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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, our roundup of the most interesting toys we've seen this week. It's a Guardians of the Galaxy blowout as we have life-sized Groots, creepy plush Groots and a fancy cassette player. But wait, there's more — including a very swanky David Bowie figure and a very large Iron Man. Check it out!

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On Tuesday the first Legoland Discovery centre in the southern hemisphere opened in Melbourne's Chadstone shopping centre.

The $12 million centre features a four-dimensional cinema, a detailed model of Melbourne, and over two million Lego bricks to make your own creations - but if you were considering splashing $77 on yourself for an annual pass to this brick-filled wonderland, there's some bad news coming your way.

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, our round up of the best toys we've seen all week. This time we have a ton of new LEGO minifigures, the most amazing Magneto cape, entirely unrelated magnetic building blocks, a spectacularly poseable Spider-Man: Homecoming figure, and yes, the best grin on a Han Solo action figure ever.

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There's something about combining LEGO and old Macintosh computers that is just irresistible for hobbyists. The latest edition to the canon is a cute little version of the Macintosh Classic from 1990 that uses a Raspberry Pi and an e-ink display to make it partially function. Best of all, you can have one on your desk because its creator has detailed how he built it.

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Video: Even those of us who despise the idea of celebrating birthdays probably wouldn't mind having a party if it included this truly fantastic LEGO Batman cake that's completely edible — save for the glowing eyes that will surely cause bodily harm if swallowed.

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Hot on the heels of Hidden Figures' recent Academy Award nominations, including one for best picture, LEGO has just revealed the next fan-designed set it's officially putting into production, and it also celebrates women who have played key roles in the history of the US space program.