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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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LEGO Death Star

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LEGOLAND California has embraced the dark side with a gigantic 1,900-pound (862-kilogram) Death Star model made from over 500,000 bricks. Measuring 13-feet (3.9-meters) high and 8-feet (2.4-meters) wide, it's currently the largest model in the themed Miniland exhibit. A forklift and a crew of helmeted workers were required to get Darth Vader's home, based on the one seen in "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope", in space into position. Continue reading for three videos, a picture of the trench run scene and more information.

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LEGO Millennium Falcon World's Largest

For Star Wars Day on May 4, Australia-based brick fanatics and brothers Dan and Chris Steininger used 250,000 bricks to create the world's largest LEGO model of Han Solo's iconic spacecraft over the span of 2-days. It measures in at 5-meters (16-feet) wide making it the largest to date, while two additional TIE fighters were also constructed alongside the spacecraft with 80,000 bricks, each standing 2-meters (6.6-feet) tall. You can view it live until May 10 at the Westfield Southland shopping center in Cheltenham. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Aero-X Hoverbike

Priced from $85,000, Aerofex's Aero-X Hoverbike is finally set to hit stores next year. This gravity-defying vehicle looks to be straight from Star Wars, and utilizes carbon fiber rotors instead of wheels to carry two people up to 10-feet above the ground, topping out at 42mph. It's capable of vertical takeoffs, so that means no runway will be necessary. The craft measures 14.8' long and 6.8' wide, while weighing in at about 785-pounds, with 310-pounds load capacity. The company says that it'll be able to run for approximately 75-minutes on a full tank of fuel, and will be as easy to handle as a motorcycle. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including an incredible virtual reality entertainment center.

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Star Wars X-Wing Knife Block

The Star Wars X-Wing Knife Block has the signature X design of four wings, which hold the five included knives - cook's knife, bread knife, carving knife, utility knife and pairing knife - perfectly. While it doesn't include lightsabers, this geeky gadget is a great conversation piece nonetheless. The base of this stainless steel knife holder measures a sturdy 250mm (9.84-inches). Now the only upgrades that would make this cooler are sound effects, and possibly LEDs to make it really stand out in the dark. Get it here now. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including

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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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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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R2-D2 Virtual Laser Keyboard

IMP's R2-D2 Virtual Laser Keyboard is no longer a concept, and can be purchased, but unfortunately, it doesn't come with The Force. For those who are seeing this gadget for the first time, it basically projects a virtual keyboard onto your desk or table, letting you text or type via compatible Bluetooth devices - iPhone, iPod, iPad, Android devices, tablets and OS X / Windows computers. Expect to shell out over $300 for the privilege of using the astromech as a keyboard. Product page. Continue reading for a video of it in-action and more information.

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Star Wars Prequels Edited Into Single Movie

About 3-years-ago, Topher Grace, best known for his portrayal of Eric Forman on That '70s Show, edited all three Star Wars prequels into a single 85-minute movie, called "Redux of the Jedi". It was only shown to a select group of friends and press, but fast forward to today, it's available online for all to view. While the redux progresses quickly and omits huge chucks of story in favor of action, it does however streamlinine the narrative events of the prequels into something worth watching. Continue reading for the film.

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