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Via Tom F
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And here I foolishly thought that I couldn't get anxiously hyped for a movie that might've come out a solid, whopping 37 years ago. Damn, man. Well done to this guy.

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Japan's robotics research collective Bravo Robotics unveiled a preview of its latest prototype model for a remote-controlled sports car that transforms into a bipedal robot, which will be presented during the upcoming Maker Faire in Tokyo. The 1/12 scale model is operated by a modified PS3 controller and comes equipped with a missile launcher on each arm and a wireless camera that feeds into mobile devices like iPad.

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MentalFloss reports that this real-life Optimus Prime Transformer was created by a Turkish company named Letvision. This beast is dubbed Letrons, and you've gotta think that happened cause of some folks over at the Transformers franchise.

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Things People are Ashamed to Be Fans Of

When a fandom gets too big, it can develop its own set of weird rules and become toxic. All of a sudden you have people who all like the same thing judging each other over certain parts of that thing they like. Sometimes the fandom itself is obnoxious to people who are minding their own business, making it even harder to associate yourself with that thing you like. For a more fun look into fandom, here's a tumblr thread on how Darth Vader is the queen of drama.

Things people are fans of but are ashamed of | WreckNRepeat 13.6k points 1 day ago 1984 s probably my favorite book, but never met another person whose favorite book is 1984 who wasn't completely insufferable.
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Massive shoutout to LEGO and Star Wars enthusiast I Scream Clone for this grand masterpiece. Can't help but go without asking if anyone out there can find Jabba though...? There's no way they left him out!

Here are a few more shots of the Mos Eisley Spaceport. Check out more hi-res images back in the gallery over here:








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This Basement Arcade is the Best Father-Son Project Ever

Redditor mertzlufft and his dad spent what must have been many hours and countless dollars (quarters? Tokens?) making this basement remodel. That lump you just felt in your throat, by the way, was a condensed ball of pure jealousy. Check out all the pictures below!

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Artist Hoang Tran carves intricate sculptures of characters from popular fiction like Star Wars, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, and others. These detailed crayon carvings are available on Etsy, and he also does custom orders. Check out his Tumblr blog.



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