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Open Bionics is working with Disney to make some cool new prosthetic limbs for kids, including one with influences from Star Wars, as you can see above. The company explains:

Now kids can get excited about their prosthetics. They won’t have to do boring physical therapy, they’ll train to become heroes. They’re not just getting medical devices, they’re getting bionic hands inspired by their favorite characters.

What better way to make kids who may feel insecure about their condition than by making them look like their favorite heroes? [TheMarySue]

acme-bb8

Some new artwork from Acme Archives has just surfaced online paying tribute to Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma and BB-8 (above), three of the new characters from The Force Awakens:

Find out how to get your hands on these pieces over at Acme Limited.

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For years fans have believed that there’s a movie mistake in Star Wars: A New Hope, where Mark Hamill accidentally screams “Carrie” in excitement as he exits his X-Wing upon return from destroying the Death Star. However, Mark Hamill took to Twitter to clear things up once and for all:

If you watch the clip, it just sounds like Hamill says “Hey!” rather than either of the two other lines, but whatever.

Star Wars Rebels Season 2

Before Star Wars Rebels returns tonight, here are two new clips from the premiere:

That’s all for this edition of Star Wars Bits. Stay tuned for more soon!

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