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Georgia Tech

Guy remade the upcoming 'Star Wars' trailer using only an 1984 Apple computer

If <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> were a retro video game, we imagine it'd look a lot like this.<p>Indonesian illustrator Wahyu Ichwandardi made it his mission …

Star Wars
Kansas City Royals
Albert Pujols

ESPN's dropping of 'Baseball Tonight' most nights is a loss for independent sports journalism

The headline news, and deservedly so: Massive layoffs at ESPN, cost-cutting that cost the jobs of dozens of high-profile reporters and personalities.<p>Beneath the headline: ESPN is dropping "Baseball Tonight" except for Sundays and special events and adding MLB Network's "Intentional Talk" to its …

The Secret Life of Pitchers

What happens on the mound has more to do with the mind than the arm.<p>The Major League Baseball commissioner, Rob Manfred, will never be mistaken for a rebel. He’s a 58-year-old Harvard Law School grad who clerked for a U.S. district judge appointed by Richard Nixon; became a partner at the lofty …

Baseball
Baseball
Baseball

"Rogue One" Spliced with "A New Hope"

Seven pitchers currently undervalued in Fantasy Baseball drafts

When it came to looking for bargain pitchers in previous years, I leaned heavily on one my favorite ratios (K-BB)/IP. But I’m pumping the breaks on …

Fantasy Baseball

Let Photographer Woody Gooch Shift The Way You See The Ocean

Australian photographer and surfer, Woody Gooch, is sure to catch your attention. First, with his humorous, but very real, name, and second with his elegant, minimalist surf photography. Gooch finds a way to capture fleeting moments in the water while honoring the curling, curving beauty of the …

New York City

‘Revenge Of The Sith’ Dubbed With A Chinese Bootleg’s Subtitles Is A Vastly Superior Movie

Usually when we mention <i>Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge Of The Sith</i> around here (which is not often), it’s in the context of calling it “barely tolerable” or “the worst.” But now we have a reason to celebrate it. Youtuber GratefulDeadpool took the hilariously incorrect subtitles on a Chinese …

Baseball Players See the Ball As Way Bigger Than You Do

According to Major League Baseball, the league’s namesake object has an objective reality. “The ball shall be a sphere formed by yarn wound around a …

This Lego Death Star Build Video Is Ridiculously Satisfying

Lego’s Star Wars constructions kits are legendary. Even though the company has dozens of cool kits based on popular movies, there’s still nothing …

We Gave Every NFL Team Its Own Unique Pokemon For Fans To Obsess Over

Pokemon Go may have faded a bit since it took the world by storm several months ago, but the impact it had of bringing the joy of catching ’em all back into public consciousness cannot be overstated. Pokemon may be viewed as a silly kids game by the generations that missed it as kids, but it’s …

Tampa Bay

Unpredictable and unmanly: baseball's fear of the knuckleball

The knuckleball can be almost impossible to hit, and can extend a player’s career by years. So why do so many in the major and minor leagues distrust the pitch?<p>When Kevin Pucetas, a minor-league baseball player in the Texas Rangers organization, converted from a conventional pitcher into a …

Texas Rangers

This amazing San Francisco 4K timelapse took three years to complete

In November 2013, filmmaker Matthew Maniego presented us with a great timelapse of San Francisco called Paradise x SF. Since that time, he’s been …

Time-lapse Photography

34 things all college kids should do before they graduate

College & University

21 Teachers Share the Most Absurd Encounters They've Ever Had with Students

We should all be more appreciative of our nation’s educators, who, with great courage, navigate awkward situations on a regular basis.<p>21 teachers …

61 amazing photos prove that the iPhone camera has transformed photography

The winners of the 9th annual iPhone Photography Awards, or iPPAwards, were just announced, and they're stunning.<p>Kenan Aktülün, founder and curator of the iPPAwards, tells Tech Insider the contest exists to celebrate the power of filling the world with simple, powerful point-and-shoot cameras. All …

Ronald Reagan

29 Pics That'll Make Lifeguards Laugh Harder Than They Should

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Pun-filled 'Star Wars' drawings will make you love Chewbacca even more

LONDON — Ever wondered what Chewbacca gets up to in his spare time?<p>Well, wonder no more. London-based illustrator Joe Stone has revealed the hidden …

Darth Vader

From internment camp to Dodgers and Cubs clubhouses, these brothers became part of baseball history

The Kawano brothers seem to be listening. They occasionally smile or nod their heads but do not speak, so it is hard to guess what they are thinking.<p>On a bright Saturday morning, Yosh and Nobe sit near the window in a day room at their nursing home, the sunlight etching fine shadows across their …

Watch Star Wars: A New Hope by Simply Scrolling Through a Website

You probably can’t get away with watching movies at your desk all day at work. But since most websites are still totally acceptable, warm up your …

Artist recreates all of Star Wars: Episode IV in 123-meter long illustration

It's pretty spectacular<p>A Swiss graphic designer has taken all of the events that occurred in <i>Star Wars: A New Hope</i> and recreated it in a 123-meter long illustration.<p>Inspired by a series of infographics he had seen, Martin Panchaud created the image using Adobe Illustrator. The exact image works out …

This iPhone-only professional photographer is the future of sports photography

Picture a professional sports photographer. What do you see? Someone in a beige vest hidden behind a giant, telescopic camera stationed in the back of an end zone?<p>How about someone standing in a throng of spectators with only an iPhone 6s Plus in their hands and a battery pack in their pocket?<p>No? …

Batteries