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Star Wars Themed Christmas Light Show Is So Excessive And So Amazing

So you know when you strung up three reels of Christmas lights and a flashing reindeer, and thought you’d won decorations for 2014? Forget it. Forget it all. A music teacher from California has lit up his entire property, added a 5m guitar, and set the entire thing to a Star Wars mashup.


The Cute Rolling Ball Droid In The New Star Wars Is A Real Robot Not CGI

Perhaps the best part about the new Star Wars trailer was seeing BB-8, the adorable rolling ball robot in the new Star Wars movie, bounce and roll itself across the screen. It looked so familiar and so cute and so perfect as the new movie’s answer to R2-D2. And the best thing about it? BB-8 is a real robot and not CGI.


How Sound Engineers Made The Millennium Falcon's Most Iconic Noise

The Millennium Falcon is the king of cool when it comes to classic sci-fi spaceships. The vessel is a kitbashed masterpiece and a bold image that screams Star Wars. It’s also a “piece of junk,” a “bucket of bolts,” and constant headache for Han Solo and company, but hey, she’s got it where it counts.


This Life-Size Wall-Hugging Figure Is Actually Only Half An R2-D2

Here’s a real head-scratcher from Bandai. If you’ve always wanted your very own R2-D2, but, only have enough room for the R2 part, there’s now this life-size ‘action figure’ that’s actually only half of the droid. Weird.


New Star Wars VII Villain And Hero Names Revealed In Trading Cards

In a fun and slightly unusual fashion, the makers of Star Wars: The Force Awakens decided to reveal the names of new characters in the form of throwback trading cards. They look a lot like the playing cards released for the original movie!


Watch A 3D Printer Play A Mean Imperial March Cover

YouTube is full of videos of defunct and outdated computer hardware that’s been hacked and turned into musical instruments. Everything from disk drives to dot-matrix printers has been given a symphonic second life, and despite being a relatively new technology, even 3D printers have now been taught to play Star Wars’ Imperial March.


This Wookiee Diary Actually Roars Like Chewbacca When Opened

Need some place to keep track of all the cargo you’re smuggling? This Chewbacca-themed 160-page notebook is not only covered in a luxurious coat of fur, it also makes actual Wookiee sounds whenever you open the cover. It doesn’t have a lock, but it doesn’t need one because everybody knows not to mess with a Wookiee, right?


You Can Now 3D Print Star Wars' New Lightsaber

Soon, Disney will begin lining its commercial Star Wars coffers with plastic action figures, T-shirts, and collapsible lightsabers. But one French 3D printing outfit took more of a “screw it, I’ll do it myself” approach — by creating a 3D-printed version of the new Star Wars lightsaber.


New Star Wars Trailer Perfectly Remade With Original Star Wars Footage

When I saw the first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it felt instantly familiar. That’s very probably because anything Star Wars feels nostalgic but also because, well, we’ve seen all those scenes from the trailer before! Here is the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens remade shot-by-shot with original footage.


These Star Wars Face Hats Are The Nerdiest Thing New Era Has Ever Made

New Era is best known as the purveyor of apparel for professional athletes and fashion-forward trendsetters. They have really left the nerds behind, and that’s a huge missed opportunity embraced by these insanely loud fitted hats.