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LEGO Star Wars Barrel Organ

LEGO Star Wars Organ

What’s better than a 20,000 piece LEGO set that depicts Tatooine, Endor, Hoth, and the Death Star from Star Wars?

A 20,000 piece LEGO set that depicts Tatooine, Endor, Hoth, and the Death Star from Star Wars, and also plays the Star Wars theme:

It doesn’t get much better than that!

For a look at how they did it, check out:

And to play it yourself, visit Builders of Sound.

…Whitoken gives your iPod Touch a second life?

Whitoken

Like everything Apple, the iPod Touch’s design is a study in simplistic beauty.

However, as with most things tech, there are those that just can’t help but tinker, which is why one crafty designer named 6mik has created a theme for jailbroken iPod Touches called Whitoken that gives a whole new look and feel to the default interface. (And reminds me a lot of Marvin the Paranoid Android from Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy.)

[Whitoken]

…Peter Funch’s photos are fantastic?

Peter Funch

To create a single image, Peter Funch stakes out an area of New York City for a few days and snaps people as they walk by. Then, he stitches together pieces and parts from each image to create a final composition that is thematically unique and almost unbelievable.

The above image is his comparison of black vs. white, but you should definitely check out the site for more of his work.

[Peter Funch]

[Via: Boing Boing]

…Cupcakes have Sweet Dreams?

Sweet Dreams

Kirsten Lepore’s Sweet Dreams is a very sweet (and very consistently themed) stop-motion animation about a cupcake and his dreams of the sea. Watch and enjoy:

In addition to the video, she did a timelapse of the building of one of the sets:

As well as a 30-day compilation video to show her mood and what she had done for the day:

[Kirsten Lepore]