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Tracking the Journey of Luke’s Lightsaber Throughout All the Star Wars movies

Tracking the Journey of Luke’s Lightsaber Throughout All the Star Wars movies

It started out as Anakin’s lightsaber, of course. And then Obi-Wan held onto it before he gave it to Luke. And then new characters carried it in The Force Awakens. And then who ...

Superhero Movies, Ranked

Superhero Movies, Ranked

Thus far, 2016 is the year of the superhero. Deadpool and Batman v. Superman both shattered the box office, proving that audiences can’t get enough of costumes and powers. But ...

The Matrix Fan Theory That Makes Agent Smith the True ‘One’

The Matrix Fan Theory That Makes Agent Smith the True ‘One’

The Matrix Trilogy is driven by the mystery of whether Neo, the film’s protagonist, is actually the savior of mankind. But here’s a crazy theory: What if Neo’s arch nemesis, Agent ...

Nutella Makes For a Deliciously Excellent Firestarter

Nutella Makes For a Deliciously Excellent Firestarter

Nutella is good on toast, with ice cream, or eaten by the spoonful while gently sobbing. But as it turns out, add a dash of potassium permanganate and a little heat, and you have ...

Rare Civil War-Era Shipwreck Discovered off the Coast of North Carolina

Rare Civil War-Era Shipwreck Discovered off the Coast of North Carolina

Marine archaeologists have discovered a large iron-hulled steamer near North Carolina’s Oak Island. The decaying wreck has yet to be identified, but it’s the first Civil War-era ...

Florida Man Who Landed a Gyrocopter on the Capitol Lawn Denies Almost Hitting a Delta Flight

Florida Man Who Landed a Gyrocopter on the Capitol Lawn Denies Almost Hitting a Delta Flight

Remember the Florida man who landed his gyrocopter on the lawn of the US Capitol last year? The retired US postal worker pulled the stunt to raise awareness about campaign finance ...

An A-to-Z Guide to Bullshit Alternative Medicine on YouTube

An A-to-Z Guide to Bullshit Alternative Medicine on YouTube

There’s a weird mark on your face. It wasn’t there last week, and it’s spreading at an alarming rate. Your insurance sucks, so you search the internet for help, and before you ...

Our First Major Breakthrough in Understanding How Zika Virus Attacks the Brain

Our First Major Breakthrough in Understanding How Zika Virus Attacks the Brain

Scientists strongly suspect a link between Zika and microcephaly, a disorder that causes abnormally small heads in newborns, but they’re not entirely sure. Now, a team of ...

Deep-Diving Robot Discovers Mysterious and Adorable Octopus Species

Deep-Diving Robot Discovers Mysterious and Adorable Octopus Species

Would you just look at him? Sprung to life out of a Pixar movie, the ghostly little fella pictured above was discovered last month by Deep Discoverer, the deep-diving robot that ...

Science Journal Publishes Creationist Paper, Science Community Flips Out

Science Journal Publishes Creationist Paper, Science Community Flips Out

Open access science journal PLOS One is once again under scrutiny after a Creationist-minded research paper about the evolution of human hands got through peer review.

Google Gives Pass To Pirated Porn

Google Gives Pass To Pirated Porn

Axel Braun is about as close as you can get to a household name in porn. He’s behind the biggest adult film titles of the last ten years, and his porn parody, Star Wars XXX, is ...

Bill Clinton’s 1999 Internet Town Hall Was the First Presidential AMA

Bill Clinton’s 1999 Internet Town Hall Was the First Presidential AMA

Back in 1999 President Bill Clinton held an “internet town hall” hosted by a company called Excite@Home. Clinton answered questions submitted from the 50,000 people watching ...

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