A Chinese statue of the Buddha dating back to around 1100 AD is more than just a statue -- it's the final resting place of a Buddhist master.
Amusing "Star Wars" mashup Buddha figurines power an Etsy store full of geeky Zen statuettes ranging from Groot to Iron Man to Judge Dredd.
Etsy seller Chris Milne combines buddha bodies with "Star Wars," "Battlestar Galactica" and superhero heads to create geeky 3D-printed figurines.
It's official: the CraveCast is piloted by a crew of cowards who love space but love watching space operas here on Earth more. Also, we find "Star Wars" everywhere, except in that golden Buddha statue, which had other surprising contents.
New free software enables users to create 3D objects from their photos. Autodesk gives SmartPlanet a demonstration with an assist from a little garden buddha.
A single tap of the phone's dedicated lotus-leaf button will load a private, customizable, animated altar. The idea is to let Buddhists perform their dedications and rituals conveniently when away from home.
The phone for Asian Buddhists: Odin 99. In addition to having a built-in altar for worship on the go, it's got... hell, what else do you need?
If you can put up with its hideous keypad design and tacky 24k-gold plating, you can put up with anything.
It even has a jade-like scroll button.
It's everything from the Crave blog with Brian Tong and guest hostess Bonnie Cha. This week they gab about a new futuristic ride, USB bling bling, the Nokia N95 8GB, a Buddha phone, and an Allen Iverson Zune to stay away from.