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X-Wing Car Carship

Designed by Dmitriy Shakhmatov, X-Wing Carship is set to hit San Diego Comic Con this weekend. It took more than a year to design and build, complete with an amazing downforce of 950 pounds at 165 mph. While the technical specifications have not yet been released, we do know that is has a top speed of 180 mph, and is powered by a 175-horsepower Ford Zetec race motor. Continue reading for a "making of" video and more information.

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Star Wars Battle Drones

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At first glance, Propel's new Star Wars Battle Drones may look like actual props from the movie, but upon closer inspection, you'll see they're actually gravity-defying machines. They come in Millennium Falcon, T-65 X-Wing Fighter, Darth Vader TIE Advanced X1 and a 74-Z Speeder Bike, complete with miniature Stromtrooper from Return of the Jedi, models. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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Stormtrooper Toaster

This Star Wars Stormtrooper Toaster may not be a functional helmet, but it does come in handy during breakfast. Simply pop in two pieces of bread, toaster pastries, hamburger buns, English muffins, etc., and in moments, it's ejected with the Galactic Empire logo toasted right on them. At 4.1-pounds and 12" X 10" X 7.95", a handy dial provides easy temperature adjustment. Continue reading for more geeky things you might want, but probably don't need. Click here for a few bonus items.

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Death Star Toaster

While this version of the Death Star doesn't come equipped with a superlaser, it does server as a functional two-slice toaster that toasts an image of a TIE Fighter onto your bread. Other features include reheat, defrost and quick-stop functions, complete with an adjustable thermostat, as well as a removable crumb tray. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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LEGO Imperial Shuttle

The LEGO Star Wars Imperial Shuttle Tydirium 75094 Kit has 937-pieces of brick building fun, and it can be picked up for only $76.99 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. As featured in the exciting scenes leading up to the destruction of the Empire's second Death Star in Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, this impressive LEGO Star Wars starship features folding wings for flight and landing modes, retractable landing gear and an opening cockpit with space for 2 minifigures.Product page. Contiue reading for a speed build video and more information.

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LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon

The LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon set has 1,329-pieces of brick goodness, and it's being offered for only $119.99 shipped, today only, originally $149.99. The Force Awakens, this latest LEGO version of the Millennium Falcon is crammed with new and updated external features, including an even more streamlined and detailed design, detachable cockpit with space for 2 minifigures, rotating top and bottom laser turrets with hatch and space for a minifigure, dual spring-loaded shooters, sensor dish, ramp and an entrance hatch. Product page. Continue reading for a speed build video review and more information.

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Force Awakens Props

The team at Pinewood Studios in the UK - the same guys who created the real Force Awakens props - used a combination of 3D scanning and printing technologies to recreate everything from Kylo Ren's helmet to Chewy's Bowcaster and even Darth Vader's damaged helmet. Yes, Kylo Ren's lightsaber is also included, but unfortunately, is a non-functional version. Continue reading for more Star Wars items you may not have known existed.

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Star Wars Camera

This may look like a miniature Darth Vader helmet or toy, but it's actually an internet connected smart camera that can be controlled with an app. Several of these can be linked together and placed throughout your home, but unfortunately, lightsaber sounds are not included, even when / if intruders are detected. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing an extreme close-up of Pluto's surface captured by New Horizons.

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Electronic Chewbacca Mask

This electronic Chewbacca mask is currently the hottest gadget online, and rightfully so. Simply move your mouth while wearing it to activate a variety of authentic wookiee growls and howls to scare off every Stormtrooper in sight - open your mouth slightly for a light roar, then open it wider to make your wookiee roar even louder. This lady became an internet sensation for doing just that, with a touch of uncontrollable laughter to boot. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a crazy pop-up LEGO castle.

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Star Wars Wedding

Photo credit: Brian Giardinelli via Buzzfeed

Star Wars fanatics Krystel Ciocon and Earle Doudera recently tied the knot, and in grand fashion to say the least. "I didn't just want a wedding with a Star Wars theme. I wanted a wedding in Star Wars. I wanted to be a part of this fantastic universe, and all the ideas just fell into place. In my mind, I saw this epic battle playing out in front of our guests. The Battle of Mustafar specifically helped in my choreography of the battle between me and my husband," said Ciocon. Continue reading for more pictures. Click here for a few bonus behind-the-scenes images from the original trilogy.

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