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J.J. Abrams gives first look at 'Star Wars' X-wing fighter

The director offers a peek at the X-wing fighter from the set of "Star Wars Episode VII" to promote the Force for Change campaign that raises money for UNICEF.

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Crave Ep. 166: 'Emotive' family robot assists and entertains, doesn't do windows

Jibo is a Siri-like robot assistant that will help with the little things in life...and record your every move. Plus Minecraft's version of "Star Wars," and more.

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A Star Wars fantasy: Jon Stewart as Princess Leia

To support UNICEF Innovation Labs and Programs, Jon Stewart dresses as Princess Leia and Stephen Colbert cannot quite believe it.

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Original 'Star Wars' film getting remade in Minecraft

A Minecraft user is painstakingly re-creating the original 1977 film "Star Wars" entirely in Minecraft. May the blocky force be with him.

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New 'Star Wars' movie is shot in Imax, Bad Robot tweet reveals

"Star Wars: Episode VII" director J.J. Abrams shows off his love for Imax movie cameras in a tweet that makes us long to spot two lost droids in the desert.

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Epic 'Star Wars' fan film made by college football player

"Retribution" crosses the "Star Wars" universe with the University of Georgia in a fan film that gives the prequels a run for their money.

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Han Solo always shoots first in this animated short

Did Han Solo shoot first, or was it Greedo? This animated video from Dorkly attempts to set the record straight once and for all.

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'Star Wars' Galactic Empire invades a German airport

This fan-made fake set leak shows what it might look like if the Galactic Empire had a hub at Germany's Frankfurt airport.

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'Star Wars' update: New actors cast, plus Harrison Ford hiatus

As Harrison Ford recovers from a leg injury, more actors are headed to a galaxy far, far away. Crystal Clarke and Pip Andersen are tapped as the latest "Star Wars: Episode VII" cast members.

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Scientists spot another planet straight out of 'Star Wars'

Researchers believe they've found the first rocky, Earth-like exoplanet to orbit a distant binary star system. That's good news for the search for habitable worlds, not to mention real-life analogs to the "Star Wars" universe.

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Lego re-creates 'Star Wars' cast photo with minifigs

Lego gets a head start on merchandising the new "Star Wars" movie with a funny remake of the celebrated cast photo of a script-reading session.

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Chicago strong with the Force due to George Lucas' museum

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will officially make its home in the Windy City. The museum, set to open in 2018, will trace the evolution of the visual image from illustration to film.

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