Legos have been a staple of childhood play since the 60’s, but have they actually become trendy? The Lego brand has certainly received a lot of press lately, what with the uproar caused by their pastel Lego Friends line. I knew Legos were a favorite of tech types, and all things nerdy are legitimately cool, but I can’t say I wasn’t surprised when I heard that “Moleskine will be releasing a limited edition collection of LEGO-themed notebooks on March 1st,” according to Technabob.
I also learned today, via Buzzfeed, that Lego plans to release a Lord of the Rings play set this summer. Buzzfeed called the Lego Gollum “the creepiest thing ever.” Take a look: