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The Only Way George Lucas Can Stop Gaining Weight

The Japanese aren’t the only ones who are Star Wars crazy. The fans know the difference between an actual Millennium Falcon and one made out of batter. Japan held a Star Wars celebration for fans of the epic sci-fi saga to come show off their designs and art related to Star Wars, like that AT-AT from the streets. Bonnie Burton ...

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Lucas Ruins Star Wars Sweet Cakes With Special Effects

There are few things we love more in this world than Star Wars. But, if we were forced to choose one, it’d have to be baked sweets. So, instead of finding something greater than Star Wars, why not get the best of both worlds? Star Wars-themed baked sweets, such as these highly-detailed Yoda and Millennium Falcon cakes, are about as ...

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A Different Kind Of Trek

For those looking to ride where no man has ridden before, take a look at this U.S.S. Enterprise-inspired bike. Photographer Alan Light took this shot at the 1982 San Diego Comic Con and while it may not be fresh it certainly is fresh looking. Check out how huge that horn is! I bet it can blast the opening theme of ...

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Tie-Fighter Display Looks Just Like Death Star Schematic Hologram

Holographic images are no longer exclusive to science fiction films thanks to the ICT Graphics Lab at USC. Three-Dimensional displays have proven to be quite difficult to emulate, suffering from problems such as small viewing areas and high costs. Using spinning mirrors, high-speed DLP projections and very precise mathematics, the crew at USC are able to display nearly 5,000 individual ...

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The Coolest LEGO Set Yet

This new LEGO Star Wars toy is the Castle Grayskull of all LEGOs. Fuck Fort Legorado, this LEGO Death Star is twice as much money ($400) and twice as cool. It comes with 25 Star Wars characters LEGO-style, including the “TK-421! Why aren’t you at your post?” Stormtrooper clad Han and Luke. It even has the trash compactor monster that ...

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AT-AT From The Streets (Word)

If you were born and raised in West Philadelphia, like the Fresh Prince (not of the Purple Rain variety), then you know the important significance graffiti has on people. Well, so does Christie’s auction house; they’ve decided to let it go for an estimated $1,500 – $2,000. I don’t know what makes it more appealing: the fact that it’s a ...

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Star Wars Music Played On A Floppy Drive

If you like playing music with useless hardware and you’ve got no time to go to the Tashi station to pick up some power converters, then check this YouTube video out. Some geek hacked his old 3.5-inch floppy disk drive to play the Star Wars “Imperial” tune. Unfortunately, no documentation was made to show you how to build one yourself, ...

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