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The Grand Budapest Hotel Made Entirely of Lego Bricks

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It seems like these days, there's nothing that isn't made out of Lego bricks. In honor of the Blu-Ray and DVD release of The Grand Budapest Hotel, Ryan Ziegelbauer and a team of eight builders created the movie's hotel. Nearly 600 hours and 50,000 Lego bricks later, the result is stunning! Check out the whole process: 

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Watch as Hummingbirds Fly, Drink, and Flap Their Tiny Wings in Slow Motion
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Hummingbirds have more feathers per inch than nearly any other bird, but it’s hard to fully appreciate their luminescent colors when they beat their wings between 70 to 200 times per second.

For the enjoyment of birders everywhere, National Geographic photographer Anand Varma teamed up with bird biologists and used a high-speed, high-resolution camera to capture the tiny creatures in slow motion as they flew through wind tunnels, drank artificial nectar from a glass vessel, and shook water from their magnificent plumage.

[h/t The Kid Should See This]

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Unimpressed with Paris? You Might Have Paris Syndrome
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We've been led to believe that Paris is the most beautiful, romantic city in the world—and when the fantasy doesn't match reality, some people can't deal.

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