Pawl Von Ham Walker

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From “A New Hope” to no hope at all: “Star Wars,” Tolkien and the sinister and depressing reality of expanded universes

When fantasy sagas never end, we see the cycles of brutality and totalitarianism that fuel them don’t, either<p><b>Note:</b> Some spoilers near the end for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” though I try to be vague.<p>Not long after completing “The Lord of the Rings,” J.R.R. Tolkien briefly began work on a sequel …

Kylo Ren Is Everything That Anakin Skywalker Should Have Been

Kylo Ren had a huge legacy to live up to in the new <i>Star Wars</i>, because Darth Vader is one of cinema’s all-time great villains. But Vader’s legacy is …

7 Ways To Boost Your Happiness In Under A Minute

Happiness and positivity are essential to every aspect of getting the most from life after 50. When we feel happy, we are more likely to get out and engage with the world -- and the more we do, the happier we become.<p>Unfortunately, many of the things that can make us happier require a long-term …

Will Facebook Always Be The Most Popular Social Network?

<i>Will we always use Facebook to keep in touch?</i><p>Social media is a necessity for the 21st century. We live in a constantly-connected world and those who …

William Shatner tells fans he’s been asked to return to “Star Trek”

The actor known for his role as Captain James T. Kirk reportedly got a call from J.J. Abrams<p>William Shatner may be reprising his now-famous role as Captain James T. Kirk in the original "Star Trek," which aired in the late 1960s. Shatner told fans at the Wizard World Nashville Comic Con that J.J. …

Mars and its atmosphere, seen by MOM spacecraft

Two early images from India’s MOM spacecraft. One shows an edge of Mars, with the planet’s tenuous atmosphere above. The other shows the whole …

Week's Best Space Pictures: The Sun Stretches, Dust Swallows Africa, and the Milky Way Arcs

The sun sends out magnetic material, dust blows across the Atlantic, and the Milky Way arcs over the Himalaya in this week's best space pictures.

Microsoft Will Start To Explain The Future Of Windows Tomorrow Morning

Gird thyself, a new Windows approaches. Tomorrow morning in San Francisco, Microsoft will show off some part of its next operating system in a long-awaited event whose existence leaked before it was formally announced. The market is expectant, and the technology and business media will have its …