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LEGO Minecraft, when worlds collide

You would think that LEGO and Minecraft would go together like peanut butter and jelly, but I’m not so sure.

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Building beyond Lego

When it comes to building toys, most people will instantly think of Lego bricks. I know I do and I was as much a Lego maniac as Zack, but Lego wasn’t the only option if you wanted to create castles, spaceships, trains and towers.

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More On LEGO Bricks

Haven’t I talked about LEGO bricks before? Yes actually, I certainly have. But I’m never quite done, no matter what my better judgment may think. The reasoning is because LEGO (yes, it is proper to capitalize every letter every time) is a brand you can expect to continually churn out the biggest and most creative […]

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LEGO Building Blocks Are Still Solid

When I was growing up, almost every kid I knew had LEGOs. We all enjoyed building different objects, letting our imaginations do the work. There were instructions to follow, but individual creations were always more fun. And with the LEGO Ultimate Building Set, it seems that the trend is still going strong today. With 405 […]

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Here Comes LEGO’s Mindstorms NXT 2.0

The new LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0 goes on sale August 5, 2009.  Hard to believe, but back when I was growing up, building forts and other objects with  tiny plastic bricks fro LEGO was all I needed to be happy. But times have changed, and so have today’s youth.  That same little plastic brick company […]

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Build Your Own Anakin’s Fighter by LEGO

Like most other young adults, I grew up playing with LEGOS. Nowadays, toys like the new LEGO Star Wars Anakin’s Fighter are still keeping kids interested and allowing the LEGO company to stay current. Inspired from the Clone Wars TV series, the LEGO Star Wars Anakin’s Fighter includes 153 building pieces and instructions for assembly. […]

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Classic Building Toys Still Entertain

When I think about traditional toys I usually conjure up some vision of grandparents and grandchildren and constructing something either in the yard or in the living room.  Sometimes my brain comes up with a big item and other times it’s something little. Over the Christmas holidays we were able to spend some time with […]

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Lego Loses Trademark of Classic Bricks

Lego lost its bid to make the iconic brick shape of its products a trademarked-protected design.  According to ToyNews, The ruling rejected Lego’s claims that its bricks have special chacteristics that set them apart and ruled that Lego’s two rows of studs on top of the brick performed a utilitarian function and were not ‘for […]

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Lego Builds Futures

We just learned that Lego is teaming up with public schools next fall to encourage building and engineering interest. According to Toy News , Lego and the National Schools Partnership (NSP) will work together to develop an after school program called the Lego Technic Club.  The purpose of the club is to help kids have […]

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