Turn your child's post-surgery walker into a Star Wars AT-AT

This is a thing of amazing beauty. Stephanie Kaloi's four-year-old son had surgery on both his knees. So artist Ben Dewey created this amazing AT-AT walker for him to walk with. Writes Kaloi, "Dude loves being able to call Darth Vader (his favorite character) for instructions, and has mastered the sound of a laser… » 4/15/13 11:43am 4/15/13 11:43am

Fox bans the sale of unlicensed Jayne hats from Firefly

Looks like Fox is continuing to stir up trouble among the Browncoats. For years fans have happily donned their knitted tributes to Joss Whedon's falled series, the Jayne Hat. It's possibly the most popular piece of convention-goer flair. But it looks like it's about to get a lot harder to get a homemade Jayne hat,… » 4/09/13 12:56pm 4/09/13 12:56pm

Crocheted Bane face mask keeps you warm while you're terrorizing Gotham

We can't promise that this crocheted face mask by Etsy seller Rose Pope will make you any easier to understand than Bane was in The Dark Knight Rises, but it certainly looks a good deal more comfortable to wear. Pope is selling these masks for £60, but due to high demand, there's a waiting list for this cold-weather… » 3/09/13 11:00am 3/09/13 11:00am

The battle of Hoth is being fought in this man's living room

This man created a diorama of the battle of Hoth from The Empire Strikes Back in his living room, and when I say "living room," I mean "his entire, 140-square foot living room" — and when I say "the battle of Hoth," I mean "all of it, including the explosions." Check out some amazing photos below, along with a video… » 2/14/13 2:30pm 2/14/13 2:30pm

The crocheted Dwarven Helm comes complete with beard, fabulousness

SadDaysCrochet is currently winning the Internet with the unbelievably awesome "Dwarven Helm" crochet she made, which she's shown modeling above, for her brother. And deservedly so — I think anybody could mercilessly hack their way through a troop of orcs as long as he/she was wielding a decently sharp axe and… » 12/27/12 8:40am 12/27/12 8:40am

Famous Starships Made Out of Old Computer Parts

Etsy member Shankalonian has constructed some pretty beautiful versions of famous spacecraft, out of old salvaged computer parts. Like this version of the U.S.S. Kelvin from Star Trek, made out out of "an ancient hard drive motor, hard drive reader arms, mother board capacitors, [and] a Toyota Corolla spark plug." » 12/10/12 2:38pm 12/10/12 2:38pm

Weeping Angel Barbie is waiting for Ken to Blink

Watch a step-by-step transformation of a regular old Barbie into a barbaric time monster who feeds on its prey by sending them back in time. Master crafter Sarah Franz-Wichlacz re-tooled a blonde Barbie by severing her arms, glue-gunning her hair and hosing her down with textured spray paint. Check out the process… » 11/12/12 8:15am 11/12/12 8:15am