Posts tagged with ‘lightsabers

Scientists create new form of matter, sounds a lot like stuff to make lightsabers with

For decades, Star Wars fans have speculated on how exactly one would make a lightsaber, and most ideas based on current scientific knowledge center on some sort of energy or plasma field. However, that was before scientists at Harvard and MIT changed everything. By enticing photons magically to cling together like molecules, they created a new form of matter. one that could be the basis of some kind of future lightsaber technology. Even though they acknowledge this could one day be used to create lightsabers, the scientists say their first priority is quantum computing. It’s always fucking quantum computing.

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What would happen if you stuck a lightsaber into a mirror?

Even though lightsabers are more plasma than “light”, could it still be possible that a lightsaber would be foiled by something as simple as a mirror?

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West Side Story, made better with lightsabers

When you’re a Sith you’re a Sith…

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Game of Thrones sword fight made awesomer with lightsabers

As if the battle between expert swordman Jaime Lannister and Lord of Winterfell Ned Stark on HBO’s Game of Thrones wasn’t suspensful enough, one YouTube user took it upon themselves to add lightsabers to the mix.


Wicked Lasers makes the closest thing possible right now to a real lightsaber

Wicked Lasers is good at making products that attract tech geek attention, and a few days ago, they announced the Lasersaber, a powerful laser encased in a 32” polycarbonate blade. While it won’t cute through steel, it’s still pretty badass.

LaserSabers are energized by the light of Wicked Lasers, harnessing the power of the force. The LaserSaber features an ultra smooth magnetic gravity system that can “power up” and “power down” the blade.

The LaserSaber maintains its radiant brilliance even when the lights are on. The LaserSaber is interchangeable and will attach to any Spyder 3 model. The aircraft grade aluminum hilt ensures secure attachment of the blade. Due to the extreme powers of the Spyder 3, only operate while wearing LaserShades in a controlled environment.

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Kickass short film of the day: “Subwars”

"An old man on the subway, but nobody can offer one ‘s seat to him…" Five minutes of pure animated awesomeness.

How to properly use your lightsaber, Phantom Menace style

In this helpful instructional video, you’ll learn how to fight with your lightsaber like a moron, as shown in the Phantom Menace. With these techniques, you can keep a pointless lightsaber fight going for nearly the entire movie.


Two sexy girls, one of them in a wheelchair in a lightsaber duel, when a midget walks in…

I don’t know what the hell I just watched, but I kinda liked it.


Man versus a chess piece with a lightsaber

Behold the best choreographed fight you’ve ever seen between a man and a chess piece…with lightsabers! Because why not… people have added lightsabers to everything else.

Caturday special: Two kittens dueling with lightsabers

Because this kind of thing is what keeps the internet going. Without it, the entire internet would shrivel up and die.


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