A 1/109 Scale Model of the Saturn V Rocket, Made of Gingerbread

It's a rocket. Made of cookies. Gingerbread engineer Matt Baker sent io9 this incredible picture of his 1/109 scale model of the Saturn V rocket (here you can see a side-by-side comparison — click to enlarge). "I'm a big NASA fan," he explained via email. "Now if I could just find some tiny gingernauts." Even without… » 12/25/12 6:00am 12/25/12 6:00am

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