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JetBlue is Offering $29 Flights to 31 Cities for Leap Day

Find out how to travel across the country for $29.<p>Leap Year might not mean much to most people (unless you're one of those people that only gets a …

Travel

Remote Control R2-D2 Mini Fridge

Posted in Gear<p>This life-size, remote control R2-D2 is a fridge that will not only keep your drinks cold, it will also cruise right over & deliver …

Theme Park Attractions to Look Forward to in 2016

<i>Artist concept of Star Wars-Themed Land at Disneyland Resort (Courtesy Disney)</i><p>Expect to see a whopping number of new attractions at popular theme parks around the country by summer 2016. From super tall roller coasters that dive lightning fast to elaborately-themed new magical lands, parks are …

Xiaomi’s Second Wearable Device Tracks Your Sleep, Steps And Heart Rate For $15

Xiaomi’s much-speculated second wearable device is now official, after the Chinese company unveiled the Mi Band Pulse.<p>A report from Canalys earlier this year speculated that the Mi Band, the company’s debut wearable, made Xiaomi the world’s second largest seller of wearables behind only Fitbit. …

Supersize schools: how big is too big … 2,000? Or 4,000?

A new wave of huge schools is planned to add places without new buildings. But there are fears the most vulnerable pupils could suffer<p>Ian Wilson is either a very caring headteacher or he enjoys memory games, judging by his study: the walls are papered with individual photos of 1,350 pupils so he …

Income inequality in America

Just pocket change for your average Wall Street worker<p>At the end of 2014 there were 1,007,000 Americans who worked full-time at the federal minimum …

Income Inequality

IDF warns soldiers: Beware of CIA recruitment

Channel 2 reports warning issued to all IDF personnel.<p>><br>• ><p>IDF soldiers storm a target during the ground incursion into Gaza. (photo credit: IDF)<p>Channel …

The Hunt for Hitler

<i>This piece has been edited since it was first published to reflect a more critical view of the programme.</i>

Microsoft lets you build apps for Windows 10 in less than 10 minutes

Microsoft has made tweaks to App Studio that allows users who don’t have prior knowledge of code to submit an app in less than 10 minutes.<p>Traditionally, users would need to install Visual Studio and tap out reams of code, but with Microsoft’s new step-by-step process, you can build an app using a …

The 10 Worst-Ranked Companies for Christian Consumers Who Are Deeply Motivated by Their Faith

Just one day after releasing rankings for more than 300 brands, Faith Driven Consumer has unveiled the 10 lowest-rated companies when it comes to marketing efforts aimed at targeting and cultivating Christian consumers.<p>According to the Faith Equality Index — which measures which brands are the most …

A Practice That Stops Binge Eating & Increases Happiness

<b>“Be nice to yourself. It’s hard to be happy when someone is mean to you all the time.” ~Christine Arylo</b><p>When the alarm went off, the haze of a dream …

Lucasfilm and Disney Might Be Retiring Slave Leia Merchandise

New Apple TV beats Roku at its own game

“I’d like to create an integrated television set that is completely easy to use. It would be seamlessly synced with all of your devices and with iCloud. It will have the simplest user interface you could imagine. I finally cracked it.” — Steve Jobs, from Walter Isaacson’s biography.<p>Apple’s latest …

'The Force Awakens' cast members support campaign to let terminally ill fan see movie early

The hashtag is being used on Twitter to gain the attention of Walt Disney Studios. Supporters of "ForceForDaniel," hope the studio will allow Fleetwood to watch the film before its Dec. 18 release.<p>Fleetwood has spindle cell sarcoma, a rare form of connective tissue cancer. Doctors informed him in …

Oh, Hey! The CIA Admitted To Lying About JFK’s Assassination, But No One Really Noticed

After the Bay of Pigs fiasco in the early ’60s, John F. Kennedy forced out then-director of the CIA, Allen Dulles, replacing him with engineer John McCone. McCone was an outsider to the “boy’s club” at the CIA, and Kennedy hoped the new director might shake things up and bring a fresh perspective …

Fidel Castro

Could soda break your heart?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Guys, listen up: There's another reason to limit your intake of sugary or artificially sweetened sodas: It might contribute to heart failure. Researchers followed the food habits of 42,000 Swedish men over 12 years and found that men who drank at least two sweetened beverages a day had a …

Donald Trump Says He Carries a Gun ‘Sometimes a Lot’

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has long acknowledged that he has a concealed carry permit for a firearm, but at Wednesday night’s …

Missing Luke in the new The Force Awakens trailer? Now he’s in all the scenes

When the latest trailer for <i>The Force Awakens</i> dropped, a lot of people were curious where Luke Skywalker was in all the hubbub. He’s not even featured …

32 Memes Only People On The Internet Before 2010 Will Understand

Time for a trip down meme-ry lane.

Read This: Maybe we’ve all been underestimating Jar Jar Binks

“Yoosa should follow me now, okeeday?” So said Jar Jar Binks in <i>Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace</i>, and maybe it was damned good advice. A …

Yahoo!

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'Emperor Palpatine' wins Ukraine city council election

A 25-year-old man who works as ‘emperor’ for ‘LLC Palpatine Finance Group’ won a local government seat during a race that saw many Star Wars-themed names in the running<p>The PR campaign for Star Wars: The Force Awakens saw an unexpected and unintended boost this week after a candidate known as …

Darth Vader

18 Times The Internet Told The Truth About Grandmas

Me: I haven't eaten all day. Grandma: *hops on scooter*

This Is How To Survive If You Lose Everything (Including Your Home)

<i>The following survival guide was originally published by Nomad at The Survivalist Blog.</i><p><i>Editor’s Note: With the global economy in shambles and</i> …

15 American Campsites To Visit At Least Once In Your Life

It is so easy to forget about the wonders that the U.S. has to offer! That's why you need to see these campsites at least once in your life!

Is Stephen Hawking Right About Hostile Aliens?

E.T. was the perfect extraterrestrial: Cute, smart and — best of all — a perfect pacifist.<p>Unfortunately, scientists aren't so sure that an actual …

Microsoft will give you a $300 discount for your old MacBook

Microsoft is currently offering a trade-in deal worth up to $300, InformationWeek reports.<p>The so-called Easy TradeUp deal allows customers to trade …

Here’s Your First Look at War for the Planet of the Apes

<i>War</i> has begun.<p>Matt Reeves announced the beginning of filming on <i>War for the Planet of the Apes</i>, the sequel to <i>Dawn of the Planet of the Apes</i>, by …

Woody Harrelson

Could This Edible Water Bubble Help End the Plastic Bottle Epidemic?

The amount of plastic waste that we as a human race produce every single day has become a serious concern in recent years. With over 700 marine …

Green Living