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Return of the Jedi Set Footage of the Day

Back in 1982, a group of young Star Wars fans trekked into the California desert to crash the outdoor set of Return of the Jedi, and this seven-minute video of scenes from the Sail Barge, featuring Luke Skywalker, R2-D2, Slave Leia and Boba Fett, was the result.

Skyrim Antics of the Day

YouTuber zwoooooosh has discovered a reason to get excited about Skyrim that has nothing to do with awesome combat spells or dragonslaying.

It makes sense, though. Who wants to tell the frickin’ Dragonborn not to put baskets on people’s heads?

inb4 so, it’s a hat simulator?

Rubik’s Cube Juggler of the Day

Rubik’s Cube master David Calvo is known for solving cubes blindfolded and simultaneously solving one in each hand. For his latest trick, he completes one cube while juggling two others.

This man may be our last line of defense against the rise of the cube-solving machines.

Pod-Shaped Disaster Shelter of the Day

Japanese company New CosmoPower has created a bright yellow pod, called the Noah Disaster Shelter, that can protect up to four adults in case of an earthquake or tsunami.

The $3,900 Noah pod is sturdy and water-resistant, and its bright color makes it easy for rescue workers to spot. It’s not fire-resistant, though, which could prove to be a problem in an earthquake.

Counter-Strike Bin Laden Compound Map of the Day

Counter-Strike Bin Laden Compound Map of the Day: A multiplayer map based on the dimensions of Osama Bin Ladens Abbottabad compound has been created using Counter-Strike: Source.

Available for free download, it can be used as a base for a bomb or hostage map at a later stage.

More images of the map after the jump.

Source: Kotaku

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Stop-Motion Short of the Day

Creative communications agency Dentsu London collaborated with BERG on a stop-motion visualization of their “Making Future Magic” strategy, which features stunning iPad-produced light drawings.

Geeky Gag of the Day

“Inception explained for Mac users.”

The pinwheel wouldn’t stop spinning so I Force Quit myself awake.