An anonymous reader writes "'The LEGO brick turns 50 at exactly 1:58pm today. This cool timelinetimeline shows these fifty years of building frenzy by happy kids and kids-at-heart, all the milestones from the LEGOLAND themed sets to TECHNIC and MINDSTORMS NXT, as well as all kind of weird curiosities about the most famous stud-and-tube couple system in the world.' Seeing it I can perfectly remember my first LEGO set, down to the smell of the box as I opened it for the first time. It was a small lunar post, from the LEGOLAND Space theme. Anyone remembers his or hers (I have to confess that I'm a geek girl who never liked dolls)?"
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