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  • October 20, 2015
    This is 'R2-D2 In Love', a video edit by WhoIsPablo of R2 plugging his universal computer interface arm into a bunch of love sockets all sexy-like, set to Yello's 'Oh Yeah' (the song from Ferris Bueller's Day Off). Man, it's weird to think there's a droid out there having more... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2015
    That's pretty twisted, even for a Jawa. This is a video from the folks at uBreakiFix highlighting the inner workings of the new BB-8 droid toy. I'm not going to lie, I was half expecting him to be filled with nothing but The Force. I was wrong though. He's got a gyroscope ... / Continue →
  • July 27, 2015
    This is the $60 R2-D2 Dome Purse available from ThinkGeek (among other places -- shop around!). It looks like R2-D2 and holds things. Not very big things, mind you. Will it be this fall's must-have fashion accessory? I doubt it. Will slap-bracelets and toe rings make a com... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2015
    This is the larger than full-scale R2-D2 quadrocopter built by Otto Dieffenbach (who also made that awesome Snoopy one) to show off at San Diego Comic-Con, which apparently started today and doesn't start July 30th like I thought, which explains why it was so easy to book a che... / Continue →
  • May 11, 2015
    This is the custom R2-D2 wrap that Instructables user mimaki cg60 created for an old VW bus. He spent over 50 hours in CorelDraw and Photoshop perfecting the design and adhering it to the vehicle. You can use the same process to make an R2-D2 wrap for any car though, provided... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2015
    This is the Make Project created by Christian Poulsen detailing how to build your own functional BB-8 droid with a Sphero robotic ball toy, a foam head, and a neodymium magnet. It works pretty well, although his head doesn't stay on top as smoothly as the real BB-8. Still, im... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2015
    This is a video from Star Wars Celebration 2015 yesterday of the franchise's new loveable droid, BB-8. Apparently they discussed using an entirely computer generated droid before realizing that would suck and be a George Lucas prequels move and decided to build a functional ro... / Continue →
  • March 26, 2014
    This is a shot of the R2-D2 inspired jerseys the Durham Bulls minor league baseball team will be sporting on Star Wars Night, May 4th. Not bad. But more importantly, what do the first 1,000 fans to the stadium get? Ewok bobbleheads? Plastic lightsabers? *actually takes the... / Continue →
  • June 20, 2013
    This is a video of the R2-D2 birthday cake Marc Freilich made for his six-year old son Alexander. It has a teensy Pico projector inside so it can project the 'hologram' of Princess Leia followed by 'Happy Birthday Alexander' in the Star Wars font. I like how the one kid at th... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2013
    Ever wanted to own your own full size Omni Consumer Products Enforcement Droid 209 (ED-209) from Robocop before? Well now you can because Hollywood Parts is selling one on eBay for $25,000. Granted it's not how I'd spend 25-grand, but a lifetime supply of bourbon isn't for ev... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2013
    They say the way to a woman's heart is through her soles. No, no they don't. These are a pair of homemade R2-D2 high heels from Instructables user mikasaurus (who previously brought us those homemade dinosaur heels). I flipped through the instructions on how to make them, an... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2012
    Definitely the droid I was looking for -- get it? Because I like beer so much. Just kidding, I've never had a sip in my life. I'm lying. Or am I? I'm an enigma. An enigma wrapped in a baby blanket surrounded by a cloud of B.O. This is an LSU themed R2-D2 kegerator spotte... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2012
    Eyestro-mech, get it? I'm gonna punch myself till I bruise later. From Jangsara, the same makeup artist who brought us the Avengers eyeballs, comes this version of R2-D2 (R2-I2?). Hey -- I'm down for anything that promotes me gluing things to my face. No lie, one time I dip... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2012
    Seen here looking suspiciously like Stephen King, Google employee Paul Carff shows off his homebrew(!) Android beer dispenser. Listen Paul: I don't care what the hell operating system a keg is running as long as the beer's cold and my glass is clean. Kidding, totally fine wit... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2012
    This is Arenya in her haindpainted R2-D2 shorts. They started off as plain white shorts, then she painted them, now they're R2-D2 shorts. I dunno, it was like a chemical reaction or something. I'm not sure what kind of powers they give her, but I want an Aquaman bathing suit... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2012
    This is an R2-D2 inspired Technics 1200 turntable. It was a collaboration between Tex Nasty at Remix Turntable Lab and Full Blown Kustoms. Me? I like my kustoms only half blown. Honestly, of all the stupid change George Lucas made to the original movies I'm surprised he did... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2012
    This is a giant drivable R2-D2 model made to carry 7-year old Matthew Grammer as part of his Make-A-Wish Foundation request. Matthew was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in 2009, but has responded well to treatment and his family hopes his last chemotherapy tr... / Continue →
  • August 23, 2011
    This is a homemade R2-D2 crash helmet lovingly constructed by artist Jenn Hall. However she is not REQUIRED to wear it, so don't ask her if she licks bus windows (trust me, she took offense when I did). Tell me a little bit more about that sweet R2D2 helmet you've got. How ... / Continue →
  • August 19, 2011
    Is there anything more relaxing than falling asleep counting stars on your ceiling? Yes, tons -- including bubble baths. But it's still a good time, and galaxies far far away from passing out on the bathroom floor. Jk jk, I love that shit. Mmmm, SO COLD ON MY BARE CHEST. t... / Continue →
  • August 17, 2011
    Note: This isn't the whole chart. Or even legible. Click HERE to see the whole thing, then wrap your hands in flypaper, dip them in broken glass, and beat the shit out of each other in the comments. I WILL FEAST ON YOUR BLOOD. This is an infographic comparing and contrastin... / Continue →