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If Star Wars Planets Were States

6 days agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

It may have been a long time ago, but Star Wars wasn't necessarily in a galaxy far, far away. If you live in the US, then the events of that great story may have taken place right around the corner. Bryam Dayley of Geek Tyrant argues that the major worlds depicted in the series are analogous to US states. Show More Summary

Why PSG's Thiago Silva Is Still Ligue 1's Standout Defender

Paris Saint-Germain’s 1-0 win over Montpellier on Friday night was far from spectacular, but the away side did ask a few questions of Laurent Blanc ’s defence, and every time they did, Thiago Silva was in the right place at the right...Show More Summary

If Star Wars Took Place in Northern England

The Star Wars movies are filmed at Pinewood Studios in England, but take place in a galaxy far, far away. Imagine if they took place in the U.K. and if Ken Loach directed them. Read more...

Star Wars-Themed Lands Coming to Disney Parks

Star Wars fans won’t have to venture to a galaxy far, far away to experience the places seen in their favorite films. The Walt Disney Company plans to bring the magic a little closer to home when it opens its first Star-Wars themed lands at two of its parks.

A 'jaw-dropping' new world of 'Star Wars' is heading to Disney parks

2 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

A galaxy far, far away is coming to the happiest place on Earth. Walt Disney Co. announced Saturday that it will create 14-acre "Star Wars"-themed areas for Disneyland in Anaheim and Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Fla.

Where to cool off near all 91 Metro stations

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Here’s Star Wars in the Style of the True Detective Credits, for Some Reason

We’ve been told that Star Wars takes place a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, but what does that mean if time is a flat circle? Ponder that as you watch this shot-by-shot recreation of True Detective’s first season credits using Star Wars footage, as put together by Youtuber Star Wars Minute. Show More Summary

Rachel Maddow Uses Tiny Words To Teach Rick Santorum How America Works

Not that he’s desperate or anything, but Rick Santorum chose a pretty weird place for an interview. He sat down with Rachel Maddow for a chat Wednesday, far away from the comfortably familiar Idiot Crew at Fox News. We guess he wanted to show that he could hold his own against the Liberal Media’s most prominent nerd or something. Show More Summary

Super Bowl 50 Betting Odds: Who’s The New Favorite To Win Landmark NFL Championship Game?

It’s never too early to place a bet on Super Bowl 50, even though the landmark NFL championship game is still seven months away — at least as far as Las Vegas and online sports books are concerned. But the new betting odds contain a few surprises. Show More Summary

Amblin’ Alameda: Haircuts

By Morton Chalfy My ambivalence about hair cutters began long ago and far away, in the wilds of the East Bronx at the end of the 1940s. I was about 10 when my mother sent me to get my haircut at the regular place (the local barbershop – they were barbers before they became hair

Man acquitted in a case prosecutors say was a misdirected revenge killing

Deborah Wilson and her grandchildren will hunker down in a quiet place on Independence Day, far away from fireworks. The pops, bangs and flashes are too much for the children to take, echoing the noises they heard the day they were baking cookies in an Oxon Hill apartment when a gunman stormed in and fatally shot their mother.Read full article >>

6 Books You Should Read in the Cities Where They Take Place

Reading a good book is perhaps one of the best ways to escape and explore, which is why we partnered with Hilton to find great reads that will take you far, far away. While there's something appealing about flipping through a book poolside, it's a truly transcendent experience to indulge in one in the city where the novel takes place. Show More Summary

SIVIK – U Got (XXYYXX Remix)

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : Disco Belle

LA based singer SIVIK shares a sultry new remix from producer Marcel Everett, better known as XXYYXX. The Orlando based 19 year old strips away the syth-pop production taking it to a far more sensual and complicated place. You can expect heavy R&B influences and sophisticated dark overtones with this remix. “After releasing my single […]

Follow These 30 Photographers On Instagram To Enrich Your Life

Thanks to Instagram, we can experience far away places, exotic scenes, culturally significant events, mentally stimulating and downright gorgeous images from... The post Follow These 30 Photographers On Instagram To Enrich Your Life appeared first on Lifehack.

Star Wars-inspired travel destinations for getting far, far away

You don't have to visit a galaxy far away to vacation like the space-savvy adventurers in Star Wars. Even though Endor, Tattooine and Hoth are fictional places, there are real-life alternatives that provide all the benefits of a getaway — without the intergalactic danger. See also: 30 'Star Wars' Facts You Didn't Know May the Fourth, a.k.a. Show More Summary

Saving the Oceans

Since it is Earthday and all… a video about saving the oceans, those little places that are special and far away and most folks don’t think of too much. Except us, anglers, we think about them all the time.

The Most Beautiful Book About Weed You've Ever Seen

Buds is a new Pentagram-designed guide to different weed strains that won't look out of place alongside your Mies monographs. When weed was an entirely illicit substance, professional designers stayed far away from it—both to avoid tarnishing...Show More Summary

A World Where Nothing Gets Lost

Despite decades of medical and cosmetic innovations, we haven’t quite yet reached Never-Never Land, where no one ever grows older. But we’re not that far away from a related place, Never-Lost Land, where no one and nothing gets lost....Show More Summary

Photos of the best cosplay from 'Star Wars Celebration'

“Star Wars Celebration,” an annual gathering of all things celebrating a galaxy far, far, away, took place April 16-19 in Anaheim, California. Many turned out to see new footage from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," learn details about the first spinoff film, and to hear the original cast speak on panels. Show More Summary

Yoda? Is It Thou? Figure In 14th Century Manuscript Looks Familiar

5 months agoNews : The Two-Way

A long time ago, in a place far away, a manuscript was created with an enigmatic figure who looks a great deal like a certain little — and yet powerful — green guy from the Star Wars films.

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