That Remote Control R2-D2 Mini Fridge Is Going To Cost You Over $8,000

Did you hear that? That’s the sound of thousands of disappointed Star Wars fans who just realized that a life-size remote control R2-D2 refrigerator that can deliver them drinks will never be theirs. Unless they can find a way to justify spending $8,000+ on a tiny fridge that can only chill six cans. »10/29/15 3:40pm10/29/15 3:40pm

Carry Your Keys, Wallet, and Death Star Plans in This R2-D2 Handbag

Centuries of gender role reinforcement have ingrained the idea that women carry purses, while men stuff everything they need into every last pocket on their person. But with this R2-D2 dome purse that ThinkGeek is now selling, there’s finally no reason for anyone to feel embarrassed about carrying a handbag. »7/21/15 6:20pm7/21/15 6:20pm

With a Drone Inside, R2-D2 Can Finally Fly Like a Bird

Master drone builder Otto Dieffenbach is back with what is probably his most amazing flying creation to date. Unlike the flying R2-D2 we saw in the Star Wars prequels, this version of Artoo is able to take to the skies without a pair of pop-out rocket boosters—just a quadcopter cleverly hidden inside. »7/09/15 12:30pm7/09/15 12:30pm

Afternoon Tea Is Even More Civilized With an R2-D2 Teapot

To some of us, tea is the most wretched drink one could ever brew up. To others, it’s a sophisticated excuse to have an afternoon break. But instead of reaching for your grandmother’s hand-me-down China teapot, this Artoo alternative is yet another way to ingrain Star Wars into every last aspect of your daily life. »6/04/15 11:42am6/04/15 11:42am

A Life-Size R2-D2 Mini Fridge That Can Actually Deliver Your Drinks

Jabba the Hutt realized that R2-D2 was better suited to serving drinks on his sail barge than being a sassy sidekick to C-3PO, and apparently Haier Asia’s AQUA brand agrees because come 2016 you’ll actually be able to buy this rechargeable remote control R2-D2 mini fridge that comes to you. »6/03/15 9:21am6/03/15 9:21am

Short film: R2-D2 adorably falls in love with a blue mailbox

Say it with me: awwwww. In a story that's a little like the first hour of Wall-E, this short film, Artoo In Love by Evan Atherton, tells a cute love story of R2-D2 and a blue mailbox. R2 starts holding picnics with it, zaps away people who want to mail things and holds an umbrella over its head when it rains. »3/31/15 10:33pm3/31/15 10:33pm

This R2-D2 Figure Is So Articulated It Could Probably Teach Yoga

He can roll around, hobble along on two feet, and apparently even fly at one point in his astromech career, but as far as robots go, R2-D2 never seemed that articulated. At least until the folks at Kaiyodo inducted the droid into their Revoltech line, which is known for having some of the most posable action figures… »12/30/14 3:17pm12/30/14 3:17pm

The cute rolling ball droid in the new Star Wars is a real robot not CGI

Perhaps the best part about the new Star Wars trailer was seeing BB-8, the adorable rolling ball robot in the new Star Wars movie, bounce and roll itself across the screen. It looked so familiar and so cute and so perfect as the new movie's answer to R2-D2. And the best thing about it? BB-8 is a real robot and not CGI. »12/15/14 8:22pm12/15/14 8:22pm