Happy Birthday (Again), LEGO!


Some of you might remember that we had a Happy Birthday, LEGO post at GeekAlerts back in November, when the Danish company turned 75.

Today it’s 50 years ago since the modern LEGO brick was patented. Over 400 billion of these interlocking bricks have been made since then.

Neatorama has compiled a great 10 Neatest LEGO Facts and Links post to “commemorate the half century mark of the popular toy” and featured below is a selection of cool LEGO stuff that’s been covered here at GeekAlerts:

Gameboy Lego 3D Mosaic

Gameboy Lego 3D Mosaic – unique art by Scott Short.

Melted LEGO Lamp

Melted LEGO Lamp – baked in a round cake pan in the oven.

LEGO Coin Bank

LEGO Coin Bank – playful ceramic coin bank.

LEGO Coasters

LEGO Coasters – flexible 3-D textured coasters.

LEGO Salt and Pepper Shakers

LEGO Salt and Pepper Shakers – spicy LEGO minifigure heads.

LEGO Star Wars Watches

LEGO Star Wars Watches – Darth Vader, R2-D2 and Luke Skywalker.

Forbidden LEGO

Forbidden LEGO – learn the secret free-style LEGO building.

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Robert Birming

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Based in Stockholm, Sweden, Robert is a blogger and musician with an eye on innovative gadgets and design geekiness.

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