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Jam Jar Mystery

Boing Boing reader Tyler Bartlett has been trying to understand the odd air pocket in this jar of raspberry jam: I know this looks like we turned this jam jar upside-down and popped in in the fridge. But we didn’t. My roommate brought this to my attention yesterday, and we have no idea how or why [...]

Jar Jar Head, Stuffed and Mounted

We can assume that Jar Jar is so despised that trophy such hunting is legal even on Naboo. This tattoo has been attributed to Wes at Darkside Tattoo in White House, Tennessee. via Look at This Frakking Geekster

Dream Lights

Dream Lights – $29.95 No fireflies in your backyard? You can still get a jar of magical lights to brighten your (or your children’s) nights with this clever solar-powered LED Dream Lights from the NeatoShop. The jar contains 6 LED lights that gently shimmer and shine, just like glowing fireflies. Best of all, it’s easy to recharge: [...]

How to Make Glow in the Dark Flowers

(Video Link) NurdRage offers up an especially nerdy Valentine’s Day present: glow in the dark flowers. It’s a simple process. Just drain the contents of a magic marker into a jar of water. Cut the stems off of some flowers and stick them in the jar. Let the flowers sit in the solution overnight. In the [...]

TARDIS Cookie Jar

The interior of this TARDIS Cookie Jar ($31.95) may not be larger than the exterior like the time machine in Doctor Who, but it sure holds quite a bit of cookies. The geeky cookie jar plays back TARDIS sound effects when you open the lid. Link | A lot more fun hand-picked Doctor Who items at [...]

How to Make a Rancid Specimen Jar

Nothing brightens up an office or a living room coffee table like a rancid, leaking biological specimen of uncertain origin. But a fresh human body part in a clean jar of formaldehyde doesn’t present the ideal ambiance. Kwafi, an artist who makes small decorative objects of a macabre nature, made a model that looks like [...]

Darth Vader Cookie Jar

Darth Vader Cookie Jar – $99.95 Om nom nom nom … who knew that joining the Dark Side would be this yummy? Here’s what the Sith Lord uses to keep all those cookies: the Darth Vader Cookie Jar from the NeatoShop. Each limited-edition cookie jar is hand-painted (with proper application of The Force, undoubtedly), so get [...]

Bombad Bounty

(YouTube link) This Lego Star Wars animation tells a version of the original trilogy in which Jar-Jar Binks messes everything up. -via Boing Boing

Variations of the Who’s On First? Comedy Bit

Our very own John Farrier of The Zeray Gazette has a neat round up of the various permutations of Abbot and Costello’s classic “Who’s on First?” comedy bit. While I’m sure many of you would like the Jar-Jar Binks and Yoda version, I’m more tickled by the Shakespearean version. Awesome? Indubitably. Link

World’s Biggest Porcelain Jar

World’s Biggest Porcelain Jar Porcelain master Xu Sijin and a team of painters worked for more than a year to complete this giant black and white porcelain. The painting on the jar depicts the three gorges of the Yangtze River. The giant porcelain jar stands 1.36 meters tall, has a diameter of 6.8 meters and weighs [...]