Marked Safe: A Disaster Podcast

But It Did Get Worse!: LEGO Origin Disasters

May 04, 2022 Brianne and Melanie Episode 90
Marked Safe: A Disaster Podcast
But It Did Get Worse!: LEGO Origin Disasters
Show Notes

This week, we are disaster girls, Brianne is trying to be mysterious, Ole shows up our seven year olds, some afternoon delight ends in flames, a man wins his own contest, Brianne hatches a new conspiracy theory, both of us love a rogue wave, we make a wish on a t-rex, Melanie appreciates her bush, and we encourage you to donate a secret.

Content warnings: structural fires.

Links:
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Williams, T. (2022). Adrift: The curious tale of the lego lost at sea. Unicorn Publishing Group.
https://www.lego.com/en-us/history/articles/ole-kirk-kristiansen-settles-in-billund
https://www.lego.com/en-us/aboutus/lego-group/the-lego-group-history/
https://en.brickimedia.org/wiki/Ole_Kirk_Christiansen
https://www.grunge.com/164175/the-disastrous-history-of-legos/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Lego#CITEREFWiencek1987
https://www.famousinventors.org/ole-kirk-christiansen
https://www.facebook.com/LegoLostAtSea/
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/whimsical-legos-are-still-washing-ashore-decades-after-they-were-lost-at-sea-180979580/
https://www.livescience.com/great-lego-spill-25th-anniversary
https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/history/5-million-lego-pieces-plunged-6625201
https://www.newspapers.com/image/813450278/?terms=Tokio%20Express&match=1
https://www.newspapers.com/image/813410498/?terms=Tokio%20Express&match=1
https://www.newspapers.com/image/813449996/?terms=Tokio%20Express&match=1
https://www.history.com/news/the-disastrous-backstory-behind-the-invention-of-lego-bricks
https://www.anart4life.com/ole-kirk-kristiansen-founder-of-the-lego-group-a-story-of-faith-and-resilience/
https://www.encyclopedia.com/history/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/christiansen-ole-kirk
https://birthmoviesdeath.com/2014/02/06/kiddicraft-the-company-lego-ripped-off-to-make-plastic-bricks
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilary_Page#Kiddicraft
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg73b5WoUq4
https://brickset.com/article/24359/significant-events-of-the-1960s
https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-28582621
https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/2018/05/we-made-plastic-we-depend-on-it-now-were-drowning-in-it
https://www.cnn.com/2014/03/21/world/missing-plane-ocean-garbage/index.html#:~:text=More%20than%20three%20weeks%20after,finding%20the%20Boeing%20777%20aircraft.