The Life-Size Lego X-Wing: Humanity's Nerdiest Feat of Engineering

This full-scale model of the Star Wars X-Wing Fighter jet, made entirely from Legos, is currently on display in Times Square before it is shipped off to California’s Legoland amusement park. The 43-foot-long masterpiece is an exact replica of the 560-piece set you can buy at the toy store, except Lego scientists used more than 5.3 million bricks to assemble it at 42-times the size …

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Esther Aspling

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Esther Aspling commented…

Wow. My boys watched that video with eyes wide open. To quote my 7 year old, "that's a lot of light bricks." Yep.

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