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Chewbacca Hoodie

Photo credit: We Love Fine

A WeLoveFine designer has created a Chewbacca hoodie that turns you into a real-life Wookiee. Called "I Am Chewie," this ultra geeky piece of clothing is covered in luxurious (yet soft) fur, complete with applique satin bandoliers. The designer recommends ordering at least 1 size up for a snug fit, as the jacket runs small. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how the toilet works on the International Space Station.

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Doctor Who Tardis Engagement

Photo credit: Tardis Builders via Laughing Squid

Doctor Who fan Nick Clements, a woodworker from Midland, Michigan, wanted to propose to his girlfriend, Lisa Bissonette, in memorable fashion. So, he decided to build a life-sized TARDIS in 10 days. For those who aren't familiar with the show, a properly maintained and piloted TARDIS can transport its occupants to any point in time and any place in the universe. The interior of a TARDIS is much larger than its exterior, which can blend in with its surroundings using the ship's "chameleon circuit". Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Doctor Who Cat

When is a cat house, not just something your pet sleeps in? When it looks like the Tardis from Doctor Who. Created by TARDIS Builders forum member "astromark", this fort is definitely larger on the inside, and comes complete with tubes, shelves, as well as lots of carpeting to ensure that the precious time machine isn't scratched up, or worse, destroyed. Continue reading for more cool and geeky things your pets would love.

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Smile alarm Clock

Getting up in the morning is hard enough, so why not start things off with a smile? This unusual alarm clock, designed by Kim Jungwoo, allows you to do just that. After picking up the device, there's a built-in camera that uses facial recognition software to track your expressions. Once a smile is detected, the alarm turns off. Continue reading for more geeky things for your home.

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Batman Bookshelf

Let's face it, bookshelves aren't the most exciting thing in the world, but throw an out-of-the-box design, like the Batman symbol, on a wall, and it's an entirely different story. Putting a twist on everyday things, such as chairs, beds, etc. can breathe new life into them. Other examples include: a literary shower curtain, book bench, a unique-looking rug and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.

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Death Star Chocolate

Star Wars Day, or "May the Fourth Be With You" day, is finally here. On this day many Star Wars fans across the world choose to celebrate the holiday. Some stores even have special promotions and other things that help support May 4th as a holiday. To get you started, here are some geeky snack ideas. Above, we have an awesome Death Star Chocolate, which is the creation of ZeeK Confeitaria. Unfortunately, they are only available in Brazil right now, where the sweets shop is located. Continue reading for more.

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Star Wars Millennium Falcon Bed

Photo credit: Edward McGowan via Laughing Squid

Edward McGowan, photographer and designer at California-based PlainJoe Studios, shared a photo on Instagram of an amazing Star Wars-themed bedroom his brother, architect / interior designer Mel McGowan of Visioneering Studios, built for his son Mini. The bed's design is inspired by the Millennium Falcon, and has a leg from an AT-AT Walker to hold it up. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a custom R2-D2 coffee table.

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LEGO Batman 76023 Tumbler

The LEGO Batman 76023 Tumbler has 1,869-pieces and features an armored exterior, adjustable top wings, detailed interior as well as huge rubber-tread racing tires. In addition to the special Christian Bale-style Batman and Heath Ledger Joker minifigs, this model includes new LEGO front wheels, along with a fact sheet about the Tumbler vehicle used in The Dark Knight Trilogy movies. Product page. Click here to view the first image in this week's demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an 8-week-old puppy named Buck who just doesn't understand what hiccups are.

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Millennium Falcon Owner's Workshop Manual

The Millennium Falcon Owner's Workshop Manual: Star Wars is not fan-fiction, but rather a real book you can buy. This is a legendary spaceship, made famous by its adventures under the command of smugglers Han Solo and Chewbacca, who made numerous special modifications to transform the beat-up Corellian light freighter into one of the fastest ships in the galaxy. The traces the model history of the Corellian Engineering Corporation's YT series of spaceships and the development of the YT-1300 model line before focusing on the Millennium Falcon, itself a modified YT-1300. Get it here. Continue reading for a look inside.

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How to Make a Mini Bow and Arrow

Have the day off, or just want to kill some time wherever you may be? These cool and geeky projects should keep you busy, starting with a miniature bow and arrow. Grab a sharp knife, popsicle stick, a cotton ear swab, dental floss, and you'll be ready to start. Then it's just a matter of cutting, soaking the stick in water for an hour, and then tying the floss onto the piece of wood. Continue reading for more.

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