot

If simply getting a peek inside the guts of CERN isn't cool enough, the lab's computer security officer, Stefan Lüders, has a secret treat for the nerds among us. Just before Google Street View came to visit, he and his crew hid Lego figurines all over CERN's Computing Center. About 20 of them—including aliens, a… »12/19/13 10:48am12/19/13 10:48am

Here are the Coolest Custom Lego Minifigs You Can Buy on Etsy Right Now

The Lego minifig. That 1.5-2", articulated plastic figurine that brings your Lego creations to life. The history of the minifig is long and illustrious, and over the years enthusiasts have created their own custom ones to reflect their personalities and interests. Here are the coolest minifigs you can now buy on Etsy. »10/27/13 1:56pm10/27/13 1:56pm

Exclusive: The Evolution of the Minifig

We have worked with Lego to painstakingly collect and catalog almost every minifig ever produced into a photographic timeline. You will be able to see the evolution of the iconic figure starting with the iconic 1970s space, city and castle sets that you can see in our exclusive tour of the secret historic Lego vault.… »6/27/13 11:39am6/27/13 11:39am

Researcher Says Lego Minifigs Aren't as Happy as 25 Years Ago

University of Canterbury's researcher Christopher Bartneck has made an obvious discovery: Lego Minifigs are not as happy today as they were 25 years ago, when all their iconic, cleanly designed faces were happy. Now they are mostly a mess—including facial expressions of anger, doubt, sadness or fear. »6/16/13 10:21pm6/16/13 10:21pm

Lego Star Wars Death Star Diorama Now Available—Rebel Alliance and Free Time Beware!

We've seen the immense Lego Star Wars »9/13/08 10:00am9/13/08 10:00am Death Star diorama , the coverage, and the massive minifig-packed set being built in beautiful —and now it's available for order! Just a quick recap: that's 3,803 pieces, 24 minifigs, $400. Get saving or get ordering. Your inner Grand Moff Tarkin commands you! [ via ]

Lego Minifig Ice Pop Mold Makes Something Cool Even Cooler

As you wait for your eggs to boil, timed perfectly with your Lego minifig egg timer, why not throw down a few minifig-shaped ice pops to stay cool? With this $13 tray from Lego, that wild fantasy can become a reality, today. The silicon tray makes three minifig ice pops, which you can eat or place in a Lego castle to… »7/13/08 10:00am7/13/08 10:00am