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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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Lego Xmas tree in London’s St Pancras station

While I was at ICIS training in London this week, my fellow blogger Paul Hodges of “Chemicals in the Economy” was passing through St Pancras Station when he espied the famous environmentally friendly (reusable ABS) Lego Xmas tree and immediately whipped out his camera to snap this photo for my Blog.

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A full-length Lego movie and a full-size Xmas tree

The Blog is on a voluntary Lego diet, and is limiting itself to one Lego posting a month.   Even if acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) Lego is the perfect petrochemical toy, you can have too much of a good thing.     Nevertheless, who could fail to be impressed with the idea of a Lego film, and […]

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JP Morgan explains euro crisis with Lego

Is everyone jumping on the Lego bandwagon? Here JP Morgan illustrates the euro crisis with the use of some cute Lego figures and some blatant national stereotyping.   The Spanish are toreadors, the Germans are men in helmets and the French are artists.   The original graphic is from Michael Cembalest’s research note, buried in […]

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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 Death Star diorama in 30,000 pieces

Patience is a virtue, but investing six months in building a 30,000-piece Lego Death Star diorama from Return of the Jedi must be more than a little boring.   Teacher Jay Hoff spent $2,300 on this display of the adorable little acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) bricks, according to this article spotted by Truong.

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Lego Looters

Knowing the Blog’s well-founded love of Lego, one reader has sent a link to this spoof website with a new playset: City Looters.   The little ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) bricks have been formed into four tableaux of city rioting and looting – not that the Blog condones any of this for one minute!   […]

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Lego gets man into Singapore university

Lego, the perfect petrochemical toy, will get you into university, it’s official. Singapore’s Straits Times has an article in its education supplement today on how a young man built a Lego 1.5m long submersible aircraft carrier, with battery-operated moving parts, and used it for his university application. His Youtube video of the process earned him a place […]

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Esso promotion gives away Lego toys

Family roadtrips will be particularly joyful occasions this summer, with an inspired Esso promotion offering exclusive Lego vehicles with its petrol (gasoline).   On the long drive from London to Exeter this week, the Blog was thrilled to see banners at Esso stations along the fabled A303 showing the collection of six Lego toys.   Spending […]

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Cat with Lego

It often seems that the prime purpose of the internet is to circulate cute pictures of cats, and the Blog is pleased to join the mainstream with this delightful cat-with-petrochemicals combo. We chanced upon this artistic website which specializes in photos of the creative uses of Lego (made from acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene) via a tweet from “Replicator,” […]

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