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Build Your Own Life-size BB-8 Droid For Just $120 in Parts

We all seek different things in our friends - companionship, encouragement ...or a "bleep-blop" talking robot and intergalactic partner in the fight against the Dark Side of the Force. To have the kind of relationship that Luke Skywalker had with R2-D2 was my ultimate bestie goal so when I saw the first videos for "The Force Awakens" featuring a new droid whose body rolled effortlessly across any terrain while its head remained upright, I was immediately asking "what sorcery is this?" Like many other curious tech enthusiasts, I found myself on the waiting list for one of Sphero's BB-8 toys. But 17-year-old engineering hobbyist, Angelo…

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