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The spiritual message hidden in 'Star Wars'

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Star Wars" has always kept its fingers close to America's spiritual pulse.<p>In the '70s and '80s, the interstellar saga explored Eastern traditions, mainly Buddhism and Taoism, just as many "spiritual, but not religious" dabblers were doing the same.<p>At the turn of the millennium, "Star Wars" …

Star Wars

The World’s Largest Underwater Cave Has Been Discovered — and May Hold Ancient Mayan Secrets (Video)

Divers in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula say they have discovered the world’s largest underwater cave.<p>Underwater archaeologists discovered last week that …

Tyrannosaurus Rex Conducts Colorado Symphony for Jurassic Park Theme

Disney Wedding Cakes for Your Happily Ever After

Did you tune-in to the Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings TV special on Freeform this past Monday? Two couples tied the knot in holiday style at both …

Walt Disney Company

12 Things You Won't Believe 'Justice League' Got Away With

<b>HUGE SPOILERS AHEAD: Do not read if you have not seen "Justice League" yet.</b><p>Hard truth time, guys: "Justice League" has a lot of plot holes and even more problematic storytelling decisions.<p>That's pretty much par for the course with the DC Extended Universe at this point. From wacky Mother Box …

Justice League

Disney Parks After Dark: Sunset Seasons Greetings at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Tonight’s “After Dark” image was snapped by Photographer Mark Willard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, where the new Sunset Seasons Greetings is adding …

Walt Disney Company

How Did The Hulk Get to Space in THOR: RAGNAROK?

<i>Editor’s note: This post contains mild spoilers for Thor: Ragnarok</i>.<p>When it was announced that <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> would pair the flaxen-haired, …

What to Talk About on a First Date So You Actually Get to Know Each Other

Do you remember the first date you ever went on? I do, and not because it was full of memorable moments that marked the beginning of a great romance. …

How the airline that put double beds on planes is shocking the industry again

Long Haul

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ End-Credits Scene: What Does It Mean For Marvel’s Future?

Every Marvel film has an end-credits scene that fans should watch out for, since it always indicates the direction of the future Marvel films.<p>“Thor: …

Your Definitive Guide to Seeing Alaska's Northern Lights

While many travelers think they have to head to Europe to see the Northern Lights, you can actually spot this phenomenon without leaving the United …

Northern Lights

Seeking new audience, conductor turns orchestra 'inside out'

Music director David Bernard has launched a bid to re-envision the traditional orchestra by bringing the audience directly onto stage. Photo: AFP / …

Piano

Trump's Twitter Account Was Deactivated by Customer Service Employee on Their Last Day, Twitter Says

POTUS Twitter account was down for 11 minutes on Thursday afternoon<p>Twitter initially attributed the surprise deactivation of President Trump’s …

Global LGBTQ Population Facing 'Crucible of Egregious Violations,' UN Expert Warns

In a landmark address, the United Nation’s first-ever independent expert investigating violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity warned that LGBTQ people around the world are facing mounting human rights violations.<p>Speaking before the U.N. General Assembly on …

LGBTQI

After Years Of Debate, Australia's Iconic Red Rock Will Be Off-Limits To Climbers

For years, visitors to Uluru — Australia's iconic sandstone rock — have been greeted with a trail to the top and a sign with a simple request: "Please don't climb."<p>Climbing the rock is permitted under the rules of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, but it violated the traditional law of the Aboriginal …

Australia

This Self-Playing Violin Is a Musical Marvel

In 1910, an instrument maker designed a self-playing violin, a machine that many thought would be impossible to make.

The Unsettling Sound Of Tritones, The Devil's Interval

Everyone knows the sounds of Halloween: creaky floorboards, howling winds, the amplified sound of a beating heart. But back in the day, the devil was said to exist in a particular musical tone. For centuries, it was called the devil's interval — or, in Latin, <i>diabolus in musica</i>. In music theory, …

Flute

Beyond Angkor Wat: The forgotten temples of Cambodia's Banteay Chhmar

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've heard of one Cambodian temple, it's probably Angkor Wat -- an awe-inspiring yet well-trodden UNESCO World Heritage Site in Siem Reap.<p>But many travelers don't realize the Seventh Wonder of the World is one of thousands of ancient Khmer temples dotting the Cambodian …

Asia Travel

How to Stream Opera and Classical Music Performances

The sites where opera and classical music fans can watch their favorites perform around the world.<p>A quiet but major revolution has taken place in …

Seville Is The #1 City You Should Visit Next Year, According To Lonely Planet

We never would've guessed.<p>It’s about time to make travel plans for 2018, and the experts at Lonely Planet say one city should be first on your list.<p>Seville, Spain took top honors in the travel site’s annual Best in Travel roundup, which names both cities and countries worth visiting in the coming …

This "Aladdin" Fan Theory Answers So Many Questions I Have About The Cave Of Wonders

The Cave of Wonders is just a little less mysterious now.

Animation

This Woman Is ‘Chinning’ Her Way Around The World And Into Our Hearts

Fighting beauty standards one photo at a time.<p>This will help you keep your chin up while scrolling through Instagram.<p>Michelle Liu, a 21-year-old student in Boston, Massachusetts, is documenting her journeys around the world with @chinventures, a travel Instagram account that combines the grand …

Middle School

The people descended from Spartans

Long isolated from the rest of Greece, the Mani peninsula is home to a clannish community that claims warrior heritage.<p>The Mani peninsula’s jagged, rocky cliffs jut from the Peloponnese at the southernmost tip of mainland Greece, forcing the landscape to heave and billow like ocean waves. From the …

Ancient History

'Grey's Anatomy' 300th Episode Is a 'Love Letter' to Longtime Fans: See the First Photos

"Grey's Anatomy" is going big on "nostalgia" in its 300th episode, with "ghosts of our past" bringing 14 seasons of feels.<p>Season 14, Epiosde 7 is the milestone ep, titled "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story," airing Thursday, Nov. 9.<p>Here's ABC's synopsis:<p><i>"Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your</i> …

Watch The Moment A Dying Chimpanzee Recognizes An Old Friend

Animal videos are shared online nowadays at a pace that can be overwhelming.<p>Once in a while, though, a video offers a unique and unforgettable message.<p>Such is the case with a short video of the chimpanzee named Mama, curled up in her enclosure at the Royal Burgers' Zoo in Arnhem, Holland. Shot in …

Animals

Scientists discovered a "kill switch" that destroys any cancer cell

Suicide Molecules<p>A new study has established that RNA molecules, originally developed as a means of studying genes, can trigger a hidden mechanism …

Scientists Have Concluded That The Universe Shouldn't Really Exist

And yet here we are.<p>Scientists just confirmed the problem at the centre of the Universe: it shouldn't really exist at all.<p>That's because at the very …

Dogs Really Do Pull Faces to Communicate With Us, Says New Study

When you're not around? Deadpan.<p>Dogs are much more facially expressive when they're around their human friends than when they're by themselves or …

Disney World Just Announced an Ultimate Christmas Package Full of Exclusive Experiences (Video)

Disney World's new package makes it an amazing place to spend Christmas this year.<p>If all you want for Christmas is the perfect adventure in the Magic …

This Little Girl Tipped A Street Musician and Was Surprised With 'Ode To Joy'