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Paris, France-based artist Nicolas Amiard used his photo...

Paris, France-based artist Nicolas Amiard used his photo manipulation skills to envision Star Wars spacecraft crashed into cities around the world. From the wreckage of an Imperial Star Destroyer looming over the Parisian cityscape to...Show More Summary

Tomgram: Engelhardt, What Happened to War?

yesterdayNews : TomDispatch

The rise and fall of great powers and their imperial domains has been a central fact of history for centuries...

The new 'Star Wars' game is a love letter to 'Star Wars' superfans

Who doesn't want to take on Darth Vader's Imperial forces, carefully toppling a massive AT-AT walker as Storm Troopers scatter for their lives across the snow-covered hills of Hoth? Perhaps you're more of a Darth yourself, and the hippie...Show More Summary

Star Wars Snowtrooper ArtFX+ Statue 2-Pack

This Star Wars Snowtrooper ArtFX+ Statue 2-Pack will be the beginning of your Snowtrooper army. From Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back comes these 2 elite Imperial troopers known as Snowtroopers! They are deployed in cold climates to do the Empire’s bidding. The Star Wars Snowtrooper ArtFX+ Statue 2-Pack includes multiple arm parts for display […]

Shedding Imperial Conceit

In the summer of 1971, I spent some time in London on my way to Lebanon where I was to begin my dissertation research. I had left the United States consumed with our long war in Vietnam. Out of my American bubble, I was soon to discover...Show More Summary

JURASSIC BIKER - Imperial Innovation Run Amok

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

JURASSIC BIKER by ALIENBIKER23 Even though that war in the stars between Imperial and Rebel forces took place a long, long time ago you rarely see that ancient setting addressed in the movies. It's all clone troopers, droids and starships,...Show More Summary

The 12 Most Incompetent Imperial Officers in Star Wars

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You can’t swing a dead womprat on a Star Destroyer without hitting a terminated Imperial officer, Force-choked to death by Darth Vader for some failure or another. But who deserved their termination the most? These dozen would-be heroes of the Empire, that’s who. Read more...

Shinzo Abe must find the courage to finally end Japan's history wars

On 22 June, 1965, South Korea and Japan signed their Treaty on Basic Relations, the fundament for the current relationship. With this week's 50th anniversary and next month's 70th anniversary of Imperial Japan's defeat in World War II, all eyes are on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Show More Summary

Japan's Secret WWII Tunnels Finally Open

On a hillside overlooking a field where students play volleyball, an inconspicuous entrance leads down a slope—and seemingly back in time—to Japan's secret Imperial Navy headquarters in the final months of World War II. Here, Japan's navy leaders made plans for the fiercest battles from late 1944 to...

Unit 731 Museum in Harbin, China

Unit 731 was a covert biological and chemical warfare research and development wing of the Imperial Japanese Army that undertook lethal human experimentation during the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945) and World War II. Commanded...Show More Summary

Artist Digitally Inserts Wrecked ‘Star Wars’ Spaceships Into Actual Photos of Major Cities Around the World

last weekHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Paris Paris, France-based artist Nicolas Amiard of the BETC ad agency has digitally inserted images of wrecked Star Wars spaceships into actual photos of major cities around the world. A destroyed Imperial Star Destroyer ends its journey in Paris, the legendary Millennium Falcon gets stuck in New York City, and more. Amiard’s entire series of […]

Star Wars Spaceships Crash Landing on Earth

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

The Imperial insurance adjustor's not going to like this! French artist Nicolas Amiard has created a set of composite photographs depicting what would happen if starships from the Star Wars universe crash landed on planet Earth. As he...Show More Summary

Bespoke Binoculars from WWII Offered Exclusively to Readers

For a limited time, readers are offered the exclusive opportunity to own a rare piece of World War II history—an immaculately restored set of giant Imperial Japanese Navy Nighttime Combat Binoculars available from theShow More Summary

What Makes A Museum Great?

“The redesigned atrium of South London’s Imperial War Museum tells the story of 20th Century war through objects such as guns, vehicles and clothing. Permanent World War One galleries have opened as a reminder of the conflict’s size and devastation, including interactive displays on life in the trenches. The museum employs advisers on how to […]

“Star Wars Rebels” Returns for Season 2

"Star Wars Rebels" returns to Disney XD for Season 2, with a special one-hour premiere, with the Rebels returning to Lothal to save a defecting Imperial officer, only to draw the attention of the Empire’s most dreaded agent - Darth Vader in "The Siege of Lothal".

Great Job, Internet!: What if the spaceships from Star Wars crash-landed on Earth?

That opening image from the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, of an Imperial Destroyer crashed on a planet that is definitely not Tattooine, was probably a more appealing shot than anything from all three of the prequels combined. Show More Summary

Star Wars AT-AT Driver ArtFX+ Statue

This Star Wars AT-AT Driver ArtFX+ Statue is awesome. He was one of my favorite Star wars figures as a kid, so I have to get this one. AT-AT drivers are pilots that operate the Imperial Army’s AT-AT walkers. They were first seen on Hoth in Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back. […]

Walkers Dead - Rotten At The Core

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Walkers Dead by Victorsbeard Empire officials assumed the zombie plague sweeping through the galaxy wouldn't have any effect on droids or other mechanical beings, much less the Imperial machines used to wage war across the stars, but they were dead wrong. Show More Summary

The Middle East Policy of President John Ellis ‘Jeb’ Bush: Iraq, Iran Wars?

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

It is hard to know what Jeb Bush’s Middle East policy would be from his wibbly-wobbly pronouncements, but that it would be imperial and aggressive can be deduced from his foreign policy advisory team.

EA debuts survival mode in Star Wars Battlefront

We saw a bit of Star Wars Battlefront's competitive multiplayer earlier today, but at Sony's press conference tonight, Patrick Bach of DICE showed off its cooperative survival mode. A small team of rebels fight off the Imperial forces...Show More Summary

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