Take A Look At The Beautiful Mechanical Innards Of An R/C R2-D2

What goes into making R2-D2? In the Star Wars universe, it’s a bunch of fictional technological bits and bobs. In ours, it’s usually a bit of electronics and Kenny Baker. But if you’re making an R/C R2? it takes a hell of a lot of technical wizardry, as this video about the R2-D2 Builders Club shows.
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"Why Not Teach Astronauts To Drill?" Honest Trailers Blasts Armageddon

I might argue how fun Armageddon was, but I do agree with Honest Trailers that Michael Bay’s action-disasterpiece is astoundingly dumb. But whether you’re a fan or not, you absolutely must see this video to learn Bay’s response when Ben Affleck asked him, “Wouldn’t it be easier to teach astronauts how to drill… » 5/28/15 8:30am Thursday 8:30am

Astronaut Celebrates Towel Day By Showing Many Uses Of Towels On The ISS

Yesterday was Towel Day, a day for celebrating the works of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams. Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti apparently agrees with Adams about the supreme usefulness of a towel, and demonstrates how astronauts use them aboard the International Space Station. » 5/26/15 11:30am 5/26/15 11:30am

Mad Max's Imperator Furiosa Gets The Unbreakable Theme Song She Deserves

Females are strong as hell, whether they’ve lived most of their lives in a bomb shelter sequestered from humanity or are driving a giant war-rig across the post-apocalyptic wasteland. So it makes sense that someone would modify The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s theme song to suit Fury Road’s star. » 5/20/15 10:22am 5/20/15 10:22am