Posts tagged "lego"

Want Your Own LEGO Oscar? (Of Course You Do!)

If you want a LEGO Oscar of your own, turns out you might not have to wait long: The artist who made them, Nathan Sawaya, has gotten so much positive feedback about the statuettes presented to Oscar audience members during the performance of “Everything is Awesome” that he submitted the design to LEGO Idea…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 23, 2015

Lego’s First Female Scientist Minifig Now On Sale

Her name is Professor C. Bodin, and she’s responsible for breakthroughs that allow the swapping of body parts from one Lego person to another, allowing minifigs everywhere to experience various forms of locomotion. She’s also the very first female minifigure whose profession is “scientist” that Lego has ever produced. Read more at…
By: The Mary Sue / September 6, 2013

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Amputee Builds A Prosthetic Leg Entirely Out Of LEGOS

In January of this year, occupational therapist Christina Stevens of St. Louis had an awful accident while changing the brakes on her car. She sustained so many "crush" injuries in her foot that she made the difficult decision to get a below-knee amputation. "What's really interesting about this whole ordeal is that…
By: Ami Angelowicz / July 6, 2013

Today In Adorable: Boy Gets A Very Special Letter From LEGO

Seven-year-old Luka Apps was distraught (!) when he lost his special JayZX figure at the local grocery store. The JayZX is a key component of the LEGO Ninjago Ultra Sonic Raider set, and as a devout LEGO fanatic, Luka needed the piece. So his dad helped him write an email to LEGO explaining the situation.
By: Julie Gerstein / January 10, 2013

Lego Piece Stuck In Kid’s Nose For 3 Years

Words I never want to read again: "Last week, doctors found a Lego piece in a ball of fungus in a boy's nose." The unlucky child who had a Lego trapped in his sinuses was 6-year-old Isaak Lasson of Salt Lake City. Wait for it … it's been up in there for three years! The…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 11, 2012