How history mixed with fashion in the 40s.
By James Petras, 99GetSmart Introduction Over the past 50 years the US and European powers have engaged in countless imperial wars throughout the world. The drive for world supremacy has been clothed in the rhetoric of “world leadership”, the consequences have been devastating for the peoples targeted. The biggest, longest and most numerous wars have been [...]
It’s the Ghost crew versus an Imperial Star Destroyer, and Kanan and Ezra versus The Inquisitor in the tense trailer for "Fire Across the Galaxy."
Well, okay, everyone expects the Inquisitor — and it's no surprise when he starts resorting to torture. So it's up to the Ghost's crew to enact a rescue mission before one of their own ends up in one of the Empire's nastier spots. Read more...
I’ve been a strong opponent of the Global War OF Terror that is being waged by the United States of Imperialism since the false flag attack on 9/11/01. I believe the War OF Terror is based on a giant lie and treasonous crime (9/11) and it is being used as a guise to implement what [...]
The former imperial capital of Hue sits just below what was once the DMZ between North and South Vietnam and was, near the end of the war, the site of some its fiercest fighting. You’ve seen it in newsreel footage—and recreated (in England)...Show More Summary
Grant Griffin is an American artist who has worked with game companies like S2 Games (Heroes of Newerth), DeNA and Dire Wolf. He's also quite the fan artist, as his Star Wars pieces show. Read more...
I always wanted to see the actual infantry attacks on the Hoth's Rebel Base. Not just a couple scenes but a full Saving Private Ryan's Normandy invasion battle with a ton of imperial storm troopers led by Darth Vader. Apparently illustrator Dave Dorman had the same idea in mind. Here's his vision. Read more...
- Langrisser takes place in an era of turbulence, where war breaks out between three powers - the three powers are Brightness, Imperial, and Darkness - Brightness is an organization that centers around the church that follows the Goddess...Show More Summary
Like most sci-fi shows on Fox, Off the Grid is getting canceled (we're all saying goodbye, actually). In this season finale of the board and card game series I had hoped to evolve over time, we're keeping our spirits high with a look at two recent,...
Imperial Stormtroopers can’t shoot straight, but they do know how to save money. They probably have to take an economics class in training. This Star Wars Stormtrooper Vinyl Bust Bank is all you need to save your money for more cool toys. This Stormtrooper with a love of money measures 8 inches tall and he […]
This mahoosive model of the Eclipse-Class Super Star Destroyer from Dark Horse's Star Wars: Dark Empire comics more than lives up to the excessive grandeur of the Imperial Navy. Just as it was ridiculously oversized in the comic, it's ridiculously (and awesomely) oversized here. Read more...
History buffs will be fascinated by this account of D-Day, based on hours of research in the Imperial War Museum, London. The Spectator calls it “Incomparable. The voices speak with utter immediacy of fear, determination, bewilderment,...Show More Summary
Cost of an impressive battleship? Zero dollars. Cost of overthrowing the galaxy? Priceless. Star Wars fans in Portland, Oregon, gave away their handmade, bike-powered Imperial Star Destroyer for absolutely nothing on Craigslist. No credits. Show More Summary
Residents of Portland, Oregon are in for a treat, as a custom-made, bicycle-powered, 22-foot-long Imperial I-class Star Destroyer parade float is currently available for free on Craigslist. The Star Wars-themed float fits in a standard road lane and requires four bicyclists to operate it. The current owner gives a stern warning about the seriousness of […]
Star Wars lawn ornaments. They're not just for Hoth anymore. Though this Imperial AT-AT Walker would look more at home on a snowy lawn. And it can be yours for just $39.99 from Thinkgeek.com.
Rumor has it that British actress and model Amybeth Hargreaves will don the Imperial armor of a Stormtrooper in JJ Abrams' "Star Wars" sequel.
The Star Wars Imperial TIE Fighter Pilot Sixth-Scale Figure looks tough enough to handle problems with the Rebel scum even when he’s not sitting in the cockpit of a TIE fighter. Standing 12-inches-tall, this intimidating-looking fighter pilot is ready for battle, dressed in highly-detailed outfit that includes a flight helmet, gas transfer hoses, and a life […]
A newly digitised Boer war diary of the 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen by Major F.W. Toll shows “actual movements and marches of the unit whilst attached to Genl. Plumers’column” from April 1901 through May 1902. It is in the John Oxley Library as part of Collection OM84-11. The Toll diary immediately transports one through time [...]
Seven-year-old Liam Porter of Augusta, Georgia was presented with a 3D-printed prosthetic arm modeled after Star Wars Imperial Stormtroopers when he emerged from a theater at Regal 20 Cinemas. Members of the 501st Legion of costumed Stormtroopers presented Porter with the arm designed by E-Nabling the Future, along with a matching helmet and made the […]