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  1. LEGO SuperFriends Project Takes Girly Minifigs And Makes Them Into Heroes

    Everything is awesome!

    The LEGO Friends line of products got a lot of flak from feminist critics when it was first introduced, mostly because it took what was envisioned as a completely gender-neutral toy and turned it into a very tradition-conforming example of femininity. The pastel-hued sets are inspired by shopping malls and Disney princesses; the minifigs have bright eyes and slender waists. And there's so much pink! You know what the LEGO Friends could use? Some superheroes.

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  2. LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Gets a New Trailer Featuring The Rainbow Lanterns

    LEGO DRAMA!

    Next to Batman: The Animated Series Batman, LEGO Batman is my favorite Batman. BATMAN!!! Here's the latest trailer for the next installment in the LEGO video game series.

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  3. Things We Saw Today: Women Remedy the Lack of Lesbian Emojis by Creating Their Own

    It is the right of all people to communicate with tiny pictures.

    Emojis have a representation problem, so the lesbianemojis Tumblr (by Katie Streeter & Kim Linn) has stepped in to fix it. Take a look at the rest of their work on the Tumblr and then maybe show your support by buying some prints!

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  4. Perfect: The LEGO Female Scientists Have Their Own Twitter Account

    This is an excellent use of Twitter.

    We've been really excited about LEGO's all-female minifig "Research Institute" set for the obvious reason that it's great. Someone took things to the next level and has given the ladies of LEGO's Research Institute their own Twitter account. It's absolutely worth following. Don't believe us? Here are a few of our favorites:

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  5. Things We Saw Today: The Guardians Prequel We All Want To See

    Someone call The CW and make this a show immediately.

    Amazing artist Maddie Chaffer captioned this adorable piece with, "Yes, Marvel? I would like a Guardians of the Galaxy prequel about teenage cyborg assassin sisters please." Couldn't have put it better ourselves. (via Tumblr)

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  6. DC Comics Announces The Best Marketing Crossover: LEGO Variant Covers

    Gotta catch 'em all?

    Not all fans were thrilled with DC Comics' recent "selfie" variant cover theme but something tells me they'll be a bit more receptive to this one. To celebrate the LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham video game being released later this year, the publisher is letting the minifigs take over.

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  7. Inventive LEGO Ideas “Planetary Exploration” Design Features Rad Female Astronaut on Research Mission

    Space is really big.

    Hooray for positive trends! Following the success of the female scientist-filled LEGO Research Institute set, a lot of Lego Ideas creators have jumped on the bandwagon and come up with their own spins on the badass lady-friendly theme—like this one, for example.

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  8. Why Watch Guardians of the Galaxy When You Can Watch LEGO Guardians of the Galaxy?

    In which the Milano has a double-decker couch.

    ...Because Guardians of the Galaxy is actually a pretty dang good movie, just like pretty much everyone's saying it is? Yeah, OK. But you should still watch this LEGO version of the Guardians trailer, if only for mental The LEGO Movie crossover reasons. Chris Pratt is ALL the minifig heroes!

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  9. At Long Last, You Can Buy LEGO’s Female Scientist Minifigs

    Get to it, ya blockheads.

    It is time!

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  10. Things We Saw Today: Mirror Art Takes Selfies to a New Level by Way of Doodled Warp Zone

    It's-a Mirrorsme!

    Ah, the bathroom mirror selfie. We meet again. This time, though, Mirrorsme has taken the much reviled method of self portrait and actually made it pretty awesome by drawing herself into scenes from games, movies, and other fun locations. Avoid all the "Mirror Selfie as Art" think pieces and just look at her awesome doodles.

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