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3. Star Wars: Death Star Explosion Would Have Been Catastrophic

"The Ewoks are dead. All of them."<p>So begins the white paper detailing the extinction event known as the Endor Holocaust.<p>Far from the triumphant …

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Every 'Star Trek' show, explained in 3 minutes

Since 1966, <i>Star Trek</i> has been telling stories of intrepid explorers working to chart the uncharted and discover the secrets of space, the final …

A Jihadist Magazine is Trying Its Hand at Science Fiction

This story is included in “Kybernetiq,” a German-language magazine with a particular focus on technology and cybersecurity.<p>The propaganda of jihadist groups, whether the hijacking of popular Twitter hashtags or the production of slick, professional quality movies, is some of the most pervasive and …

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The Depressing Reality Of Virtual Reality

As I slide the Samsung Gear VR up over my head and look up at the excited, expectant faces of the VR experience demo team, I can’t help but crack a reassuring-but-clearly-underwhelmed smile.<p>The kind of smile you give the child whose crudely drawn picture of a rocket looks like a strangely accurate …

LOVE these "Star Wars" characters reimagined as "Winnie the Pooh" characters

For those of you still trying to round out your “What Should I Obsess Over in 2016” list, we’ve got you covered. Artist James Hance has created …

A deleted scene from 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' reveals a new character's awesome power

In an interview with Collider, "Star Wars" SFX supervisor Chris Corbould reveals that Maz has abilities that ultimately didn't make the film's final cut.<p>The motion-capture character, played by Lupita Nyong'o, tells Rey (Daisy Ridley) that she knows the Force, though she's not a Jedi.<p>In a cut scene, …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Mark Zuckerberg's challenge in 2016 is to build an AI butler like in "Iron Man."</b> Every year, the Facebook founder sets himself a challenge — in previous years, he has read two books a month and learned Mandarin.<p><b>2. Uber is struggling in Germany.</b> The ride-hailing company recently ceased operations …