If you think Lego is just a toy for kids, you couldn’t be further from the truth. While parents help their little ones build ships and houses, engineers worldwide are busy creating astonishing technological masterpieces with Lego blocks. And we at sincerely admire them.
A knitting machine
The dream of every craftsperson out there: it works, you rest.
A paper plane-making machine
Don’t try to convince us you can make a paper plane yourself faster and easier — just look at this incredible contraption.
A lego printer
This is a printer made from Lego. First, a laser scans your drawing, and then the mechanism makes a similar picture out of Lego blocks.
A weaving mechanism
Lego isn’t just a fascinating construction set, but also a fairly useful one.
A model of Earth’s movement around the Sun
If I’d learned about it like this at school, I would’ve understood everything right away.
A Rubik’s Cube-solving machine
This device made of Lego and connected to a smartphone can solve a 9×9×9 Rubik’s cube in 33 minutes.
A perpetual motion machine
This machine doesn’t actually do anything useful. We can surely all agree, though, that it’s mesmerizing.
A coffee machine
“Build yourselves a Lego machine like this, and you’ll never get up from your desk,” says the inventor.
A postcard-drawing machine
Not very artistic, but definitely very original.
A really creative clock for true Lego fans.