Disney purchasing Lucasfilm in October 2012 led to a lot of comments about Princess Leia Organa joining the ranks of Disney Princesses. There have been parodies exploring this possibility and even Carrie Fisher has made jokes about it. The Star Wars character stands apart from Sleeping Beauty and Ariel, but as far as cosplay goes, it makes for a good mash-up. Elizabeth Oldak made this gorgeous ball gown take on Leia’s attire from A New Hope. She created the costume for Star Wars Celebration from over 20 feet of fabric. The most amazing part about this costume? Elizabeth made it in one night.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.