Pee-wee Herman as R2-D2

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ABOVE: At the 2015 Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California, Sideshow Collectibles showcased the R2-ME2 project. Artists reimagined the 1/6 scale figure of R2D2, often as famous nerd culture figures. See the full showcase here. [Neatorama


Laboratory beaker wine glass set. [Geekologie]

Legend of Zelda Ankle Socks 5-Pack

Legend of Zelda socks from ThinkGeek.

Fiona & Marceline from Adventure Time Cosplay

Lux Delioux and Nikki Bordeaux are Fiona and Marceline from Adventure Time. Photo by Crestfall Photography. [GeekxGirls]

Armor corsets by Andrew Kanounov. [io9]

London celebrates the Monty Python reunion with a 50-foot “dead” parrot. [FastcoCreate]

Supergirl Cookies

Adorable Supergirl cookies by The Truffle Pop Shoppe. [Between the Pages]

You can pre-order all of Hot Topic and Her Universe’s insanely amazing Avengers collection. Items ship 5/21. And oh look, Hot Topic/Her Universe didn’t forget about Black Widow, unlike everyone else.

Samantha Cristoforetti snapped the ultimate space selfie this week in a Star Trek uniform.

Apollo 13 astronauts finally get their own minifigs. [Gizmodo]

If this doesn’t make you smile, you have no soul, or are a Sith Lord. [Geeks Are Sexy]

Batman Vs. Superman trailer reimagined with Adam West and Christopher Reeve.

Learn how to make your own BB-8 here. [Geekologie]

How Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles should have ended.

Man At Arms makes Loki’s staff.

Supercut of every Star Wars character in the first 6 films. [Geekologie]

Now T-Shirts You Gotta Buy Today! (click ’em to buy ’em)



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