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Brian Cox Corrects Neil DeGrasse Tyson On The Physics Of Lightsabers, Says They Can Actually Work

It was a Twitter conversation started years ago that began it all. Neil deGrasse Tyson and Brian Cox finally had a sit-down to discuss the physics of lightsabers and the probability they could become reality.

Geek February 6, 2016

Watch This Gas-Powered Lightsaber Cut Jar-Jar Binks To Shreds

Designed by YouTube creative producer Allen Pan, this gas-powered lightsaber not only lights cigarettes and blasts apart balloon versions of Stormtroopers, it decimates everyone's least-favorite alien in the 'Star Wars' universe, Jar-Jar Binks.

Gadgets December 29, 2015

Awaken Your Inner Force With Star Wars Workout: Lightsaber-Themed Fitness Classes Pop Up Across US [Video]

Want to become a Jedi Warrior? These Star Wars-themed fitness classes will help you awaken your inner Force.

Life December 23, 2015

After Creating Thor's Hammer, Engineer Builds Working Lightsaber [Video]

After creating a working Mjölnir that only he could lift, electrical engineer Allen Pan has created a working lightsaber. The lightsaber features a crackling blade and is capabe of burning things.

Gadgets December 19, 2015

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Lightsaber With Google Chrome

Google Chrome has released an experiment that lets users battle Stormtroopers by turning their average smartphone into a bonafide lightsaber.

Apps/Software December 15, 2015

New 'Dark Force' Motorcycle From Ural Rocks A Lightsaber For The Dark Side

Ural just launched a cool new motorcycle appropriately called the 'Dark Force,' coming complete with a red lightsaber for Darth Vader fans. The sleek dark bike is limited-edition, with only 25 units available in the U.S.

FUTURE TECH December 2, 2015

This 'Star Wars'-Themed Motorcycle Comes With A Lightsaber

Not only is Ural's limited 'Dark Force' motorcycle line 'fully blacked out to hide you in the shadows' like a Sith lord, but it comes complete with a three-foot expandable lightsaber.

Internet Culture November 17, 2015

This Battle-Friendly Foam Lightsaber With Lights And Sound Effects Is The Safe Alternative To The Plastic Toys

A live-action role-playing weapons-maker has started a Kickstarter campaign to fund the development of a foam lightsaber that is equipped with lighting and sound effects for safe gameplay.

Internet Culture November 6, 2015

Movie Theaters Are Banning Lightsabers And Masks From Select 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Screenings

Cinemark Theaters and AMC quietly announced that lightsabers and other weapons won't be allowed for the screening of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens,' but costumes are still OK.

Movies/TV Shows November 2, 2015

Review: Disney Infinity 3.0: 'Rise Against The Empire' Flips The Star Wars Script

It's round three of our 'Disney Infinity 3.0' reviews. After 'Twilight of the Republic' and 'Inside Out,' let's take another trip to Star Wars — and this time, it's about the original trilogy. Does the game measure up?

Geek October 6, 2015

'Star Wars: Battlefront's Hero System Explained, Luke Skywalker Revealed

Details on Star Wars Battlefront’s Hero System are recently revealed by senior producer Jamie Keen in a new blog post seen on EA’s official site.

Video Games September 19, 2015

What The 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Toys Reveal About The Film

Loads of brand new toys have just been unveiled for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.' We use the product descriptions and a little deductive reasoning to uncover new details about the movie.

Movies/TV Shows September 3, 2015

New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Teaser Confirms Finn Will Get A Lightsaber

A new 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' teaser features a new look at a lightsaber-wielding Finn.

Movies/TV Shows August 27, 2015

This One-Hour Video Shows You All The Lightsaber Duels That Ever Happened In Star Wars

Every single lightsaber duel ever happened in the Star Wars movies presented in one glorious hour-long video.

Movies/TV Shows August 18, 2015

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Is The Cover Story In Entertainment Weekly

The villain Kylo Ren (played by Adam Driver) appears on the cover of this week's 'Entertainment Weekly.' Inside, EW promises loads of juicy new details on the movie, along with a selection of brand new photos.

Movies/TV Shows August 12, 2015

13 Years Later, 'Star Wars: Jedi Knight II' Is Still The Best Lightsaber Simulator Out There

To this day, 'Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast' is the only 'Star Wars' game that truly does lightsaber combat justice.

Geek August 5, 2015

You Can Now Use 'Star Wars' Lightsaber Emoji On Twitter

If you've ever wanted to add a little more intergalactic fierceness to your tweets, today is your lucky day. There's now a lightsaber emoji for Twitter.

Internet July 10, 2015

Star Wars All-In-One App Does Selfies, Lightsabers, Comic-Con AR & More

It's the app no Star Wars fan should be without. This one stop spot is loaded with features like themed selfies, animated GIFs, weather, lightsaber training, augmented reality features and much more.

Geek July 8, 2015

Toy Fair 2015: The 5 Toys Your Kids Will Beg For This Year

Which toys are sure to be the most sought-after by kids everywhere (including yours)? We humbly submit these five as sure bets.

Movies/TV Shows February 16, 2015

Apple Designer Jony Ive May Have Inspired J.J. Abrams' New 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Lightsaber

If you do not like the new look of the lightsaber in 'Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens,' we might finally know who to blame. Apple designer Jony Ive may be partly responsible.

Geek February 16, 2015

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' New Lightsaber Caused Debate In Production, J.J. Abrams Says

Turns out director J.J. Abrams and members of the 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' crew were just as divided on the new lightsaber's look as many fans are.

Movies/TV Shows February 6, 2015

Stephen Colbert Ends Controversy Over New 'Star Wars' Lightsaber

The new lightsaber from 'Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens' may have rubbed fans the wrong way, but Stephen Colbert is here to tell those fans why they're wrong about being rubbed the wrong way.

Movies/TV Shows December 2, 2014

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer is Here but Not Everyone Loves the New Lightsaber

The ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer has just been released. While the new droids and spacecraft look awesome, the new lightsaber is raking in a number of tweets from disappointed fans.

Society November 30, 2014

'Star Wars' fans get a peek at a possible lightsaber game for the Oculus Rift

The virtual reality technology from the Oculus Rift shows off a new Star Wars lightsaber demo.

Geek August 27, 2014

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