Approximately 19 billion Lego elements are produced per year. 2.16 million are molded every hour, 36,000 every minute.
• Approximately, how many bricks they've ever made since Lego started to produce them? More than 400 billion Lego bricks have been produced since 1958. There are about 62 Lego bricks per person of the Earth’s population.
• What is the best selling Lego set ever made? The Lego Mindstorms Robotics Invention System set is the best-selling Lego set ever. Over 1 million of these have been sold globally since their launch.
• What country buys the most Lego sets per person? Germany is the number-one Lego market, in fact, Lego is the number-one toy company in Germany. The top-selling lines in Germany are Lego TECHNIC and Lego CITY. The U.S. is the second largest market, with the top-selling lines being BIONICLE and Lego Star Wars.
• Why did they changed the founders rule to never make gun like elements? The company still has a no gun policy when it comes to realistic or military play scenarios. However, in order to stay true to the strong licensed properties we incorporate to the Lego portfolio, we need to stay true to those properties and sometimes that involves including weapons. In our own play themes, some element of good vs. bad conflict is typically considered to provide for role play opportunities. In those instances, the setting is very clearly a fantasy world. (Fortunately, there are third-parties who do this, like the amazing people from Brickarms. J)
• Why do Lego look so delicious but taste so bad? As your parents probably told you when you were young, there are some things that shouldn’t be eaten. Lego bricks are one of them. Please keep them away from your mouth.
announcement surprised almost everyone in the mobile industry. It was
hard to predict, but is not too hard to rationalize. It may be argued
that there are two reasons for Nokia's acquisition and open source
as a royalty-free, open source licensed OS, Android was too hard to
resist for any OEM. Nokia's acquisition of Symbian is essentially the
answer to Android, resonating the same core principles, which are
open source licensing for pooling costs of maintaining a commoditizing OS
majority ownership by a single player
Motorola was bleeding heavily in a financial sense, and so it would
have been keen to sell out its UIQ shares, which Sony Ericsson could
not assume the burden of, as UIQ was a long way from being profitable.
With UIQ out, S60 was the only Symbian-based alternative for Sony
Ericsson, and a strategic choice in keeping Google from becoming the
"Android-inside" of the mobile industry.