This is a 152,455-piece, 677-pound, cross-section, cross-legged, wonk-eyed, 1:2 scale LEGO model of a Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 airplane engine. That's the same engine that powers Boeing's 787 but NOT choo-choo trains. Choo-choo trains run on the imaginations of children. It's true, they keep them all cramped up in the boxcars with these little helmets on and-- "Dammit, GW, you don't actually believe that do you?" *stripping down to bare ass to streak town hall* THE TRUTH MUST BE HEARD.
Hit the jump for several more shots and a worthwhile video of the thing in action.
Thanks to Pogonophile, Matt L, jimmy, Mannix, another Matt with no last name initial, and
This is a worthwhile gallery of sci-fi movie scenes recreated with minimal LEGO pieces as part of the "Mi-Fi" contest run by The Living Brick. As you can see, everybody did a really amazing job. Me? I do a f***ing terrible job, which is why I've been fired eight times in the... / Continue →
This is a series of impressive 'taxidermied' LEGO insects created by LEGO pros and possible entomologists Siercon and Coral. They're all really good too, I love it when people think outside the box. Because inside the box? Inside the box is the PAST. Inside the box is just ... / Continue →
I meant to post this yesterday when Felix Baumgartner record-breaking freefall was still news, but I didn't because I forgot and now I'm late to the game. And you know what? I have every intention of fouling out and leaving early too, so there. This is a 1:350 reenactment of... / Continue →