LEGO is most commonly thought of just as toys, but there are plenty of other fun and creative uses for these colorful bricks. Starting off, we have a geeky couple who decided to create a LEGO wedding ring. The LEGO Group began in the workshop of Ole Kirk Christiansen (born 7 April 1891), a carpenter from Billund, Denmark, who began making wooden toys in 1932. In 1934, his company came to be called "Lego", from the Danish phrase leg godt, which means "play well". It expanded to producing plastic toys in 1947. Continue reading for more.