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Tag: R2 D2

R2-D2 Warms Hearts, Blows Minds at Hospital

R2-D2 Warms Hearts, Blows Minds at Hospital
Paul Bussiere spent five years building a replica of everyone’s bleeping astromech, and you know what he does with it? He shows the droid to patients at a hospital to cheer them up. The Force is insanely strong in this one.
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R2-Im: Iron Mech

R2-Im: Iron Mech
In an alternate galaxy far far away, R2D2 was a brilliant billionaire astromech who built himself an armored suit to fight the bad guys. Cue AC/DC music: Download digital artist Mike Verta’s R2-Iron Man wallpapers for free on Facebook.

R2-D2 Observatory Conversion: Star Wars Stargazing

R2-D2 Observatory Conversion: Star Wars Stargazing
A bunch of hackers planned an elaborate prank. They decided to convert their campus astronomy building into a giant R2-D2. All in all, it looks awesome! This took place at the Carleton College in Minnesota. The building they dressed up was Goodsell, which has a domed observatory, so it was perfect for this prank.

R2-D2 USB Vacuum Cleans Up the Dark Side of Your Desktop

R2-D2 USB Vacuum Cleans Up the Dark Side of Your Desktop
This R2-D2 vacuum cleaner from Taito is perfect for picking up those bits of orange Cheeto dust you left all over your desktop. The tiny handheld Artoo gets his power from your computer’s USB port and probably provides just enough suction to clean up equally tiny bits of dirt and debris.

Star Wars Belt Buckles: May Your Shorts be With You

Star Wars Belt Buckles: May Your Shorts be With You
Star Wars junkies, here’s a great way to keep your pants from falling down the next time you start dancing your ass off to A Galactic Empire State of Mind. Actually, you’ll first need to buy a belt to keep your pants up, but you could definitely put the proper finishing touch on your belt with one of these Star Wars metal belt buckles.

R2-D2 Statue Armed With All of the Tools an Astromech Needs

R2-D2 Statue Armed With All of the Tools an Astromech Needs
Ah Artoo. Fixer of robots and ships, hacker of computers, opener of doors, bleeper of bloops, carrier of Death Star schematics, witness to the Skywalker legacy. If there’s one word that I associate with that lovable astromech droid, it’s “useful”.

Behind the Scenes of a Star Wars Psa Reveals C-3PO & R2-D2′S Secret

Behind the Scenes of a Star Wars Psa Reveals C-3PO & R2-D2′S Secret
I headed to the Star Wars blog after reading about the impressive Tauntaun wedding cake, but I became more interested at this old footage. It’s a clip showing a bit of behind-the-scenes of a Public Service Announcement released in 1977, shortly after A New Hope came out.

R2-D2 Hoodie is Bleepin’ Awesome

R2-D2 Hoodie is Bleepin’ Awesome
Etsy seller frosti calls herself a “vessel of awesomeness”, and after looking at her apparel, I kind of agree. Here’s her R2-D2 hoodie: Plus points for the R2-D2 head/hood. frosti’s selling it for $92 (USD), but before you hit the link, know that it’s only available in XL.

Teeny Tiny R2-D2 Ready to Hack Open Tiny Blast Doors

Teeny Tiny R2-D2 Ready to Hack Open Tiny Blast Doors
MAKE is calling this the world’s smallest R2-D2, and who knows? It might be. I’m not sure whether or not there’s a movement out there dedicated to fitting a beloved ‘bot into a tiny shell, but if there is, this guy’s creation may just be the champion of all time, since this R2 makes that AA battery he’s standing next to look pretty hefty.

Star Wars by Gaslight: R2-D2 Goes Steampunk

Star Wars by Gaslight: R2-D2 Goes Steampunk
When I think steampunk, I must say that my mind does not then go immediately to Star Wars. But it’s a rule of the Internet that if two things exist, they must be put together. Hence, the steampunk R2-D2.

R2-D2 8 Console Hack Proves Casemods Don’t have to Make Sense to be Cool

R2-D2 8 Console Hack Proves Casemods Don’t have to Make Sense to be Cool
I’m not sure why this R2-D2 has 8 video game consoles built into its innards, but I still like it. Maybe it’s just the very fact that I’ve never seen an R2 unit with more than 20 game controllers connected to its front, or maybe it’s just the sheer absurdity of the thing that has me captivated.

R2-D2 Humidifier Droid Keeps the Galaxy Nice and Steamy [Weird USB]

R2-D2 Humidifier Droid Keeps the Galaxy Nice and Steamy [Weird USB]
As we get ready for the icy grip of Winter to descend down upon us, those of us in dryer climes could definitely use a little extra moisture in the air to keep our brains from drying out on us.

Mini R2-D2 Drives Around Your Desktop, Where’S C-3PO?

Mini R2-D2 Drives Around Your Desktop, Where’S C-3PO?
Is that a lightsaber unit in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me? That’s the question your friends will be asking when you whip out this tiny little motorized R2-D2 and he starts tooling around your desk between your coffee mug and your iPod dock.

R2-D2, Stripped Down to All Metal

R2-D2, Stripped Down to All Metal
It’s comforting to note that Star Wars favorite R2-D2 is just as cool when he’s stripped of his iconic blue and white. At the recent Maker Faire, a colorless version was on display, and really stands out next to the more accurate replicas.

R2-D2’S Bleeps and Beeps Decoded. It’S Not for Kids. It’S Funny as Hell.

R2-D2’S Bleeps and Beeps Decoded. It’S Not for Kids. It’S Funny as Hell.
Star Wars geeks claim that R2-D2 was inspired by a character in a Kurosawa film plus the robots in Silent Running plus an overheard request from a sound editor. Riiiight. Here’s the real score: In 1975 George Lucas invented a Time Machine and fast forwarded himself to 1999.
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