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Awesome short film shows Star Wars from the Empire's perspective

Watch this. Now. TIE Fighter is a short animation by Paul Johnson that shows a bit of Star Wars from the perspective of the Empire. It's done in the style of anime from the 80's and shows an aerial fight scene between TIE fighters and X-wings and is pretty much so awesome that Disney should make this an entire…

Back to the Future Wasn't Supposed to Have a Sequel Back to the Future Wasn't Supposed to Have a Sequel

Great Scott! Did you know that Back to the Future was never supposed to have a sequel? Imagine that reality for a second — a world without Marty McFly's hoverboard and shoes and flying DeLorean? The mind reels!

The complicated truth behind the empire of the United States of America The complicated truth behind the empire of the United States of America

Let's celebrate the USA on July 4th! How big does the celebration go across America? Across the 50 states, duh. The 48 contiguous, Alaska and Hawaii. But what about Washington DC? And the Indian territories? Puerto Rico? Guam? The Virgin Islands? And let's not get into places you've never heard of like Johnston Atoll…

Dog Sacrifices Dignity In the Service of This Star Wars AT-AT Costume Dog Sacrifices Dignity In the Service of This Star Wars AT-AT Costume

Halloween was a hoot this year, but Angie never looked any of us in the eye ever again.

It's a trap! All six Star Wars movies getting 3-D theatrical re-release It's a trap! All six Star Wars movies getting 3-D theatrical re-release

First Lucasfilm announces a Star Wars box set on Blu-ray, and now they're planning to re-release them theatrically in 3-D. But are you willing to sit through the prequels to see Empire in 3D? You may have to.

Empire Strikes Back almost didn't get made: Inside secrets of Star Wars' first sequel! Empire Strikes Back almost didn't get made: Inside secrets of Star Wars' first sequel!

The book trailer for J.W. Rinzler's The Making of The Empire Strikes Back is a must-watch, full of juicy secrets. Glimpse the original script by Leigh Bracket, check out concept art, and find out how ESB almost fell through.

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Empire Edition Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Empire Edition

In today's Remainders: Empires. Apple tends to theirs at their annual shareholders meeting; Verizon reinforces their cellular empire for Spring Break action; and the Galactic Empire's graphic design team faces off with Ole Miss's new rebel mascot. And more!

The World's Oldest Swiss Army Knife The World's Oldest Swiss Army Knife

This could very well be the world's first Swiss Army Knife. Bearing a striking resemblance to modern multi-tools, it has at least six distinct functions and originates from the Roman Empire circa 200 A.D.

Galactic Empire Begins Invasion of San Francisco Galactic Empire Begins Invasion of San Francisco

Informed by the Bush Administration that a Rebel base is located in the heart of San Francisco, Imperial forces surrounded the city in advance of a full-scale invasion. While Imperial Admiral Piett promised administration officials that the assault would commence only if the Rebel forces fail to surrender by 8PM PDT…

Sexy Recruitment Posters For The Empire Sexy Recruitment Posters For The Empire

Although most of the stormtroopers in the Star Wars movies turned out to be vat-grown clones of Boba Fett's daddy, perhaps some of them were citizens from around the Empire doing their duty. These concept art recruitment posters by Feng Zhu might have been plastered in cantinas and spaceports around the galaxy in an…

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