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Fantastic poster charts impact of 'Star Wars' on sci-fi films and TV

From spawning "The Large Humanoid Friend of Few Words" to "The Strong Female Badass," a new at-a-glance image from Shutterstock and PopChart Lab traces how "Star Wars" impacted it all.

By August 10, 2015


'Star Wars' hits lightspeed: A new film every summer from 2015

Hang onto your fur. There's going to be a new "Star Wars" film in theaters every summer, with spin-offs in the years between episodes. "Star Wars" overload? Or bull's-eyeing womp rats for Disney?

By April 18, 2013


Star Wars hits lightspeed: A new film every summer from 2015

Hang onto your fur -- there's going to be a new Star Wars film in cinemas every summer, with spin-offs in the years between Episodes.

By April 18, 2013


No...there is another: Next 'Star Wars' trailer could debut with 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

Both series are owned by Disney -- and the superhero sequel hits theatres in time for Star Wars day on May the 4th.

By December 2, 2014


Near-lightspeed space travel: Not as cool-looking as you think

If you never have the opportunity to travel at near-lightspeed in space, you won't be missing much. It actually looks a bit boring.

By January 15, 2013


Where's the female side of the Force in 'Star Wars VII'?

(commentary) Casting news reveals both veteran actors and newcomers. But where are the major female characters besides Princess Leia and actress Daisy Ridley's unannounced role?

By April 29, 2014


​Marc Andreessen on Warren Buffett: Old white guy who doesn't get tech

At a Bitcoin confab, the VC and Web world veteran lumps the Bitcoin-dissing business magnate in with "old white men crapping on new technology they don't understand."

By March 25, 2014


Secret-sharing app Whisper said to capture $30M in funding

The anonymous-confession app closes its third round of funding in less than a year, giving it a $200 million valuation, according to Recode.

By March 11, 2014


Secrets and lies: Whisper and the return of the anonymous app

The app is a reaction to the over-embellished existences we find on social networks, making it often moody and melancholy -- and real in the most unsettling of ways.

By January 22, 2014


Morgan Three Wheeler: Proper motoring

Arguably, the Morgan Three Wheeler introduced motoring to the masses of the Great Britain in the early 20th century. It was small, easy to fix, and cheap, so people bought them in droves.

By January 20, 2014