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That’s No Moon On Her Ear

The only thing that would be cooler than these Death Star earrings would be if one of them was half finished in the spirit of the films. Just don’t let any rebels too close to your ears. Link Via I Can Has Cheezburger

The Death Experience Room: To Be Reborn, First You Have to Die

Various methods of treatment involve being "reborn," but don’t you have to die first to be born again? Perhaps this will help: a psychotherapy in Shenyang, China, simulates death for patients by putting them in a coffin [...]

Legendary Monsters of Asia

Every country has eerie tales of monsters from hundreds, or even thousands, of years ago. There are many such stories from Asia; here are a few of those monsters you might want to tell the kids about the next time you have a campfire on a dark and spooky night. 1. Penanggalan The Penanggalan is a Malaysian [...]

Diabolical Death Rays from the PopSci Archives

Death rays and high tech weapons were popular fixtures in popular fiction of the 20s and 30s, but it turns out they were also on the minds of scientists at the time, too, who strove to recreate some of scifi’s most devastating weapons right here on Earth. Thanks to the PopSci archives, we can look [...]

Death Star Super Deformed Plush

Death Star Super Deformed Plush –  $9.95 Are you on the hunt for the ultimate weapon against plush toy boredom? You need the Death Star Super Deformed Plush from the NeatoShop. This fantastic plushy is made in the shape of the iconic spherical space station from Star Wars.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more [...]

10 People Who Have Faked Their Own Deaths

While it’s not something most people will ever have to resort to, there are a few legitamate reasons to fake your own death. Of course, if you do it because you think you’re wanted for a crime, it might be a good idea to check that you are actually wanted first: Bennie Wint thought he was [...]

13 Disturbing Pieces of Art from History

The media gets a lot of criticism for violent and disturbing imagery. Movies, TV, video games, tabletop RPGs, comic books, and various other things have all gone through periods where they’re blamed for exposing children to dark and unsettling things. What people forget is that the media of yesterday — fine art specifically — were [...]

R2D2 Fire Hydrant

If he can help destroy Death Stars, then he can certainly help put out puny fires on our planet. Apparently Comediva spotted this beauty at Comic Con and I have to say, I wish I saw it while I was out and about that weekend. Link Via Geek Are Sexy

Hello Sonic the Hedgehog

If she can’t defeat Dr. Eggman through conventional means, she’ll just cute him to death. Sanrio and Sega unveiled this creation, the result of their latest forays into genetic engineering. Link (Google Translate) -via Kotaku P.S. This toy may not be available in the United States yet, but you can find lots of Hello Kitty and Sonic [...]

The Missing Links: Things MJ Left Behind

Death By Vegetable All that talk about vegetables being good for you and helping you fend off death may be true. But sometimes they can become the face of death itself – when they’re carved into intricate skulls. * RIP Lonesome George (And the Entire Chelonoidis Nigra Abingdoni Species) The last remaining tortoise of his kind, Lonesome George was [...]