One of the things that the Internet has done is mainstream what had previously been tucked away out of sight. Fringe interests. One of those that doesn’t involve bodily fluids, is the apparently very popular hobby of Lego Re-Enactments.
And recently The Guardian released The Year 2011 In Review, but with Legos. How cool is that? Really, shouldn’t all news be done with Legos? Maybe Muppets?
The wedding of Prince William and Kate:
Obama and staff watching the raid on bin Laden’s compound:
The Occupy Movement:
And the uprising in Libya:
I suppose a lot of people find this stupid or trivializing. I don’t know why but I just like it so much! I suppose it could mean I’m stupid and trivial, but… you know… I guess I had to find out sometime. But that’s also one of the great things about the Web – where before it would have been something you built in your garage, didn’t tell anyone, maybe took a photo – now there’s community for it.
There’s more on The Guardian’s page about it.