Lego to sell Land Rover Defender kit resembling car’s 2020 model year

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Lego will sell a Land Rover Defender kit that resembles the actual car's 2020 model year. But the diminutive Defender does its larger brother proud by including a model inline-six-cylinder engine, a working transmission and four-wheel-drive system complete with gear shifter. The kit uses over 2,500 pieces and will begin selling in October.

Merrell may have the perfect shoes for bar-hopping. The outdoors brand is collaborating with craft beer makers Dogfish Head Brewery to make what it's calling the 'Agility Synthesis,' a trail-running shoe inspired by what Merrell says is "our favorite after-run reward." The shoe uses recycled materials and a foam midsole made from 10% algae biomass.

CBS’s TV show “Young Sheldon” is being sent to the principal's office. The FCC is proposing a $272,000 fine against the show for including a tornado warning sound effect in an episode. Officials say the tones are part of the emergency alert system and could confuse the public. In August, the FCC hit broadcaster ABC with a fine for a similar violation.

 

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