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A Bitter George Lucas Says He Sold Star Wars to 'the White Slavers'

He releases all his anger in a new interview.<p>You almost feel bad for George Lucas: He has to sit back and watch Disney take over his beloved franchise and crank out the biggest movie in the world right now. Critics and fans alike heap praise on a film that he has nothing to do with. Since he likens …

Star Wars

Amazing Final Images Of Stars Right Before They Die

The future of our Sun is very clear: someday it will run out of hydrogen in its core, expand into a red giant, where it will fuse helium until it runs out of that. Afterwards, it blows off its outer layers, forming a planetary nebula, while its core contracts down to a white dwarf.<p>This fate, common …

Cosmology

No one knows why an ancient Japanese Buddha statue lost half its hair curls

Japanese academics scratch their heads over the conundrum of an ancient Buddha statue that appears to have lost its hair<p>An ancient Buddha statue in Japan is causing consternation among academics after apparently suffering from extensive hair loss, according to new research.<p>The Great Buddha of Nara, …

Back to the Future Day Has Finally Arrived

It’s Oct. 21, 2015, and the future has arrived — at least, the future to which Michael J. Fox traveled as Marty McFly in <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>, …

There's A New Taylor Swift Meme Sweeping Tumblr

Haters gonna hate.

Bindi Irwin Wows Crowd with 'Crocodile Rock' Tribute to Father Steve Irwin on DWTS

Bindi Irwin started off her <i>Dancing with the Stars</i> run with a roar Monday night, doing the jive to “Crocodile Rock.”<p>Bindi said she’s competing in the …

Refugee crisis: Chaos as Hungary blocks most migrants at Serbian border

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hungary closed one of the main routes Tuesday that migrants are using to reach the European Union -- plugging the final hole in its border fence with Serbia, implementing harsh new rules for anyone attempting to enter illegally and leaving hundreds massed on its border.<p>A railway carriage …

European Union

Fish diet could help to keep depression at bay

Consuming diet that is high in fish could be easy way of preventing symptoms of depression, as survey finds it lowers risk by up to a fifth<p>Eating a portion of fish a day could ward off depression, scientists believe.<p>Studies involving more than 150,000 people found that a high fish diet lowers the …

New Species On Human Family Tree Discovered In Ancient Mass Grave

Homo naledi had small brains but human-like traits, upending the fossil record<p>In September of 2013, two cave explorers, on a routine exploration in South Africa happened upon a collection of fossils that would soon question our current understanding of humans’ ancestral history. While probing a …

R.E.M. Tells Donald Trump And Other Politicians To ‘Go F*ck Yourselves’ For Using Their Tunes

On Wednesday, one of the writers of Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger” went on CNN to complain about the use of their song at a rally (held by Mike Huckabee) for Kim Davis’ release from jail on Tuesday. The main objective by Survivor member/co-writer Jim Peterik was that the song was unauthorized for …