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Absurd 'Star Wars' lightsaber battle shows the farce is strong

A lightsaber with a crackling hilt isn't nearly weird enough. A live-action video explores just how strange lightsabers can get.

By January 21, 2015

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Darth Vader is a giant gummy bear. Yes, he's a gummy bear

Gummy bear artist Crummy Gummy has built an incredible full-scale replica of Darth Vader's helmet using nothing but gummy bears. The Dark Side has never looked this sweet.

By January 23, 2015

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Bitcoin bigwig goes to prison in Silk Road case

BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem is sentenced to two years prison time, despite asking to be let off free to "change the world."

By December 20, 2014

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Microsoft's 'Destiny' cologne ad skewers Sony

A new fragrance from Xbox? Microsoft gets into the fake-cologne business in a cheeky attempt to play down Sony's exclusive-content deal for one of the biggest games of the year.

By September 5, 2014

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In defense of 'The Star Wars Holiday Special'

Singing Wookiees wearing Snuggies? Harvey Korman cooking in drag? Jefferson Starship hologram jam band? Crave's Bonnie Burton tells why the infamous TV special is so bad it's great.

By December 21, 2013

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The retaliation begins: Google profiles get Schmidt-faced

In a protest over Google now grabbing users' profile photos for ads, some people have apparently decided to change their shot to a photo of Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.

By October 12, 2013

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Love fights back! After BreakUp Text, now MakeUp Text

You might imagine that the people behind BreakUp Text, the app that breaks up with your lover for you, might have a follow-up. Here it is: MakeUp Text. It's bound to work, of course.

By August 5, 2013

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'Star Wars' car-wraps put some geek on your gas-guzzler

No X-Wing? No problem. You can turn your car into a galactic vehicle with a set of "Star Wars" car-wraps showing off your favorite character.

By May 1, 2013

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Don't miss Patton Oswalt's hilarious ideas for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

An improvisational moment during the filming of "Parks and Recreation" produces a gaggle of zany suggestions for the next "Star Wars" movie -- and inspires a great Chewbacca robot drawing.

By April 18, 2013

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New Silicon Valley in the Andes: Promise and paradox

special report In the second installment of a four-part series, Crave's Eric Mack delves into the ways Ecuador's ambitious "City of Knowledge" could change Latin America -- and the wider tech world.

By March 27, 2013