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A Star Wars Airspeeder Is the Ultimate Sled

Had the Rebel Alliance a few more of these, it might have won the Battle of Hoth. YouTube user skylarsmith3 build this, the greatest snow sled in history. It’s modeled after the T-47 Airspeeder from The Empire Strikes Back. At the link, you can watch a video of it going down a hill. Link

World War I Centennial: France Tells Russia England Will Fight Germany

The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that killed millions and set the continent of Europe on the path to further calamity two decades later. But it didn’t come out of nowhere. With the centennial of the outbreak of hostilities coming up in 2014, Erik Sass will be looking back at the lead-up to the [...]

15 TV Shows Based On Comic Books That Didn’t Make The Cut

Our friends at Comics Alliance have put together a list of TV shows based on comic books that never made it on the air, a sad memorial to what could have been and a reminder of why some stories simply won’t work as live action shows. Titles like The Amazing Screw-On Head, based on Mike Mignola’s [...]

Beaker the Stormtrooper

Meep! Those were the Muppets we were looking for! Anna Goellner of Comics Alliance spotted this excellent costume at the Emerald City Comicon 2012 in Seattle. Link -via Fashionably Geek | Photo: Anna Goellner

Dog Has Rebel Alliance Logo Cut into His Fur

But what’s not obvious is that the dog isn’t working for the Alliance. He’s a spy for the Empire. The hairy emblem is part of a false flag operation. Do not trust this dog owned by a friend of Geekologie reader Joe. Link

Retro Video Game Cover Art From Very Weird Games

The good folks over at Comics Alliance have put together a gallery of unusual retro video game covers, and I’ve gotta say most of them are hilarious, because I think they sound like a ridiculous concept, yet I am strangely compelled to find and download the ROMs so I can play these crazy games! From Ninja [...]

Very Cheap Wolverine Costume

Flickr user Vó Maria’s got the right idea. You might not even have to leave your kitchen to complete a Wolverine costume. Caleb Goellner of Comics Alliance, however, correctly points out that one needs a three-pronged fork to make this really convincing. Link via Comics Alliance

For the Horde!!!

The awesomeness of this World of Warcraft graffiti only slightly mitigates the criminality of it. But I suppose that as the Alliance vs. Horde conflict rages, it is only natural that overly-enthusiastic Horde patriots attack Alliance propaganda. Link via Geekosystem | Photo: Mallem

C-3PO Sculpture in Front of Recycling Center

The Alliance Recycling Center in West Oakland, California is a business that recycles various kinds of materials, including glass, metal, plastic, and paper. The front of the shop features many sculptures made from scrap metal, such as the above C-3PO model. Link via Geekosystem | Photo: Oaktown Art

Wood Burned Superheroes

Artist Daniel Croiser’s medium is wood burning. He’s particularly fond of depicting superheroes, such as the above Swamp Thing. Some of Crosier’s works have been featured as comic book covers. At the link, you can view his deviantART gallery and at the Comics Alliance link, you can see a selection of his superhero-themed works. Link via [...]