LEGO Reaches 100% Renewable Energy Goal 3 Years Early

After expending almost $1 billion in investments, LEGO has finally achieved its target of balancing 100% of the energy used by all of its factories, offices, and stores worldwide, with clean renewable energy three years earlier than anticipated.

Their most recent investment was buying a 25% stage in the Burbo Bank Extension wind farm, which helped them reach the goal that they set in 2012: funding over 160 megawatts of sustainable energy development worldwide.

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A Field of LEGO Daffodils Is “Blooming” in England

April is peak tulip season in Holland, but this year, a city in northeast England is also in bloom: As Mashable reports, a public square in Kingston upon Hull—a metropolis in East Yorkshire, typically referred to as Hull—is now filled with daffodils made from yellow and orange LEGO bricks.

More than 1700 flowers, crafted from 146,400 plastic toy bricks, fill a section of Hull’s newly constructed King Edward Square. Bright Bricks—a UK-based LEGO building company that’s run by professional LEGO artist Duncan Titmarsh—built the blooms to celebrate an…