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'Star Wars' sled strikes back: AT-AT races in Cardboard Classic

In honor of the snowy Hoth battle scene in "The Empire Strikes Back," a homemade Imperial Walker sled competed in the annual Cardboard Classic contest in Lansing, Mich.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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'Star Wars' AT-AT walkers invade Sochi Olympics

If you think the Russian terrain is rough, try Hoth. This hilarious "Star Wars" mashup of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics shows that skiers make great target practice for Imperial Walkers.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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Wampa-head wall trophy shows off Jedi craft skills

Crafty "Star Wars" geeks build a frightening wall-mounted wampa head for $20. Making it doesn't even require traveling to Hoth and dismembering a big toothy animal.

By Feb. 20, 2014

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Street View backpack cams take on winter in Canada's Iqaluit

Trekker cameras go for a freezing stroll in the capital of Nunavut, home to igloos and polar bears.

By Mar. 21, 2013

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Dogecoin raises $30,000 for Jamaican bobsleigh team

In the ultimate Internet fairytale, the founders of the meme-based crypto-currency have helped send a two-man bobsleigh team to Sochi 2014.

By Jan. 20, 2014

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Inventor gets off the ground with homemade jetpack

This 160-horsepower winged flying kit needs a runway to lift its pilot off the ground. It's just made its first hop.

By Feb. 26, 2013

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Magnetyze brings conductive charging to iPhone 4/4S

Once you start charging your iPhone by placing it on this slick magnetic stand, you'll never want to go back to port-based charging.

By Oct. 1, 2012

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$49 Griffin helicopter takes flight with iPhone controls

Slated for a holiday release, the Helo TC takes commands from a virtual joystick or your iPhone's tilt sensors.

By Aug. 19, 2011

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Techie bobsledder wins gold

Computer science major Steven Holcomb leads his four-man Night Train sled to America's first bobsled gold in 62 years.

By Feb. 27, 2010