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Will Transhumanism Change Racism in the Future?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 04.07.2016 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

A future transhumanist? -- CCO Public Domain Despite decades of progress, racism and bigotry are still prevalent in the United States. Often, they ...

This Is The Prettiest Darth Vader We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Jillian Capewell | Posted 12.09.2015 | Arts

French sculptor Alain Bellino recently applied the same ornate style he gives to skulls and humanlike faces to the "Star Wars" universe's iconic bad g...

WATCH: R2-D2 Does Dance With Boy In Wheelchair At Star Wars Convention

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.20.2015 | Good News

You don’t need to travel to a galaxy far, far away to have an out-of-this world experience. At the Star Wars Celebration convention in Anaheim, C...

R2-D2 Tries Dating, Has His Little Metal Heart Broken

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.31.2015 | Comedy

Dating isn't easy, even for droids. The new short film "Artoo in Love" looks at the astromech's travails as he struggles to find love in San Franc...

WATCH: Bird Does An Uncanny R2-D2 Impression

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.12.2014 | Good News

Bluey the budgie has been watching a little too much "Star Wars" lately. That, or he's just trying to tell us what his fully operational battle statio...

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sperm Bank

Sarah Toce | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sarah Toce

You know when you have one of "those days" and you have to merely laugh for sheer lack of finding any other method that seems suitable for the occasion? This happened to me recently on the way to collect a donation for my future child. There, I said it.

WATCH: Space Agency Celebrates Sci-Fi Classic

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.05.2014 | Science

May the fourth be with you! That's what true fans of the 1977 science fiction classic "Star Wars" say on May 4, a.k.a. Star Wars Day, and this yea...

Baby's R2-D2 Helmet Is Pretty *Beeping* Cool

Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

Reddit user wspiercy's son was diagnosed with Plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome) at 2 months old. Nearly half of babies under that age have some form ...

C-3PO Is A Total Sell Out!

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 07.02.2013 | Comedy

Behold! The missing link that explains dub-step? Well... not exactly, but much like dub-step this 80's commercial of C-3PO rapping with R2-D2 is hi...

LOOK: Kids From Galaxy Far, Far Away Take A Stroll Into The Sunset

Posted 04.30.2013 | Parents

A long time ago in a living room far, far away, we met Darth Baby, a tiny person who wreaked havoc with a lightsaber. And now, just in time for "St...

WATCH: What Happens When You Dress Up As George Lucas

Posted 02.27.2013 | Comedy

In this edition of "Pop Culture Memory Lane," a Vulture and UCB Comedy joint, Todd Bieber tells the story of what happens when you (inadvertently) dre...

PHOTO: 'Star Wars' R2-D2 Keg

Posted 09.10.2012 | Home

Who says nerds and jocks can't get along? These tailgaters at a Louisiana State University football game prove otherwise with this fine piece of modif...

George Lucas Talks With Oprah About Creating Names In 'Star Wars'

Posted 03.24.2012 | TV

George Lucas certainly has a vast imagination. But as wild and crazy as the "Star Wars" universe is, it would be nothing without all the colorful char...

WATCH: Baby Talks To R2-D2

Posted 12.14.2011 | Comedy

If you think R2-D2's communication of beeps and whistles can only be understood by C-3PO, you've never seen Baby Trent. Although the baby may not b...

The End of Star Tours

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

The second week of January in 1987 was perhaps one of the most formative weeks of fandom in my entire life. It was the opening weekend of Star Tours at Disneyland. Star Tours is closing and a new 3D version of the ride will be opening in 2011.