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Gullah Heritage Trail in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

The Atlantic coast of South Carolina is home to a largely forgotten culture and language that nevertheless continues to thrive far away from mainstream American culture in both place and time. The Gullah people of South Carolina andShow More Summary

Health workers make ultimate sacrifice to battle Ebola

Placed in a disinfected coffin and driven alongside two bagged bodies on a flatbed truck, Modupeh Cole is buried without ceremony, tribute or tears, far away from his loved-ones. The eminent doctor, a specialist of some renoun at the...Show More Summary

“A Galaxy Far, Far Away” Is Coming To “The Most Magical Place On Earth”

2 weeks agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Next year, The House of Mouse will be doing more for Star Wars fans than bringing the franchise back to the silver screen–they’ll also be expanding the brand’s presence in their worldwide theme parks in a BIG way: Disney CEO Bob Iger said on Tuesday during an earnings call that the company is: developing designs […]

BlackBerry And My Ex-Girlfriend

ByQuoth the Raven: A very long time ago in a far away place, a lovely ex-girlfriend of mine put the song "I Like What You Say" by Nada Surf onto a mix-CD for me. Remember mix CDs? And, yes, for those of you playing along at home, I'm 12 years old. Show More Summary

Watch the First 7 Minutes of the New Star Wars TV Show, Rebels

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, an amazing adventure took place... Those words, the original unedited prelude George Lucas wrote for his 1977 movie, could just as easily apply to this — Star Wars Rebels, the first piece of...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Attacks Ebola-Infected U.S. Doctors

This stupid that is Donald Trump is like the Blob. It keeps growing and growing and as he grows it only gets nastier as well: The U.S. cannot allow EBOLA infected people back. People that go to far away places to help out are great-but must suffer the consequences! — Donald J. Show More Summary

Movie Review: Guardians Of The Galaxy puts the swagger back into space opera

Turns out the galaxy far, far away is a pretty boring place to visit without someone around to roll his eyes, put the moves on royalty, and demand to get paid. George Lucas learned that lesson the hard way when he failed to supply his Star Wars prequels with a Han Solo equivalent—an irreverent personality to offset all the poker-faced Jedi business. Show More Summary

The Beginning of the End for Firefox

Back in 2009 Firefox was on top of the world, enjoying the good life as the world’s go-to alternative Web browser, alternative to the far and away first place finisher Internet Explorer that is. Sure the browser’s second place 23.75 percent of the market share wasn’t world beating, but it was respectable; life was good [...]

Eyewitness to Israeli beating of teenager Tarek Abu Khdeir: It was ‘an ambush’

An eyewitness to the brutal beating of Palestinian-American teen Tarek Abu Khdeir says that he was far away from the clashes taking place in Shuafat when he was pummeled by undercover Israeli forces. Leen Barghouti, the eyewitness, called the attack an "ambush" in her first interview with the media since witnessing the beating. Show More Summary

6 Must-See Spots in Glasgow

Glasgow is having quite a year. One of Fodor's Top 10 Places to Go This Summer, the city is playing host to the Commonwealth Games later this month as well as the MTV Europe Music Awards in November; not far away, there's a charming new hotel owned by tennis star Andy Murray. Show More Summary

Star Wars Episode VII: Frankfurt

Star Wars fanatic Frank Wunderlich can’t wait until Star Wars: Episode VII drops, so he made up his own “leaked” footage – though his movie takes place at Germany’s Frankfurt Airport, rather than a galaxy far, far away.

NASA reveals fantastic light show from black hole

In a galaxy far, far away… a pretty impressive light show is going on. NASA has captured the galactic display taking place on NGC 4258, some 23 million light years from Earth.

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2 months agoDance / Ballet : Haglund's Heel

Look, we have to keep this a secret ecretsay. One of our favorite Haglund'eelers who lives in a far off place passed us a link to the first episode of the new season which he captured and stashed away. The...

This Temporary Cubicle Hotel Is The Absolute Best Way To See Le Mans

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

For a town that hosts one of the most incredible racing events in the world, Le Mans is short on places to stay. The places that are nice are far away, the places that are there are crappy and expensive. So what do you do for the race? You build your own hotel. Read more...

Spain's World Cup Party Is Over, but It's Time to Start Planning Another

What a party that was, the best one of my life. It lasted six years and allowed me to sing, dance and drink cava in places as far away as Vienna, Johannesburg and Kiev. And now it’s over. And after we all get over the mother and father...Show More Summary

A Map Of Your Favorite Fictional Places, From Oz To Loompaland

Wondernode maps out the supposed and filmed locations of fictional lands around the world. We nerds all know that Tatooine was in a galaxy far, far away. But if you wanted to visit its filmed location on planet Earth, where would you...Show More Summary

For Dems, ‘welfare reform’ wasn’t always an untouchable phrase

CHANGING TIMES, PLACES: Once upon a time, in a land not too far away, Democrat Don Beyer pushed welfare reform legislation. The former lieutenant governor and businessman now has a clear shot at a congressional seat. By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA, Va. — For Democrats, the words “welfare reform” haven’t always translated...

Skype’s iPhone app will soon look like its Windows Phone sibling, & that’s a very good thing

Skype has become synonymous with video-chatting with friends and loved ones in far away places. You find a quiet place in your house, pull out your laptop, log in, and get the video chat and life-updating going. But now the …

Teens About As Horrified By '90s Internet As You'd Expect

Once upon a time in a land not so far away, an amazing new technology had the whole world abuzz. If you had a computer and dial-up modem, you could suddenly find yourself transported to a wondrous place in a matter of minutes. That places was called... Show More Summary

COLLEGE STUDENTS: We Want Photos And Stories From Your Awesome Summer Adventures

Are you doing something incredible this summer? Maybe you're volunteering in a far away place, studying at a school abroad, or spending your 3 months off traveling the world. We want to hear about it for Business Insider's education section. Show More Summary

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