This week in Crave: The red-hot edition

This week, we prepared for the possible return of Darth Vader, started packing for a trip to Mars, and stared into a stunning solar eclipse.

Did you foresake all else to play Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 this week? Just in case Crave got shot down in all that first-personal shooting, here's a look back at some of the stories you missed.

- Carry on with those Mars vacation plans, travelers. Red Planet radiation has been deemed safe for humans .

With radiation levels on Mars apparently safe, how long will it be before astronauts start exploring the "Total Recall" planet? TriStar Pictures

- iGangsters lift $1.5 million worth of iPad Minis from N.Y. airport.

- Awww. R2-D2 engagement ring charms geeky girl's heart .

- Superscary "Star Wars" rumor: Darth Vader to get resurrected ?

- 3D-printing photo booth delivers Mini-Me action figures .

- Pay for sexy Instagram pics, donate to Sandy victims .

- Look, techy Scrabble nerds: an RFID-enabled board !

- Heated gloves tend to each finger's temperature needs .

- Miss this week's total solar eclipse ? Gaze upon these stunning shots:

And if you want a break from Black Ops 2, what about Guild Wars 2, how about a free copy for you and five friends ?

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