### How tall can a Lego tower get?

There are people who take the time to do this kind of calculations (awesome, isn't it?).

Of course, this article talks about a theoretical Lego tower - if you actually build one, the tallest you can get is 4m before the kinks in its construction make it fall.

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But... if you assume that the tower is perfectly built, it would take the grand total of 375,000 bricks before the bottom one literally melted (not broke, melted).

This is equivalent to a 2.17-mile-high tower. So now you know.

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Ex Left said...

James May from Top Gear, skipped theory and made A HOUSE full of legos: