What Ole didn’t realise is that his humble plastic brick would cause people to scream and wail if they stepped on a piece that was left out on the carpet.
Why does standing on a LEGO brick cause us so much pain?
Experts say it’s a combination of the thousands of nerve-endings in your foot, coupled with the steer strength of the plastic used to make the pieces. When you add them together, you’ve got a one-way ticket to Pain Town: population… you!
In the name of science, we wanted to see how many brave souls – and soles – could walk on a path made of tiny plastic bricks in the time it takes to make a LEGO penguin.
How many will take the challenge? Watch to find out!