Just when I thought I’d seen every possible take on the Sailor Moon fuku, cosplayer Shiki came up with another idea. She turned Kylo Ren into a sailor scout. Rather rad, no? The fuku is all black and made with fabrics of different textures. It features a Darth Vader accent piece, a lightsaber star wand, and the gloves are ribbed like Kylo Ren’s sleeves. She’ll hopefully be wearing Sailor Kylo at New York Comic Con.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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