Lego's animated look at its new Star Wars Sith Infiltrator set

Lego recently announced an updated version of its Star Wars Sith Infiltrator set—originally released back when The Phantom Menace was in theaters—and to help convince you that the new version deserves a place in your collection, it’s created a lovely animation of the set revealing all of its new features. » 6/16/15 2:59am 6/16/15 2:59am

Lucasfilm Is Making Amazing Star Wars and Jurassic Park VR Experiences

Now that the Oculus Rift has made virtual reality not suck, countless companies are lining up to produce ground-breaking interactive content. But the most exciting could come from Industrial Light & Magic, the special effects company behind Star Wars, Jurassic World, and countless other blockbusters. » 6/12/15 1:20pm 6/12/15 1:20pm

You Can Buy the First The Force Awakens Figure at Comic-Con

Can’t wait until September to get your hands on some new Star Wars toys? If you’re headed to the San Diego Comic-Con in July, you won’t have to wait because Hasbro will happily sell you this SDCC-exclusive Stormtrooper figure featuring the new helmet design seen in The Force Awakens teasers. » 6/12/15 10:30am 6/12/15 10:30am

This Millennium Falcon Multitool Is a Suitable Wookiee Replacement

You think it’s an inconvenience when your car breaks down on the side of the road? Imagine that happening to your ship in the vacuum of space. That’s why you always need to keep the right tools for emergency repairs on hand, whether it’s a handy walking carpet named Chewbacca, or this Millennium Falcon-shaped multitool » 6/11/15 12:30pm 6/11/15 12:30pm

Alec Guinness Stars In The Best Science Fiction Movie You've Never Seen

No, not Star Wars. A full quarter century before he played Obi-Wan Kenobi, Alec Guinness starred in one of the purest, most science-focused science fiction films ever made. The Man in the White Suit is about scientific progress, and the law of unintended consequences, and it’s brilliant. » 6/10/15 5:23pm 6/10/15 5:23pm

The Space Shuttle’s Military Launch Complex In California That Never Was

Everybody identifies Kennedy Space Center and Johnson Space Center as the epicenters of America’s now defunct Space Shuttle Program. What most people don’t know is that the Shuttle almost had a second home at Vandenberg Air Force Base on the south central coast of California. » 6/10/15 2:37pm 6/10/15 2:37pm

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 11:42am 6/04/15 11:42am

The New, In-Canon Star Wars Comic Just Did Something Completely Insane

Oh my god. Today’s issue of Star Wars #6, written by Jason Aaron, contains a surprise that changes one of the series’ main characters completely — a change that, thanks to the new Disney mandate that everything is 100% official, is now Star Wars canon. Get ready to have your mind blown. » 6/03/15 11:17am 6/03/15 11:17am

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 9:21am 6/03/15 9:21am