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Author builds gigantic LEGO model of spaceship from his new novel

Check out the Marquis. This is a humongous "superscale carrier" ship created by the Hexans in their search for uninhabited parts of the galaxy. Author Peter Mowry created this ship for his novel in progress — and then he built a huge LEGO model that won "best spaceship" at Brickworld 2013. » 6/24/13 10:25am 6/24/13 10:25am

Meet the real people who loaned their faces to Archer's goofy spies

In order to get the wonderful range of physical expressiveness we see in each episode of Archer, the animation team took thousands of photos of real people who would serve as models for the two-dimensional characters. And there are some interesting stories about the faces behind the faces—and why the production team… » 2/09/13 9:30am 2/09/13 9:30am

Man builds 19-foot-tall model of Apollo 11 out of 120,000 LEGO bricks

Every now and again the internet has the capacity to blow our dinky craniums to smithereens — this happens to be one of those moments. Some unplaceable Herculean conviction drove LEGO architect Ryan McNaught to build a 5.76-meter-tall recreation of the Saturn V rocket used for Apollo 11 out of 120,000 plastic bricks. » 1/12/12 9:20pm 1/12/12 9:20pm