This Is The Air-Powered Lego Car You've Always Wanted

Every now and then, we get cars from Legoland and they're just like a Ford Explorer made of Legos or something boringly practical like that. Sometimes there's amazing stuff like a Unimog made of Legos, but you can't exactly fit inside that. Thankfully, some people have made a life-sized car out of Legos and it just… » 12/19/13 9:00am 12/19/13 9:00am

This Lego Toyota 4A-GE Is The Coolest Tiny Engine Ever

Hey, weren't we just talking about the 4A-GE engine in this morning's feature on the Toyota MR2? That's one of the best small engines ever. Now some Lego genius has made it even smaller. » 4/28/13 5:24pm 4/28/13 5:24pm

Huge Drivable Lego Go-Kart Ups Pushes Global Awesome Index To New Highs

We've all seen Lego Mindstorms kits, right? Those advanced Lego kits with little motors and linkages and a little computer brain box? Sure, you know them. Usually, they're used to make little robots or table-top Rubik's cube solving machines or possibly advanced, immobile, closet-occupying robots. Normally they're… » 9/03/12 4:00pm 9/03/12 4:00pm

How To Build A Supercar Out Of Lego

Paul Boratko's been a Lego maniac since he bought his first set in 1977. In the year's since he's perfected his craft and built insane models like the awesome Vampire GT Supercar, which has a working five-speed transmission and a dash switch that lets you select drivetrain configuration. We're a big fan of his work… » 6/18/12 12:00pm 6/18/12 12:00pm

50 Years Ago, Lego Invented The Wheel

It was 50 years ago, in April of 1962, that primitive lego-cave-dwelling minifigs first developed the wheel. This ranks among the greatest milestones in Lego history since early minifig society first figured out how to smelt raw plastic ore into Lego bricks. » 4/03/12 2:00pm 4/03/12 2:00pm

Hilarious Hungarian Ice Hummers On Hoth

Last week’s ridiculous Hummer accident in Hungary has, predictably, become the pictorial meme in these still-frozen parts. Apart from a well-executed and faithful tribute in Lego, this obligatory Star Wars AT-AT version may be our favorite. » 2/14/12 2:30pm 2/14/12 2:30pm

Lego Master Prepares For The Zombie ApocaLEGO

Preparing the right vehicle for the zombie apocalypse often requires a lot of time, space and a forgiving family. This is where ApocaLEGO vehicles come in. If minifig zombies want brains, they're going to have to get through this crew. » 2/03/10 11:00am 2/03/10 11:00am

Finnish Lego Maniac Builds Awesome Tributes To American Muscle

There are few people in this country who appreciate American hot rods more than the wonderfully inventive Johannes Rojola of Finland. A gallery of his detailed and creative builds of V8-powered 1970s muscle machines, and his philosophy, below. » 1/28/10 2:30pm 1/28/10 2:30pm

Lego Maniac Inspires Us With Amazingly Detailed Lego Cars

Lego Technic sets were always a bit out of reach for our patience level, so we stuck with plain bricks. So did this super-talented Lego Maniac for his amazingly detailed Lego cars. » 5/21/09 2:01pm 5/21/09 2:01pm