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“The Last Jedi”: Saving Star Wars from Itself

MY MOM has always hated <i>Star Wars</i>, even though I’m pretty sure she’s never seen any of the movies. I know she disapproved of it, because after my dad …

Star Wars

Rogue One almost had a bonus Vader scene — killing a major character

<b>Which paths through the galaxy weren’t taken? That’s a question Star Wars fans still have about Rogue One, and EW will be providing answers this week</b> …

Incredible video of Mars stitched together by hand from 33,000 images

If you’ve ever wanted to get up-close and personal with Mars, check out this incredible video recently released by NASA that shows the Red Planet’s …

Imaging

4 Theories About Kylo Ren and Rey's "Strange Connection" in Star Wars

• Popsugar<br>• Celebrity<br>• Theories<p>Star Wars Kylo Ren and Rey Connection Theories<p>4 Theories About Kylo Ren and Rey's "Strange Connection" in Star Wars<p>Shares<p>If …

Star Wars

UAE to build an entire city on Mars!

The UAE has unveiled plans to build the first city on Mars by 2117 as the energy-rich country looks to transport people to the Red Planet over the …

How to Turn a Ikea Hanging Pendant Lamp Into an Exploding Star Wars Death Star

German sci-fi fan Maria Krüger who also happens to be very creative very generously shared her method for turning an IKEA PS 2014 hanging pendant …

33 science fiction and fantasy books that everyone will be talking about in 2017

Better make some space on your shelves<p>We’ve already taken a look at what novels are hitting bookshelves this month, but 2017 promises to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy literature as a whole. There’s going to be some great reads from debut authors, while some of the best names in the …

Pearl Harbor, 75 Years Ago: Pictures

Five Badass Female Spies Who Deserve Their Own World War II Movie

Psst, Hollywood: Why stop with the fictional operative Marion Cotillard plays in Allied?<p>Writer <b>Steven Knight</b> has said that his new film, <i>Allied</i>, is based on a story about World War II spies that he heard third-hand from an old girlfriend. It could well have been more than an urban legend, though: …

The Best Winter Slow Cooker Recipes, According to Martha Stewart

In the fall and winter months, few things are better than a slow-cooked homemade meal that greets you at the door with a mouthwatering aroma. While …

19 science fiction and fantasy books to pick up this October

It’s October, which means that it’s time to take a look at the next crop of books that are slated to hit your favorite local bookstore in the days ahead.<p>Here’s 19 books to pick up this month:<p>October 4th<p><i>Rise of Io</i><b>, Wesley Chu</b><p>Wesley Chu is returning to the world where he started his career: Tao. <i>Rise</i> …

The Skill Men Need Most to Make Marriage Awesome

(Image/theamericangenius.com)<p>I think I know why our relationships fail more than half the time, and how most men -- even good-character guys who are easy to get along with -- can be colossally shitty husbands and boyfriends.<p>Every day, millions of wives and girlfriends turn to the internet desperate …

Rey Is a Palpatine. Here's Why

<b>Warning: Major plot spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens ahead.</b><p>People know me as that food nerd, but I was a Star Wars nerd long before I ever even picked up a knife. Like other SW fans, I've spent a great deal of time pondering Rey's origins, watching, re-watching, and re-watching <i>The Force</i> …

Google Maps Reveals Secret Base With 30-Metre UFO At Area 51 Claims Alien Hunter

Alien hunters have made the astonishing claim that there's a giant 30-meter UFO being hidden at a secret base in Area 51 and you can actually see it …

Paranormal

The Bright Spots On Ceres Just Got Even Weirder

The ever changing lights make for a complicated, tiny world in the middle of the asteroid belt.<p>Ceres was already a strange world, a relic of the early solar system hiding out in the asteroid belt, just a hair under 600 miles in diameter. It also has bright lights of what are probably salts …

There's one big misunderstanding many people have about space

If you read or watch any science fiction at all, you probably know that one of the most perilous parts of any space travel is the extreme cold of …

Artificial intelligence and language

Vasco Pedro Contributor<p>Vasco Pedro is the CEO of Unbabel.<p>The concept of artificial intelligence has been around for a long time.<p>We’re all familiar with HAL 9000 from <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>, C-3PO from <i>Star Wars</i> and, more recently, Samantha from <i>Her</i>. In written fiction, AI characters show up in stories …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Places Every 20-Something Should Travel To Before Turning 30

<i>By CHRISTINA LIAO</i><p>Whether or not you studied abroad in college, the wanderlust bug is sure to bite when you hit your 20s. One trip and you'll realize that--as cliché as it may sound--you truly haven't lived until you've traveled. See what the world has to offer, experience different cultures, weave …

40 out-of-this-world photos from Scott Kelly's year in space

Some people dream of living in Paris for a year or even just a few months abroad. How does a year in space sound?<p>When NASA astronaut Scott Kelly …

Space Science

Listen to the bizarre 'outer space' music that Apollo 10 astronauts heard on the far side of the moon

The crew of NASA's Apollo 10 mission in May 1969 set the groundwork for showing that Apollo 11's moon landing would be possible. They flew around the moon and practiced separating and descending the lunar module to better understand potential issues.<p>But they heard some mysterious sounds in the …

Bizarre Found Photos Follow A Man In A Bear Suit Through Nazi Germany

The strange corner of German history you never knew existed.<p>"In short: from the very first day, I loved being a bear."<p>Photography collector Jean-Marie Donat discovered a bizarre blip in the world of found photography. In Germany, between the 1920s and the 1960s, there was a preponderance of photos, …

At Least 10 People Are Killed in Train Crash in Germany

Many others are injured in head-on collision between two trains near the Bavarian town of Bad Aibling<p>BERLIN—Two commuter trains collided head-on at high speed in southern Germany on Tuesday, leaving at least 10 dead and dozens injured, in one of the country’s worst railway crashes in years.<p>The …

Germany

5 ways to finally lose your spare tire

I have this buddy who’s a big dude: 6’3”, 240. He’s not “fat,” but he could spare to lose a few pounds. Girls describe him as a big teddy bear.<p>He plays pickup sports and hits his local CrossFit box a night or two each week. So that extra weight isn’t there because of laziness. It’s there because …

10 Reasons 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Is the Best 'Star Wars' Film Ever Made

<i>Photo credit: Disney/ LucasFilm</i><p><b>Warning: major spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens ahead.</b><p>Last week, I wrote two pieces panning <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>. The first one went viral -- around 100,000 "likes" and more than 12,000 shares at last count -- while the second one, intended in part to …

Why is @EmoKyloRen so perfect?

<i>Star Wars</i>' new villain is like its old villains: he wears a mask, he carries a big red lightsaber, and he dresses in a lot of black. That's no spoiler to say — you can see as much from the movie's poster — but the rest of this article will be full of them. If you've not seen <i>Star Wars</i> yet, and if …

The 11 biggest questions we have after seeing 'Star Wars'

The day has finally come! "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is finally out in theaters.<p>Fans who headed out on premiere night to see the film are undoubtedly left with more questions than answers about Rey, Kylo Ren, and Luke Skywalker.<p>These are the biggest questions we have after seeing "The Force …

Star Wars Nerds Have Made George Lucas and J.J. Abrams' Lives a Living Hell

Way to go, nerds.<p>You probably think that directing <i>Star Wars</i> means you live in a world of Leia bikinis, front row seats at pod races, and all the Billy Dee Williams-branded Colt 45 you can drink, but oh you're wrong. Throughout the last few months, as <i>Star Wars</i> hype has started to gather energy in …

China unveils ‘armed attack’ robots armed with guns and grenades

Rifle-wielding robots that can launch grenades unveiled in China to help fight terror<p>“Armed attack” robots that carry rifles and grenade launchers have been unveiled in China as the latest line of defence in the fight against “global terror”, state media reported.<p>The toy-sized attacker is one of a …

Spiders cause a North Memphis freakout

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're scared of spiders, one's enough. Two? That's cause for a squishing party. Thousands? Millions? Time to really freak out.<p>That's the predicament residents in one North Memphis, Tennessee, neighborhood find themselves in after thousands -- or more -- spiders began invading their …

Spiders

Google's release of TensorFlow could be a game-changer in the future of AI

Intuitive applications that have an intimate place in your life will proliferate because people want them and there is much R&D effort going into …

Machine Learning