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Build-On Brick Mug lets you customize your morning coffee, piece by piece

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February 12, 2013

The Build-On Brick Mug is a coffee cup covered in studs and holes for attaching Lego and o...

The Build-On Brick Mug is a coffee cup covered in studs and holes for attaching Lego and other building blocks to customize it

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Plenty of people enjoy coffee and a good many enjoy LEGO too, so it was only a matter of time before the two were combined. The Build-On Brick Mug is a coffee cup covered in studs and holes that attach to LEGO and other building blocks to customize it however you want.

The blocks can be combined to customize your cup of coffee any way you want

The mug is compatible with LEGO, PixelBlocks, Mega Bloks, KRE-O, or K'NEX Bricks – but you'll have to provide those yourself. The blocks can be combined to customize your cup of coffee any way you want. You could construct an attached plate to hold a doughnut, for example, or work in some LEGO Mindstorms to create your very own robotic coffee mug.

The mug can is compatible with LEGO, PixelBlocks, Mega Bloks, KRE-O, or K'NEX Bricks

One possible drawback is that the odd shape (along with the risk of having a LEGO minifig end up in your nostril) could lead to spillage. Also, while it has no problem holding hot drinks, the mug is not microwave or dishwasher-safe.

ThinkGeek is selling the Build-On Brick Mug for US$19.99.

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Jonathan Fincher Jonathan grew up in Norway, China, and Trinidad before graduating film school and becoming an online writer covering green technology, history and design, as well as contributing to video game news sites like Filefront and 1Up. He currently resides in Texas, where his passions include video games, comics, and boring people who don't want to talk about either of those things.   All articles by Jonathan Fincher
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2 Comments

Even adults like Legos. This is way cool. It could be a fabulous time sink, but your supervisor might wonder about your worktime effectiveness if the design becomes overly intricate/complex/huge.

Bruce H. Anderson
13th February, 2013 @ 08:38 am PST

Lego o' my lego!!

Richard C. Edmonds
13th February, 2013 @ 02:51 pm PST
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