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." Lego hide caption

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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 hide caption

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Lego faces are more often looking like that guy on the left, researchers say. Axel Heimken /DPA/LANDOV hide caption

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Paul Janssen stands inside the Ohio Stadium he made out of Legos in his basement. Fred Squillante/The Columbus Dispatch hide caption

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