Well, this is certainly better than your boring old ice cubes. Yep, it's an ice cube tray that will allow you to make ice that looks like Han Solo frozen in carbonite. Awesome, awesome, awesome.
Next month, the entire Star Wars series is headed to Blu-ray. And wouldn't you know it, George Lucas has gone in and futzed around with them again for the release.
This is a planetarium projector that is shaped like R2-D2. It will appeal to a very specific segment of the population. You know who you are.
How crazy is this? The South Pacific island state of Niue is actually going to issue coins emblazoned with Star Wars characters on one side and Queen Elizabeth II on the other. Who on earth is going to ever use these coins to buy a Coke?
Friend of the site Rachel Linhart combines two awesome interests: geekery and baking. The result? A stunning cake such as the Death Star you see above, complete with a blinking LED light for where you'd normally find a planet-destroying laser. Pretty much the entire thing is edible, from the ball to the base, as well as the Millennium Falcon, the prowling Star Destroyer and the Star Wars signage. There's a sad end to this tale, however — but one fitting for the Empire's, erm, decidely combustible space station.
You wanna know how to make your very own Imperial Stormtrooper helmet? Yeah, you can probably print one with a fancy 3D printer, but the only real way is the original way — the Andrew Ainsworth way.
Out of all the characters in the Star Wars universe, R2-D2 has to be the only one that gets so much love. Custom Xbox 360s, projectors, headphones, swimsuits, smartphones — the list goes on. Motorized Lego replicas? Well, that's just a tribute of love. Peter "Ickelpete" Salter's Lego R2-D2 is more than meets the eye. You'd be forgiven for thinking Salter's 15.7-inch wide by 23.6-inch tall creation was just a plastic statue, but it actually moves. It has a retractable leg, lights up, makes authentic "beep-doop" sounds and has a head that rotates — just like in the movies. All it took was 18 months of hard work.
OK, deep breath, people. This here is the official Star Wars Xbox 360, and it's something you'll actually be able to buy in November.
So much for a galaxy "far far away." Astronomers have made some detailed measurements of a planet in a binary star system some 40 light years from here, and it looks like it just might be habitable, with one red sun and one orange sun. Sounds familiar.
Man, kids these days. I grew up thinking that Oregon Trail and Choplifter were hot stuff, and now they've got Star Wars real-time multiplayer strategy games on 20 foot LCD touchwalls.