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This theory about who Rey's parents are in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' makes perfect sense

And since Star Wars is going to unveil two more sequels, the latest film left a lot of unanswered questions for cinemagoers in order to keep a juicy story arc going for the next couple of movies.<p>The biggest question being asked? Who are Rey's parents?<p><b>***The rest of this article contains major</b> …

US cinemas ban lightsabers at Star Wars: The Force Awakens screenings

Security concerns following shootings in Louisiana and Colorado prompt Cinemark and AMC to prohibit masks and fake weaponry

3 Tips for Building a Solid Management Team

You can't do it all, but you don't want unqualified people doing it either.<p>In the beginning, it was probably just you. You were responsible for the big picture and the small one, the company strategy and the day-to-day operations. But now that your business has grown, you find yourself so bogged …

Netflix can't collect its money because everyone has new credit cards

Haven't bothered to give Netflix your new credit card number? The company's flailing stock price might be partially your fault.<p>The video streaming …

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These 15 Photos Prove Stormtroopers Are Just Like Us

Vacation from the Death Star isn't all it's cracked up to be.<p>What if you took stormtroopers, the villainous henchmen of the Star Wars universe, out of their natural habitat? Is stormtrooper life anything to write home about if you subtract the Death Star digs and the ray-gun firefights?<p>Those are …

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20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

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How Ben Burtt Designed The Sounds Of Star Wars

In this eminently watchable series of interviews, the Oscar winner explains how he created the sounds of R2-D2, lightsabers, and Chewbacca.<p>Star Wars is lauded for its visual effects, but the films’ sound design is just as good if not better. What would a light saber be without its ominous hum in …

Google executives explain why the MBA approach to building things is ‘stupid’

Google’s hiring chief says he doesn’t give much credit to college degrees in the hiring process. So it should come as no surprise that other Google executives also regard staples of traditional business school training at the nation’s elite colleges as downright “stupid.”<p>Former senior vice …

Mirallas penalty row fuels Everton frustration

Mirallas appeared to ignore his team-mates when he picked up the ball to take a penalty instead of spot-kick expert Leighton Baines just before half-time at Goodison Park.<p>And the winger's risky decision backfired as his penalty hit a post and he was then taken off by Everton manager Roberto …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Google is going to stop selling Google Glass.</b> The wearable device is now going to be managed by Nest CEO Tony Fadell.<p><b>2. Apple will open five new stores in China in the next five weeks.</b> It's rapidly expanding its presence in China.<p><b>3. Elon Musk is planning on building a five-mile hyperloop test</b> …

7 Things You'll Never See A Real Cigar Smoker Do

As any cigar aficionado will tell you, cigars are a hobby, not a habit. And like any hobby, there is a right way and a wrong way to do it.<p>We reached out to Michael Herklots, vice president for retail and brand development for the Nat Sherman cigar brand, and asked him what true connoisseurs avoid …

The Sum Total Of Human Progress Over The Past 150 Years Is Revealed In These 2 Charts

The average human gets about 75 years of existence on earth.<p>That's about 3,900 weeks. Or 27,000 days. Or 648,000 hours.<p>We spend about a third of that time sleeping, a number that hasn't changed much across history.<p>What has changed is what we do with the remaining time.<p>As the following two charts …

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France To Deliver First Warship To Russia Despite MH17 Downing And Angry Allies

Speaking on the eve of an E.U. meeting to discuss sanctions on Moscow over the downing of a civilian airliner over Ukraine, Hollande said late on Monday the first Mistral warship would be delivered as planned in October but a decision on a second would depend on Russia's attitude.<p>It was the …

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta To Earn Millions From Danone Deal

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to earn millions of dollars from the sale of a family-owned stake in Brookside, Kenya’s largest dairy company.<p>On Friday, French food group Danone announced that it is acquiring a 40% stake in Brookside, as it seeks to expand its business outside …

9 reasons Apple’s stock will keep rising

Apple Inc. is a force on Wall Street, with a cult-like appeal for investors and consumers.<p>As such, I make a habit of checking in on Apple AAPL, …

Coffee Science: How to Make the Best French Press Coffee at Home

A French press is often treated like Jason Segal's character in <i>Forgetting Sarah Marshall.</i> He's actually the one you want, but people tend to flock blindly to the flashy, temperamental types like coffee-siphon-somethings or Russell Brands. The French press is definitely a potential coffee …

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The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

24 Incredibly Impressive Kids Graduating From High School This Year

All of these wunderkinds — including an Olympic athlete, a cancer survivor, a researcher, a Thiel Fellow, a self-published novelist, and a musical darling who's been admitted to all eight Ivy League schools — show that age has no bearing on what people can accomplish.<p>Based on reader nominations, …