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A Never-Before-Seen ‘Star Wars’ Blooper Reel Has Been Discovered

Lucasfilm executive editor and writer J.W. Rinzler discovered a collection of never-before-seen bloopers from the <i>Star Wars</i> original trilogy while …

Cosmology

Natasha Haggins

How Amazon and Goodreads could lose their best readers

When Amazon bought Goodreads it got a community of passionate readers, not all of whom want to follow the new rules<p>With 20 million members (a number some have noted is close to the population of Australia) and a reputation as a place where readers meet to trade information and share their …

Join the Largest Privacy Protest Ever This Weekend

US Representative John Conyers Jr., Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg and actor Maggie Gyllenhaal join a chorus of prominent voices …

House negotiations may have turned physical

An “altercation” occured between a senior Democrat and a GOP aide<p>It's unclear exactly what went down yesterday morning between Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) and Chris Vieson, a staffer for Eric Cantor. There was definitely shouting. And possibly poking.<p>It began when Democrats' repeated attempts to …

The Daily Szep -- Smaller

Protesters Invade National Parks

The partial federal government shutdown continues to keep National Parks closed, but locked gates and a few park rangers didn't stop dozens of hikers and cyclists from entering at least three National Parks this weekend. Across the U.S., protesters either entered restricted areas or picketed at …

National Parks

10 Horrifying Things About the Government Shutdown

Sushi scares, the loss of national parks, slower Netflix times and more have made for a lame week<p>This week, the Republican party had a hissyfit and …

Billionaire couple donates $10 million to Head Start programs closed by U.S. government shutdown

A philanthropic billionaire couple pledged up to $10 million in an effort to fund Head Start programs that could no longer operate due to the ongoing government shutdown, officials announced on Monday.<p>Laura and John Arnold provided the money needed to reopen the seven Head Start programs in six …