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Part Kid, Part Machine, All Cop.

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The fastest reflexes modern technology has to offer. On-board computer-assisted memory. And a lifetime of on-the-street law enforcement programming. It is my great pleasure to present to you: Robocop.

Smallest Robocop

The boy insisted for months that he wanted to be a robot for Halloween. His sister was a robot when she was his age. We looked at various robot images on the computer and he was most intrigued by Robocop. After I showed him the trailer, there was no convincing him otherwise. He was going to be Robocop. Which was good, because Detroit has a Cancer. That Cancer is Crime
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Posted in Conventions & Fandom, Ephemera, Movies & TV October 29th, 2010 by ceejaydp
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Original Darth Vader costume up for sale in London

Darth Vader costume [from "Empire Strikes Back"]

AP – Christie's employee Caitlin Graham poses with a Darth Vader costume in London, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010.

Tweet: @darthvader I send my suit out for dry cleaning & this is what happens. Someone will pay dearly, most likely @vaderssecretary

LONDON – The Force can be with you — for a price.
Christie’s auction house says it is selling an original Darth Vader costume from the “Star Wars” movie franchise.

The jet-black helmet, mask and armor worn by the intergalactic villain are expected to sell for between 160,000 pounds and 230,000 pounds ($250,000 and $365,000) at a sale of pop culture memorabilia next month.
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Posted in Conventions & Fandom, Ephemera October 29th, 2010 by ceejaydp
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Amazing Knit Skeleton

knit skeleton - details

WOW! the details in this knit sculpture by fiber artist Ben Cuevas are divine!
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Posted in Ephemera, Science October 29th, 2010 by ceejaydp
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