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Perfect Chemical Presents No 7 – The Lego Cuff Links

Our own Rebecca C has been doing some seasonal shopping and writes to the Blog …   “Knowing the Blog’s love of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) Lego, even with the current self imposed diet, I couldn’t help but notice these cuff links while browsing the internet for Christmas gifts over the weekend!! I think they’re the perfect […]

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Free Lego toys in the Sun

The Sun newspaper has gone Lego mad today.   Look out for strong localised demand for acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), as the UK’s biggest circulation red-top paper, heads its Thursday 13 October 2011 issue with a banner headline: FREE LEGO TOYS ARE BACK: CONTINUES THIS WEEK IN THE SUN.     The page is also […]

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Lego Star Wars 3: The Clone Wars

The second sequel Lego Star Wars computer game is due to hit the shops in February 2011, the Blog reads in the weekend papers.   Lego Star Wars 3: The Clone Wars is a traditional fantasy game starring the characters from Star Wars with an adorable Lego makeover.   Lego, made of bright shiny ABS […]

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David Beckham loves Lego

    David Beckham is obsessed with Lego, he told the world in a live interview on Yahoo on 14 July, which I saw quoted in the Sunday Times today. Answering a question about what he would have chosen for a job if he hadn’t been a sports star, he said that he loved drawing and he loved […]

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Lego Star Wars Imperial Shuttle

The Lego Star Wars Imperial Shuttle is coming out this September, and I can’t believe that the new Buzz Lightyear from Toy Story 3 is set to be this year’s must-have toy when this new 2,504-piece fantasy in ABS will be in the shops for a mere $260.   I’m impressed that the Imperial Shuttle […]

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Happy Birthday Legoland

The original Legoland in Denmark celebrated its 42nd anniversary yesterday, according to this article on wired.com, spotted by regular my fellow blogger and regular Wired reader Paul Hodges.   Despite the thrills and spills of the themepark rides at this and other Legolands around the world, it seems that it is still the panoramas of […]

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Lego Photo app for iPhone

The Lego Photo app for iPhone poses a serious threat to future sales of real Lego (the perfect petrochemical toy.)   Before you download it and start to enjoy the virtual pleasures of transforming your photos into Lego bricks, spare a thought for your petchem comrades in the ABS business. Today it’s Lego, tomorrow the […]

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Plastic Fantastic – The Lego Kitchen

I might have believed that two French designers were so enamoured of Lego that they chose it to construct a kitchen island unit in their Parisian apartment, described in gushing detail in a five-page article in the Style section of Saturday’s Times Magazine (sorry, links not working).   I might have believed it until I […]

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Enhanced Lego bricks for Santander

  Giant Lego bricks made of ABS (Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) are the star of banking group Santander’s latest advertising campaign, I saw on the Sky screen in the departures hall of London’s King’s Cross railway station this week.   The advert shows a bridge made from CGI red Lego stretching across a gorge so that […]

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