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The Lightsaber Room Light is Your Nightlight

on Saturday, February 11th, 2012
Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News

The Sharper Image says “aspiring knights will learn plenty about ‘The Force’ as they build their own Lightsaber Room Light“.  (Though not as much as Dave Rees and the Gadgeteer Kid learned building their sabers. )  This lightsaber runs on 5 AAA batteries (not included) and comes with a remote control.  You can choose fromRead More…


Gryffindor! Er, I mean JEDI!

on Wednesday, February 16th, 2011
Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News

Ever wonder what side of the Force you’d fall on?  This build-your-own mini light saber Dark Side Detector kit will decide your fate for you.  Once assembled, the blade will either turn blue if your saber feels you are a Jedi or red if it feels the Sith running through you.  This is another productRead More…


My Lightsaber Saga….

on Monday, February 16th, 2009

I am definitely a child of the 70′s and 80′s. As such, I was (and remain) a pretty huge Star Wars fan. I remember my father taking the day off for the first Star Wars movie, not going to school, and standing in line to see the very first showing of Star Wars at theRead More…


Incredibly Geeky, or Incredibly Cool?

on Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
Posted in: Geek Toys

Last night I was chatting with gadgeteer team member Dave Rees and he told me that he and his son (the Gadgeteer Kid) were in the process of building light sabers at the online Custom Light Saber Shop. I had never heard of such a thing, so I went and took a look and wow,Read More…