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NASA celebrates 20 years of staring at the sun, Ep. 227This week on Crave, we break down the appeal of an eight-second viral video showing a can of coke, rest our heads in a bizarre chin-rest arm and mark the 20th anniversary of NASA's Solar and Heliospheric Observatory launch.
This [INAUDIBLE]. The [UNKNOWN] arm which CNET translated using Google Translate is a robotic looking arm that clamps onto your desk. And gives you a helping hand with resting your face and head on your desk while you work. The arm is extendable and the wrist is adjustable for optimal head and chin support. And the hand is made of a squishy material that will easily mold to your facial contours. The product. Comes to us from the Finko store in Japan, and costs about $40 U.S. dollars. Unfortunately for everyone it is currently sold out because it was such a popular product. An eight second video clip of a person pushing a can of coke with a marker has gone viral for obvious reasons. [NOISE] The video is called Cokebacca and features a can of Coke being pushed with Chewbacca's likeness printed on the side. And I'm guilty of watching it three times. The Lampster lamp model Modeled after classic car design, tractor headlights, and super hero confidence, has taken kickstarter by storm. The Lampster is simply a lamp with attitude and a few bells and whistles. Lampster's equipped with two LED light sources that you can control with either your hand Or Smartphone apps. One lamp is for reading, and the other is an RGB for changing the mood in your space, or for dance party lighting effects. The head is adjustable and can double as a headphone holder. The lamps [UNKNOWN] comes in a few different options with optional graphic extras. It can be yours for the pledged price of $149 on kick starter. NASA released a video this week celebrating the 20th anniversary of the solar and heliospheric observatory launch Otherwise known as SOHO that has had it's 12 sun gazing instruments trained on the centerpiece of our solar system for many years. SOHO's brought scientists and astronomers a wealth of knowledge about the Sun and the video tries to showcase some of those discoveries. The video shows the Sun's corona As seen through [UNKNOWN] corona graph, which blocks out the brightest light of the sun. In the video we see small UFO like J.J. Abrams lends flares surrounding the sun. These are actually the planets orbiting the sun over time. And because they are so bright, they cause the corona graph to view them as flying saucer like shapes moving about the sun. Make sure you watch the entire NASA video embedded Crave blogpost. [MUSIC] All right guys that's the show, thank you very much for watching. As always you can find all these stories at CNET's Crave blog at crave.cnet.com. Make sure you follow Crave on Twitter @Crave and check out this week's Crave giveaway. This week's Crave giveaway is the limited edition Blu-Ray versions of all All six Star Wars films. You can have all six. Go to the blog and enter to win. [MUSIC] Who are you? And what are you doing in this Wookie house? [SOUND] Happy life day. She says it's maybe a happy life day for you, but personally shes seen happier ones. YOu mean they haven't arrived yet? That Imperial Patrol must be giving them more trouble than we bargained for. [SOUND] [BLANK_AUDIO] Why do I always think that taking you home for Life Day is gonna be The evening. [SOUND] Started a search operation. It's just a matter of time before we find the rebels. I want the rebels located and identified. If it means searching every household in the system. [MUSIC] [SOUND] [BLANK_AUDIO]