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  • September 4, 2015
    This is the $4,000 Millennium Falcon cockpit bed available from Pottery Barn. I like Pottery Barn. I like walking around there with my mom, we have a great time. The bed, which is made from quality hardwood (not particleboard), is handpainted and finished, but sadly only ava... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2015
    This is a visual comparison created by Redditor movielover278 of the largest known class of Star Destroyer compared to the size of Manhattan. For reference, Manhattan is 13.4 miles (21.6 km) long and 2.3 miles (3.7 km) at its widest. So that is a pretty big ship. You think i... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2015
    These are several Photoshop jobs created by French artist Nicolas Amiard imagining different Star Wars ships crashed in famous world cities. He did a great job, but I'm sadly convinced it's only a matter of time before somebody starts bitching about how he got the scale all wr... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2015
    These are the teensy $50 Bandai Namco R/C Star Wars spaceships that will be available this August. The blades only measure about 4-inches in length, and a 3-minute charge gets you about 4-minutes of flight time with a range of about 16-feet. That is not very impressive. Stil... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2015
    This is the Incom T-70 X-Wing quadrocopter built by Star Wars fan and French quadrocopter hobbyist Olivier C (previously: a TIE Interceptor and Millennium Falcon). Does everybody already own a quadrocopter by now? I still don't have one. Do you have one? Can I play with you... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2015
    The CEO of Chinese software firm NetDragon is such a big Star Trek fan he had the company's $160-million headquarters built to look like the Star Trek Voyager. This is a Google satellite image of that building, and there's a video tour after the jump. When I'm the CEO of my o... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2015
    This is the 10,000 piece "accurate to minifig scale" LEGO Millennium Falcon cross-section created by LEGO builders Titans Creations. It looks most impressive. I actually tried to build the 1,200 piece Millennium Falcon set that LEGO released a couple years ago, but you know w... / Continue →
  • May 4, 2015
    To celebrate Star Wars Day (I love celebrating by breaking things) this is a video from WIRED of an $800, 16-hour build LEGO Star Destroyer nose-diving into the ground at 1,000 frames per second. I like how they point out all the Star Wars minifigs that go flying, I feel like ... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2015
    This is the Millennium Falcon cockpit bed built by a father for his son. Apparently they're going to make the whole room Star Wars themed. When I was growing up my room didn't have a theme. Unless that theme was unpacked boxes and a mattress on the floor, in which case we na... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2015
    This is a video of Star Wars Imperial forces invading Los Angeles and doing battle near various landmarks. Weird I never heard about it, because I live in LA and I feel like spaceships and AT-ATs blowing shit up everywhere is something you would hear about and/or see for yours... / Continue →
  • March 26, 2015
    From Youtuber Olivier C (who also brought us the R/C Millennium Falcon and TIE Interceptor quadrocopters -- but NOT the speeder bike one) comes this Star Destroyer quadrocopter. It looks legit. Want to place bets on what Star Wars ship he'll make next? $50 says he makes Boba... / Continue →
  • March 25, 2015
    This is 'TIE Fighter', a beautiful seven minute Star Wars short drawn and animated entirely by Youtuber OtaKing77077 in the style of 1980's anime. It is most impressive. You know, I tried making a flip-book once and abandoned the project by the third page. My mom still hung ... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2015
    Because there will come a time when every product is available with a Star Trek theme, this is the Star Trek USS Enterprise Sushi Set available from ThinkGeek ($35). The top comes off the Enterprise's circular hull to hold soy sauce, and the blue warp trails are actually chops... / Continue →
  • March 16, 2015
    That is not how you catch a frisbee, that is how you catch a baby. This is the $25 Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Flying Disc (not actually a Frisbee, Frisbee is a name brand) available from ThinkGeek. It's a flying disk with a freely rotating saucer section, and a foam body tha... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2015
    This is a video of the impressive TIE Interceptor quadrocopter built by Youtuber Olivier C, who also made that Millennium Falcon quadrocopter. Clearly this guy has a thing for Star Wars and quadrocopters. So, if you were ever looking for somebody to make you a custom Star War... / Continue →
  • February 5, 2015
    After receiving enough votes on the LEGO Ideas website, and being reviewed by LEGO (not to mention securing the licensing rights), the company has announced they will be producing Doctor Who and WALL-E playsets later this year. Sadly, they will both appear clearly written near... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2015
    These are a couple videos of a homemade R/C Millennium Falcon quadrocopter. It is most impressive, especially the LED light effects in the back -- that was a nice touch. Plus if you squint your eyes and shake your head a little while you watch the videos you can almost convin... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2015
    This is the 1977 Kenner Star Wars Millennium Falcon toy that was stuffed with the guts of a Technics SL-1200 turntable by Marco Garza. It makes the perfect record player for listening to John Williams' original Star Wars score. Or Pink Floyd's Dark Side Of The Moon. It's a r... / Continue →
  • December 22, 2014
    Wow, two gingerbread posts in a row, it must be the holidays or something! (Is it the holidays?) This is the gingerbread USS Enterprise built and on display at the Blackmarket Bakery in Costa Mesa, California. They did a good job. But you know what my least favorite thing ab... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2014
    This is the 59" X 79" Millennium Falcon Area Rug (available on Amazon for $80, ThinkGeek for $100, and probably other places for I don't know how much). It's a rug that looks like the Millennium Falcon. Now I want you to close your eyes and imagine this thing in front of a ro... / Continue →