The White House’s response to the Death Star petition hit over the weekend. If you missed it, go read it. It includes this line:
Why would we spend countless taxpayer dollars on a Death Star with a fundamental flaw that can be exploited by a one-man starship?
First of all, it’s called the Super Star Destroyer Executor? For real? Anyway, on September 1st LEGO is releasing a 3,152 brick, 50-inch, $400 set that lets you create Darth Vader’s personal spaceship in your own home.
So, would you pay $400 for a LEGO set? I paid $100 for the Harry Potter castle and that seemed a little ridiculous. However, it was a lot of fun putting it together with my nephews.
Also, of interesting Minneapolis Lego note: The Guthrie Theater made out of LEGOs.
We’re just gonna offer this up without comment. You can get more details at Wired.