The Lightsabers of Star Wars, Ranked

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When you think of Star Wars, you think of lightsabers. Sure, you think of spaceships and the Force and stuff like that too but, in terms of iconic visuals, few things in science fiction at large, let alone Star Wars, are as iconic as the lightsaber.

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The Weirdest Detective Pikachu Meme Now Has a Plush, and More Peculiar Toys of the Week

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the cool toys that have an eye on reducing the amount of pennies in our piggy banks. This week: Japan’s weirdest Pikachu meme in a while gets its own plush, Figuarts takes on old Han and old Luke, NECA gets video game-y with the Ninja Turtles, and catharsis comes in…

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Just How Big Is a Star Destroyer Compared to an Ewok?

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Did you know that BB-8 is actually taller than Yoda? Or that Boba Fett’s Slave 1 ship is almost as tall as an AT-AT when standing on its tail? There are plenty of books and online encyclopedias detailing the technical specs of everything in the Star Wars universe, but seeing them all standing side-by-side gives you a…

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