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A product image shows the new Research Institute playset from Lego, which features women in roles as three scientists. In January, the company was criticized by a girl who said all its female characters were "boring."
August 3, 2014 Months after a girl took the company to task for its female toy figures, Lego has released the Research Institute, a play set created by a "real-life geophysicist, Ellen Kooijman," the company says.
These Lego dragons washed up at Bigbury-on-Sea, on the south coast of Devon, England in the late 1990s.
Tracey Williams/Lego Lost At Sea
July 26, 2014 Nearly two decades ago, a massive wave struck a container ship and dumped nearly 5 million Legos pieces into the ocean. Today, they are still washing up on shores in England.
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An Australian detective says a recent string of Lego thefts sounds like the work of organized criminals.
June 3, 2014 According to a detective, the crimes sound like the work of an "organized syndicate" that might be specifically targeting the interlocking toys.
Lego faces are more often looking like that guy on the left, researchers say.
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June 12, 2013 A researcher in New Zealand has examined the tiny toys' expressions. Most of them still look happy, but an increasing number look rather upset. He thinks that might not be good for children. The company says parents can always just switch the toys' heads.
Paul Janssen stands inside the Ohio Stadium he made out of Legos in his basement.
Fred Squillante/The Columbus Dispatch
January 19, 2011 Opened in 1922 and currently able to handle over 100,000 fans, Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, is a sight to behold. It's almost as amazing as the Lego replica sitting in Paul Janssen's basement.
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