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Things We Saw Today: You Can Buy Custom-Fitted Storm Trooper Armor Designed for Women


Not everyone wants to make their own Storm Trooper armor from scratch — but if you’ve got the means to buy a full set, Kevin Weir of KW Designs has designed this FEM7 Armor Kit for female Storm Troopers. (via Fashionably Geek)

  • Remember Charlie the Unicorn? The creator’s currently crowd-funding a grand finale to the animated series.
  • Speaking of crowd-funding, this mom is raising money for her 14-year-old son, Jawan Blevins, to buy him a tablet for creating digital art. The fund has already met its goal, but maybe he can earn an even fancier tablet with our help! Here’s a drawing Blevins created with an iPhone 5, using his finger. Wow.


  • Danny Pudi, Alan Tudyk and Christina Kirk have all joined the cast of NBC’s Powerless, a sitcom set in an insurance company in the DC Universe. (via Variety)
  • Vinyl jukeboxes are making a comeback.
  • Tracy Oliver of Awkward Black Girl and Survivor’s Remorse wrote an editorial for Cosmopolitan about her choice to write stories centered around characters of color — and how it’s been a choice that she was “constantly forced to defend” early on.
  • Here’s a petition asking the prez to change our National Anthem to Darude’s “Sandstorm”. Because … because.

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