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Tatooine needs you! Help Tunisia save a piece of ‘Star Wars’ lore

Tunisian tourism groups are betting the force of "Star Wars" fans can help them save the one-time desert home of Anakin Skywalker.

By April 8, 2014

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When 'Star Wars' invaded Tunisia (photos)

A series of photographs by visual artist Ra di Martino showcases the sets where George Lucas and his crew filmed the original "Star Wars."

15 Images By May 9, 2013

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Wear the sands of Tatooine on your wrist

This limited-edition watch features sand from the "Star Wars" set of Tatooine in Tunisia, and is proudly worn by none other than Chewbacca himself.

By September 2, 2014

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Decades later, Luke Skywalker's 'Star Wars' home stands

In the deserts of Tunisia, the Lars Homestead, where young Luke Skywalker was said to live, is still a testament to the filming of one of the most famous films ever.

By May 9, 2013

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Developing nations adopting social media quickly

As citizens in countries like Mexico, Brazil, Tunisia, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Russia, and India get access to the Internet, they join social networks at a high rate, according to a Pew report.

By December 12, 2012

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Meet the stewards of the 'Star Wars' sands

Love "Star Wars?" The Save Lars group does too -- so much so that members went to Tunisia and restored Luke Skywalker's fictional homestead on Tatooine from its previous state of disrepair.

By July 11, 2012

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A modern-day visit to the Skywalker homes

Decades after the original "Star Wars," a Japanese pop culture blog looks at the sad state of affairs at a few movie set locations in Tunisia -- the country that hosted Luke (and Anakin) Skywalker's home planet of Tatooine.

By July 3, 2012

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How much would Jabba the Hutt's palace cost you?

The fictional desert palace that belonged to the famed "slimy piece of worm-ridden filth" is worth millions, according to real estate site Movoto. The real question is, why would you buy it?

By May 1, 2014

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Even Tatooine feels the heat from climate change

The inaugural report from the Tatooine Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change presents unique climate challenges ahead for Sarlaacs, Hutts, and moisture farmers.

By July 24, 2014

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Crave Ep. 155: Take better selfies with the S.E.L.F.I.E. mirror

The S.E.L.F.I.E. mirror detects your pearly whites and snaps a selfie for you so you can ditch the phone.

By April 11, 2014