Tag Archives: Star Wars

The White House Responds to the Death Star Petition

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?

Pancakes just got about 83% better

From Jim’s Pancakes comes the AT-AT Pancake.

Would you pay $400 to recreate Darth Vader’s Super Star Destroyer Executor


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.

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There’s still time to add these to your holiday wishlist

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We’re just gonna offer this up without comment. You can get more details at Wired.

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Friday Links: You’re stealing it wrong

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Friday Links: Lots of StarWars links for reasons I cannot explain

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Friday Links: Modern Brands, More Bogusky & Maps

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I kissed a nerd

The only way to follow up that CONvergence post is with this.

Friday Links: Happy 4th of July Weekend edition

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Great Moments in Nerdery: Carleton students turn observatory into R2-D2

via Julio Ojeda-Zapata who has links to more pictures for your perusal.