Seems LEGO®s are more than child’s play these days. Yes, we loved them as kids and have fond memories of building castles, cars and such. Now, we’re intrigued by how grown ups are using these little bricks for science, fun, fashion and even a little kindness. Enjoy your week.
How Tall Can a LEGO Tower Get?
The question beckons. Just how many LEGO bricks, stacked one on top of the other, would it take to destroy the bottom brick? Any guesses Laurie DePrete (@LaurieDePrete)?
See a LEGO-Certified Master Architect’s Hyper-Detailed Take on Rome’s Colosseum [PICS]
Ryan ‘Vitruvius’ McNaught, Master Lego Architect, has built the largest-ever LEGO model of Rome’s famous Colosseum. We must say this is pretty cool, right Nick Lehman (@NickL)?
LEGO Shocks 11-Year-Old Boy by Sending Him Discontinued Train Set He’d Always Wanted
LEGO makes a boy’s dream come true. Don’t miss this touching moment captured on a hidden video camera. Thanks to Kenneth Hein (@KennethHein) for this moving story of kindness. High five Lego!
Harvard Creates Self-Assembling DNA Nanostructures from Tiny DNA ‘LEGO bricks’
Self-assembling LEGO DNA nanostructures? Take that Sheldon Cooper. Thanks to Extreme Tech (@ExtremeTech) for this compelling look at crossing science with toys.
LEGO ‘Tribute To Hermés’ Birkin Bag
Jewelry maker Agnieszka Biernacka crosses LEGOs with high-fashion to design the ‘Tribute to Hermés’ Lego Birkin Bag. Stacy Bell (@saucystaci) is this bag on your Christmas list?
Video of the Week
Who’s up for a little stop-action LEGO “Thriller?”
Did you enjoy this edition of Monday Madeleines? Leave a comment and tell us about your fondest LEGO memory. Are you secretly hoping Santa will put a LEGO set under your tree this year? No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)