Someone cut together every Star Wars scene involving Order 66 — Palpatine's failsafe code within the clone army to turn and kill the Jedi — into a single, simultaneous, time-synched video. I saved that to share here, but it turned out to be kind of annoying and difficult to watch. So here's a better compilation, a bit more Rashomon-style, showing the tide-turning moment from every different perspective it's been portrayed (so far).
Those kinda resemble the droids you're looking for. "It's March 1976 at Elstree Studios, UK and the props department are demonstrating the practicalities of the droid designs to George Lucas as actors Kenny Baker (R2D2) and Anthony Daniels (C3P0) familiarise themselves with the costumes and get used to walking in them," writes 70sSciFiBoy. READ THE REST
In the recent 9th Circuit US Court case involving ConAgra Foods Inc. and a class action settlement about the marketing of Wesson Oils, a brand formerly owned by ConAgra, as being "100% natural," the presiding Judge Kenneth K. Lee made an extraordinary legal decree about Star Wars. A quick summary of the case: ConAgra got… READ THE REST
When Dr. Jean Cukier decided to build his dream house in Houston, Texas, he grabbed a piece of paper and drew it himself. Cukier loved Star Wars so he took architectural inspiration from Darth Vader's helmet. The 7,000 square-foot, four bedroom/five bath home is now for sale for $4.3 million. No word on whether it… READ THE REST
You may not have heard about it, but earlier this month, America took another important step toward restoring life to normalcy in our post-COVID world: Sam's Club announced samples were back. Look, it might not seem like a huge milestone, but nobody can deny that noshing on a bite of a new cold cut variety… READ THE REST
For all their everything-ness, there are still some areas where even the great and powerful Amazon isn't all that. Sure, you can find just about any physical item being sold in the depths of Amazon product pages somewhere, but when it comes to software and apps, well, that's an area where the eCommerce giant mostly steers… READ THE REST
There's only so much squinting you can do at a tiny smartphone screen before you start wondering why we ever thought it was a good idea to build devices so small in the first place. Sure, portability is a plus, but when you're trying to watch videos on your phone, that itty-bitty baby screen won't… READ THE REST