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40 Reasons to Celebrate 40 Years of Star Wars

By Jocelyn Buhlman<i>Star Wars: A New Hope</i> premiered today in 1977, and 40 years later we are all still obsessed with the adventures of Luke Skywalker, …

Enjoy a new behind-the-scenes look at K-2SO from ROGUE ONE: A Star Wars Story. - Rain Man Digital

There is a new droid on the block and his name is K-2SO. In just a few short days, this new droid has managed to capture the hearts and minds of Star …

Can we talk about that final Darth Vader scene in Rogue One?

<b>Spoilers ahead.</b><p>Regardless of how he’s marketed, Darth Vader is supposed to be a frightening character. The trouble is, unless you’ve dug deeper into <i>Star Wars</i> lore than the average fan, you’ve probably never seen why Vader is such a heart-stopping terror. Even when he’s Force choking Imperial peons …

British dad builds incredible Star Wars AT-ACT playhouse

British inventor, Youtuber, and dad Colin Furze has brought to life a young Star Wars fan’s dream: a life-size AT-ACT (all-terrain armored cargo …

Alan Tudyk's 'Rogue One' droid K-2SO gets C-3PO's approval

The greatest feedback Alan Tudyk has received for playing K-2SO in <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i>? Two words he heard after his movie's world premiere: “Screw you.”<p>OK, maybe that compliment needs some context.<p>It came from Anthony Daniels, the man who has embodied beloved protocol droid C-3PO in every</i> …

The 10 Best Apps Of 2016

Our favorite brand-new apps of the year–plus a few radical upgrades–for your phone, tablet, and computer.<p>To say that 2016 was a good year for helpful apps would be a colossal understatement. A perfect storm of artificial intelligence, big data, excellent interface design, and fresh takes on …

Apps

Rogue One Opens to $290.5 Million at the Global Box Office!

Rogue One opens to $290.5 million at the global box office<p><b>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</b> opened globally this weekend to an impressive $290.5 million, …

This tiny Kylo Ren getting the First Order treatment at Disney World will melt your Sith heart

Disney World is a very magical place, where anything can happen at any time. So who knows, maybe you’re just hanging out in Hollywood Studios, …

How Instagram’s Head Engineer Is Using Quantum Mechanics To Manage His Team

James Everingham’s passion for physics predated his management role at Instagram. Here’s how he’s brought one to bear on the other.<p>I didn’t intend to go into computer science, and I definitely didn’t expect to become a manager. Instead, I started out thinking I’d be a laboratory scientist. In …

Management

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Star Wars: Disney Announces Most Authentic Prop Replicas Ever

There are eight props available now, with more expected later.<p>Disney will be releasing a line of made-to-order film replicas based off props from …

10 wildly expensive Lego sets for the builder who has everything

Lego bricks do not come cheap.<p>Just ask Zhao, the Chinese artist whose Lego sculpture worth $15,000 fell victim to the clumsiness of a small child at …

Star Wars: Rogue One Character Names Revealed

<b>Update:</b> The book preview images turned out to be an unintentional leak, and we were asked by Disney to remove the images from the site as the leaked …

Indiana Jones 5 Screenwriter Revealed: David Koepp

Earlier this week, Disney announced that <b>Steven Spielberg</b> would be returning to direct <b>Harrison Ford</b> in a new <b>Indiana Jones</b> movie, and I am very …

How to Hone Your Creative Routine and Master the Pace of Productivity

We seem to have a strange but all too human cultural fixation on the daily routines and daily rituals of famous creators, from Vonnegut to Burroughs to Darwin — as if a glimpse of their day-to-day would somehow magically infuse ours with equal potency, or replicating it would allow us to replicate …

Happy National Waffle Day from Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Happy National Waffle Day from Disney Parks Food and Beverage! What better way to indulge on this delicious holiday than with one of our top 8 …

This is the entire Star Wars canon timeline, from ‘The Phantom Menace’ to ‘Episode IX’

When Lucasfilm decided to reboot the <i>Star Wars</i> film franchise, the Expanded Universe was decimated in its wake. Dozens of books, games and comics that …

About Those $99 ‘The Force Awakens’ Action Figures on eBay…

I feel a disturbance in the Force: as if a handful of <i>Star Wars</i> fans were fleeced of their hard-earned money. Go take a second and search eBay for …

See Logos for Disney's Upcoming Blockbusters, Dramas, and Superhero Films

Disney’s D23 Expo in Anaheim is always a deluge of information regarding the Mouse’s upcoming projects and major releases. So below you’ll find the …

'Star Wars': J.J. Abrams Talks Captain Phasma, Colin Trevorrow, and More at D23

Today at Disney’s D23 Expo, Disney and Lucasfilm broke out the big guns with their Star Wars Presentation, revealing iconic Star Wars artist Drew …

Star Wars

8 Things You Never Knew About Your Favorite Pixar Films

<b>ANAHEIM, California</b> -- Pixar Animation Studios makes magic happen, but the road to conjuring it all up is often less than magical.<p>Some of the …

Animation

How to Maximize Your Brand's Instagram Presence [Infographic]

Instagram - so hot right now.<p>The image-based social network has seen massive growth in the last 18 months - in January this year, Pew Research …

Official images of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens LEGO sets

A couple of days ago we got a look at the action figure line-up for <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b> [see here], and now we’ve got some official images of …

Meet The Good Dinosaur T-Rexes [D23 Expo 2015]

Pixar Animation had plenty to show off at this weekend’s <b>D23 Expo</b>, and one of the projects we’ll get to see sooner than later (this November actually) …

Animation

Star Wars: The Force Awakens LEGO Sets Start To Surface Online

As with almost any major motion picture from Disney in recent years, some of the first licensed products to make their way (officially or not) onto …

Star Wars

Han Won't Be a Kid in Han Solo Spin-Off Movie - / Film

<b>Han Solo</b> is coming back to movie screens, and it won’t just be through the return of <b>Harrison Ford</b> to the role in <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b>. …

Weekly Planning: How to Plan Your Week | The Art of Manliness

Growing up, each day is pretty well-scheduled out for you. School from morning til afternoon. After school sports or a job. Homework. Time for bed. …

New Photos from the Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One Set!

<b>TheMirror.co.uk</b> has several new exclusive photos from the set of the first Star Wars Anthology movie – Rogue One…<p>Although the site claims that the …

7 Habits You Absolutely Have to Ditch if You Want to Be Wealthy Beyond Your Wildest Dreams

Our habits tend to define who we are. If you make it a point to drive recklessly every day, nobody will be surprised when you eventually get into a …

What Steve Jobs Said About Creativity

In a beautiful article for The Atlantic, Nancy Andreasen, a neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity, writes:<p>[C]reative people are …

Creativity