If you’re the type of person who gets caught up in decorating competitions around the holidays, be thankful you don’t live near Colby Powell and his family. Instead of inflatable Santas or a towering tree, they built a light-up Millennium Falcon on the roof of their house that measures almost 29 feet long.
Forty years ago, Luke Skywalker boarded a ship, and his whole life changed. Mark Hamill’s did, too. The first Star Wars film rocketed him to international stardom, and a legacy that he can’t ever escape.
Sometime in the past three or four years there was a breakthrough in waffle-making technology that paved the way for simple appliances that can churn out the malty treats in endless novelty shapes. But during that waffle-making revolution, one machine has leaped ahead of the pack with its ability to make tiny,…
Disney continues to release the super-fun Star Wars animated series Forces of Destiny online and, in one of several new episodes, Rey, Finn, Han and Chewie have a little trouble with the Falcon.
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the toys most likely to threaten our personal savings this week. We’ve got even more Star Wars, a wonderfully specific Spider-Man, and honestly, the world’s most adorable Godzilla action figure. Check it out!
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's collection of the coolest toys and merchandise we’ve seen this week. This time we’ve got some seriously cool Dinobots, some very weird Justice League cars, and an impressive (most impressive) recreation of Darth Vader’s iconic helmet. Check it out!
I just spent the last week of my life building the largest, most expensive Lego set of all-time: the Star Wars Ultimate Collectors Series Millennium Falcon. But you can watch this glorious Lego masterpiece get made in just a few minutes.
In July of 2007, Lego released the Ultimate Collector’s Millennium Falcon set which, at 5,195 pieces, was the largest set the toymaker had ever released. Ten years later, the Falcon is getting a massive update and facelift, with an additional 2,346 pieces, and an even heftier $800 price tag. And good lord, is it …
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the fanciest toys that will have you even more upset you’re not able to make it to the San Diego Comic-Con this year. And if you’ve ever lamented not having an Arnold Schwarzenegger figure that looks like he just took the day off to visit Home Depot, you’ll find…
There is no ship more crucial to the Star Wars saga than the Millennium Falcon, having played a vital role in multiple trilogies already. And now, in addition to smuggling, escaping Imperial forces, and defeating space stations, this pocket-friendly version of the ship can help with simple home repairs.
Although clearly designed for kids and teenagers, if your obsession with Star Wars outweighs your need to be comfortable, these wonderful new furniture pieces from Rooms To Go are as good an excuse as any to redecorate your bedrooms and home office with replicas of your favorite spaceships.
The microUSB cable that came with whatever gadget you need to charge every night probably works just fine, assuming you take care of it. But ThinkGeek still makes a strong argument for replacing it with this electroluminescent cable that makes the Millennium Falcon on the end look like it’s making the jump to…
Air Hogs’ drones might not be as capable or maneuverable as those from companies like DJI and even GoPro now, but they’re incredibly easy for the average consumer to fly. And, more importantly, they’re available in versions that look like famous sci-fi spaceships, including this giant new flying Millennium Falcon.
I’m probably not alone in saying I was always curious what else was in the Millennium Falcon. We saw the cockpit, the large hangout area, some hallways and guns, but what else is there? A new collectable revealed at Comic-Con shows exactly that.
Oblivion State is a British urban exploration forum, and several of its members came across a really exciting find: the Millennium Falcon film set for the upcoming eighth Star Wars film.
We already knew the (under construction) Star Wars-themed lands at Disneyland and Walt Disney World would each have two big rides, one focusing on the Millennium Falcon and another putting you in the middle of a battle between the Resistance and First Order. Now we know we’ll get to pilot the Falcon ourselves, and we…
As the weather gets nicer, it’s time to finally pause The Force Awakens and head outside for some fresh air and sunshine. That doesn’t mean you have to abandon Star Wars altogether. Not when ThinkGeek’s just revealed a wonderful kite collection full of X-Wings, Death Stars, and Droids.
It’s no secret that professional model makers often use the same plastic model kits you can buy at a hobby shop, they’re just highly skilled at painting them to look incredibly realistic. Tristan Elliott instead started with Hasbro’s Battle Action Millennium Falcon toy, and with a little extra paint, turned it into a…