Archive of: toys
From Time Magazine:
It was at 1.58pm on January 28, 1958 that then-Lego head Godtfred Kirk Christiansen filed a patent for the iconic plastic brick with its stud and hole design. Since then, the company has made a staggering 400 billion Lego elements, or 62 bricks for every person on the planet. And if stacked on top of one another, the pieces would form 10 towers reaching all the way from the Earth to the Moon.
I’ve also found out from the various press materials released by Lego today that there are 4 billion LEGO minifigs in the world, which makes them the largest population group on earth. Let’s give them the vote.
In practical terms, this was probably the least efficient form of locomotion ever invented…
Fun though. Efficiency isn’t everything.
Yep, this is my one-thousandth flickr picture! Holy crap!
As I saw this milestone approaching I started to agonise about what to take to commemorate the event. After much head-scratching and conferring with friends, I decided a little family portrait was in order.
So here we all are, saying a big thanks to Flickr for igniting a photographic spark in me I didn’t know I had.
Right, now that’s out of the way I can get on with the normal photostream rubbish *:)