15 LEGO-Themed Instagrams

LEGO gives budding architects and designers a medium to create new worlds. With the vast collections of brick shapes and minifigs available, the only limits are the users’ imaginations. Follow these Instagram accounts to get a look at some of the fun ways the bricks can be used. 

1. legojacker

The Australian Instagram legojacker describes its theme as Tiny People vs The World. Minifigs are placed against gorgeous backdrops for pretty stunning pictures. Often the characters are spray-painted or Photoshopped to look larger than life. 

2. nathansawaya 

Previously an attorney, Nathan Sawaya is now one of the few certified LEGO professionals. He has 2.5 million LEGO bricks to work with, so the possibilities are endless. 

3. pokipsiebrick

Follow this Instagram for elaborate cities and stadiums filled with bustling minfigs. The sheer number of characters present makes these creations especially impressive. 

4. harleyquin

LEGO photographer Harley Quin runs a company called InkBlot Photo that sells prints of LEGO photography. The company Instagram usually posts at least one photo a day as part of a Lego365 project. 

5. seankenneyart 

Sean Kenney is another certified LEGO professional. He creates gigantic statues made exclusively from LEGO bricks, and has authored eight children's books.

6. legotravellers 

Follow two minifigs as they travel around the world to exotic new locations. The world seems even bigger when you're only 4 centimeters tall. 

7. worldofbricks 

This account does the heavy lifting and curates all the best LEGO grams from around the app. Creators looking to be reposted use the tag #worldofbricks to garner attention. 

8. zhihanzhihan 

This brightly colored Instagram focuses on the tiny world of minifigs. The various characters interact with the world around them by squeezing out toothpaste, juggling Froot Loops, or walking down the runway.

9. legofarmer 

The LEGO Farmer celebrates Australian agriculture by showing an overalls-clad minifig enjoying the simpler things in life. The farmer does everything from kayaking to enjoying a cold glass of milk.

10. awminimal

Everyone loves the aesthetics of a minimalist photograph. This account makes minifigs the center of these simple images. 

11. joyridefalcon

This Star Wars-themed account likes to take characters (mainly Stormtroopers) and put them in amusing situations. You can see the little soldiers playing poker, carving fruit, and bathing in Nutella. 

12. delire_lucide 

Designer and photographer Eve Laoun C Delire is a big fan of bokeh. She uses the bubbly blur to give her images a magical effect. Her Instagram isn't entirely LEGO-themed, but what’s available is definitely worth a look. 

13. powerpig 

Designer Chris McVeigh’s images are simple and colorful. The photographer posts stylish images of minifigs, bins of LEGO bricks, and mosaics that are sure to brighten up your feed. 

14.  legocentric

Photographer Nicolas fills his account with pictures of minifigs enjoying various activities in the real world. All of his pictures are snapped with his iPhone.  

15. cheepjokes 

User cheepjokes creates a “LEGO Sitcom,” in the form of comics and short videos. You can also follow the Australia-based account on YouTube.  

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If you're bored with everything in your Netflix queue, why not look to the top shows around the world for a recommendation?

HighSpeedInternet.com recently used Google Trends data to create a map of the most popular show streaming on Netflix in every country in 2018. The best-loved show in the world is the dystopian thriller 3%, claiming the number one spot in eight nations. The show is the first Netflix original made in Portuguese, so it's no surprise that Portugal and Brazil are among the eight countries that helped put it at the top of the list.

Coming in second place is South Korea's My Love from the Star, which seven countries deemed their favorite show. The romantic drama revolves around an alien who lands on Earth and falls in love with a mortal. The English-language show with the most clout is 13 Reasons Why, coming in at number three around the world—which might be proof that getting addicted to soapy teen dramas is a universal experience.

Pot comedy Disjointed is Canada's favorite show, which probably isn't all that surprising given the nation's recent ruling to legalize marijuana. Perhaps coming as even less of a shock is the phenomenon of Stranger Things taking the top spot in the U.S. Favorites like Black Mirror, Sherlock, and The Walking Dead also secured the love of at least one country.

Out of the hundreds of shows on the streaming platform, only 47 are a favorite in at least one country in 2018. So no hard feelings, Gypsy.

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Roadside Bear Statue in Wales is So Lifelike That Safety Officials Want It Removed
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Wooden bear statue.

There are no real bears in the British Isles for residents to worry about, but a statue of one in the small Welsh town of Llanwrtyd Wells has become a cause of concern. As The Telegraph reports, the statue is so convincing that it's scaring drivers, causing at least one motorist to crash her car. Now road safety officials are demanding it be removed.

The 10-foot wooden statue has been a fixture on the roadside for at least 15 years. It made headlines in May of 2018 when a woman driving her car saw the landmark and took it to be the real thing. She was so startled that she veered off the road and into a street sign.

After the incident, she complained about the bear to highways officials who agreed that it poses a safety threat and should be removed. But the small town isn't giving in to the Welsh government's demands so quickly.

The bear statue was originally erected on the site of a now-defunct wool mill. Even though the mill has since closed, locals still see the statue as an important landmark. Llanwrtyd Wells councilor Peter James called it an "iconic gateway of the town," according to The Telegraph.

Another town resident, who wished to remain anonymous, told The Telegraph that the woman who crashed her car had been a tourist from Canada where bears are common. Bear were hunted to extinction in Britain about 1000 years ago, so local drivers have no reason to look out for the real animals on the side of the road.

The statue remains in its old spot, but Welsh government officials plan to remove it themselves if the town doesn't cooperate. For now, temporary traffic lights have been set up around the site of the accident to prevent any similar incidents.

[h/t The Telegraph]

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