Things We Saw Today: Water-Based Speeder Bikes Recreate Iconic Return of the Jedi Chase Scene

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You may have seen those water-based jetpacks that were going around the internet too long ago. Well, apparently jetpacks weren’t enough for these Star Wars fans; they adapted them and made full-blown gosh darn speederbikes out of the water propulsion system. What’s more, they recreated the Endor chase scene from Return of the JediHeck yes. (via /Film)

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You and I and all of us know about Vice President-elect Mike Pence’s abhorrent stance towards LGBTQIA people and their rights. Well, one gay man, who so happens to share an uncanny resemblance to the Vice President-elect, is fighting back his own way: by parading around in short shorts and soliciting donations for various charitable organizations. (via The Daily Dot)

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What’d you see today, friends?

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