Sesame Street does Star Wars

"A long time ago in a cookies and milky way galaxy far, far away, Princess Parfaita was taken prisoner by the evil Galactic Empire and had to be saved by a group of unlikely heroes including the young Luke Piewalker, Flan Solo, and Chewie the Cookie. "

Star Wars chocolates: Death Star, Millennium Falcon, Han in Carbonite truffle bars!


Pop culture chocolatier Sweet Belle Cakes sells a variety of Star Wars-themed chocolates, from the solid chocolate Death Star ($8) to the massive chocolate Millennium Falcon ($22) to the Han Solo in carbonite truffle bars (there's also a $13 variety pack!).

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Stormtrooper with hairbow earrings


Etsy seller Bunnie Buns made these Stormtrooper Bow Earrings, which are cute as heck.

(via Geeky Merch)

Star Wars sans music

Watch this Auralnauts video to see the importance of John Williams' bombastic score to Star Wars. (Thanks, Gil Kaufman!)

Wampa Rug for your Star Wars-themed trophy room


Thinkgeek's Wampa Rug has a pillow head and soft synthetic fur, and is 62" long and 30" wide.

R2-D2 yoga pants


They're $40 from Thinkgeek, perfect for doing Downward Facing Droid and Bot's Pose. Also Happy Android. 95% cotton/5% spandex, machine washable, sizes S-3XL.

Mark Hamill on the new Star Wars

Hammil"We are just there to lend our support and grow contractually obligated beards," says Mark Hamill on filming Star Wars: Episode 7. (BBC News)

Darth Vader's car

Darth Vader's car as imagined and built (life-size) by Hot Wheels.

Romantic Han and Leia mugs


These "I Love You"/"I Know" Han/Leia mugs are $34 from Mugoos on Etsy; they're a great wedding/anniversary gift idea. (via Geekymerch)

The limits of animal life on Tatooine

Maggie Koerth-Baker on why the megafauna of George Lucas’ parched desert world makes no sense. It’s not the dry heat that’s the problem; it’s the food supply.

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Death Star rug


Thinkgeek's fully operational, 52" Death Star rug is just the thing for your Star Wars play room.

Kids' Boba Fett minifig cosplay


Toronto awesomedad CGS1 created an amazing Lego minifig costume for his son, documenting it on The Dented Helmet.

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Mr Potato Head R2D2


The Mr. Potato Head Star Wars R2D2 goes on sale on July 14 -- happy Bastille Day! Up the rebellion! (via Geekymerch)

Hooded Ewok tank-top


Thinkgeek's Ewok Ladies Hooded Tank Top ($35) is all cotton and tumble-dry. And adorable.

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AT-AT made from old skateboards


Derek Keenan's AT-AT made from old skateboards is part of the Deathstar Blues show at Denver's Black Book Gallery. It sells for $2,000.

Deathstar Blues (via Super Punch)