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Emerging Tech

Elon Musk’s new idea involves Boring Company rock and ancient Egyptian sites

Elon Musk plans to sell Lego-like kits of tunneled rock that let you build replicas of ancient Egyptian monuments ... or a house. The rock comes from Musk's Boring Company, which is developing a subterranean transportation system.
Emerging Tech

Virtual reality roller coaster ‘The Great Lego Race’ opens in Florida

Virtual reality brings new life to an existing roller coaster with The Great Lego Race, a Mario Kart-style animated blast through a detailed Lego landscape. The new VR attraction just opened in Legoland, Florida.
Emerging Tech

Lego plants are going green with some help from actual plants

In an effort to increase sustainability and work towards zero waste, Lego will be switching from ABS plastics to plant-based plastic for some of its pieces. They will make their first appearance in Lego sets as early as this year.
Emerging Tech

Buckle up for a thrill ride on the world’s largest Lego wooden roller coaster

Using almost a hundred thousand bricks, Lego architect Chairudo has created a massive replica of the El Toro Six Flags wooden coaster, complete with a camera in the front car so you can get the full minifig experience.
Movies & TV

Lego ‘Stranger Things’ video re-creates season 2’s best scenes

A fan-made Lego Stranger Things video shows season 2's highlights in a fun, new way. Coming in at just under five minutes, the video creatively recreates the most "tubular" scenes.
Computing

Lego AR-Studio blends the virtual and the physical for more block-building fun

Lego AR-Studio works with Apple's ARKit platform to overlay virtual blocks onto real-world environments, creating new and shareable experiences for Lego fans with dynamic scripts that bring virtual Lego characters to life.
Business

Pack your Lego-proof slippers — Airbnb is giving away a night at the Lego House

What would you make with one night and 25 million Legos? Airbnb is hosting a contest to send a family to stay at the Lego House in Denmark. Guests will create, explore -- and sleep under a waterfall of Legos.
Emerging Tech

Not-so-hidden figures — Lego’s ‘Women of NASA’ set blasts off

The new Lego set "Women of NASA," which was suggested by science writer Maia Weinstock, will be available next month. The set commemorates the hard work and contributions of four pioneering women from the space program.
Computing

Lego collector uses artificial intelligence to sort pounds of bricks at a time

This amazing piece of homemade machinery uses a neural network and computer vision to determine the color and shape of Lego bricks and is capable of sorting pounds of pieces at a time.
Computing

Lego’s upcoming Boost kit proves you’re never too young to learn how to code

The Boost Creative Toolbox, Lego's upcoming coding kit for ages 7 to 12, doesn't ship until August 1. However, you can pre-order the kit now for $160. It includes more than 840 LEGO blocks, a special Move Hub, and more.
Gaming

Biggest-ever Lego Minecraft set (a whopping 2,863 pieces!) coming soon

Here's something to keep you quiet for many hours: Lego's biggest Minecraft set yet, with more than 2,800 pieces. Based on a mountain cave scene, it has several special features and comes with many minifigures.
Gaming

‘Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2’ set to bring Groot along for the ride

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 has been announced with a teaser video. The game appears to focus on Groot and Doctor Strange, though dozens of other heroes will likely appear. A full-length trailer will release on May 23.