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 July 2019.
Aerospace engineer Adam Woodworth modified the LEGO 10266 Lunar Lander to actually fly. Keep reading our Brick Report to see it take flight.
TBB NEWS AND INSTRUCTIONS: This week we launched a strange building contest, took a deep dive into the history of LEGOLAND and learned about two new Star Wars sets.
- TBB’s Stranger Things building contest is flipping things upside down – Build your best Stranger Things creation and you could win big. Read about all the details in the article.
- LEGO reveals two new Star Wars sets from Tatooine at San Diego Comic-Con – LEGO Star Wars is going back to Tatooine in 2020 with a Landspeeder and Obi-Wan’s Hut.
- Feature: LEGOLAND and Merlin Entertainments – The history between these two partners is storied and fascinating. How did they come together and where do they stand today?
- LEGO Ideas 21315 Pop-up Book and other popular sets discounted on Amazon US – There are some great LEGO deals on Amazon ahead of PRIME Day.
- Instruction to build two iconic Jurassic Park vehicles – Do you think you can outrun a T.rex with these vehicles created by Miro Dudas?
OTHER NEWS: There were quite a few other interesting LEGO news articles from around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
- An Aerospace Engineer Figured Out How To Get LEGO’s Apollo 11 Lunar Lander To Fly, Gizmodo – Talented toy hacker Adam Woodworth has managed to upgrade LEGO’s Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set with all the motors and electronics needed to make it actually fly.
- LEGO: the invention of the legendary brick, BBC – The son of the inventor, Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, talks about his family’s extraordinary business.
- Nine Product Ideas Qualify for the First 2019 LEGO Ideas Review, LEGO Ideas – Take a look at the sets that achieved 10,000 votes and might become a LEGO set.
- LEGO Makes Tiny Tower Just A Little Bit Better, Kotaku – LEGO Tower, out today on iTunes and Google Play, is all that and a bag of bricks.
- Legoland Billund in Denmark to expand with The Lego Movie World in 2020, Attractions Magazine – The Lego Movie World is making its way to Legoland Billund, and will be the park’s biggest investment to date as well as include Scandinavia’s first flying theater.
- LEGO Let’s Go -Your Invitation to Explore Space, LEGO YouTube – We are ready for lift off. Build rockets, program rovers, and discover your role in helping astronauts reach Mars!