Fill Recession-Era Potholes With Legos

Courtesy <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/kiwa-one/" target="new">Kathleen Waak</a>


The broken-window theory has a helper in these lean times for cities across the land: Legos! Yes, another reason to love the timeless plastic construction pieces: Industrious folk are filling cracks and holes in buildings with colorful lego randoms in Berlin. Very cool. Next up, giant legos in potholes? Watch out, KFC!

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