Exclusive: The Evolution of the Minifig

We have worked with Lego to painstakingly collect and catalog almost every minifig ever produced into a photographic timeline. You will be able to see the evolution of the iconic figure starting with the iconic 1970s space, city and castle sets that you can see in our exclusive tour of the secret historic Lego vault.… » 6/27/13 12:41pm 6/27/13 12:41pm

Interactive Lord of the Rings timeline shows exactly where in Middle…

If you've spent hours flipping back and forth between the J.R.R. Tolkien's maps of Middle Earth and the prose in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, then take some time with Emil Johansson's interactive chronology of the series, which lets you hover over an event and see just where it took place. » 7/07/12 2:30pm 7/07/12 2:30pm

The Alternate History of the Discovery of America

We all know that Leif Ericson beat Christopher Columbus to the New World, but Chris gets his own holiday because his voyage marks the beginning of Europe's influence in the New World. But what if someone had beaten the Europeans to the punch? What if no culture ever developed the technology or drive to find the… » 10/12/08 11:30am 10/12/08 11:30am