In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the first week of February 2018.
TBB NEWS & REVIEWS: From supercars to ships, we have your LEGO news for the week, including a few reviews and instructions.
- Bugatti Chiron revealed as Technic supercar for 2018 – LEGO revealed that the second LEGO Technic Ultimate Series supercar will be the Bugatti Chiron with 3,599 parts.
- LEGO reveals three upcoming Jurassic World sets – Ahead of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, LEGO revealed three new sets based on the upcoming dinosaur flick.
- Review of LEGO Ideas 21313 Ship in a Bottle – 284 steps on one page of instructions!? They must be mad! What else does this sleek set have bottled up, ready for discovering?
- LEGO IDEAS 21313 Ship in a Bottle now available with 60th Anniversary freebie – The Ship in a Bottle is now available at your local LEGO Store and the LEGO Shop online.
- Review of Easter Bunny Minifigure 5005249 – The Easter minifigure will be a gift-with-purchase between March 16 and March 31 for orders of $35 or more in the US.
- Registration for the Paredes de Coura Fan Weekend closes in 4 weeks – Portugal’s premier LEGO fan event is from June 8th through 10th, and the registration fee of €100 includes three nights of boarding house accommodation and three meals per day for all four days.
- Instructions to build a relaxing armchair – Sarah Beyer creates some beautiful LEGO homes, and now we have some instructions on how to make a comfy seat to go in them.
OTHER NEWS: There were a few other LEGO news articles from varying places around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
- Lego Group adds How2Recycle Label to its packaging, Recycling Today – By the end of 2018, more than 60 percent of new Lego boxes in the U.S. will feature the label, with plans to extend the effort to all North American products by 2019.
- MIT uses Lego to prototype low-cost micro pumps, Tech Crunch – Scientists at MIT are using plastic bricks to build very precise scientific systems, creating a microfluid pump and sorter by modifying and 3D printing LEGO parts.
- LEGOLAND New York assembling soon, USA Today – The $350-million project is on its way, transforming 500 acres of rural land in Goshen, New York into a plastic paradise.