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Print Your Own Records

(YouTube link) The in last couple of years, the music industry has seen the phoenix-like return of the vinyl LP. Once thought to be as extinct as the dinosaur or Leif Garrett’s musical career, record labels have return to their jilted ex with gold-digging abandon.  While vinyl might be a throwback to a more analog time, [...]

Female Pilots Cut From Return of the Jedi

Almost 30 years later, we find out that there were female Rebel pilots in the 1983 film Return of the Jedi. Two of them are finally seen in the Blu-ray version just released. Though women fighter pilots were seen amongst the crowd within the Rebel Cruiser briefing room earlier in RETURN OF THE JEDI, it was [...]

Have You Seen Schrodinger’s Cat?

Technically, if you’ve seen Schrodinger’s cat then you cheated. Well the least you could do is return his box. Link

Modern Narcissism

I told my kids that their friends preferred texting to talking because they want to speak without having to listen in return. My kids reported that statement to their friends, who shamelessly agreed that was exactly the case. This Twaggie was illustrated from a Tweet by @oinkflap. See a new Twaggie every day at GoComics. [...]

Enormous LEGO Star Wars Diorama

Do you remember the scene in The Return of the Jedi when Emperor Palpatine arrived at the second Death Star? Using a huge supply of minifigs and a detailed setting totaling 30,000 pieces, LEGO artist Jay Hoff recreated it. You can see several other photographs at the link. Link via The Mary Sue

Amazing Jell-O Architecture

Bompas and Parr: Return of the Jelly Knights from Gestalten on Vimeo. Anyone can slap some Jell-0 in a decorative mold and serve it up for dessert. But Sam Bompas and Harry Parr (AKA Jellymongers) have taken gelatin design to a whole new level. Using the jiggly, edible medium, Bompas and Parr sculpt intricate models of [...]