The Simpsons and Ghostbusters Go Lego

The Lego Movie is doing amazing business at the box office, and although Legos have been popular children’s toys forever, they’re having a huge resurgence right now because of the movie’s success. Is this only the beginning of what could be a big resurgence in popular culture? We think so, and the fact that The Simpsons are going Lego is another big sign. 

The Simpsons Gets LEGO'ed, and Stan Lee and Harlan Ellison Guest Star

As long as the Simpsons have been around, it’s funny to think they haven’t gotten the LEGO treatment until now. And once you see the finished result, it’s clear the Simpsons were always a natural to be LEGO-ed.

Some Second Thoughts On the Lego Car

Okay, so we just reported that two grown men have spent a considerable amount of time building a full sized Lego car, and one of our writers found this a bit disturbing. Now here’s a different point of view…

The evolution of Lego's female scientist

This is a testament to the growth of Lego as a company, or the fact that women are finally comfortable with having square, lumpy figures. Suck it, Heidi Klum. Everybody can't be a supermodel.

3D Printers too Pricey? Build a LEGO one.

While the price of 3D printers continues to plummet, for some the cost is still too high.To help solve this problem, Instructables author Matthew Krueger, also known as Mastermind, created a 3D printer from LEGOs he found lying around his house.Krueger’s project started as a practical exercise. During ...

How Do Lego Mindstorms NXT and EV3 Compare?

Video: LEGO expands Mindstorms EV3 model kit lineup

Lego has confirmed it will be rolling out three new Mindstorms model kits just in time for the summer.

Pleygo online sharing service for LEGO toys goes live

LEGO are near and dear to the heart of any adult who played with them as a child, but if you’re looking to build a collection for your own kids, you’ve likely noticed that the price for a single set has gone up. Way up.

This gigantic LEGO alien city has 200,000 bricks

Quite a lot of us never really gave up building with our beloved Lego bricks. Then again, most of probably never spent the time or effort designing a gigantic custom project.

Advanced robotic LEGO Mindstorms are here

If you're a fan of LEGO bricks, you're probably somwhat familiar with the company's high-end robotics system known as Mindstorms.

Back to the Future LEGO set hits 88 MPH

The 30th anniversary for Back to the Future is still several years away, but this year the fans have been showing the Amblin classic a lot of love.

Video: This M&M sorter is powered by Lego Mindstorms NXT

Are you the sort of geek diva who only eats specific color M&Ms, but are way too lazy to sort them by hand?

LEGO Batman The Movie trailer 'assembles' the Justice League

Warner Bros recently released the first full trailer for its upcoming animated super hero comedy.

LOTR Hobbit Shire gets the LEGO treatment

DIY Lego Hobbiton is preeeciousss.

Build your own supercomputer

Computational engineers at the UK's University of Southampton - along with a six-year-old boy - have built a supercomputer from 64 Raspberry Pi computers and Lego.

This LEGO Elven Rivendell is incredibly detailed

Like many geeks, I grew up playing with LEGO bricks. I even thought I was pretty darn good, well, for a while anyway.

Video: Robotic dry eraser crawls on a whiteboard like a spider

We all know that geeks often design something overly complicated to perform a simple task - yet such creations inevitably end up looking so cool that we just can't help but admire them.

Lego Serenity pays tribute to Firefly

We obviously get all giddy around here when a geek builds something truly momentous and amazing out of ordinary Lego bricks.

LEGO reveals next year’s super hero minifigs

LEGO has been making a lot of deals lately for super hero sets, expanding well beyond the few characters available last year, and even the dozen or so on the market in 2012.

This Rolls-Royce jet engine is made from over 152,000 Lego bricks

One of my favorite things in all of geekdom is insane Lego projects that use hordes of little bricks to build real life and unexpected items.