SF auction to die for – Luke Skywalker’s light saber. C-3po’s head (hands sold separately). Indiana Jones’ whip. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s T-800 costume from T2. You Only Live Once signed by Ian Fleming. A set of all seven Harry Potter books inscribed and signed by author J.K. Rowling. All these can be yours for a
small almost certainly prohibitive amount of money! Go stimulate the economy for me. Via John Joseph Adams at SF Signal.
A backyard telescope that rivals the Hubble – Truly amazing images from a telescope built by an electronics professor. “Their magic: A refrigerated CCD chip, a rotating dome, and some smart post processing in Photoshop.” Wow.
English voice cast announced for new Miyazaki film – The latest Ghibli project, Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, has announced an all-star English voice cast that includes Matt Damon, Tina Fey, and Cate Blanchett.
20 artistic architectural optical illusions – I think if I actually saw one of these I might be a little freaked out.
Star Trek vs. Star Wars – I call foul! My money’s on Picard.
Poster for Terminator: Salvation – This is pretty cool.
Stamp your world with FAILs and WINs – I particularly like the “By” and “Date” lines.
Spaceship renders for tutorial – Roughs, linework, and concept art for a spaceship tutorial.