The recent buzz of toy news brought confirmation that 'The Simpsons' would be going LEGO for an upcoming installment, though few details of the topical concept episode were known. Now, we've learned exactly when "Brick Like Me" will premiere, along with the bizarre twist that leads to Homer finding both himself and the rest of Springfield made entirely of LEGO!
'The Lego Movie' is the biggest movie of 2014 (so far), topping the box office while enjoying some of the best reviews that a family-friendly film has seen in quite some time. But would a little Motorhead have made it even better?
Brickmania is a Minneapolis based company that designs and sells custom model building kits using LEGO bricks, with a specialty in military vehicles and weapons, and they've landed at the DECC this weekend for the Arrowhead Home and Builders show with an incredible custom built WWII Pacific beach landing scene built from hundreds of thousands of individual LEGO bricks and figures.
LEGO toys have always made money when it comes to boys. Star Wars and other popular "boy" themed building blocks put the company on top. It was starting to lose face though and sales were dropping.
Although it's something we've never wondered ourselves, engineers at Open University in the UK recently discovered how high a LEGO tower can go before the bricks at the bottom are crushed under the weight. Here's a hint -- it's pretty darn high.