Darth Vader

From the lowest caste to the highest office: India's new president

<b>New Delhi:</b> "Who?" That was the reaction of most Indians when they heard that Ram Nath Kovind, who was announced as India's new president on Thursday, …

India

Netflix Puts the 'Rogue One' Vader Money Shot in First Streaming Trailer

In a daring move, Netflix has put the entirety of the big Darth Vader ending-scene from <i>Rogue One</i> on YouTube. We would put a spoiler-alert here for</i> …

Star Wars

Darth Vader In ‘Rogue One’: Did The New Star Wars Film Make The Sith Lord Scary Again?

<i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> is finally on Netflix and it’s a film full of firsts. It’s the first Star Wars “anthology” film, the first Star Wars …

Star Wars

TIE silencer

Reminiscent in design of the Empire's TIE interceptor and Darth Vader's TIE advanced, Kylo Ren's TIE silencer is an angular fighter equipped with …

Star Wars

T-Shirt Tuesday: Best Star Wars Shirts

Back in the days of geek prehistory, a T-shirt was a signal to the world around you that you cared about your nerdy pursuits enough to fly them like …

Star Wars

After donning Darth Vader outfit, Gonzalez becomes force | Miami Herald

Omar Gonzalez had just left the LA Galaxy to join Mexico's Pachuca when his new club's chairman had a request: Would the 6-foot-5 defender walk into …

Sports

If Pop Culture Characters Had To Use Their Powers For Sports…

‘Spider Man – Soccer’. Image by Chow Hon Lam and featured with permission<p><b>Chow Hon Lam</b> is an artist and illustrator based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, …

Spider-Man

Twitter Reacts To How There Is No Rey Token In The Star Wars Monopoly Set

<b>It has been</b> a year and a half since eight-year-old Annie Rose penned a questioning letter to Hasbro—the maker of the <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> …

Star Wars

Review: ‘Loaded’ and the Amusing Pitfalls of Sudden Wealth

Don’t think of “Loaded,” a funny series that starts Monday night on AMC, as “Silicon Valley” with British accents, though the pocket description might suggest that.<p>Four British guys with a hot tech product find themselves in the big time and struggle to hold their own against high-rolling sharks …

The Arts

dplyr 0.7 Made Simpler

(This article was first published on <b>R – Win-Vector Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>I have been writing <i>a lot</i> (too much) on the R topics …

Data Science

Saturday Morning Panels! (Week of 7/14/17)

Hello and welcome back to Saturday Morning Panels! You know the drill. Each week the Multiversity staff lovingly scours the new releases to find you, …

Comics

Bus Driver Crochets a Toy for Every Tiny Passenger

You'll wish you could be along for this ride!<p>Wisconsin school bus driver Trudy Serres had a not-so-secret habit of crocheting between her bus routes. …

Lifestyle

20 Comics Canceled for SHOCKING Reasons

Comic books are, for better or worse, an industry first and an art form second. While graphic novels and independent artists revel in the freedom the …

Comics

See Darth Vader like never before, battered and beaten

Marvel's "Darth Vader" issue #3 hit newsstands yesterday and was as thrilling as ever.<p>This new line of comics fill in the gaps between "Star Wars" …

Star Wars

Skate Now: another app you didn't ask for but glad is here

I got to interview Nic Smal of Derick Watts and The Sunday Blues fame and now app creator about his new app, Skate Now. He also has some valuable …

Apps

Most Impressive Fans: The Story of What May Be the First Darth Vader Cosplay

<i>Most Impressive Fans is a feature highlighting the amazing creativity of</i> Star Wars <i>devotees, from cosplay to props. If there’s a fearless and</i> …

Star Wars

'Darth Vader' boy from Super Bowl ad lobbies against Senate GOP health bill

There was a disturbance in the Force on Capitol Hill Wednesday as child actor Max Page — who stole America's hearts as a pint-sized Darth Vader in a Volkswagen Super Bowl commercial six years ago — showed up to speak out against Senate Republicans' health care bill.<p>Max, 12, suffers from a …

Health Care

#WheresRey? Not in Star Wars Monopoly, Despite Hasbro’s Promises

Last year, an eight year old girl wrote a letter to Hasbro wondering why there was no Rey token included in the new <i>Star Wars</i> Monopoly game. Hasbro …

Star Wars

This 'Darth Chocolate' Ice Cream is Your Master Now

July 16 is National Ice Cream Day, but when the weather feels like a warm day on Mustafar, it’s hard to get in a celebratory mood. Ice cream that …

Dessert

Ridiculous Darth Vader helmet helps you tune out noise at work

It’s hard to get peace and quiet in an open working space. Ukrainian design firm Hochu rayu wants to help you find it—as long as you don’t mind …

The Workplace

Theresa May Gave a Boring Speech About Work to Save Her Own Job

Under May, basic job security is an utopian vision.<p>Theresa May gave a speech about the gig economy this morning that was as much about her own unstable job situation as it was about Britain's army of precarious workers – or as she would likely put it, "people welcoming the opportunity to engage in …

Theresa May

20 years of the 501st Legion: How the Star Wars costuming group became a Force for good

After <b>Albin Johnson</b> lost his leg in a car accident in the early '90s, he found himself in a rut, moping around his house. During this time, he started …

Star Wars

Waze’s New Update Means Your Kids Can Now Tell You Where To Go

Ever since Waze made it possible to have the likes of Darth Vader and Arnold Schwarzenegger issue out directions, it seemed like there was nowhere …

Shopping

The Best Prime Day Kitchen Deals [UPDATING]

<i>Happy Amazon Prime Day! Are you feeling overwhelmed yet? We at Uproxx are here to help. If you haven’t done so yet, be sure to take a look at our five golden rules for Prime Day, and our list of all of the apps you’re going to need to ensure a successful deal-nabbing experience.</i><p>Maybe you don’t like …

Cooking

Warfighter: Hoth

Strap yourselves in, folks, it’s time to ruin yet another timely classic by giving it the old “analyze it to death” treatment. And this time, we’re …

Military

7 Totally Unnecessary Pregnancy Products

Oh, the world of pregnancy products. There are a million gizmos, gadgets, and apps galore that <i>someone</i> out there is going to say you absolutely need. But that’s not always the case; some of those so-called must-haves aren’t necessary — and some might actually be dangerous. Before you buy or register …

Pregnancy

‘Darth Vader’ Boy Who Had 12 Heart Surgeries to Meet with Congressional Leaders: ‘I Can Be the Face for Healthcare’

The pint-sized Darth Vader who captured hearts in a popular 2011 Volkswagen Super Bowl commercial is now advocating for better child health care …

Health Care

A cathedral like none other: Moon rock and Darth Vader blend into Gothic architecture

Washington National Cathedral stands tall in the nation’s capital. It is the city’s fourth-tallest building and its highest point, rising 676 feet above sea level atop Mount Saint Alban in Northwest. Its three large towers can be seen for miles.<p>A cathedral is the main church in an area headed by an …

Lifestyle

An Actual Working Spider-Man: Homecoming Mask You Can Buy, and More of the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the coolest toys and merchandise we’ve seen all week. This time we’ve got an insanely nerdy <i>Star</i> …

Star Wars

Venezuela's Maduro channels Darth Vader by telling the Colombian president: 'I am your father'

Maduro and Colombian leader Santos have clashed over Venezuela's economic collapse and other issues.<p>The under-pressure leader of Venezuela Nicolas …

Venezuela