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Star Wars Battle Pod to Hit Arcades in January 2015
The battle sequences in the Star Wars franchise are cinematically off the scale when it comes to special effects and complex dog fights. As a kid I used to love playing Star Wars games in the arcades and then on games consoles and PC. But, there always was a... Read more
Could This Be Luke Skywalker’s New Look In Star Wars?
I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty excited about the new lineup of Star Wars movies coming to the big screen. I’m excited for the new stories, of course, but I think more than anything I’m looking forward to seeing some of my old favorite characters returning to... Read more
NASA Physicist Unveils Warp Speed Spacecraft Design
I am a bit of a nerd when it comes to Sci-Fi.  I love movies such as The Empire Strikes Back and Stargate, and as a kid I really enjoyed escaping reality by watching TV series like Star Trek.  To me, the idea of traveling to distant stars or... Read more
Star Wars VII Will Be Shot In IMAX
I don’t know about you, but I’m interested to see the direction the new Star Wars movies take. Probably more than anything else, though, I’m anxious to see the old cast together once again. One thing’s for sure, though – these new Star Wars films will be much more... Read more
Hoverbikes Will Be Available in 2017!
I’d imagine this is a pretty normal reaction, but ever since I saw the Back To The Future movies when I was a kid, I’ve been waiting for the day when the hoverboard would finally be available. Aside from a pretty awesome spoof a few months back, there’s been no... Read more
Star Wars with Unconventional Sound Effects
For as long as there has been Star Wars, there have been people who have tried to duplicate the sound effects with their mouths. The problem is, some sounds are harder than others to replicate, such as that of the lightsaber or the blaster. Go ahead – give it your... Read more
Use These Lightsaber Tongs To Grill Your Food To A Crisp
I love to grill food. Steaks, chicken, potatoes, vegetables – it doesn’t matter what it is – food just seems to taste so much better after it’s grilled. Grilling is an art, there’s no doubt about it, but for such a precise art form, there are only a handful... Read more
U.S. Navy is Getting Ready To Use Star Wars Lasers in Battle
We all knew that it was only a matter of time before Star Wars came to earth. Who doesn’t remember the lasers and the lightsabers? And who could forget the Death Star – especially when its green laser blew Princess Leia’s home planet of Alderaan to dust! If you’re... Read more
The meMINI Wearable Camera Captures Special Moments
We’ve all done it; you experience something truly wonderful or hilarious but are unable to replay the moment because you didn’t have a camera to hand. However a new device called meMINI, allows you to save treasured moments as they happen, effectively giving you the ability of hindsight. Some... Read more
Charge Your Phone With A Lightsaber
What Star Wars fan hasn’t wanted to carry around a lightsaber at some point in their life? The elegant weapon of Jedi Knights would be sure to gain the immediate respect of everyone who saw it hanging from your belt. And you could even add to that respect if you... Read more
Blaster Used By Han Solo Sells for $200,000
Well, if you were looking to get your hands on one of the blasters Han Solo used in some of the Star Wars movies, you have recently lost your chance. This particular blaster, which is believed to have been used by Harrison Ford in The Empire Strikes Back and... Read more
Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga Comes To iOS
I have some very good news for Lego fans, Star Wars fans, and those who own an Apple device that has been updated with at least iOS 6. It seems that “a galaxy far, far away” has now decided to take up residence in the app store. That’s right,... Read more
Take R2-D2 For A Ride & Let Him Charge Your Devices
What Star Wars fan hasn’t wanted to have an on-board R2-D2 with them in their vehicle? In the classic movies, R2-D2 was pretty much able to do just about anything that needed to be done. He could unlock doors, communicate with all kinds of computers, fix aircraft mid-flight – heck, he... Read more
Star Wars Blooper Reel Hits YouTube
A very entertaining video has finally, after 36 years hidden away, made its way onto the web’s most popular video site; YouTube.   At last some “Star Wars” outtake footage, that few have seen, (until now), finally makes its way onto the World Wide Web! The most watched and... Read more
Angry Birds Star Wars Edition Available November 8th
Fans of the game just got their first look at the new “Star Wars” edition of Angry Birds. They only get to see 50 seconds of footage, but it gives them an idea of what to expect (check out the footage below). This video game is sure to bring... Read more