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BB-9E Makes His Star Wars Blips Debut and More Porg Mayhem

Over the long weekend the Star Wars Youtube channel uploaded three new blips. This includes a new porg clip, BB-9e's (BB-8's evil droid twin) blip debut, and a bunch of other droids absolutely losing it over R2-D2's heroics.

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Evil Has Never Looked Cuter Than Star Wars’ BB-9E, the Evil BB-8

In preparation for Force Friday II, Sphero has announced two new Star Wars droid toys including BB-9E, the "evil version" of our beloved BB-8.

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Things We Saw Today: A Justice League of Their Own Is Our New Favorite Mash-Up

Illustrator Kate Willært created some amazing mash-ups of the Justice League and the 1992 movie A League of Their Own for HalloweenCostumes.com.

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Oh My God the Funko Pop! Exclusives for SDCC Are Amazing

Hey there, are you headed to San Diego Comic Con? Could you pick me up, erm, all of these?

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Things We Saw Today: Paint Some Happy Little Trees With a Bob Ross Funko

A new Bob Ross Funko is coming this August.

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Rian Johnson Explains a Big Change He Asked For At the End of The Force Awakens

Happy Star Wars Day, everyone! And what better way to celebrate than to hear new tidbits about the making of the most current films?

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We’d Watch the Hell Out of a Star Wars Droid and Friends Mashup

"The One With the Droids You're Not Looking For"

The fine folks over at Darth Blender cut together some really nice clips of our favorite droid babies and just played the theme song to Friends over it.

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Things We Saw Today: Badass Body-Positive Cosplayer Shatters Expectations With Impeccable Costume Game

Rhapsody Artajo champions "being so comfortable in your own skin that you're inspiring other people to do the same."

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Things We Saw Today: Impress Your Sandwiches and Your Friends with This R2-D2 Bento Box

Since it's back-to-school season, this R2-D2 bento box that you can grab on Amazon or ThinkGeek will make your lunches and snacks 10 times cooler.

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Kenny Baker, Who Brought Star Wars‘ R2-D2 To Life, Has Died

*sad beep*

Kenny Baker, who starred sight unseen as R2-D2 in the first six Star Wars films, has died at the age of 83. The actor was in his early forties when he was first cast by George Lucas to be the man inside the lovable astromech droid R2-D2 in Star Wars: A New Hope prior to the film's release in 1977.

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The Obamas Celebrated Star Wars Day by Raising the Roof With Some Stormtroopers

The Obamas Celebrated Star Wars Day by Raising the Roof With Stormtroopers

On May 4th, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama showed off their moves at the White House, dancing with some stormtroopers and R2-D2 to the tunes of Bruno Mars (I’m too Hoth/Hoth damn!). Obama’s choice to raise the roof could have been a diplomatic disaster considering the recent destruction of Starkiller base—for many stormtroopers, […]

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Everyone’s Favorite Space Pal Apparently Narrates All of Star Wars

They are too your favorite pal.

You ever stop to think who might be narrating the Star Wars movies?

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Things We Saw Today: Danica McKellar Encourages Fans to Keep Watching Young Justice For Season 3

Danice McKellar, voice of Miss Martian on Young Justice , encouraged fans to keep binging the show to bring it back for a season 3 on Netflix.

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Things We Saw Today: Speak and Understand Droid (Sorta) With These Awesome R2-D2 Helmets

Childhood dream achievement UNLOCKED! You know you've always wanted to be able to speak in and understand R2-D2's beeps and boops. Well now you can with AE Innovations' Star Wars Droid "Translator" helmets! The video above shows you how they work, and you can head over to Robot 6 for more info!

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R2-D2 Gets the Sarcastic Subtitles He so Richly Deserves

R2! ARE NOT!

R2-D2 manages to be the cheekiest character in the Star Wars franchise—despite Han Solo's best efforts—without the audience even being able to understand what he's saying. So, why not give him some subtitles and finally let that personality shine?

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Things We Saw Today: Spinning Cake Recreates First Level of Super Mario Bros

This stop-motion animation spinning cake recreates the entire first level of Super Mario Bros–and the best part is, it’s edible. (via Gizmodo) This girl accidentally dyed herself pink by using what she thought was a Lush bath bomb. (Turns out it was an oil-based product that had to be diluted in water first.) Oops? She […]

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Prepare to Covet This Amazing BB8/R2-D2 Transforming Dress

This is the dress you're looking for!

The next eight seconds will change your life.

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C-3PO Can Now Guide You Through Your Morning Traffic With Waze

The possibility of successfully navigating to work on time is approximately 3,720 to 1.

Waze has just added C-3PO as one of their featured guide voices, so now you, too, can get frustrated with good ol' goldenrod as you're navigating your way through rush hour.

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Things We Saw Today: Japan Celebrates The Force Awakens With Sand Castles

The sculptures feature C-3PO, R2-D2, and our favorite little rolling ball droid: BB-8. Just look at the detail!

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Adorable Sisters Launch Lego R2-D2 and a Picture of Their Cat to the Edge of Space

Loki the cat, to be exact.

Named after their cat (Loki) and a Lego R2-D2 attached to the craft, the Loki Lego Launcher reached heights of 78,000 feet.

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