Lego may be all into consumer gadgets these days with their fancy cellphones and camcorders, but Tyco beat them to the punch in the 80's when they created this charmingly hideous landline phone.

The device had traditional features like ring and pulse tone switches, but it also allowed users to build on the phone itself using bricks stored in a drawer that pops out the side. The good news is that if your Mom didn't want this thing in her house back in those days, you can still grab one today for a decent price on eBay. [eBay via CraziestGadgets]