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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.  

Should we gamify citizenship?