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Unstoppable force? The earning power of Star Wars

<b>A LOT of things get blown up in any Star Wars film, and The Force Awakens is no exception. But of all the things that get smashed, the box office has been as wrecked as any poor Imperial tie-fighter.</b><p>The list of records being set by this film is dizzying. The biggest opening weekend in American …

Why 'Making a Murderer' Is Netflix's Most Significant Show Ever

Netflix is no stranger to successful shows, and many of them have had their moment in the sun at one point or another the past few years. <i>House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Bojack Horseman, Master of None, Daredevil, Jessica Jones</i>. All of these shows have been …

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Deleted Scenes from Script [Spoilers!]

Some unanswered questions are starting to come to light.<p>Thanks to Disney releasing the screenplay to members of the Writers Guild of America for …

Luke Skywalker

Every single L.A. Times 'Star Wars' movie review from 1977 to 2005

Prepping a "Star Wars" binge this weekend? We've got you covered. Here is every single Los Angeles Times review of every single "Star Wars" movie. Some we liked, others not so much.<p>We decided to present each review in the series' chronological order, plotwise.<p><b>"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom</b> …

A First Look at the Nike Roshe Flyknit 2015 Spring Collection

After unveiling the Nike Roshe Flyknit for NiKEiD, here is a closer look at the new range for<p>After unveiling the Nike Roshe Flyknit for NiKEiD, here is a closer look at the new range for Spring 2015. Outfitting the ultra popular Roshe Run in an innovative Flyknit upper, the lightweight shoe is …

UFC’s ‘Mr. Finland’ Obliterated His Opponent In Eight Seconds, Then Went Thug Life On Joe Rogan

This past Saturday at UFC on Fox 14, Makwan “Mr. Finland” Amirkhani took on Andy “The Little Axe” Ogle in a preliminary featherweight contest. At the opening bell, Amirkhani rushed at Ogle, hit him with a flying knee and then swarmed Andy with punches until the referee stopped the fight, a mere …

Joe Rogan

Michelle Obama Wears a Trio of Vibrant Ensembles in India

Michelle Obama sure knows how to make an entrance! The First Lady and President Barack Obama arrived in India over the weekend for a three-day visit, …

Michelle Obama

Sam Smith to pay Tom Petty royalties on 'Stay With Me'

Sam Smith will be sharing his songwriting royalties for <i>Stay With Me</i> with Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne.<p>Shortly after the British singer's single came out last April, sharp-eared listeners noticed a similarity between <i>Stay With Me</i> and Petty's 1989 hit <i>I Won't Back Down</i>, which he wrote with Lynne.<p>They …

12 Clever and Creative Snowmen

A little inspiration for your next snow day.<p>1. Too Soon<p>Snowman season began back in September for Calgary, Alberta, even before the autumnal equinox, …

Native Americans

Man "Slaps The Soul" Out Of Girl In NYC Subway Brawl

Image<p>Welcome to New York!<p>This isn't the New York City that Taylor Swift sings about. A taunting match between a young woman and man on a F train in NYC quickly evolved into a violent brawl this past weekend — and it was all caught in a graphic YouTube video.<p>The clip begins as a brazen young woman …

New York City

32 Awful Tattoos To Make You Lose Faith In Humanity

Before you think about getting a tattoo, please make a promise to everyone here at SBSG, that it won't ever be as bad as what you're about to …

Surreal Paintings of Whimsical Hybrid Creatures by Jacek Yerka

Polish artist Jacek Yerka has the ability to transform ordinary concepts into incredibly imaginative, surreal scenes, as he demonstrates in his paintings of extraordinary creatures. With vivid colors and lush details, Yerka brings to life whimsical beasts that inhabit worlds filled with fantasy and …

All The Ways The New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Made No Sense

Last year's <i>TMNT</i> movie had so many problems with it. Like hundreds of them, according to <i>Cinema Sins</i>. Many of them involve Skype.<p>Loads of people went …

Film Industry

A Gitmo Sergeant Cries Murder In The Case Of Three Dead Inmates

The official version says three Guantanamo inmates committed suicide in their cells. Former Army sergeant Joseph Hickman insists the men were …

PHOTO: Ernie Banks' 1953 scouting report

Before Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks smacked 512 career home runs, earned 14 All-Star selections and won back-to-back MVPs, he was a 22-year-old …

Hall of Fame

Students who survived Mexico’s night of bloody horror accuse army and police

Photograph: Ginnette Riquelme/Observer<p>Omar Garcia, 24 was called to the scene by Alonso and collected evidence.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/24/1422107010783/bcd7e5e6-11cf-450d-8207-14aaa2ab5ab5-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Ginnette …

Klay Thompson Seals Superstar Status with NBA-Record-Setting 3rd Quarter

With 10 minutes remaining in the third quarter, the Golden State Warriors were tied with the Sacramento Kings at 58 points apiece. When the buzzer signaled the end of the quarter, the league's best team had surged to a 97-73 lead, thanks to the heroics of a soon-to-be NBA All-Star.<p>Klay Thompson has …

Yondu Was Almost Killed Off in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Report: Teammate said Johnny Manziel was a '100 percent joke'

Drafting Johnny Manziel to the Browns in May 2014 ratcheted up the craziness and OC Kyle Shanahan decided it was in his best interests to go …

Is this Alexander Litvinenko's beyond the grave attack on Putin?

Exclusive: Days before the start of the public inquiry into his murder, a tape reveals for the first time what is believed to be Alexander Litvinenko's own account of the dangerous depths of his investigations into crime bosses linked to Russia<p>A tape apparently recorded by murdered Russian spy …

21 Images That Will Have You Screaming W.T.F In 10 Seconds

If you found our previous post 'The 38 Most Unexplainable Images On The Web' left you speechless, then you're going to love what we have in store for …

See the Original Concept Art for Frozen

Entertainment<p>Search<p>CongressHere's What Americans Think of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Most Provocative Ideas<p>Supreme CourtAnti-Abortion Advocate Calls …

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Idiots record their own 200-mph Lamborghini crash

Terrifying stupidity and sociopathic recklessness, preserved on a phone cam.<p>The Lamborghini Huracan is, quite simply, too fast for normal humans to operate.<p><i>Especially</i> on public roads. That didn't stop these two morons from taking a brand-new lime green example up to an indicated 336 km/h—or 208 …

Roads

Like Alien and Blade Runner? This short is for you.

<i>Atropa</i> is a short film and proof of concept in the style of <i>Alien</i> and <i>Blade Runner</i>. With a late '70s/early '80s sci-fi aesthetic and a plot that sees Officer Cole Freeman investigating a missing research vessel in deep space, it hits all the right notes for dark, meaty science fiction.<p>At a little …

Whitney Recap: Love, Drugs, and Bobby Brown's Side of the Story

The late Whitney Houston, who died in 2012 at age 48, was one of the greatest singers of all time, so her biopic had a lot to prove.<p>Making an earnest …

Music

What the Oregon Ducks Must Do to Get Back to Title Game in 2016

As disappointing as the result of Monday’s national championship was for the Oregon Ducks, the program as a whole has never been in a better place.<p>For the Ducks to reach the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship in Glendale, Arizona, in 2016, they must continue to build on the …

Why History Will Eviscerate Obama

The Obama History Project<p>History Will Be Very Kind By Jonathan Chait<p>History Will Eviscerate Him By Christopher Caldwell<p>Historians Weigh In on …

Arab cartoonists pen their response to Charlie Hebdo affair

Leading caricaturists across the Middle East question the meaning of free speech while attacking Israel and Arab leaders<p>Arab cartoonists are hitting back over the Charlie Hebdo affair with satirical works questioning the meaning of free speech in the west, while attacking their own hypocritical …

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