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10 Real World Uses for a Kickass Lightsaber

Carl Pettit | Posted 03.10.2015 | 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.

See How The 'Star Wars' Lightsabers Were Created

Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment

The lightsaber is perhaps the most iconic weapon in cinema history, but it's also one of the most complicated devices to capture on camera. "Every las...

New Matter Behaves Just Like Star Wars Lightsaber

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.27.2013 | Science

Physicists from Harvard and MIT say they've created a new form of matter by binding together photons -- and you'll never guess what they're comparing ...

The Most Beautiful Ruined Moment

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents
Sharon Kay Edwards

You gave him the moon, Mr. Jedi Master. You fixed his day... his entire vacation! You got him back on track.

WATCH: This IS The Droid You're Looking For

Posted 06.03.2013 | Comedy

Nerdist is hosting its 2nd annual Course of the Force, a charity relay right before Comic-Con with all proceeds going to the Make-a-Wish Foundation. T...

WATCH: This Working Lightsaber Is Really Intimidating

Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology

"Star Wars" fans are one step closer to getting their hands on a real-life lightsaber thanks to the efforts of one innovative YouTube user, who create...

If Someone Makes a Sci-Fi Movie That Has Lightsabers in It, Would They Be Infringing Copyright by Copying Star Wars?

Quora | Posted 05.08.2013 | Entertainment

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Ken Miyamoto, Screenwriter There have been a few examples of this actually happening in real...

PHOTO: 'Star Wars' Lightsaber Chopsticks Actually Light Up

Posted 07.27.2012 | Home

May the fork be with you. Or chopsticks, rather. NCSX, a Japanese hardware and toy shop based in New York, is selling lightsaber chopsticks tha...

LaserSaber: The Real-Life Lightsaber

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.11.2012 | Small Business

The force is strong with this entrepreneur. Wicked Lasers CEO Steve Liu and his team have created the LaserSaber, a real-life lightsaber that echoes t...

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."

WATCH: Massive Lightsaber Battle Takes Over Park

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.27.2011 | New York

The force was with a nerdy flashmob Monday night as hundreds of Star Wars enthusiasts crowded into Washington Square Park for the second annual New Yo...

WATCH: Was 'Star Wars' Always This Silly?

Posted 11.15.2011 | Comedy

Many are upset about the changes made to the new Blu-Ray release of the "Star Wars" trilogy, but as Conan O'Brien pointed out last night, it could be ...