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Woman changes name to L. Skywalker, denied passport

The UK takes a dim view of any name that it deems as being copyrighted or trademarked.

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New Star Wars comics coming at light speed

In advance of the upcoming Star Wars sequels, Disney moved the comics to a new publisher. Now, Marvel reveals its three upcoming Star Wars titles.

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Hot Wheels' real-life Darth Vader car (pictures)

Mattel's Hot Wheels line of model cars turns to the Dark Side at San Diego Comic-Con, with a full-size Darth Vadermobile. And yes, it's fully operational.

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Mark Hamill 'can't believe it's happening' as he returns to 'Star Wars'

Luke Skywalker himself says his return to "Star Wars" is an "unexpected gift," and promises it'll take more than a broken ankle to stop Harrison Ford.

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...this? And if they did, would they recall their history books -- er, data sets -- and fondly remember Kepler?
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(This, of course, is a memorable scene from 1977's "Star Wars," depicting Luke Skywalker on his home planet of Tatooine.)
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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.

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The newest Jedi comes from the planet Krypton

Could Clark Kent be the man to bring balance to the Force? Or would he fall to the dark side and rule the Galactic Empire?

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PHINEAS AND FERB - "Phineas and Ferb Star Wars" - An adventure and action-filled television special, "Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars," is set to premiere SATURDAY, JULY 26 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.  The story is set a couple summers ago in a galaxy far, far away when Phineas, Ferb and the gang are in a parallel universe -- during Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.  Iconic Star Wars characters Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2 are featured in this special event programming. (DISNEY XD)
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Phineas and Ferb meet the Sith-inator in 'Star Wars' special

Phineas and Ferb are about to travel to Tatooine and beyond with the help of actor Simon Pegg and "MythBusters" Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman. The show's creators talk to Crave.

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<p>The faceless Boba Fett stands out as one of the most mysterious of all the personae in the vast "Star Wars" universe.</p>

<p>For Andrew Miller, a 41-year-old office worker who spends his days at a reference law library in East Lansing, Mich., being Boba Fett -- or at least looking and acting just like the intergalactic bounty hunter -- has become a second life of sorts. When I met Miller at <a href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57601015-1/rounding-up-cnets-pictorial-coverage-of-dragon-con/" >Dragon Con</a> in early September, I knew I finally came across the Boba Fett fan I'd always been searching for.</p>

<p>You can't just go out and buy a Boba Fett costume and say the deed is done, especially if you want to do it right. When Miller created his first Fett costume at age 27, little did he know he'd be spending many years after tweaking, changing pieces often, and eventually come close to achieving a film-quality representation of the Boba Fett costume as seen in the 1983 sci-fi spectacular "<a href="http://news.cnet.com/2300-17938_105-10016726-1.html" >Star Wars: Return of the Jedi</a>."</p>

<p>Miller told CNET he has spent "hundreds and hundreds" of hours perfecting the outfit. It took six months of nights and weekends to build the original suit, and Miller has since then upgraded almost every piece of the outfit as more reference material hit the Internet. The community and resources from <a href="http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/" >The Dented Helmet</a>, a collective of Boba Fett costume enthusiasts, have substantially helped Miller along the way.</p>

<p>Click through for a closer look at this incredible re-creation of Boba Fett's costume.</p>

Darth Vader trounces top US politicians in popularity poll

Whether running for office on Tattooine or in Washington, D.C., some of the nation's top political leaders would get walloped by Jedi, Sith lords, and even Jar Jar Binks.

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Darth Vader samurai costume: The Force meets feudal Japan

Japanse warriors combine with "Star Wars" for Darth Vader and Stormtrooper costumes designed to look like samurai in space.

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Life-size Vadermobile set to cruise Comic-Con

Mattel is celebrating a "Star Wars" line of toys by showing off a fully functional, life-size Vadermobile at Comic-Con. Ride at your own risk.

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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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