The Lady-Scientist Lego Set Is Now Available!

After much anticipation, and more than a little prodding, Lego has added three female researchers to its cadre of scientific minifigs. The "Reseach Institute" playset features an astronomer, a paleontologist and a chemist, and a range of badass accoutrements (like Lego dinosaur fossils!) specific to each specialty. » 8/02/14 11:00am 8/02/14 11:00am

A Lego Pirate Is Sacrificed To A Colossal Wave In The Name of Science

Rogue waves are a little-understood phenomenon of ocean dynamics. The colossal swells, which seem to appear out of nowhere in otherwise calm seas, were reported for centuries before their existence was confirmed in 1995. To better understand them, scientists have recently taken to modeling the strange swells with wave… » 7/23/14 6:00pm 7/23/14 6:00pm

Marvel Superheroes, Recreated As Custom LEGO Minifigures

Marvel and LEGO enthusiast autorazr has a mission: To recreate as many custom Marvel superheroes in LEGO form as possible. This includes characters from different timelines and universes, characters wearing their old and their new costumes. Villains that will probably never get their own set. So basically everyone. » 7/18/14 5:51am 7/18/14 5:51am

McFarlane Toys Is Making Awesome But Baffling Walking Dead Lego Sets

Why are they awesome? Because they look incredible — check out the Daryl Dixon Lego-style construction set above, complete with Walkers, zombie pieces, and incredibly detailed grass and roadway! The other sets are even cooler. And yet, upon closer inspection, these things make no damn sense at all. » 7/08/14 12:30pm 7/08/14 12:30pm

Are Dr. Strange And Magic Too Weird For The Marvel Cinematic Universe?

Goddammit, summer has started here in the post-apocalypse, and it already sucks. You know how I know civilization has collapsed? Because only two things make a civilized society: air conditioners and technology that lets you avoid walking up stairs, like elevators and escalators. Everything else is just gravy. » 6/04/14 8:05am 6/04/14 8:05am