This Lego train has some serious speed

This modified Horizon Express (10233) cooks along at serious speed over one of the biggest functioning Lego train bridges in existence. The 80,000 brick Moerdijk HSL bridge by Gerard Salden was transported to the huge Brick 2014 show and pleased the crowd again this year. This thing makes my Horizon Express look like… » 12/19/14 6:23pm Yesterday 6:23pm

Take your Lego car up a notch with these carbon fiber tiles

Mark Carpenter and his children have developed Lego compatible carbon fiber tiles for use with your new or existing models. Made from 3mm sheets of high gloss carbon fiber, these would be a perfect addition to the upcoming Speed Champions theme or any of your existing Lego automotive, aerospace or nautical vehicles. » 12/19/14 12:42pm Yesterday 12:42pm

This mini Lego detective's office completes the block

In 2012 Lego released a set called Mini Modulars (10230) which took the line of modular buildings and reduced them down to approximately 1:4 scale (Modular buildings are on a 32x32 stud base, mini-modulars are 8x8). Par016 has made a mini-modular of the Detective's Office (10246), a set that hasn't even been released… » 12/18/14 11:43pm Thursday 11:43pm

This working Lego zoetrope creates fighting ninja action

Constructed for the round 7 of the MOC Olympics, Ian Spacek has given us the ultimate in old tech moving pictures. Spin up this early animation technique and peer through the slots in the brick and you will see fighting ninja. I've never seen anything like this done for a building contest. Awesome build! » 12/17/14 11:59pm Wednesday 11:59pm

Lego Elves teaser confirms March 2015 launch

Lego has launched a new teaser site for the upcoming Elves theme and confirmed a launch window of March of 2015 for the first run of six sets. On the site there is a 30 second video that gives us a preview of these new magical creatures. It looks to me like Lego is priming for another animated series. » 12/17/14 12:12pm Wednesday 12:12pm

Here are all the new Lego sets for the first half of 2015

Lego has released the German version of their January - June 2015 catalog. Though United States release dates may be slightly different this gives us a good idea of the release schedule of all those sets we've been reading about. You can access the PDF of the catalog here. » 12/16/14 10:24am Tuesday 10:24am

Deals: Creative Ambush and Umbaran MHC on sale at Target

From now until December 20th at Target stores, there are two great sets on sale for 40% off. The Lego Movie Creative Ambush (70812) is $23.99 (was $39.99) and the Star Wars Umbaran MHC (75013) is $29.99 (was $49.99). There are both excellent sets and you can't beat the price. » 12/15/14 4:54pm Monday 4:54pm

Win More of Whatever You're Into With A $150 Gift Card

During the holidays, it can be hard to remember that you have needs too. And beyond needs, you also have things you want. Problem is, you've probably blown a decent chunk of your budget on gifts for other people. Luckily there are other ways. Take the following survey and all of your personal gifting fantasies could… » 12/15/14 4:00pm Monday 4:00pm