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An R2-D2 USB Desktop Vacuum Cleaner That Can Help Tidy Up a Dirty Computer Desk

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R2-D2 Desktop Vacuum Cleaner

The R2-D2 USB Desktop Vacuum Cleaner is an officially licensed, handheld version of the famous astromech droid from Star Wars designed to either play with or tidy up a dirty computer desk. It is available to pre-order online from TheFowndry and scheduled to release on September 4th, 2015.

The Force is strong with this one. Sorry! Couldn’t resist. But if your workstation is dustier than a Tatooine picnic, this R2-D2 Desktop Vacuum Cleaner is the droid you’re looking for.

Pootle your way around your workspace with the iconic astromech droid, hoovering up dust, crumbs and stray hairs as you go. A great office toy and handy way to keep the dark forces of grubbiness at bay.

R2-D2 Desktop Vacuum Cleaner

R2-D2 Desktop Vacuum Cleaner

photos via TheFowndry

submitted via Laughing Squid Tips

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StarWars.com Picks Their Top 10 Best ‘Star Wars’ Sidekicks

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On the latest episode of StarWars.com 10, StarWars.com picks their top 10 best sidekicks in the Star Wars universe.

In this installment of the StarWars.com 10, we’re picking the top 10 Star Wars sidekicks, from daring droids to plucky pilots — but no Jedi or Sith apprentices. We figure, if you’re strong with the Force, you don’t want to be called a sidekick. For this list, we’re focusing on sidekicks from the Star Wars films, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Star Wars Rebels, ranking them on personality, loyalty, and impact.

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‘Tiny Road Sign’, Photos of Animals by Small Road Signs to Remind City Residents That Gentle Wildlife Lives There Too

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Tiny Road Signs
Crosswalk for Hedgehogs

Tiny Road Sign is a photo project by the Vilnius, Lithuania-based CLINIC 212 creative agency where gentle woodland animals are posed by small road signs all over Vilnius to remind city residents that they “not the only ones living in the city.” All photos were taken by freelance photographer Greta Gedminaite. The entire series of images and behind-the-scenes shots are available to view on the CLINIC 212 website.

Tiny Road Signs
Rest Area for Cats

Tiny Road Signs
Airport for the Birds

Tiny Road Signs
Duck Swimming Pool

photos via Clinic News

via DeMilked

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‘The Hunger Games: The Exhibition’, An Exploration of the Books and Films at Discovery Times Square in New York City

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THE HUNGER GAMES: THE EXHIBITION at The Discovery Times Square Opening on July 1st
photo by Marion Curtis

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition is a fascinating exhibition — created by Lionsgate, produced by Imagine Exhibitions, and designed by Thinkwell — that explores the science, art, and culture present in both The Hunger Games films and books. The exhibit opened on July 1st, 2015 at the Discovery Times Square museum in New York City. An official mobile companion for The Hunger Games: The Exhibition is available to download from iTunes. Tickets for the show are available to purchase online from ShowClix.

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition celebrates the blockbuster The Hunger Games franchise and Katniss’s epic journey like never before. This dynamic exploration of the art, science, pageantry and history of the world of Panem features iconic costumes, props, and set recreations that highlight the technological wizardry and amazing artistry that brought this world to life. High-tech, hands-on interactives let you dive into exciting behind-the-scenes content, engage deeply with the world of the films, and discover a whole new side of the stories that took the world by storm.

THE HUNGER GAMES: THE EXHIBITION at The Discovery Times Square Opening on July 1st
photo by Marion Curtis

THE HUNGER GAMES: THE EXHIBITION at The Discovery Times Square Opening on July 1st
photo by Marion Curtis

THE HUNGER GAMES: THE EXHIBITION at The Discovery Times Square Opening on July 1st
photo by Marion Curtis

THE HUNGER GAMES: THE EXHIBITION at The Discovery Times Square Opening on July 1st
photo by Marion Curtis

Hunger Games Exhibit
image via Discovery Times Square