Some guy used physics to guess how much Yoda weighs (and the answer might surprise you)

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Wednesday 2 September 2015

While everyone knows Luke Skywalker travels to Dagobah to train with Jedi master Yoda, not everyone knows just how hard it was for him to do a one-armed handstand while balancing Yoda on one foot. Wanting to know just how difficult (or easy) it was to do such an exercise, Rhett Allain decided to use physics to calculate just how much Yoda weighs.

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Star Wars characters are going on holiday and it’s all very bizarre

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Tuesday 1 September 2015

Battle droids sipping wine by sunset? Darth Vader sipping tea in the countryside? And C-3PO daydreaming in a field of flowers? What is going on here? Ask artist Kyle Hagey who decided the Star Wars characters needed a little R&R.

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Star Wars characters get geometric in this awesome 8-bit art series

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Tuesday 18 August 2015

We’ve seen some pretty cool Star Wars fan art before but Adam Lister’s geometric paintings are taking the cake!

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Experience first-hand what it’s like to battle it out as a jedi

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 21 July 2015

When evil is lurking around every corner, it takes a special kind of person to don their cloak, pick up their lightsaber and fight a bunch of aggravated stormtroopers.

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Deck your room out with this 3D Death Star deco light

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Wednesday 15 July 2015

Feast your eyes on the Death Star! Well, the Death Star deco light, anyway. This must-have comes from 3DlightFX and makes it look like a part of the Star Wars set is in your home and ready to destroy your entire bedroom.

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This Star Wars coffee table will produce nerdy tears of joy

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Tuesday 7 July 2015

The problem with regular coffee tables is that they’re not Star Wars themed. They usually come in boring wood and sit boringly in your boring living room. Well, it’s about time the coffee table got a decent makeover, and Hungarian company ALTAR has not let us down.

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Star Wars posters hand-drawn by local artists in Russia

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By David Langley in New Art on Monday 16 March 2015

Star Wars first made its way into the USSR in 1990, and due to censorship laws that still remained in the waning days of the Soviet Empire, original movie posters needed to be made by local artists for advertising.

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Etsy store turns Star Wars’ Millennium Falcon toys into fully-functional guitars

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 2 March 2015

It looks like Han and Chewie pimped the Millennium Falcon with some brand new audio equipment. UK-based Doni Latchford repurposes old Star Wars toys – specifically 1979 to 2004 models of the Millennium Falcon – and turns them into fully-functional guitars.

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The Imperial Walkers strike back… in a Chinese painting

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Saturday 22 November 2014

We are loving this Star Wars-themed poster of the Imperial Walkers — Chinese painting style — by FLABSLAB, which claims to be ‘into all things beautiful and just want to be deadly good in anything we do’.

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If Star Wars was part of everyday life

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By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Friday 24 October 2014

Well, just how beautiful are these? ‘Very’ doesn’t even come close. According to Toronto-based photographer Thomas Daggs on his site, the series is reminiscent of his young imaginative mind as a young Star Wars fan, who, at the age of eight, saw elements from the trilogy everywhere he turned while growing up. These doctored images […]

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Ladies and gentlemen, the ewok heel is finally here

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Wednesday 8 October 2014

You can’t help but love ewoks, those cute, cuddly teddy bear-like creatures from Star Wars. But what’s better than watching ewoks on the big screen (or dressing your dog up as one)? These ewok heels, that’s what.

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Imperial troops massing at Frankfurt Starport

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By Milo Sumner in Video on Thursday 10 July 2014

This Summer you might be luckily enough to be heading away for a relaxing holiday. Chances are you’ll probably get there via the airport, the one-stop hub for all your earthbound transit needs. If you’re really pushing the boat out this vacation however, and have booked a lakeside villa on Naboo or a furry spa-retreat on Kashyyk, then we recommend you travel from the Imperial Starport in Germany. We do advise you to be wary as we have reports of heavy military presence on the ground.

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Take my money: a Darth Vader samurai figure by Bandai

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 17 June 2014

In a movie theater far, far away, there was a young director named George Lucas who went to see Akira Kurosawa’s ‘Seven Samurai’ and instantly fell in love with the concept of warriors and sword fighting. So he went and made a movie about space samurais called ‘Star Wars’.

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This Swedish one-man-band plays the Star Wars tune flawlessly

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 4 June 2014

Recorded on a Stockholm street by YouTuber Carlos Cassiani, this epic video shows one man’s devotion to Star Wars by his epic one-man-band performance. The guy in the video? His name is Anders Flanderz and he’s a regular on the streets of the city, playing everything from the Tetris theme to Gangnam Style. I don’t […]

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May the force be with you… as you laze about in your Jedi bathrobe

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Wednesday 21 May 2014

Padawan-nabe (get it?) or not, you cannot deny the coolness of the Jedi bathrobe. It’s classy attire based on what you see in the Star Wars universe, just made more comfortable for lounging about everywhere at home, thanks to its terry cloth material. Unfortunately it is now out of stock, which means we are — […]

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