Melting Is Now One of Many, Many Terrible Ways a Stormtrooper Can Die

Stormtroopers are the disposable pawns of the Star Wars universe, and there’s more ways for them to die than movie spin-offs planned for the next 20 years. But in addition to dying from blaster fire, TIE fighter crashes, Death Star explosions, and lightsaber attacks, it appears that melting is yet another peril the… »4/23/15 7:07pm4/23/15 7:07pm

Everything about this 8-inch Lego Stormtrooper figure is perfect

Lego can be used to build almost anything, although few people think to turn those bricks into action figures. But that's probably soon going to change now that umamen has crafted this incredibly-detailed and articulated eight-inch Stormtrooper figure that even includes a swappable head revealing a brick version of… »4/07/15 5:01pm4/07/15 5:01pm

Taiwan's New Special Forces Uniforms Are Wearable Nightmare Fuel

Like the Samurai's mempo, the uniforms of many of today's Special Forces units play dual roles. Not only do they protect the wearer's face and conceal his identity, they terrify the pants off of the enemy. Take the newly unveiled uniforms of Taiwan's Special Forces for example. They look like something out of Army of… »11/01/13 12:40am11/01/13 12:40am

Art Wars: 12 Stormtrooper Helmets Get Hilarious High-Art Makeovers

In a film packed with great costume and set design (Leia's buns! The AT-ATs! Tauntaun guts!), the Stormtroopers' glistening white exoskeletons are among the most memorable details from Star Wars. Which is what makes Art Wars a lot of fun: As part of a show at London mega-gallery Saatchi, 19 artists were given a… »10/11/13 9:00am10/11/13 9:00am

Disney World Will Slap Your Head On a Stormtrooper Now

Last summer guests at Disney's Hollywood Studios had the opportunity to get a miniature version of themselves frozen in carbonite thanks to the magic of 3D printing. And this year that one-of-a-kind souvenir will be available again, with the addition of a Stormtrooper option if you like what the Empire has been doing… »5/10/13 8:57am5/10/13 8:57am

Samurai Stormtroopers Hunt Down and Exterminate Ninja Jedis

If Star Wars took place in Japan and Jedis were ninjas, this is what Stormtroopers would hunt them down in during the Great Jedi Purge. They're obviously smarter than the average clone, too, since they're too dumb and clumsy to wield katana. Created by artist Yoshi Isao and on display at Gift Show 2008 in Tokyo, Giz… »2/08/08 6:30pm2/08/08 6:30pm

Imperial Stormtroopers Arrest Santa, Emperor to Take Over Xmas

SANTA'S FACTORY, North Pole (Agencies) - An Imperial Stormtrooper commando broke into Santa's Factory on the North Pole yesterday evening, killing an undetermined number of elves, arresting the owner and confiscating his sled. Joe Kwazansky, local spokesman for the Evil Galactic Empire in Los Angeles, appeared in a… »12/16/07 11:55am12/16/07 11:55am