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Sneak Peek: George Lucas’ Future Museum

December 14th, 2014 at 7:41 pm » Comments Off

Isolated, the words all sound so cliché. Organic. Flowing. Curvy. But set to the backdrop of Chicago’s blocky skyline, they assemble a brash thesis on the city’s future: The new George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is a low-slung knoll inside a landscape of towering Lego, an Egyptian pyramid reimagined for the year 2020.

Rich Burlew’s Comic Book Business Success Story

March 7th, 2013 at 1:20 pm » Comments Off

A remarkable Empire of One business  Rich Burlew created the first The Order of the Stick, a hilarious webcomic that celebrates and satirizes tabletop role-playing games and medieval fantasy, on September 29, 2003. The strip was originally produced to entertain people who came to his website for gaming articles, but it quickly became the most popular feature, leading Burlew to eventually abandon writing articles […]

Star Wars-like planet orbiting two suns discovered

September 16th, 2011 at 11:55 am » Comments (0)

The planet named Kepler-16b, will have an extraordinary double sunset at the end of each day. Astronomers discover a real-life Tatooine. A spectacle made popular by the “Star Wars” saga — a planet with two suns — has now been confirmed in space for the first time, astronomers revealed.  

The Star Wars alphabet guessing game

August 26th, 2011 at 11:12 pm » Comments (0)

Star Wars as an educational tool. Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a character from the Star Wars universe here. Can you name them all? You might notice some of the main characters are missing in action, because a puzzle should never be too easy. The answers are at Gamma Squad… (The complete game after […]

Moving Holograms: From Science Fiction to Reality

November 3rd, 2010 at 8:04 pm » Comments (0)

3D Tv’s without glasses… Coming soon! A new type of holographic telepresence allows the projection of a three-dimensional, moving image without the need for special eyewear such as 3D glasses or other auxiliary devices.

British Soldier of the Future Take on the Taliban

June 26th, 2010 at 9:57 am » Comments (0)

British soldier of the future. Armed to the teeth with the latest in technology, this is the new face of the British soldier.  And if he looks a little familiar, it’s probably because you’ve seen something very similar in the Star Wars movies.  

Lightsaber Turns 50 – GE Engineer Explains How It Could Not Possibly Work

June 12th, 2010 at 1:10 pm » Comments (0)

Lightsaber diagram Okay, folks, make sure you have some tissues handy because GE engineer Matt Gluesenkamp is about to break a lot of hearts. The laser just turned 50, and that got Gluesenkamp thinking about one of the most iconic representations of the technology: the lightsaber. He analyzes the tech it’d take to make them […]

Star Wars Day: ‘May the Fourth be with You’

May 4th, 2010 at 7:56 am » Comments (0)

Star Wars fans dressed as storm troopers during a parade. Star Wars fans on May 4th said “may the fourth be with you” in tribute to the Hollywood films, on the unofficial day honouring the cult movies.  Millions of Jedi fans posted tributes to Luke Skywalker, C-3Po and Darth Vader on Twitter, the micro-blogging site and Facebook in […]

Star Wars Burlesque Show

January 12th, 2010 at 9:46 am » Comments (0)

Stormtroopers never looked so good Above, Stormtrooper striptease Courtney Cruz shows off her super Trooper-wear in a Star Wars-themed burlesque show at the Los Angeles club Bordello (a sexy bar which opened at the site of a notorious, historic LA whorehouse). We don’t really have to say much else to have all the Star Wars […]

The Jedi Mind Control Game

December 9th, 2009 at 2:57 pm » Comments (0)

My Mind Is Stronger Than Your Mind! This is the Star Wars Jedi game that requires you to bring to bear all of your latent telekinetic powers of the Force in order to keep a ball levitating. Similar to EEG technology that reads the alpha and beta waves created by your brain, the game comes […]

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