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Lego Has A Wheelchair For Its Figures, But Some Parents Are Still Unhappy

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.31.2015 | Parents

The promotion of a Lego figure using a wheelchair has some parents asking for better representation in toys. Lego has released a Community People Set ...

'LEGO' Documentary Directors On The Gender Imbalance Of Toys

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.29.2015 | Parents

LEGO has been heralded as one of the few gender neutral toys on the market, yet the company came under fire in 2012 when it released LEGO Fr...

Lego Is Saying 'No' To Plastic

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business

Goodbye plastic Legos? The toy company announced this week that it plans to invest 1 billion Danish Krone (or about $150 million) over the next 15 ...

Girl Gives Her Birthday Presents Away To Kids In The Hospital

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.18.2015 | Good News

When you're a kid, birthdays generally mean only one thing: presents. That makes Abby Grubbs' 10th birthday, which she celebrated last Friday, all ...

Cambridge University To Offer Lego Professorship

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 06.16.2015 | College

Is this your dream job? The Lego Foundation, which owns 25 percent of the Lego company, is endowing a Lego professorship and research center at Cambri...

This LEGO Wedding Cake Turns A Childhood Fantasy Into A Grown-Up Reality

The Huffington Post | Tja Shorr | Posted 06.12.2015 | Weddings

At their core, weddings are a celebration of the building blocks of a couple's relationship. What better way to commemorate such a monumental occasion...

A Lego Brick Utopia Has Appeared In New York City

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 06.12.2015 | Arts

New York City’s High Line has always felt like an architectural utopia. A defunct railroad reclaimed as an elevated park, the space invites the ming...

'Angry Birds' Lego Sets Are Coming

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland's Rovio said on Monday it had signed a deal with Danish toymaker Lego to launch a line of Angry Birds building blocks as ...

Yep, Fully Stackable Legos You Can Eat Actually Do Exist

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.27.2015 | Taste

Sometimes, brilliance comes in bite-sizes. Just take a look at the inspiring video above, brought to you by Youtuber Grant Thompson, a DIY scientis...

Photographer Creates Adorably Wacky Lego Scenes

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.22.2015 | Good News

If only we could design a world like this. France-based photographer Sofiane Samlal has a talent for creating incredibly delightful scenes using Le...

Teacher Nourished, Not Teacher Proof

Christine Nasserghodsi | Posted 06.15.2015 | Education
Christine Nasserghodsi

Who do we need to be to unlock children's potential? Some say good teachers are born, not made. Others believe in the power of teacher training to cultivate an effective teaching workforce.

This May Be The Best Idea For A Lego Set Ever

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.09.2015 | Fifty

Imagine a world where you could have Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia around all the time, just to play with? Lego, the company that makes those tiny...

Brilliant Lego-Like Structures Serve As Building Block For Restoring Coral Reefs

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 03.25.2015 | Good News

An Australian designer is going to allow plenty of sea creatures around the world to “just keep swimming.” Alex Goad, a designer in Melbourne, ...

The Science of Learning and Trying

Mariette DiChristina | Posted 05.11.2015 | Education
Mariette DiChristina

There's no end to what we can achieve if we all start sharing, working, and learning together, to help prepare our students for a future that is ever changing. I, for one, can't wait to see what we'll come up with next -- together!

Turning Ice Cold Weather into Priceless Family Memories

Laurie Schacht | Posted 05.06.2015 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

The only thing better than creating something special is the mess you get to make while doing it. Don't worry about the clean-up, just get lost in the fun!

Introducing Director Barbie: Ready for Her Close-Up?

Ursula Burton | Posted 04.12.2015 | Women
Ursula Burton

We want children to grow up in a world where possibilities are many, where there are more options for them, and certainly playing with Director Barbie is going to give children an expectation that this job is open to both sexes. But children are sponges who absorb cultural cues.

And Here's The '50 Shades Of Grey' Trailer Recreated With LEGOs

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.06.2015 | Arts

Have you ever wanted to see your favorite yellow childhood toys engaging in some soft BDSM? Now's your chance, with this slightly disturbing and remar...

A Simple Way to Make Legos Better

John Willey | Posted 04.06.2015 | Parents
John Willey

I had never really given much thought to how Legos are marketed. As far as I was concerned they were just the perfect toy to play with, with my kids. It never concerned me that Legos seemed to be very much a boy toy and not something that was marketed to girls. I have two boys, so seeing things from a parent with a girl's perspective was just not something on my radar.

Mattel Needs to Redefine Its Business; So Don't Hire a Toy Chief Executive

Gene Del Vecchio | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Gene Del Vecchio

Mattel has plenty of stellar executives. But as the company searches for its new leader from outside or within its walls, it needs to select the one who has entertainment, franchise development, and storytelling expertise in his or her DNA, and who can infuse the same at all levels and in all discussions.

22 Of Your Favorite Movies Got Turned Into LEGO

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment

It's not the "LEGO Movie," but everything is still awesome! Adly Syairi Ramly already showed us what it would look like if bands were turned into L...

Fun's New Frontier

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 02.22.2015 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

Remember how great Lincoln Logs and Erector sets were? It was one of the best gifts to unwrap at Christmas. They still are after half a century; you can buy them because they're such perfect ways to fuel a child's imagination.

14 Nerdy Gift Ideas For The Star Wars Fanatic In Your Life

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.04.2015 | Technology

Now's the perfect time to buy your Star Wars items.

Timeless or New? The ABCs of Marketing in a Digital Era

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 02.12.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

The explosion of digital platforms is causing many marketers to rethink how they engage with consumers. But sometimes in their hurry to embrace the digital world, companies often lose their way and forget the basic principles of good marketing and branding.

Pixel Perfect: The Best Video Games for the Whole Family

Laurie Schacht | Posted 02.08.2015 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

Video games are no longer just a pastime for kids -- they are, in their own right, entertainment giants. With engaging characters, intricate storylines, and a ton of different ways to play, video games provide kids with endless hours of excitement.

Letter From Lego To Parents In The '70s Makes An Important Point About Gender

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.25.2014 | Parents

Over the weekend, Daniel Fry posted a letter that LEGO included in boxes of its toy building bricks in the 1970s to Reddit. Addressed to parents, the ...