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Discontinued Lego sets better investment than gold, claims study

The prices of these used Lego toy sets remain unaffected by the ups and downs in the stock market, the researchers said, highlighting the fact that the prices increased during the 2008 financial crisis.
Researchers studied the prices of use Lego blocks from 1987 to 2015.(Representative Photo/Reuters)
Researchers studied the prices of use Lego blocks from 1987 to 2015.(Representative Photo/Reuters)
Published on Dec 27, 2021 06:56 PM IST
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This Harry Potter-themed Lego set is straight out of a Potterhead’s dream. Watch

“This might definitely top the Hogwarts Castle itself or even the Diagon Alley set if this were made officially into a set of its own! I enjoy these intricate details!” commented a Facebook user.
The image shows the Harry Potter-themed Lego set.(Erick Lawn)
The image shows the Harry Potter-themed Lego set.(Erick Lawn)
Published on Aug 28, 2021 06:57 PM IST
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BySrimoyee Chowdhury

Casket inspired by 'Matrix', donut coffins lighten mood at New Zealand funerals

Mourners at New Zealand funerals crack up at the sight of customised colourful coffins in the shape of a giant cream donut, a sailboat, a firetruck, a chocolate bar, Lego blocks, a casket inspired by the movie 'The Matrix' or depicting people's favourite beaches and holiday spots
Casket inspired by 'Matrix', donut coffins lighten mood at New Zealand funerals(Twitter/Thalion_1/stas_kulesh)
Casket inspired by 'Matrix', donut coffins lighten mood at New Zealand funerals(Twitter/Thalion_1/stas_kulesh)
Updated on Apr 15, 2021 04:49 PM IST
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Man recreates intricate miniature design of Vietnam street scene using Lego

Hoang Dang is most inspired by scenes close to home in Vietnam, recreating his childhood house, a temple in Hanoi's Old Quarter and a 1990s living room during Lunar New Year, all in intricate and colourful miniature detail.
Hoang Dang, an industrial designer who loves Lego since he was a child poses in front of his pieces at his home in Hanoi, Vietnam.(REUTERS)
Hoang Dang, an industrial designer who loves Lego since he was a child poses in front of his pieces at his home in Hanoi, Vietnam.(REUTERS)
Published on Mar 24, 2021 09:50 AM IST
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Guinness World Records shares video of best Lego titles. Watch

“If you believe it, you can build it,” reads a comment left by the Guinness World Records under the recording.
The image shows a Lego structure.(YouTube/@Guinness World Record)
The image shows a Lego structure.(YouTube/@Guinness World Record)
Published on Jan 31, 2021 08:37 AM IST
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BySanya Budhiraja

US retailers witness Cyber Monday as biggest online shopping dayin history cv19

As consumers continue to move shopping from offline to online this year, retailers looking to recover sales lost due to mall and store closures amid Covid-19 lockdowns witnessed biggest online shopping day in history courtesy Cyber Monday after Black Friday
Cyber Monday turns out to be biggest online shopping day in US history(Twitter/Datoineblaze)
Cyber Monday turns out to be biggest online shopping day in US history(Twitter/Datoineblaze)
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 10:43 AM IST
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Man creates world record for farthest distance walked barefoot on LEGO bricks. Watch

This title was attempted by Kevin “L.A. Beast” Strahle for Guinness World Records Day.
The video shows Kevin “L.A. Beast” Strahle walking on LEGO bricks.(Facebook/@Guinness World Records)
The video shows Kevin “L.A. Beast” Strahle walking on LEGO bricks.(Facebook/@Guinness World Records)
Published on Nov 24, 2020 08:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySanya Budhiraja

This lego stop motion clip of making a pizza may make your mouth water. Watch

Starting from rolling out the dough, the video goes on to show different ingredients being put on the pizza to even baking it.
The image shows a pizza made of legos.(YouTube/Bebop)
The image shows a pizza made of legos.(YouTube/Bebop)
Published on Nov 16, 2020 08:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySrimoyee Chowdhury

Lego launches bricks with Braille for children

The Braille bricks will have the same shape as the regular Lego bricks, but the studs on top are rearranged.
Each brick shows the printed version of the symbol or letter.(www.legobraillebricks.com)
Each brick shows the printed version of the symbol or letter.(www.legobraillebricks.com)
Updated on Aug 21, 2020 12:10 AM IST
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George Floyd death: Lego suspends marketing of police toys ‘in response to events in US’

Protests have been going on in various cities in the US since Floyd’s death in Minneapolis on May 25.
A man raises his fist in front of the White House during a protest against the death in police custody of George Floyd, in Washington, on June 4.(Reuters Photo)
A man raises his fist in front of the White House during a protest against the death in police custody of George Floyd, in Washington, on June 4.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Jun 05, 2020 01:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

Lego, famous for its multi-coloured plastic building bricks, is going green

Once revolutionary, then a ubiquitous material, plastic is increasingly being shunned due to the lasting harm its chemical components do to the planet. As a result, Lego has vowed that its iconic bricks will be 100 percent sustainable by 2030.
Lego, famous for its multi-coloured plastic building bricks, is going green.(Lego/Instagram)
Lego, famous for its multi-coloured plastic building bricks, is going green.(Lego/Instagram)
Updated on Mar 14, 2020 11:05 AM IST
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Billund, Denmark | ByAgence France-Presse

Creator of LEGO figure dead at 78

Jens Nygaard Knudsen, who designed the iconic Lego minifigure with interchangeable legs and torsos, has died while in hospice care from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), his former colleague said Saturday.
Nygaard Knudsen, who died at the Anker Fjord Hospice outside the small town of Hvide Sande on the Danish west coast, was a designer at the Danish toy brick maker from 1968 to 2000.(Unsplash)
Nygaard Knudsen, who died at the Anker Fjord Hospice outside the small town of Hvide Sande on the Danish west coast, was a designer at the Danish toy brick maker from 1968 to 2000.(Unsplash)
Updated on Feb 24, 2020 03:28 PM IST
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Germany’s ‘Lego grandma’ is making her town a lot more accessible

Wheelchair user Rita Ebel has devised a low-tech high-fun solution - ramps made of Lego.
Rita Ebel, nicknamed
Rita Ebel, nicknamed "Lego grandma", builds wheelchair ramps from donated Lego bricks in the living room of her flat in Hanau, Germany.(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 20, 2020 01:29 PM IST
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HANAU, Germany | ByReuters

Tesla gets trolled by Lego on Cybertruck’s ‘shatterproof’ incident. Twitter in splits

Lego, the toy company, trolled Tesla on the Cybertruck’s ‘shatterproof’ incident in a Facebook post.
Lego dropped a Facebook post on Tesla Cubertruck’s ‘shatterproof’ incident.(Screengrab)
Lego dropped a Facebook post on Tesla Cubertruck’s ‘shatterproof’ incident.(Screengrab)
Published on Nov 27, 2019 05:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByTrisha Sengupta

How the Lego billionaires lost $150 million in a single day

The estimated dent to the Lego family fortune is based on regulatory filings showing it holds roughly 15% of ISS.
The Lego billionaires have stayed loyal to ISS despite a build-up in short interest against the company, currently at around 7.5% of its share capital.(Reuters)
The Lego billionaires have stayed loyal to ISS despite a build-up in short interest against the company, currently at around 7.5% of its share capital.(Reuters)
Updated on Nov 07, 2019 04:27 PM IST
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Escaping with Rajinikanth and Ariana Grande

It’s been an exhausting few days for pop culture vultures
If you thought escapism is easy, it really isn’t.(HT File)
If you thought escapism is easy, it really isn’t.(HT File)
Updated on Dec 02, 2018 12:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDeepanjana Pal

Lego lovers, head to this convention in Chicago to indulge in your hobby

Every June, Lego enthusiasts from around the world descend on this northwestern Chicago suburb to build Legos, display Legos, play Legos, talk Legos, swap Legos and win Legos. They watch Lego mini-figure films produced by fellow enthusiasts, and play Lego bingo using cards with mini-figure characters instead of numbers and letters.
A Lego-created scene from the movie Toy Story at last year’s convention.(AP)
A Lego-created scene from the movie Toy Story at last year’s convention.(AP)
Published on May 08, 2018 02:07 PM IST
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Avengers Infinity War ending spoiled? Unlikely source reveals major plot points

The unlikeliest source might just have revealed important plot points that reveal how Avengers: Infinity War ends.
Josh Brolin plays Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Josh Brolin plays Thanos in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Updated on Apr 19, 2018 07:56 PM IST
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