Oh man, how cool would it have been if R2 were actually that big? He wouldn't have had to hang out with that golden wanker C-3 all the time, that's for sure.
Carleton's Goodsell Observatory gets turned into R2-D2 by an unknown group of enterprising students -- complete with sound effects. All the "decorations" appear to have been draped or taped onto the dome; there was no defacing with spray paint, etc.
Good lookin', guys. And I've gotta admit it's a tad classier than the peener I would have turned it into. But just barely. What? Don't even act like it's not the first thing you think of when you see an observatory! Haha, outerwhat?
Hit the jump for a couple close-ups and a video that nobody bothered turning right-side up (myself included).
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This is an abandoned farm house that artist Heather Benning turned into a human-sized dollhouse (provided a human-sized dollhouse is just a regular house with no wall on one side). Pretty neat, right? Personally, I would have turned the farm house into a blazing inferno with ... / Continue →
This is a Pokemon cake and 151 original character figurines made for someone's special day. And by special day I mean marriage, just so we're not confused (in my mind you were thinking high school graduation).
People were literally FIGHTING over getting their favorite pokemon... / Continue →