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Star Wars’ Imperial March Performed on 8 Floppy Drives [Video]

MrSolidSnake745 has recreated plenty of amazing songs via his 8 floppy drives setup, and this one is particularly good. Check it out! [MrSolidSnake745]

'Star Wars 7' Trailer to Introduce the Main Villain?

The main 'Star Wars The Force Awakens' villain is rumored to appear in the trailer, and is a cross between an Imperial Guard and Darth Reven. [...]

As a Poppy-Flooded Armistice Day Ends, a Major WWI Library May Close

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

Armistice Day just passed in this year marking the centenary of the start of World War I, and now there’s news a major public resource on that history may close. The Imperial War Museum (IWM) library in London is reportedly under threat as the institution faces a major budget cut. As the BBC stated, the Prospect trade union “said a £4M [~$6.28M] cut […]

Prince William Suits Up to Celebrate SkillForce's 10th Anniversary at Gala Dinner!

Prince William keeps it dapper in a suit while attending the SkillForce 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner held at the Imperial War Museum on Wednesday (November 12) in London, England. The 32-year-old royal, who is a patron for the charity, met three groups of primary school children from Slough, Norwich and Watford at the event – [...]

Man Walks 5,600 Miles across Australia in Stormtrooper Armor

last weekOdd : Neatorama

Now this is obviously a good idea. But Scott Loxley is doing more than being cool by dressing as a stormtrooper from Star Wars. He's a member of the 501st Legion, a charitable organization operated by Imperial stormtroopers. Loxley plans...Show More Summary

Women's Royal Air Force With Dog

Women's Royal Air Force with Dog on Parade, 1918 In honor of Veterans Day today. Via Buzzfeed by way of Imperial War Museums Prints.

Noah Berlatsky on the U.K.'s Crazy Copyright Scheme

last weekNews : Reason

This year is the centenary of the beginning of World War I. Visitors to the Imperial War Museum, the National Library of Scotland, the University of Leeds, and other sites have the chance to view special exhibitions associated with the historical event. In each of the displays, several cases are empty. Show More Summary

Star Wars Rebels Goes Inside The Stormtroopers' Training Academy

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Star Wars Rebels finally feels like it has settled in with this episode, focusing less on Ezra's adjustments and more on an actual spy job. And when Ezra goes undercover at the Imperial Academy, we learn how the Empire is training its soldiers—and are reminded that Stormtroopers were all kids once. Read more...

Empire or Republic: Imperial Wars and Domestic Epidemics “You Can’t Have Wars and Public Health”

By James Petras, 99GetSmart Washington escalates its military interventions abroad, launching simultaneous air and ground attacks in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan; multiplying drone attacks in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia; training, arming...Show More Summary

On That Day I Left My Boyhood Behind

Susan Burnett, at Imperial College London, writes:My grandfather, Norman Marshall Woodcock, was called up on the day that war was declared in 1914. He came home five years later. For fifty years after his return he rarely spoke about what had happened, but he cried each year on Remembrance Sunday. Show More Summary

12 WAYS JIM CROW IS WINNING IN 2014

Twelve Ways Jim Crow is Winning in 2014 by Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman Freepress.org Jim Crow is already the big winner in this year’s election. The corporate elite needs him to gouge the planet, wage perpetual imperial war and rule the rest of us. So the voting rights of millions of student, elderly, black, Hispanic [...]

Star Wars: Commander Adds “Death Troopers” to a New Limited-Time Campaign

3 weeks agoMobile / Mobile Apps : 148Apps

The scientists of a secret Imperial research facility on Dandoran have reported an “oopsie” – there’s outbreak of zombie Death Troopers! Star Wars: Commander, by Disney, is getting “The Sickness” Campaign for Halloween. Undead Stormtroopers, infected by an Imperial bioweapons project, are terrorizing the Empire and the Rebellion alike. Show More Summary

Propaganda Alert: Chemical Weapons Again Being Used as Excuse for Imperial War in the Middle East

Remember Saddam Hussein’s “weapons of mass destruction” during the Bush II Administration?  Remember the Assad regime in Syria being accused of using chemical weapons by Obama as justification for American military intervention in Syria not so long ago? Remember first Prime Minister Cameron and then President Obama failing to get the votes in Parliament and [...]

Solidarity to the Kurdish People! United Front against Imperialism!-KKE (ML)

The siege of the Kurdish city of Kobanê in northern Syria, the hundreds of dead in and around it, and the thousands of Kurdish displaced war refugees, is one more mass human tragedy in the Middle East. Nowadays in the region that extends from Afghanistan, to Palestine, to Iraq, to Syria, to Libya and [...]

Star Wars Manhat-atan Poster

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away? Not this time because the Star Wars Manhat-atan Poster brings the battle between the Rebels and the Empire to the here and now. Imperial weapons look intimidating enough when stomping across the icy plains of Hoth or the wilderness of Endor but they look extra […]

Star Wars I Have You Now T-Shirt

The Dark Lord of the Sith strikes a menacing pose on the Star Wars I Have You Now T-Shirt, making it seem like joining the Dark Side might be the safest move to make. Standing in front of a large version of his helmet and the Imperial symbol, Darth Vader reaches out with the power […]

A Day in the Life of a Wartime Housewife, London, 1941

Here's a photo series from the Imperial War Museum showing a daily life of a wartime housewife - Mrs Olive Day - in London. The photographs show some of the grim realities of living in wartime Britain in 1941. Mrs Day wakes up at 7am at her home in Drayton Gardens, South Kensington. Show More Summary

Star Wars Rebels Reveals What R2-D2 And C-3PO Did After Episode III

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Now that we've met the rogues of Star Wars Rebels, the Ghost's crew attempts a good old-fashioned heist. They run into a pair of familiar droids—R2-D2 and C-3pO—but what are they doing with an Imperial agent? Read more...

These Star Wars Propaganda Posters Make Us Want To Join The Empire

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Star Wars' Rebel Alliance may have had justice on its side, but the Empire had some of the coolest-looking ships and designs overall. And now, a new book called Star Wars: Imperial Handbook includes some great-looking Imperial propaganda. We've got an exclusive sneak peek. Read more...

NYCC 'Star Wars Rebels' Clip Shows Off Hera's Piloting Skills

In afresh 'Star Wars Rebels' clip from NYCC, Hera demonstrates her superior piloting skills while outrunning an Imperial TIE Fighter. [...]

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