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Mark Hamill Has A Huge ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Secret

PC Gamer sat down with Mark Hamill on the set of video game <i>Star Citizen</i> (hence the mo-cap dots on his face). Of course, things quickly veered into a discussion of his iconic roles as Luke Skywalker and the Joker. Shortly before the 10-minute mark, he tells a funny story about landing the …

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Advance Ticket Sales Could Hit $100M By Opening Day; Plenty Of Tickets Still Available

When I first reported that <i>Star Wars: Force Awakens</i> could potentially do $300M in its opening weekend back in August at the domestic B.O., some …

George Lucas Explains 'Break Up' With Star Wars Franchise

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over three years already since George Lucas shocked the world by selling Lucasfilm and its subsidiaries and …

Mark Hamill on Filming Star Wars 7; Kylo Ren Magazine Cover

<i>Star Wars</i> fans are impatiently counting down the days until J.J. Abrams’ <i>Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens</i> hits theaters and ushers in the …

The crew of a US aircraft carrier made an amazing spoof of the Star Wars trailer

While many are excited for the upcoming film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," our staff included, the sailors aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower have taken their enthusiasm to incredible lengths, making a spoof of the trailer.<p>The video, called "Sea Wars: The Ike Awakens," was uploaded to the …

Movies

Can 'The Force Awakens' become the biggest movie ever?

Though several signs point in that direction, the outcome isn't guaranteed.<p>The movie is on track to have the biggest December opening ever, topping "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," which took in $85 million in the U.S. and Canada on its opening weekend in December 2012.<p>Ticket seller Fandango …

Watch: C-3PO and R2-D2 Meet BB-8 in New Commercial

Star Wars Bits: Mark Hamill's Force Awakens Secrets, Why Kylo Ren Isn't "Evil" and More – Page 2 of 2 – /Film

The latest issue of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine has an interview with <b>Mark Hamill</b>, who gives a few details about the future of <b>Star Wars</b> and …

The Little Book of Thanks

These enlightening quotes and adorable animal photos provide the perfect way to acknowledge everyone who makes a difference.

Cute

Star Wars: Battlefront – PC Performance Analysis | DSOGaming | The Dark Side Of Gaming

When DICE and EA revealed Star Wars: Battlefront, the first thing we told ourselves was that the final version would never come close to the visuals …

Photograph: Nasa/JHUAPL/SWRI<p>A high-resolution image of Pluto taken by New Horizons shows small features, from craters to faulted mountain blocks, to the texted surface of the vast basin informally called Sputnik …

Solar System

Why NASA's Mars Missions Last Long After Their Expiration Dates

Two words: conservative engineering.<p>NASA's Mars Opportunity rover was supposed to last 90 days on the red planet. That was 11 years ago, and it's still roving. The Mars Odyssey orbiter had a stated two-year mission, starting in 2002. Today it still collects data and acts as a communications hub for …

Space Science

Nasa and ESA target 'Didymoon' for asteroid deflection test

Nasa and the European Space Agency are working together on a mission that will test their abilities to change the course of an asteroid by hitting it …

Batman: Arkham Knight Annual #1 Review

The Knight looks within.<p><b>Warning: this review contains spoilers for the events of the Arkham Knight video game!</b><p>DC's Arkham Knight prequel comic has …

Game of Thrones: Everything We Know About the Season 6 Cast

Get a jump-start on keeping track of all the white bearded guys on Game of Thrones next year.<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> may not have released an official casting reel for Season 6, but thanks to rumors, set sightings, and a slow trickle of casting announcements, we finally have a pretty good sense of the new …

Winning By Losing: Lessons In Resiliency At A First-Grade Soccer Game

The first thing you have to understand about first-grade soccer is how <i>real</i> everything suddenly feels to the kids.<p>For many of the kids (including …

21 Portraits That Gaze Into Your Very Soul

When it comes to portraits, it's hard to argue against the saying, "it's all about the eyes." The so-called windows of the soul can draw you in like few other features have to power to. There's a reason one of (if not the) most popular National Geographic cover ever was Afghan Girl by Steve …

Gambling website downgrades Lakers' chances to win title to 100-1

While the<p>Lakersare optimistic on the second day of training camp, others aren't quite so bullish.<p>On Wednesday, gambling website Bovada downgraded the Lakers' chances at winning a title for the 2015-16 season to 100-1.<p>The Lakers had climbed to odds of 50-1 as of July 6 on the Bovada books, as the …

The Very Sudden Arrival of Hurricane Joaquin

Just a few days ago, the East Coast was in for some rain. Now, there may be a serious storm.<p>Although science may be capable of proving humanity’s disdain for Mondays, this past Monday wasn’t so bad. The world found out there is water on Mars. Many of us had just enjoyed a supermoon-cum-lunar …

Weather

5 Ways NASA Photoshops Images to Create Stunning Photos of Space

We’ve shared a number of times in the past about how NASA uses Adobe Photoshop to create many of the dazzling space photos released to the public. …

Found: The First Mechanical Gear in a Living Creature

U.K. scientists find the first biological gears on a jumping insect half the size of a fire ant.<p><b>With two diminutive legs locked into a leap-ready position</b>, the tiny jumper bends its body taut like an archer drawing a bow. At the top of its legs, a minuscule pair of gears engage—their strange, …

View images of Martian briny flows of water from analysed spectral data from the CRISM instrument onboard Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Mars

Snapchat's Evan Spiegel joins Forbes 400 as world's youngest billionaire

The youngest billionaire in the world isSnapchatInc.’s 25-year-old Chief Executive Evan Spiegel, at $2.1 billion, Forbes said Tuesday.<p>Spiegel and his fellow Snapchat cofounder, Bobby Murphy, both made the Forbes 400 for the first time this year, among 25 new entrants.<p>The financial magazine’s …

Microsoft Office Just Made Its Biggest Change in 30 Years

More than any other productivity app, Microsoft’s Office software suite has dictated the way we work. For years, workplace collaboration has meant …

8 Beauty Secrets from Marilyn Monroe's Makeup Artist

These tricks were used by the man behind her famous visage, Allan "Whitey" Snyder.<p>Long before the days of Kim Kardashian and Mario Dedivanovic, there was her most-famous-woman-in-the-world predecessor, Marilyn Monroe, and the man behind her famous visage: Allan "Whitey" Snyder.<p>The pouty red lips. …

Makeup

Meet Companion, a new travel app that claims it will keep you safe

Can a smartphone <i>really</i> keep you safe? On the face of it, the answer is, of course not. A phone can’t protect you from violent crime any more than a …