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Jack Robinson only had four years on this planet. He’s been fighting against an inoperable brain tumor and knowing that he faced a hard road, he made a bucket list that included meeting singer Gary Barlow and and actor Matt Smith. For his final wish, he requested a Star Wars-themed funeral, and his parents Terence and Marie Robinson made it happen when he passed on April 1st of this year.

A Star Wars-themed coffin was transported in a carriage surrounded by stormtroopers, and R2-D2 was at the service. “Binary Sunset” was played by a brass band. Jack Robinson got the unique send off he requested and deserved.

There are a few more heartbreaking photos after the break.

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Joffrey Baratheon may not have approved of last weekend’s Game Of Thrones episode and how he ended up spending his wedding night, but Jack Gleeson thought it was pretty great.

Head after the break for the Instagram photo, but beware. Massive spoilers ahead.

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New York-based artist and illustrator Sam Spratt usually focuses much of his artistic talent developing art pieces for his various clients (who range from National Geographic Channel to Donald Glover), but he recently shifted his attention over towards GoT and created a beautiful illustration of everyone’s favorite Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen.

Check out a closeup after the break…

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An Imgur user posted some great pics of a bunch of pirated PS2 games that he supposedly came across in an Iraqi market. The covers are entertaining to say the least. Who knew that Agent Smith was such a Fallout fan?

Check out more pics after the break…

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Committing to building a life-sized replica of any character is quite an undertaking. Twitter user and LEGO builder Chaos Brick didn’t let that hurdle get in the way though. The dedicated fan spent six months piecing together Hatsune Miku from Vocaloid. While the images don’t detail the height, the stats for the character show her to be 5 feet and 2 inches. The builder captured all the details from the bright green hair to her school style uniform.

Check out some in progress pics after the break.

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I’ll admit that I’ve been on the fence about X-Men: Days Of Future Past, but this new trailer has rekindled a spark of hope.

I LOVE the moment between Mystique and Wolverine. It seems like we’re going to get some real interaction between the characters with our dose of insane action and cool special effects.

Check it out after the break and enjoy.

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Thanks to some amazing and very resourceful Harry Potter fans, you can now study at Hogwarts through a new website called Hogwarts Is Here. The website is a mix of an RPG and a MOOC (massive open online course). So, it’s a RPMOOC, which I’m pretty sure is a first.

There’s no Sorting Hat here. You get to pick your own house and then it’s off to school with you.

Here’s a snippet from the site, specifically the Academics page:

Students are now able to enroll at Hogwarts, beginning as a first year taking necessary courses like Charms and Potions, and progressing through years until you complete all seven years of academics. All textbooks required for your courses have also been digitized and are now available for online reading, such as A Standard Book of Spells and A Beginner’s Guide to Transfiguration.

Each course is divided up into nine weeks (lessons), where you will study the material provided and complete the work pertaining to that week’s lesson. You will have actual homework assignments, essays, quizzes and tests all graded by Hogwarts professors who have been fully trained on this new muggle technology.

You can write for The Daily Owl, sign up for the Quidditch Club and even get a vault at Gringotts which you can fill with money from doing assignments.

In other words, it’s amazing and I’m hoping it gets a lot of new students.

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Sunday’s Game of Thrones brought an event that many fans of the series have been waiting to see: the death of a horrible, awful, no good character. Goodbye, Joffrey Baratheon and good riddance. Dorkly captured the sentiments of various groups’ reactions to “The Lion and The Rose” perfectly because it was all more or less unanimous.

Happy as I was to see Joffrey bite it, I do have to compliment Jack Gleeson for his portrayal of the despicable character. He played the heck out of the worst king Westeros has ever seen, and it can’t have been an easy burden to bear. On top of that Gleeson seems to be a super nice guy that loves cuddling puppies.

See the entire comic after the break (the last couple of panels are a tiny bit NSFW).

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