Giant Plush R2D2

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Admit it, you’ve always wanted to hug R2D2. The uber-cute hero of the Star Wars films looked huggable but the problem is that he’s made of metal which is not the most huggable material. Even toy versions of the lovable astromech are usually made of plastic and not easily hugged (that never stopped ...

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R2D2 Robot Controlled by an iPhone

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Here’s a really awesome hack, a (partially completed) R2D2 that is controlled by an iPhone. Still a work in progress, the creator of this moving robot has set it up so that the accelerometer feature of the iPhone controls the dome top of Artoo. By tilting the iPhone, the head turns. So far ...

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R2D2 Aquarium with Built In Periscope

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I’ve said it before, but if there’s any sort of cylindrical shaped household object in existence, you can be sure someone, somewhere has made an R2D2 version of it. And the fine folks at Hammacher Schlemmer (I should get a bonus point for having typed that correctly without having to look up the ...

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R2D2 Lego Cufflinks

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R2D2 Lego Cufflinks combine 2 things that are awesome with one not so awesome for a net value of +1 awesome. Could there be anything better than Star Wars and Lego? (Ok maybe beer and women). Dressing up in formalwear is ok but is there anybody out there that actually likes cufflinks? I ...

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Star Wars Kites

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Kiting is making a huge comeback ever since the release of The Kiterunner and it’s subsequent popularity. Actually I have no idea if that’s true, but it sounded pretty good, right? Anyway, for those of you out there looking to combine your interests in late 70’s SciFi movies and the sport of flying ...

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R2D2 Belt Buckle

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It’s everyone’s favorite droid available as a belt buckle! Star Wars fanatics rejoice, you can finally complete your entire wardrobe in officially licensed Stars Wars merchandise with the R2D2 Belt Buckle. R2 measures 2.25″ x 3.75″ and will keep your dungarees from dropping to your knees. So keep your pants on fanboys- literally- ...

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