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LEGO Star Wars imperial Shuttle

The LEGO Star Wars Imperial Shuttle Tydirium 75094 Building Kit measures over 11" high, 9" long and 7" wide in landing mode, and over 16" high, 9" long and 18" wide in flight mode. As featured in the exciting scenes leading up to the destruction of the Empire's second Death Star in Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, this impressive LEGO Star Wars starship features folding wings for flight and landing modes, retractable landing gear and an opening cockpit with space for 2 minifigures. Get one here now. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.

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LEGO Batcave

Photo credit: Dan Glasure

This may not be the first LEGO Batcave, but it's the only one we've come across that includes Wayne Manor up top. This was created by brick master Dan Glasure over the course of several months, and as you can see, no detail was spared. The entire diorama features the Batmobile, Batwing, mood lighting, a holding cell, sky bridge, and lots more. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone drifting a Ferrari F40 in the snow up to basecamp.

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LEGO Architecture New York City

LEGO Architecture New York City features the Flatiron Building, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, One World Trade Center and the Statue of Liberty, all for $49.99 shipped, today only, originally $59.99. The LEGO Architecture Skyline Collection offers models suitable for display in the home and office, and has been developed for all with an interest in travel, architectural culture, history and design. Product page. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.

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LEGO Shield Helicarrier

A group of friends from Taiwan's Formosa LEGO club - Zio Chao, Dada, Kimura, Kuan-Wei, Stephanie, Tiger and Will - spent 1.5-months recreating the iconic SHIELD helicarrier from The Avengers with 15,000 bricks, along with other random parts. It measures in at 140cm x 80cm, making it twice the size of the official LEGO set. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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LEGO Caravan

Professional LEGO builders have set a new record for the largest caravan ever made from the plastic bricks. The life-sized vehicle measures in at 3.6m long and 2.2m tall, and consists of 215,158 individual bricks, complete with electric lights as well as running water. It took approximately 12 weeks to complete, and is 10 times bigger than the previous holder of the record for largest LEGO caravan. Click here to view more pictures of the incredible LEGO caravan. Continue reading for the official Guinness World Record video.

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LEGO Titanic

Brick master Ryan McNaught used 120,000 LEGO bricks to recreate the doomed Titanic breaking in half after hitting the iceberg. This isn't just some empty model, he added numerous minifigures in action poses to lighten the mood, with some actually in the water and / or boats. Unfortunately (or fortunately), there are no Jack and Rose sightings from the movie version. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon

H/T: Laughing Squid

A 1329-piece LEGO Millennium Falcon already exists, but fan Marshal Banana went above and beyond to create his own 22-pound version of the famous starship. "It took me a whole year to accomplish this build (including planning and collecting bricks). My main goal was to present the model in a flying position, which was a huge task. Due to its internal framework it was not possible to include an interior, but I was able to fully lighten the model. And there was still enough space left to include a detailed cockpit (with 4 seats), gunner's platform and a lowering ramp," said Marshal. Continue reading for more pictures of the Falcon. Click here to view some bonus LEGO Star Wars on Hoth images.

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LEGO Video Game Weapon

LEGO can be used to build just about anything these days, including video game weapons. Brick master "ZaziNombies" specializes in recreating things he sees in popular video games, and Fallout's Fat Man is just one example. It's made from more than 2,500 pieces, measures in at just over 4-feet in length, and weighs a hefty 10-pounds. For ammo, it uses a Mini Nuke piece, which looks just like a giant zeppelin (sourced from the 5956-1: Expedition Balloon set). Continue reading for more.

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LEGO Brick Math

Elementary school teacher Alycia Zimmerman found that her students were not responding well to traditional math assignments, so she decided to use LEGO bricks instead to develop their spatial and proportional awareness. Since these bricks are already marked with studs grouped in twos, students can easily use them to identify patterns, making arithmetic concepts understandable, while also providing a fun experience. Continue reading for more pictures of LEGO brick math. Click here to view the adventures of LEGO Star Wars characters.

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LEGO Halo Ship

H/T: Kotaku / Brothers-Brick | Photo credit: Cody Fowler

Brick master Cody Fowler combined two of his passions, Halo 5 and LEGO, for a massive project that took approximately 3-years to complete using more than 10,000 bricks. This UNSC ship recreation not only looks the part, but blue LEDs were installed for added effect. Unlike similar builds, you won't find any stacks on this vessel, as everything was carefully planned to have only two support beams showing. Continue reading for a couple more pictures.

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