Category: star wars

chinese fake rocket launch

China Liftoff Announced Before Liftoff : “A news story describing a successful launch of China’s long-awaited space mission and including detailed dialogue between astronauts launched on the Internet Thursday, hours before the rocket had even left the ground. The country’s official news agency Xinhua posted the article on its Web site Thursday, and remained there [Continue]

fine art

I love that this is in the style of those posters/wall art things that were everywhere in the 80s. You remember the ones, right? With the chicks that looked like they came right out of a Robert Palmer video? Ah….the 80s…a simpler time. The ad text says this is only the first of several in [Continue]

bush doctrine

The Bush Doctrine in a nutshell: Han shot first! (in other words, when an intergalactic bounty hunter, or anyone else for that matter, is pointing a loaded blaster at you, you do not have to wait for him (or her or it) to take the shot, hoping he/she/it misses, but can instead shoot first, since [Continue]

how cool is this?

Wesco Star Wars R2D2 Talking Ice Bucket With Hans Solo Carbonite Ice Tray No picture is available. I wonder if the Han solo Carbonite Ice Tray is available separately? I assume it makes ice cubes in the shape of Han Solo frozen in carbonite. How cool! And maybe it can be used to make chocolate [Continue]

paper plane to make re-entry

Origami spaceplane to launch from space station “Researchers from the University of Tokyo have teamed up with members of the Japan Origami Airplane Association to develop a paper aircraft capable of surviving the flight from the International Space Station to the Earth’s surface. The researchers are scheduled to begin testing the strength and heat resistance [Continue]


Ha! How funny/cool is it that there’s right this second a google ad on my site for Princess Liea costumes? “Star Wars costumes We have Princess Leia, Darth Vader Jedi and Emperor Palpatine costumes”