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My Favorite FileHippo News Articles Of 2015
Well, look at that. It’s almost the end of 2015, and it’s getting really close to that time when my wife will force me to close the lid on the laptop until January of 2016 or she will ‘break it over my head,’ if I don’t. Tis the season... Read more
Reddit Bans Users Posting Star Wars 7 Spoilers.
There are no Star Wars The Force Awakens spoilers contained within this article, but I must inform you that many Bothan Spies died to bring you this information. It is a dark time for Star Wars fans who do not want to have the experience of the Force Awakens... Read more
Apple Looks To “The Force” For Innovation
If you’re looking forward to the newest Star Wars movie as much as the rest of the intelligent life forms of the world, there’s a feature in this one that you especially want to watch for. No, it’s not the new villains or the old favorites (lookin’ at you,... Read more
Star Wars Imperial Star Destroyer Seen Flying Over France
Oliver C. is at it again! The creative YouTuber who spends some of his spare time creating Star Wars “skins” for his drones has come up with another design from a galaxy far, far away. In the past, he’s given us the Millennium Falcon, the Tie Interceptor, and now, perhaps better... Read more
Man Creates Flying Speeder Bike From Star Wars
Growing up, I loved playing with toys (Who didn’t?). Besides Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, my other favorites belonged to the Star Wars universe. I can’t even tell you how many action figures I had from a galaxy far, far away. I had several versions of Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Han Solo,... Read more
Man Spends 4 Years Building Millennium Falcon With Paper
What’s your greatest accomplishment in life so far? Your family? Your career? Your bank account? Your college degree? Maybe you’ve been the recipient of some kind of prestigious award, I don’t know. Have you ever spent years building something – maybe a car or a house? Whatever you’ve done,... Read more
Check Out These Jedi Squirrels With Lightsabers
Remember how I’ve said many times I can’t wait to see all the different things people are coming out with thanks to the upcoming new Star Wars film(s). Well, we’ve seen some pretty neat gizmos in the past few months, including the Millennium Falcon drone, the Tie Interceptor drone, and the... Read more
Man Creates Star Wars Pancake Printer
Being the father of a 3-year old daughter, I’ve had to improve upon my pancake making skills which were virtually nonexistent before I became a parent. Now, I am proud to say I can make Mickey Mouse pancakes, sprinkle pancakes, heart pancakes…and the list pretty well stops right about... Read more
Rock Out With This Millennium Falcon Guitar
As an amateur guitar player, I love discovering new guitars and sounds, though I’ll admit my scope is a bit limited. I’ve mainly stuck to the acoustic side of things, but I have messed with a few electric guitars in my day. I’ve played some good guitars and some... Read more
You’ll Soon Be Able To Build Your Own Custom Lightsaber
Calling all padawans and wannabe Jedi Knights: The day is almost here when you’ll be able to design and create your own custom lightsaber! As diehard fans undoubtedly already know, creating a lightsaber is one of the final tasks a Jedi has to complete before he or she can... Read more
Meet The New Chewbacca Furby
I can still remember the days when Furby ruled the Christmas season and there wasn’t one to be found on a store shelf for miles around anywhere. It didn’t seem to matter where you went, they were sold out everywhere, and their popularity took the retail world by storm.... Read more
You Can Build Your Own Millennium Falcon Drone
I haven’t purchased a drone yet, but someday I hope to own one. Having written several stories about them, I like to think I have some kind of an idea of what to do vs. what not to do with one of the small flying machines. For instance –... Read more
Blow Up The Death Star With This Fire Pit!
I’ve made no secret of the fact that I am a big Star Wars fan. I loved the original trilogy, I enjoyed the prequels (though not as much as the original movies), I owned an army of the action figures, armed myself with more than a few fake lightsabers, and... Read more
Here’s The Millennium Falcon From Star Wars VII
I’ll go ahead and admit it here – I’m really excited to see what Disney’s going to do with the Star Wars films. Oh, I have my concerns and all, but for the most part, I’m still a kid at heart and can’t wait to see lightsabers on screen again.... Read more
Star Wars VII Trailer Releasing on Friday!
While many people are getting excited about all of the great deals they’re planning to take advantage of on Black Friday this year, there’s another reason for people to get excited. J.J. Abrams, the director of the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie, has announced that the first trailer... Read more
Make Star Wars Gingerbread Cookies this Holiday Season
It’s that time of the year again for Christmas trees, Christmas shopping, and Christmas cookies. This year, though, why not make some unique cookies? Forget about the Santa cookies and the Christmas tree cookies – why not make some cookies that come from a galaxy far far away? ThinkGeek... Read more
Star Wars VII Finally Gets A Title!
After months and months of speculating, the new Star Wars movie finally has a title! And, honestly, it’s nothing like what I expected, and looking at various websites, it’s nothing like what anyone expected. Are you ready for it? Here it is: Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I didn’t... Read more
Classic PC Star Wars Games are Getting Re-Released
I love playing video games. I actually have to be careful with the amount of video games I play, because it’s easy for me to get into an all-out video game addiction where that’s all I want to do with my life. And since it’s not very productive to... Read more