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This Could be the Largest Flying X-Wing Model Yet

At five feet (1.5m) in length, Rodger Cleye's X-wing could be the largest flying Star Wars model to date. Except that since it's built with a framework of PVC piping to keep it light, it's the last thing the Rebels will ever want to take into battle. Read More >>

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Harrison 'Han Solo' Ford Doesn't Care Who Shot First

Ever since George Lucas started tweaking (read -- ruining) Star Wars, one question has been raised more than any other from the sci-fi universe: in that fateful face-off between Han Solo and Greedo, who really shot first? Read More >>

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French Artist Makes a Temporary Home Inside a Bear Carcass

Taking a leaf out of Luke and Han's book on tauntaun-slashing sleeping bags, French artist Abraham Poincheval is spending two weeks living inside a hollowed-out bear carcass, sparingly equipped with the tools he'd need to live in the cramped enclosure with relative comfort. Read More >>

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Everything We Know So Far About Star Wars: Episode VII

When it was announced that Disney would be making more Star Wars films some people celebrated, and others died a little inside as they anticipated Jar Jar 2.0. Now that filming on Episode VII has begun, how much do we actually know about this film? Read More >>

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Attention Nerf Herders: Looks Like Chewbacca is Coming Back to the Big Screen

Star Wars fans rejoice! As filming on Episode VII begins it's been confirmed that everybody's favourite big walking carpet will be returning for another adventure in a galaxy far far away. That's right, we're going to see more of Chewbacca. Read More >>

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Star Wars: Episode VII Has Begun Filming Even as Casting Continues

The Force is strong with Disney's first stab at bringing the Star Wars universe back to cinemas, with a studio boss announcing that the production's cameras have already started rolling weeks ahead of schedule. Read More >>

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George Lucas Explains the Birth of Lightsabers

The lightsaber is perhaps the best ever sci-fi weapon—but how did it come to appear in the Star Wars movies? In this short documentary, George Lucas, actor Mark Hamill, and sound designer Ben Burtt discuss how the lightsaber was born. Read More >>

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Darth Vader Will Run for President of Ukraine

While the Sith lord generally resides in a galaxy far, far away, he seems to have particular interest in Ukrainian politics. As he told RT News, "I am prepared to take responsibility for the fate of this country, if fellow citizens do me this high honour. I alone can make an empire out of a republic, to restore former glory, to return lost territories and pride for this country," Vader said. Read More >>

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Playing Star Wars at Home in Mexico City

Darth Maul has probably made you a coffee—at least if you've been to Mexico City. This is one conclusion you can draw from photographer Marcel Rius's Fanatic Wars. He's spent years documenting Star Wars cosplayers and collectors in Mexico, visiting their homes and putting together a visual answer to the question: how do you live with Star Wars? Read More >>

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Next Star Wars Film Set 30 Years After Return of the Jedi

Disney and Lucasfilm have let loose with even more news about the next horrifying exciting Star Wars film additions, confirming that Episode VII will commence shooting at Buckinghamshire's Pinewood Studios in May, the UK's fifth Star Wars filming stint. What we're still waiting for is confirmation of who's to star in this and coming episodes, like the rumoured Adam Driver (pictured) of Girls fame. Read More >>

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Awesome Decals Turn Your Toilet Bowl Into a Deadly Sarlacc Pit

Let's face it: after earning you lavish praise at age two, successfully making a bowel movement in the toilet has probably started to lose some of its appeal. Fortunately for you, the Sarlacc Toilet is here to put the excitement back into your porcelain-bowl routine. Read More >>

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Behold the New 3,296-piece Lego Star Wars Sandcrawler!

It's not the massive Sandcrawler Ultimate Collector Edition every Star Wars and Lego nerd in the world wanted, but it's pretty damn good. 3,296 pieces! Here we got all the official images. It really looks fantastic. Read More >>

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23 Per Cent of Americans Think MP3 is a Robot From Star Wars

A survey of some non-nerdy Americans threw up some baffling holes in the knowledge of the nation, with 11 per cent of people asked thinking "HTML" is a form of sexually-transmitted disease and 12 per cent thinking "USB" is the acronym of a European country. You'd never get answers that stupid in the United States of Britain. Read More >>

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That Time a Japanese Ad Firm Ripped Off Star Wars to Sell Fish

A long time ago, in a suspiciously similar galaxy just far enough away to avoid copyright litigation, the Hagoromo fish-canning company realised it could totally cash in on an overseas pop culture craze. This is the result. Use the Force, Luke...to try this delicious "sea-chicken" tuna snack. Read More >>

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Lightsaber BBQ Tongs for the Evil Sith Grillmaster in Your Life

The Star Wars movies kind of painted the Sith as evil, unredeemable monsters. But between blowing up planets and wiping out the Jedi, even Darth Vader and the Emperor must need some R&R time, and presumably that involves the occasional BBQ where these lightsaber tongs would be invaluable. Read More >>

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Is Girls Anti-Hero Adam Driver Star Wars: Episode VII's "New Darth Vader"?

We're pretty sure that Mark "Luke Skywalker" Hamill, Harrison "Han Solo" Ford and Carrie "Princess Leia" Fisher are reprising their most-loved roles for J. J. Abrams Star Wars: Episode VII. Will Adam Driver of Girls fame be the villain wielding the Dark Side of the Force against them? Read More >>

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