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So here’s something South Korean artist Kim Jung Gi did – he combined elements of the Star Wars movies with aspects of feudal Japan.

This is, of course, an inspired combination. As you may know, Star Wars was in part inspired by Akira Kurosawa’s samurai movies, so mashing the two together is something of a no brainer. What’s more impressive, though, is the talent that made it happen.

See Also: The Samurai-Inspired Star Wars Movie Realization Figure Line

See, Kim studied art at Dong-Eui University in Busan before serving two years in the South Korean army. Between those two disciplines he developed a very keen eye and a knack for memorization—skills he put to use in October when he spent three hours drawing this beautiful blending of worlds.

Kim’s work is absolutely stunning. And, if you continue on, you can watch the video of him drawing this amazing piece from memory.

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Having one of those days at work? Too bad you don’t have these adorable PC cushions from Japan. Part cuddly stuffed animal, part wrist rest, these cute squishables are there to save your sanity.

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heartcakeAnd now for a Valentine’s Day dessert option that looks good enough to… well, not eat.

Canadian bakesmith Yolanda Gampp has made this stunningly realistic cake that looks quite a lot like a proper human heart.

A more detailed look at the cake is available on That’s Nerdalicious, along with Gampp’s video showing how it was made.

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Photographer AnaHell describes her approach to photography thusly:

I am a photographer who plays with the ordinary and deconstructs it to reveal another perspective.

I take advantage of the immediate surroundings, often photographing close friends and family members in their own living spaces.

The result, in this case, is drawing faces on people’s backs and having them contort so they look like “strange and wonderful creatures from another world”.

Strange? Yes. Wonderful? Sure. Amusing? Definitely. After viewing the additional examples below, you may agree that “terrifying” is another adjective that might apply here.

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il_570xN.915722989_l68kEtsy seller Lenny Mud has a love for all things ceramic. This includes, mugs, bowls, pencil holders, tea sets, and these adorably nerdy yarn bowls for those who enjoy knitting and crochet.

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Gamer and LEGO enthusiast Mike Schropp has been building LEGO computers in micro and mini form for a while now, but he’s outdone himself with this version. And if you pay nicely, he’ll build one for you too.

Made from 2200 LEGO bricks, this custom case is made with both stability and performance in mind – and every component can be easily swapped out and upgraded.

Currently, it’s an absolute beast that’ capable of playing pretty much every game on the market with maxed out settings at 1920×1080, 2560×1440 and even 3840×2160 (4K) resolution.

More pics and details below.

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These kitties are giving Mario a run for his money. Etsy seller CatastrophiCreations has updated their original Mario Warp Pipe Cat Complex with version 2.0 and added a full Mario-themed wall set option.

It looks awesome, but I gotta say—where are the power ups? What, no fiery catnip?

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Warning: Spoilers follow.

Let’s all take a moment to give thanks to Redditor _BindersFullOfWomen_ for this Star Wars family photo that’s been making the rounds.

Stabs you right in the heart, doesn’t it?

Photoshop is like the Force; it’s powerful on it’s own, but the true darkness or light is determined by the user.

A few variations have popped up. I put my personal favorite after the break.

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LEGO and Ghostbusters fans, here’s your first look at the new LEGO minfigures and sets for the upcoming Ghostbusters movie set to hit theaters this summer.

The new LEGO building set will feature mini-figures of Kristen Wiig as Erin Gilbert, Melissa McCarthy as Abby Yates, Kate McKinnon as Jillian Holtzmann, Leslie Jones as Patty Tolan, Chris Hemsworth as Kevin, and a red Daemon. Plus, you’ll be able to build the ECTO-1 car and the ECTO-2 bike.

It’s estimated for a July release, with a MSRP of $59.99.

We’ve included a set breakdown and images after the break. Just be warned that there are spoilers, so proceed with caution.

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