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Have You Noticed Microsoft Stock Has Steadily Risen Under Satya Nadella?

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

Since virtually unknown Satya Nadella took over the helm at Microsoft, the stock has steadily climbed and is currently trading near its 2-year high - ...

I'm With Stupid: Evil Sith Lord Spotted on Long Island Campus

Todd Hartley | Posted 03.21.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

You may not know this, but there was an incident recently at Farmingdale State College on Long Island in which the entire school went into lockdown be...

Kylo Ren, the Parent Wound, and Complicating Good vs Evil in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sezin Koehler | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment
Sezin Koehler

It's always a risk when creators decide to continue a well-loved and what we thought was an already-put-to-rest story. Look what happened to beloved Atticus Finch when the sequel to To Kill A Mockingbird came out.

Some Kind Of Force Is Definitely Strong With This Kid Jedi-In-Training

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.11.2016 | Parents

It's no secret kids and adults alike can be very fervent in their "Star Wars" fandom. As this funny video shows, one little Jedi-in-training was not m...

Star Wars Jedi Mindful Tricks for Healthy Eating in 2016

Mandy Muenzer | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Mandy Muenzer

This is great news! You can find a healthy size for your unique body without ever "trying" to lose a single pound. You never have to go on an extreme diet again and you can stay healthy! We can all rejoice in knowing that the light is truly more powerful than darkness.

Yes, This Is The 'Star Wars' Hero You're Looking For

Swara Salih | Posted 01.05.2016 | Entertainment
Swara Salih

The Force has awoken within its hero, Rey. We have a multilayered and complex heroine at the forefront of the action, who serves as the heart of the storyline, not relegated to being a "sideshow badass" as too many female characters in action and science fiction cinema have been.

Why Rey Is Obi Wan Kenobi's Granddaughter

Ben Ostrower | Posted 01.04.2016 | Entertainment
Ben Ostrower

How satisfying would that be to learn that the nine-episode arc is really, underneath it all, about the Kenobi family and not the Skywalkers?

Why All Parents Should Use The Teachings from the Jedi Master in 2016

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 12.30.2015 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

Most of us naturally think about the future which often leads to worry and fear, and takes us away from living in the present. The key to living a purposeful and intentional life resides in the present moment. The past is gone and the future has yet to come. Live in the present and choose your words and actions intentionally.

Five Ways America's Government Is Better Than The Old Republic From Star Wars

John A. Tures | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Speaking of Queen Padme, how is it possible that royals can be elected to the Senate (from Naboo)? Imagine the Queen of Nevada taking her place in Washington D.C. in the upper chamber of the legislature. The Founding Fathers would be rolling in their graves.

The US Rebel Alliance Strikes Back

Andrew Slack | Posted 12.08.2015 | Impact
Andrew Slack

It may be hard to believe, but recently, a growing handful of folks are taking up the cause of defending the politics and actions of none other than D...

This Jedi Force Prank At Burger Joint Is Very Well Done

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.03.2015 | Comedy

While it wouldn't be that weird to see someone in a Jedi costume, magician Rahat Hussein makes his cosplay a bit more memorable. Watch him freak out p...

Star Wars: 15 Books About the Films That Created a Galaxy and Changed the World

Dennis Miller | Posted 11.23.2015 | Books
Dennis Miller

This list displays the array of subjects and studies the series has spawned, from technical details to the cutting edge technology that brought the visionary tale to the screen and influenced two generations.

This Luke Skywalker Theory Destroys Everything You Thought You Knew About 'Star Wars'

Rob Conery | Posted 10.27.2015 | Entertainment
Rob Conery

One evening, while geeking out with my daughters, I decided to share a theory I had with them about Star Wars -- specifically Return of the Jedi. After seeing the previews for the new movie, I think my theory might be correct.

10 Real World Uses for a Kickass Lightsaber

Carl Pettit | Posted 04.14.2016 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

The feasibility and combat applications of this imaginary weapon not withstanding, let's take a look at some hands-on, practical lightsaber possibilities here on Earth -- assuming one could actually be built.

May The Fourth Bring Forth More Female Jedi

Nicole Edine | Posted 07.04.2014 | Women
Nicole Edine

The fictional "girl next door" should be the girl changing the world with all the geekiness, creativity and overwhelming drive she can muster -- sparkly things optional, but strongly encouraged.

This Video Finally Ends The Harry Potter-Star Wars Debate

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.28.2014 | Entertainment

The debate between whether a wizard from the world of "Harry Potter" or a Jedi Knight would win in a battle is no joke. Neither is taking someone's ph...

The Rolling Graffiti Trucks OF NYC's Art World

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.24.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A ubiquitous sight throughout large cities like New York, the graffiti covered box truck has inherited the all-city art mantle from the subway train c...

The House That Manning Built

Timothy Braun | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Timothy Braun

This Sunday, Manning returns to Lucas Oil, the Death Star, for the first time since he put on a Broncos uniform. Manning will play the Colts and have something to prove.

Bob Calhoun Dishes the Dirt on Comicon, Star Trek, Mitt Romney, Westboro Baptists & Bigfoot

David Henry Sterry | Posted 09.15.2013 | Entertainment
David Henry Sterry

Bob Calhoun's got a new book out called Shattering Conventions: Commerce, Cosplay, and Conflict on the Expo Floor, and we thought we would pick his brain about the crazy world of fan boys and girls, expos, trade show and conventions.

19 Things That Aren't Lightsabers

Posted 05.04.2013 | Comedy

These Jedi wannabes are doing lightsabers all wrong. Get it together, Padawans....

The Place Where Jedi Wedding Ceremonies May Become Legal

Posted 03.21.2013 | Weddings

Jedi knights may soon be able to perform legal marriage ceremonies in Scotland. Yes, you read that right. Currently, only religious and civil marri...

A Job-Seekers Guide to Employment in the Star Wars Universe

Tim Mattingly | Posted 04.23.2013 | Comedy
Tim Mattingly

In the off chance that you ever find yourself in a galaxy far, far away and in search of a decent job, I've compiled this list to help you figure out which profession might be best for you.

Spider vs. Jedi (Episode 1)

Leslie Irish Evans | Posted 08.18.2012 | Parents
Leslie Irish Evans

Yes, we communicate via Facebook. The Jacksons fought through the press, we talk through Facebook.

Jabba is Dead, or My Daughters Watch Return of the Jedi

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 04.23.2012 | Parents
Davis Schneiderman

I began to suspect I had made a mistake when Kallista, 4, answered a question from Athena, 6: "No, Athena, Princess Leia didn't want to be a slave so she choked Jabba and killed him."

Gnarr!: Reykjavik's Comic Mayoral Doc Comes to America

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.07.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Mayor Jon Gnarr Kristinsson -- better known as comedian Jon Gnarr -- relaxes in a rocking chair in a comfy sitting chamber, just off the conference room that's part of his suite of offices in Reykjavik City Hall.