Monthly Archives: October 2007

Black and White Classics, LEGO’d by Mike Stimpson

Mike Stimpson has recreated a pair of classic black and white photographs in LEGO. The one above is based on “Lunch Atop a Skyscraper” (compare with original) by Charles Ebbets (ca. 1932).

This next photo is based on “Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare” (compare with original) by Henri Cartier-Bresson (also from 1932):

Frogspace roundup for October 27, 2007

I think Frogspace is officially a trend. It even has its own Flickr group now. I’m guessing that somebody’s going to start a new blog dedicated just to Frogspace. Anyway, let’s catch up on the latest in this truly strange theme…

Arpy‘s flyers, uniski, and walker:

Don Solo‘s pillbuggy and Blacktron II frogfighter:

UPDATE: RebelRock‘s spacesuit and rover:

Have The Brothers Brick sold out?!

No, but hosting a site that gets nearly 2 million hits a month isn’t free, so we’ve added a way for our loyal readers to help us out. ;-) The next time you buy LEGO from the LEGO Store online, please consider clicking through from Brothers-Brick.com first. If you do that, we get a (very small) percentage of the sale, which will help to cover costs like Web hosting.

So, if you appreciate what we do and want to show your support by helping us out, please consider buying some LEGO!

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Lewis & Clark rediscover Long Beach

Almost exactly two hundred years ago, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark ended their expedition across North America at Cape Disappointment (named 17 years earlier by English Captain John Meares), at the southern end of what is now the Long Beach Peninsula in Washington.

This past weekend, Lewis and Clark revisited — and rediscovered — Long Beach:

Click the image above to explore Long Beach with Lewis and Clark.