All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Star Wars’

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‘Knits for Nerds’ by Joan of Dark: book review

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Crafty geeks, rejoice! There is a special corner of Geeky Heaven reserved for nerds who are also knitters. And ‘Knits for Nerds’ by Toni Carr, or “Joan of Dark,” is its bible.   With 30 original patterns from Toni Carr and other designers covering fandoms from Star Wars to Harry Potter, this book is a great investment if you’re into cosplay. Knitted cosplay, that is. Even if you don’t normally knit your costumes, you might want to save some money by knitting …

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The R2-D2 Snow Globe Celebrates Christmas and Disney’s Purchase of The Saga

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  A rather delightful Halloween has come and gone, dead zombies cleaned off of the roof and all, so it’s time to look ahead.  What’s the next big thing coming to a town near you?  ME, IN ALL MY OBESE GLORY!  Also, Christmas, which is as good of a time as any to spend your money on an R2-D2 snow globe. R2-D2 comes bearing presents in this geeky product, and I can tell you what’s inside that box, since I already peeked. …

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Dr. Seuss and Star Wars Mashup Prints

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  A guy by the name of Jason Peltz is the artistic genius behind the wonderful combination of Dr. Seuss and Star Wars.  The mashup print above is a play on one fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish, in case you didn’t make that connection.  Does anyone else enjoy destroying all of the insignificant droids that wander around in every Star Wars game?  YOU ARE INSIGNIFICANT TO THE PLOT, SO YOU WILL DIE.     Ah.  I always enjoy the sage …

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Star Wars Theme Stops Baby From Crying: You Wish You Had Birthed It

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  In another episode of “why is your infant so much better than mine,” we find this here child wearing pj’s that vaguely resemble a faded prison suit.  But, that’s not the point.  The point is this: one minute the little monster is screaming like a banshee and the next minute he looks cute enough to make you forget the foul sounds he was emitting just a few seconds ago.  (That’s how they get you.  Next thing you know, you’re lying on …

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The Wildlife of Star Wars: A Field Guide

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It’s no big secret that the wildlife of Star Wars is kind of terrifying. Alien crime lords, a couple of Sith running the galaxy, no apparent career options for women beyond stripper, princess, or stripper princess, technology that can blow up a planet . . . and countless wild and dangerous creatures. Is there life beyond Earth? In the Star Wars universe, there is SO MUCH LIFE that you’re at constant risk of running into extremely dangerous creatures — on rainforest planets, desert planets, ice planets, random …

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Life-Sized Yoda Cake: Eat, Or Do Not Eat, There Is No Try

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“Eat Me you may try” is what this deliciously amazing life-sized Yoda cake created by Edward Frys is telling me right now. The craftsmanship here on this fully detailed to scale confectionary masterpiece is simply breathtaking. Everything from his stance to the saber height is just unreal. I love the pose most, which seems to be saying “Away from me you will stay. Hunger I see in your eyes”. It’s like he’s knows what I’m thinking (Darn you, cake Yoda, for knowing …

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R2-D2 Eye Makeup Makes Your Face Look Like An Astromech Droid

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With all of the Youtube makeup tutorials that currently exist, it is not surprising that there are a number of people experience newfound enjoyment in the application of geeky cosmetics like the R2-D2 eye makeup. There are so many types of tutorials out there: there are ones on contouring (which will have you looking almost unrecognizable), some that accentuate certain features as well as tone other features, and then there are others that are just for fun and are perfect for halloween …

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The View From My Underwater Hotel Is Better Than Your Star Wars Wallpaper

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Have your hotel stays become just too darn dull? Do you wish you could get closer to the natural world while you’re asleep? If eating and sleeping landside has somehow lost its edge for you, Dubai’s underwater hotel may soon hold the answer.     Not content with just the tallest building in the world, Dubai is now signed up for the most submerged hotel and resort spa, which means that soon you’ll be able to curl up in bed at the …

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