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Brick Street View turns Google Maps into Lego

Here's an impressive hack to explore over the weekend. Put together by Swedish designer Einar Öberg, Brick Street View turns Google's Street View imagery into something much more blocky.

LEGO Dimensions brings in Back to The Future, DC Comics + More Franchises

For the first time ever, Lego: Dimensions will feature stars from various popular franchises including Lord of the Rings, DC Comics, and the film Back to The Future.

MacBook-owning Lego fans, your laptop case is on its way

Lego-loving MacBook owners on the hunt for a laptop cover need look no further – Brik Case is on its way. Described as "the world's most customizable laptop case," the simple clip-on plate can be decorated with plastic bricks in…
Movies & TV

LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales aims to retell franchise from droids’ perspective, LEGO style

Disney XD's upcoming animated series LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales will retell the entire Star Wars franchise from the perspective of R2-D2 and C-3PO.

Start your watches: It might take you 24 hours to build this LEGO Technic endurance racer

The complex LEGO set provides more than 1,200 pieces to craft your own race car. Features include realistic moving parts such as a working V8 engine.
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Google, LEGO partner for virtual brick building with Build With Chrome

Definitely a cool tool for anyone that spend their childhood building creative LEGO creations, Google and LEGO have teamed up to offer a virtual building tool that's tied into Google Maps.

Lego isn’t just for kids, photographer uses it to build automated film-processing system

Dutch photographer Jan van den Broek used Lego's Mindstorms programmable DIY robotic system to create an automated film-processing contraption. A Lego car dips the film into five tanks of developing liquid all on its own.
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Apple engineer constructs a drawing machine out of Lego

Inspired by the movie Hugo, Apple engineer Andrew Carol has built an automaton of his own: his custom-built Lego machine can crank out drawings and messages based on a chain of blocks inputted by the user.

Life-size Lego car hits the road with engine powered by air

An entrepreneur and tech expert have teamed up to create a drivable car made with half a million Lego bricks. The vehicle, which runs on compressed air and had a top speed of 17 mph, hit the road in Australia this week.