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How Legos are utilized in high-level sciences and technologies. And neat little tidbits about Legos that appear online.
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It takes a Lego tower 2.17 miles high to break a single Lego brick | News | Geek.com

It takes a Lego tower 2.17 miles high to break a single Lego brick | News | Geek.com | Legos | Scoop.it
Anyone that has ever had building blocks — be it Lego, standard wooden blocks, or even Minecraft — has attempted to build the tallest tower they could.
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2.17 miles high? that is just plain crazy. imagine how long it took. and what if a bird just flew into it and it shattered? that would be bad. i wonder if they used cranes. and what does it mean, like, in minecraft, you can build infinitely.

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The average Lego brick can be used 37,112 times | Games | Geek ...

The average Lego brick can be used 37,112 times | Games | Geek ... | Legos | Scoop.it
Everyone has those mysteries of the universe that keeps them awake at night. While some of us are pondering life on other planets, one man is answering serious questions about long time durability of Lego bricks.
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Legos to help Hogle Zoo push habitat protection - Salt Lake Tribune

Legos to help Hogle Zoo push habitat protection - Salt Lake Tribune | Legos | Scoop.it
fox13now.com Legos to help Hogle Zoo push habitat protection Salt Lake Tribune Adam Vialpando hoisted his 6-year-old daughter, Gwen, onto his shoulders, then handed her his cellphone so she could take a picture of whatever came out of the wooden...
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Andrew Johnson shows off detailed LEGO creations - fox6now.com

Andrew Johnson shows off detailed LEGO creations - fox6now.com | Legos | Scoop.it
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Andrew Johnson shows off detailed LEGO creations
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Did you play with LEGOS as a child? If so, you probably never created anything like this.
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Put Your Kids To Work On A Two-Tier Lego Chandelier - Gizmodo Australia

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Put Your Kids To Work On A Two-Tier Lego Chandelier
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It's really sad. No one can just build a chandelier anymore because their patron commissioned it for his feast hall. They all need a gimmick.
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Lego's Consistency Has Been the Key to Its Success - Adweek

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Lego's Consistency Has Been the Key to Its Success
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Few things are as important to a toy brand like Lego as consistency.
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Relinquish Your Form to this Awesome Lego Reaper

Relinquish Your Form to this Awesome Lego Reaper | Legos | Scoop.it
This fantastic piece was created by Imagine Designs for the 2013 MOCathlon, a yearly online Lego tournament organized by MOCpages. The Reaper statue is fully poseable, with movable faceplates that reveal its laser.
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Crowdfund a futuristic model city made of LEGO and documentary ...

Crowdfund a futuristic model city made of LEGO and documentary ... | Legos | Scoop.it
The cities of River Rouge, Michigan, and Windsor, Ontario, have been unable to find the source of a mysterious hum emanating from Zug Island. One documentary filmmaker is picking up the reins on the investigation, if he ...
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Boris Diaw Made A Lego Harlem Shake Video, Because Sure, Why ...

Boris Diaw Made A Lego Harlem Shake Video, Because Sure, Why ... | Legos | Scoop.it
The very first release from Diaw's Babac Films is this, a surprisingly hypnotic take on a dying meme.
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Pretty much everything has been "Lego-ized" now

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It's Too Bad This Brilliant Lego Bookend Safe Is So Easy To Crack - Gizmodo

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It's Too Bad This Brilliant Lego Bookend Safe Is So Easy To Crack
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It's Too Bad This Brilliant Lego Bookend Safe Is So Easy To Crack There's an unending list of things you can build with Lego, but that doesn't always mean that you should.
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Teaching STEM with EV3

Watch this video to learn how LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 can be used in your classroom to teach Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math concepts. To le... (RT @LEGO_Education: New video to check out!
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Homemade LEGO Contraption Folds and Launches Paper Airplanes - Mashable

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Homemade LEGO Contraption Folds and Launches Paper Airplanes
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It uses two NXT LEGO computers that control servomotors, touch and color sensors, and a compressor that launches the folded plane into the air.
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Legoland Florida Water Park now has 4 million Lego bricks - Bay News 9

Legoland Florida Water Park now has 4 million Lego bricks - Bay News 9 | Legos | Scoop.it
WTSP 10 News Legoland Florida Water Park now has 4 million Lego bricks Bay News 9 Build-A-Raft River Entrance: A new brightly-colored LEGO entrance now greets guests as they enter this distinctive 1,000-foot lazy river experience where families can...
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Lego robotics coming to library - The Ridgefield Press

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Lego robotics coming to library
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The Ridgefield Library's Donofrio Technology Series, Inspiring Kids in Science, will offer a new program: the Lego Robotics Green City Challenge.
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Students learn through LEGOs, robotics and competition - Sanford Herald (registration)

Students learn through LEGOs, robotics and competition - Sanford Herald (registration) | Legos | Scoop.it
Students learn through LEGOs, robotics and competition Sanford Herald (registration) Kristopher Gaskin, 13, from left, Nathan Hyland, 14, and Dylan Smith, 12, all students at East Lee Middle School, watch the robot they programmed navigate through...
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Lego school promises the building blocks to successful learning ...

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Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits : Blog - MiniPOV SpokePOV Tools MintyBoost Gift Certificates Arduino BoArduino TV-B-Gone Game of Life SIM reader Drawdio XBee Tweet-a-Watt Cables Robotics ...
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Mini Brick R/C Cars: LEGO My Ride! - Technabob (blog)

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Mini Brick R/C Cars: LEGO My Ride!
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If you thought those little LEGO-style remote control cars were really cool, you'll be glad to hear that you can now buy them in the United States via iHelicopters.net.
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Ed Sheeran Talks Lego Rejection - New York's 92.3 NOW

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Last week Ed Sheeran released the second video for his latest single, “Lego House.” This time around, Sheeran got his initial wish of telling the whole story using actual Legos.
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How Lego Became the Most Valuable Toy Company in the World - Adweek

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How Lego Became the Most Valuable Toy Company in the World
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“Guys, please don't take pictures of that,” said the publicist ushering journalists around Lego's booth at this past February's Toy Fair in New York.
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LEGO Ending Jabba's Palace Playset Production Amidst 'Anti ...

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LEGO is ceasing production of the Star Wars Jabba's Palace playset at the end of this year amidst complaints from Austria's Turkish community that the building is.
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Stylish Road Bicycle Built Out of LEGO

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Stylish Road Bicycle Built Out of LEGO. By Justin Page on April 8, 2013. LEGO Bike by Silva Vasil. Moscow-based photographer and graphic designer Silva Vasil built a stylish road bicycle out of LEGO. LEGO Bike by Silva Vasil.
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World's first robotic LEGO band makes its debut

World's first robotic LEGO band makes its debut | Legos | Scoop.it
An Italian music producer created the Toa Mata Band out of tiny robotic LEGO figures programmed to play a variety of instruments.
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LEGO Machine Folds Paper Planes and Launches Them - OhGizmo!

LEGO Machine Folds Paper Planes and Launches Them
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LEGO Great Ball Contraption (GBC) Layout 2012.9

Lego Great Ball Contraption (GBC) in my house. my own 17 modules tracking the blue and red balls. running at 1.0 balls/sec 500 balls size : 1.5m×6.5m path le... (레고! 와우!
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Lego builds new billionaires as it topples Mattel - Business Standard

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Lego builds new billionaires as it topples Mattel
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Lego, the Billund, Denmark- based toymaker famous for its colorful building bricks, has minted three new billionaires as the company's revenue soared 25 per cent last year.
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