Lego's tiny Tatooine playset includes an adorable mini Sandcrawler

Lego has just released some official photos of its upcoming Tatooine Mini-build playset. And like the Lego SHIELD Helicarrier, the miniature 178-piece set includes microfigure versions of Luke Skywalker, C3PO, R2-D2, and a pair of Jawas—just look at how adorably tiny they are. » 4/16/15 5:40pm 4/16/15 5:40pm

Star Wars Nerds Restore Luke Skywalker's Home IRL

Star Wars junkie Mark Dermul has a pretty sweet job: He leads tours in North Africa of different locations featured in the films. On a 2010 trip to Tunisia—er, Tatooine—he and his cohort realized that Luke Skywalker's boyhood home—the Lars Homestead—was in serious disrepair. NPR reports how they brought it back to… » 7/09/12 6:40pm 7/09/12 6:40pm