This R2-D2 Vacuum Is the Nerdiest Way to Clean

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In these quaran-times, when it feels like life is just a constant clean-up, THIS is the droid you're looking for. Thanks to Gizmodo for pointing out this hilarious YouTube of a guy who hacked his Roomba into a Star Wars-themed vacuum, complete with robot bleep-bloop noises and all.

While the construction seems a bit complex, it's all made with materials you can probably scrounge up. The body is an old trash can. Other components were made from wood, poster board, paint, and caps of Vitaminwater bottles. A small fan turns the droid's head and the sounds are made through Bluetooth speakers inside the body.

Leave it to R2-D2 to save the day, yet again.


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