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The DeLorean Time Machine by LEGO CUUSOO - Join Dr. Emmett Brown and the famous 80’s bad-boy, Marty Mcfly, explore the realms of time with this 140 piece Back To The Future DeLorean Time Machine set by LEGO.

This miniature time machine includes tones of cool features including gull-wing doors, fold up wheels, the flux capacitor (“…which is what makes time travel possible”), time circuits, the OUTATIME licence place and of course Marty and Doc Brown minifigures.

The set also comes with a booklet containing production notes, original images and fun details from the legendary 1985 movie directed by Robert Zemeckis.

Guys! don’t miss this one because if my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 miles per hour… you’re gonna see some serious shit.

Available NOW and not it the future at shop.lego.com

NEW Minecraft LEGO Sets - Having had so much success with the LEGO Minecraft set released earlier this year, LEGO has decide to release a couple new sets to the collection, the Village and the Nether.

With the Village set, fans will be able to create their own Minecraft village with a variety of colourful 1x1 LEGO tiles. Much like in the open-ended model of the game, the builders will also be able to build houses, “grow” crops, and explore the mines in their own micro-world. To boot, the set will feature 3 buildable Micromob characters: Pig, Villager and Zombie.

With the Nether set, fans will be able to create the Minecraft Obsidian Portal and The Nether. The set will feature Netherrack, gravel, flowing lava and bedrock, as well as, two Ghasts and one Zombie Pigman constructible Micromob figures.

Look for the set to become available as of September 1st via LEGO.com

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The LEGO Movie “Official Trailer” - Our favourite building block toy company has tapped into the world of show-business and is about to become more EPIC then ever (is that even possible?).

In February of 2014, Emmet, one pretty regular LEGO minifigure, will mistakenly become the LEGO Universe’s only hope at survival. With the aid of his minifig friends, including Batman, a old bearded wise-man, and a punky-chick, Emmet will fight to defeat the evil tyrant bent on destroying their world by gluing it together.

The star-studded cast, which includes Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks and Morgan Freeman, just goes to show that LEGO is not messing around and that this is for realz. 

Enjoy this first trailer and let us know what you think via our Facebook page.

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LEGO Star Wars Ewok Village - In September, LEGO will be including a very large and important set to their Star Wars Collection; The Ewok Village.

Made up of over 2000 pieces, the Ewok Village will include a whopping 16 mini-figures (YES!!), spider web/net traps, slides, catapults, a hideout and a rammer. The set also includes a Scout Trooper’s speeder and C-3PO’s levitating throne.

Start planning now, as, come September, you and your kids will be taking down the Empire with the help LEGO and the furry Ewoks. Piew Piew!

The World’s First LEGO School in Denmark - The LEGO Foundation is proud to announce that in August 2013,  the International School of Billund will be opening it’s doors to kids aged 3-16 looking for creative and high quality learning.

Although most kids might be hoping for a degree in the art of LEGO Building, the school will base it’s programs on the International Baccalaureate curriculum framework, which is widely recognized in more than 140 countries around the world.

The LEGO Foundation owner Mr. Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen states that the school promises to create a stimulating and modern place to learn, experimenting with “allowing time for creativity, play and getting into a state of flow”, but agrees with the curriculum and many of “good old” learning methods.

Mr. Kristiansen hopes that the school will help in their efforts to give back to the town that LEGO calls home. The School of Billund is just one of many projects that LEGO has sponsored in Denmark, including an airport, community centers, church, theater, and a library; Oh my!

To learn more about the school and fill out an application for your kid, check out isbillund.com

The New LEGOLAND Hotel - The new LEGOLAND Hotel in now opened inside the LEGOLAND California Resort in Calsbad, California.

With interactive thousands of LEGO features, play areas, a swimming pool, a buffet style restaurant and 250 LEGO themed rooms this new addition to California’s LEGOLAND is sure to offer a night you’ll never forget.

The “Pirate”, “Adventure” or “Kingdom” themed rooms all include two separate sleeping areas, with a queen-size bed for grown-ups, and a separate area for up to three little ones, complete with bunk beds (whaa!?!?). The hotel also offers super fun in-room treasure hunts and in-room LEGO gifts for every visiting kid. 

Honestly, this place is made for kids but if you’re a LEGO nut, like us, this is certainly a dream come true for parents too!

Check out california.legoland.com to learn more.

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The LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Videogame - Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO group and Marvel Entertainment have announced that they will be launching LEGO Marvel Super Heroes videogame in Fall 2013.

In LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, gamers will be able to play with more than 100 characters from across the Marvel Universe, including favorites like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Wolverine, Captain America, the Hulk, Thor, Black Widow, Hawkeye, Deadpool, Loki and Galactus!  The game will pack in a huge variety of super-cool character abilities, combat-like action sequences, epic battle scenes, puzzle-solving and a unique story told with playful LEGO humor.

One of the most innovative parts to the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes game will be the addition of LEGO’s first large playable character in any Lego game; The Hulk.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes will be available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Windows PC, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita.

This game will complement the already very popular Spider-Man, X-Men and Avengers Marvel Super Heroes LEGO construction sets, that are currently available at marvelsuperheroes.lego.com

Watch the video above to learn more and visit videogames.lego.com

Official Announcement of LEGO Back To The Future Sets - There is still no price point and no set drop date but, it’s official!; LEGO will be producing BACK TO THE FUTURE LEGO sets!

The Back to the future Cuusoo project received enough fan votes to be reviewed, and ultimately approved for production. Unlike other proposed models, the BTTF set was approved by LEGO due to it’s high levels of “playability” and its beloved property.

As seen above, there will be a set dedicated to each part of the trilogy. Our favourite is the part 2 set, which will include the flying DeLorean, Marty and his pink hover board and Doc Brown.

We are sooooo EXCITED!!!!!

LEGO Star Wars 2012 Advent Calender - I know it’s still September, but these sell out VERY quickly so I thought I would remind you that this year you should countdown to Christmas Day with LEGO’s festive advent calendar. Everyday from December 1st to December 24th open up a new Star Wars LEGO gift. Iconic minifigures, vehicles, accessories and all sorts of other cool LEGO bits are hidden behind small doors just waiting for the big day.

This year look for the hilarious Darth Maul Santa Minifigure. 

Available now at shop.LEGO.com

LEGO: The Motion Picture - The first-ever full length theatrical LEGO movie is in the works, and this week directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller (21 Jump Street) have decided on their star studded cast. Looks like Elizabeth Banks, Chris Pratt, Morgan Freeman, and Will Arnett will be voicing the animated characters through their great adventure.

Also, in other LEGO movie news, the directors have decided to give fans an opportunity to get involved in the creative process of the film. They have asked fans, both adult and children, to design an amazing LEGO vehicle for the chance to have it appear in the movie. The vehicle must be made entirely from Lego and must look like it was original something else, for example a hot dog cart that turns into an airplane. 

Check out legothemotionpicture.com for more info.

The LEGO Story: 80th Anniversary Animated Short Film - To celebrate their 80th year of business, the legendary toy manufacturing company, LEGO, has created an animated short film that takes a look back at the history of the brand from the perspective of it’s founders. Take a few minutes to watch this with your kids, there is tons to learn about LEGO and it’s origins.

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Marvel X LEGO Minifigures Collection - During last week’s Comic Con in San Diego, LEGO announced that they will be collaborating with Marvel on a set of LEGO Minifigures due our sometime in 2013. Some of Marvel’s most interesting characters including Doctor Doom, Nick Fury and the gooey, host requiring Venom Symbiote will be forged in to LEGO ready characters. Pretty exciting news!

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LEGO X Lord of The Rings Series - LEGO has created their best series yet; The Lord of the Rings! Join Frodo and his fellowship as they defeat the evil orcs, fight against the trolls and try their best to protect the ring from the hands of evil at Helms Deep. Add dramatic twists and turns to scenes from the epic LOTR movie series or re-live them exactly with all seven sets from LEGO.

Our favourite is the “Shelob Attacks” set which includes a giant poisonous spider, as well as Samwise, Frodo and Gollum minifigures.

Collect all seven sets from thelordoftherings.lego.com

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The invention of Popsicle - Learn how 11-year-old Frank Epperson invented to Popsicle.

Tom Sachs: Space Program Mars - Tomorrow, Saturday June 16, sign your 5 to 10 year old kids up to join LittleCollector’s Art Educators for a tour of Tom Sachs’ latest intergalactic installation at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City. They will learn all about what it takes to become an astronaut on a mission to Mars. RSVP to hello@littlecollector.com

LEGO Version of Inception - “This incredible video is a LEGO rendition of the movie ‘Inception’. It was impressively produced by a group of British students as part of an academic team project, spanning over 12 weeks, representing approx 1000 hours of work.”

Kenyan Student Recreate Mets Vs. Red Sox 1986 World Series Game - A video recently uploaded to YouTube features a group of Kenyan children reenacting the fateful bottom of the 10th inning of Game 6 at the Shea Stadium.

Let’s Pizza! Pizza Vending Machine - “Imagine having fresh pizza, cooked to perfection, with a choice of three toppings – in less than three minutes! It may sound too good to be true but, thanks to Let’s Pizza UK, it’s now a reality. 365 days a year.”