World’s Strangest

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Lego Rhinoceros Strandbeest

Remember the kinetic sculpture Rhinoceros by Theo Jansen we featured on Neatorama a while ago? Dutch industrial designer kvanb has created a LEGO version – a working LEGO version. [...]

Game of Thrones in Stop-Motion LEGO

(Video Link) MatthewP and Monica Garcia’s LEGO version of the opening to Game of Thrones really works. Stop-motion animation is a good way of duplicating the clockwork movements that you see as cities and towns emerge from the map. -via Nerd Bastards

The Late Movies: Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th needn’t have you scared -you aren’t superstitious, are you? I didn’t think so. So grab your black cat, relax, and try to spell triskaidekaphobia. Oh, forget that, just enjoy these songs and videos about Friday the 13th. I Don’t Scare Popeye has to deal with the superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th in this cartoon [...]

10 Awesome Office Pranks For Late April Fool’s Day

I know April Fool’s Day was yesterday, but since most people don’t go to work on Sundays, today is certainly the best day to pull off any office pranks you’ve had planned. Admittedly, most good office pranks take a bit of time and preparation to pull off, so it might be too late to do [...]

CSI: Legoland

(YouTube link) The Lego version of CSI is a lot like the real thing, bad puns and all, but the gore is plastic. -via Laughing Squid

A Stormtrooper A Day

Photographer Kristina Alexanderson has a great project she’s been participating in this year. Every day, she takes a picture of her stormtrooper toy in a different pose. While this picture of the toy with a Lego version of itself is my favorite, her Flickr gallery is filled with image after image of delightful stormtrooper photos. Link [...]

Recreating Starry Night With Household Objects

If you’d like to see Vincent Van Gogh’s masterpiece The Starry Night in person, you’ll need to head to New York City’s Museum of Modern Art – where it’s been part of the permanent collection since 1941. If, on the other hand, you just want to see something that looks somewhat like it, you can go [...]

The Star Wars Prequels in a Hurry

(YouTube link) How can you make the three Star Wars prequels watchable? Volumes have been written on how they could have been better, but making them into one two-and-a-half minute Lego version goes a long way! This video is from the same producer who brought us the Lego Star Wars Trilogy in 2 Minutes last year. [...]

10 Variations On Our March of Progress

The March of Progress is the name of a 1965 illustration by Rudolph Zallinger for the Time-Life book series Life Nature Library, specifically for the volume entitled Early Man. The original illustration has 15 figures. In popular usage, the folded-in version (shown) is more familiar. So familiar that it is a classic jumping-off point for [...]