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  • Today Is The Day You Become A Man: Hand-Welded AT-AT Available For $450

    Today Is The Day You Become A Man: Hand-Welded AT-AT Available For $450

    Conceptually, this AT-AT made of old computer parts is amazing. It's well-detailed, includes real battle scarring, and it looks like it could stand in for one of the AT-ATs in the second Star Wars movie, The Wrath of Kahn. Practically, however, I worry that this $450 model - available now on Etsy in a limited edition of 1 - is really a make or break situation for a collector. Do you buy this and… Read More

  • Awesome model of wrecked AT-AT; read this entry with a faux aristocratic British accent for best effect

    Awesome model of wrecked AT-AT; read this entry with a faux aristocratic British accent for best effect

    In the great war between the Rebellion and the evil Empire, there were casualties on both sides that cannot be counted. Suffice it to say that each contender made a mark on the other, swapping lightsaber wounds for blaster scars, neither willing to admit defeat until the final moment when a penitent Darth Vader threw a merciless Emperor down a plasma-filled reactor shaft. That’s not to say… Read More

  • This is how you sell LCD TVs

    This is how you sell LCD TVs

    That little peanut is holding a big TV. Either she’s freakishly strong or the TV itself is unbelievably light. Any proud owner of a handful of LCD TVs and monitors would tell you that they’re often heavier than they look. These new Hitachi units look light and probably are light. They make up the UT series and will come in 32-inch (end of the year), 37-, and 42-inch (both 2008) sizes. Read More

  • Blackberry Curve = 8300

    Blackberry Curve = 8300

    Browsing through the dark webs of the internet this morning, I stumbled upon a BGR article that explains how RIM is now directing traffic from http://www.blackberry8300.com to http://www.blackberrycurve.com. I suppose this means that RIM is going to do a huge campaign for pushing the 8300 onto consumers as the Curve. Look how well the Blackberry Pearl did without having a bunch of wacky numbers in… Read More