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Quora: Who are Rey's parents in 'Star Wars'

The character Rey, played by 23-year-old Daisy Ridley. Disney/Lucasfilm<p>Rey is a mysterious scavenger in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and is the lead character in the seventh installment of the incredibly popular franchise.<p>And since Star Wars is going to unveil two more sequels, the latest film …

The first reactions to 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' are here, and people are thrilled (spoiler-free)

As expected, there's been an awakening when it comes to spoilers, and everyone on social media is sure to feel it over the next few days.<p>Although there is a review embargo in place for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> (Wednesday at 12:01AM Pacific, if you were curious), the massive hunger for <i>Star Wars</i> …

Here's a chart showing exactly how well every 'Star Wars' movie has done at the box office

In a new report, Goldman Sachs predicts that the latest "Star Wars" film out this weekend, "The Force Awakens," will take in a total of about $8 billion in sales, with $1.95 billion in global box office and $6 billion in retail.<p>Of the box office, the report estimates sales of $750 million …

Here’s where to find the Ontario grocery stores that are now authorized to sell beer

<i>Ontario announced the locations of the first 58 grocery stores that are authorized to sell beer Tuesday, a small but significant step in ending a</i> …

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Catch up on all six episodes of Star Wars in only 3 minutes and 27 seconds

It can be a difficult thing to admit if you haven’t seen any of the Star Wars films, especially when all your friends can’t wait for this Friday’s …

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J.J. Abrams Recommends Seeing STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS In This Format

Microsoft's Surfrace Pro 4 helps it overtake Apple in online sales

Microsoft beats Apple in online tablet sales<p>Apple is considered the pioneer of tablets and first brought out its iPad in 2010. Since it was …

Surprise! Now we know who has Vader's helmet in 'The Force Awakens,' leading to a new theory

If you’ve been paying even cursory attention to what little of the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” plot is known, you know the Kylo Ren is the newest …

Neil deGrasse Tyson picks between Millennium Falcon, USS Enterprise

The noted astrophysicist reveals on his show "Star Talk" which sci-fi spaceship he'd rather be on board.<p>It's a never-ending debate among sci-fi fans worldwide. Which is better: Star Wars or Star Trek?<p>Star Wars has droids with personalities, plus Boba Fett, Chewbacca, Yoda, Han Solo, the Death Star, …

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Our 10 Favorite Fan Theories

The release date for <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b> is fast approaching, and December 18th can’t come soon enough for fans of the beloved saga. The film …

Harrison Ford on STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS - "Trust Me, It’s Really Good"

5 'Star Wars' Fan Theories That Are Too Good Not to Be True

Who doesn't love a good fan theory? Sometimes it's not enough to take movies at face value. Sometimes you have to read between the lines, employ a little out-of-the-box thinking and make connections between characters or events that no one ever expected. A lot of fan theories sound like utter …

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Are Those Really Alien Megastructures? How Astronomers Plan To Investigate

There's something weird happening around a faraway star.<p>Skywatchers have noticed something "bizarre" in the data from the planet-hunting Kepler telescope. Located 1,480 light-years away, a star named KIC 8462852 has something big circling around it, and it's not a planet.<p>Usually when a planet …

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Windows 10 is getting a ton of new features via the Insider program

Windows 10 may have been released to the public over two months ago, but that doesn’t mean Microsoft has been resting on its laurels. The company today announced the latest preview build of its OS, and it includes numerous features aimed at making Windows a bit more user friendly.<p>First up, …

7 Easy Ways to Treat Calf Pain and Achilles Tendonitis

<b>Lunges</b><p><b>Instructions:</b> Lunge forward with one leg. Focus on keeping your core muscles tight throughout the movement. Don't let the knee of your front …

Windows 10: Revenge of Microsoft?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Microsoft is not a company historically associated with minimalism. For quite some time, its operating system, Windows, has been plagued by tedious customization and nettlesome bloat.<p>In the mid-1990s, Microsoft's "opt-out" versus "opt-in" approach to add-ons, upgrades, and middleware was …

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