Two Toronto high-school students have sent a flag-carrying Lego man to the final frontier — or pretty close to it, anyway. Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad used a weather balloon to send the wee figure into the far reaches of the atmosphere, along with several video and still cameras to document the journey. They made sure a video camera was pointed at the small Lego figure as it made its ascent high above the Earth’s surface. The figure, positioned on a plank holding a Maple Leaf, can be seen where it begins its journey in a wintry Toronto-area park. Read the full story.