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Lightsaber Turns 50 – GE Engineer Explains How It Could Not Possibly Work

June 12th, 2010 at 1:10 pm » Comments (0)

Lightsaber diagram Okay, folks, make sure you have some tissues handy because GE engineer Matt Gluesenkamp is about to break a lot of hearts. The laser just turned 50, and that got Gluesenkamp thinking about one of the most iconic representations of the technology: the lightsaber. He analyzes the tech it’d take to make them […]

Star Wars Day: ‘May the Fourth be with You’

May 4th, 2010 at 7:56 am » Comments (0)

Star Wars fans dressed as storm troopers during a parade. Star Wars fans on May 4th said “may the fourth be with you” in tribute to the Hollywood films, on the unofficial day honouring the cult movies.  Millions of Jedi fans posted tributes to Luke Skywalker, C-3Po and Darth Vader on Twitter, the micro-blogging site and Facebook in […]

Star Wars Burlesque Show

January 12th, 2010 at 9:46 am » Comments (0)

Stormtroopers never looked so good Above, Stormtrooper striptease Courtney Cruz shows off her super Trooper-wear in a Star Wars-themed burlesque show at the Los Angeles club Bordello (a sexy bar which opened at the site of a notorious, historic LA whorehouse). We don’t really have to say much else to have all the Star Wars […]

The Jedi Mind Control Game

December 9th, 2009 at 2:57 pm » Comments (0)

My Mind Is Stronger Than Your Mind! This is the Star Wars Jedi game that requires you to bring to bear all of your latent telekinetic powers of the Force in order to keep a ball levitating. Similar to EEG technology that reads the alpha and beta waves created by your brain, the game comes […]

USB Powered Jedi Master

November 25th, 2009 at 8:06 am » Comments (0)

Buying me you feel now like doing ! It seems like Star Wars merchandise never seems to get old, and Yoda is always a popular figure. Next, Tokyo-based Cube Works has announced a mini Yoda figure, which you can plug into your computer. You’ll be able to control the light on the lightsaber as well as […]

Star Wars Religious Art

September 4th, 2009 at 4:21 pm » Comments (0)

Madonna Leia and Baby Yoda by Sylver on Worth1000 Star Wars is a religious experience for many of us, whether or not we actually feel the Force. But some artists take it even further, depicting Star Wars characters as saints, martyrs and religious icons. (Pics)  

Star Wars Flash Drive

July 1st, 2009 at 8:55 pm » Comments (0)

  Bring a little star wars geekery to your computer We see so many flash drives around these parts, it is truly, truly hard for any to distinguish themselves in our eyes. These ones? Well, we’ll admit it: we have a giant soft spot for their massive noggins.

Light Saber Umbrella

June 14th, 2009 at 8:36 pm » Comments (0)

If you cant have a real light saber why not a light saber umbrella With this unique Star Wars Light Saber Umbrella, you’ll always be equipped with the fashion of Star Wars anytime you need to combat those hot summer day downpours.

R2D2 Backpack

May 2nd, 2009 at 7:58 pm » Comments (0)

Now I know you will either get locked in a school locker or shoved into a trash can for wearing this geeky item If you want to send your child off to school with all possible advantages, setting them up for a lifetime of success and well-balanced friendship, you really should avoid this R2-D2 backpack. […]

The 8 Most Common Sci-Fi Visions of the Future

March 17th, 2009 at 6:21 pm » Comments (0)

  Would planet of the apes become a reality? Well probably not… oh wait I hope not. The future promises to be so wonderous and terrifying that it will exceed even the furthest reaches of the human imagination. Though this is not saying much, as the human imagination has really only been able to think […]

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