Star Wars

They Finally Did It

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Tech

They've done it. They've finally worked out how to make a lightsaber. Kind of. Physicists at Harvard and MIT have discovered a way of binding p...

Death Star Trench Run From Star Wars In 3D

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Tech

The Oculus Rift headset is a constant source of amazing -and sometimes terrifying - things but this is up there with the best. The Death Star trenc...

This Is What Credit Cards Are For

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Tech

Look down your sofa, sell a kidney or take up a lucrative life of crime - because you need £10,000. More specifically, you need £10,000 to buy th...

NASA Finds 'Han Solo Encased In Carbonite' On The Surface Of Mercury

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Tech

In a neat reversal of another recent dubious discovery, a human has been found on Mercury. Well, not quite. But a picture taken by Nasa has intrigu...

Vote On Your Favourite Pictures Of The Week

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

Kate Middleton introduced Prince George to the world this week and patience was certainly not a virtue as the world waited with bated breath for the R...

Matt Smith Headed For 'Star Trek'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Matt Smith may be departing 'Doctor Who', but he hasn't ruled out making an appearance in another sci-fi franchise. The 30-year-old - who recently ...

Star Wars Book of Sith: Secrets From the Dark Side (Review)

Alice Charles | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

Writer Daniel Wallace has cleverly compiled a book that examines in some detail the mythology behind the Star Wars franchise. The Book of Sith reads like a series of "lost" manuscripts that have now been partially rediscovered and passed to Jedi knight Luke Skywalker for examination.

How To Do Yoga - The Star Wars Way

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

It may not overtake hot yoga quite yet, but one way of getting your other half into a downward dog could be to Use The Force via the yoga moves of Mat...

Star Wars Stars 'Told To Slim'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

It's no secret that actors are often asked to shape up for Hollywood blockbusters, especially with physically demanding action movies. But that doe...

Are You Paying Attention? 10 Best Movie Mistakes And In-Jokes

Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

From self-referential nods to the director's previous works to gentle jibes aimed at the cast, cinema is full of private jokes and esoteric gags, snea...

'Help Me Obiwan, You're My Only [Nom Nom Burp] Hope'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Tech

Pictures of amazing or over-achieving birthday cakes is an internet speciality. But this one really is a Force to be reckoned with. Admitting he we...

WATCH: Star Wars Elevator Prank

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Comedy

The force is strong with pranksters The Jester Lads. The trio went to King's College London and had some fun with the students (and staff). Or rath...

'Tatooine'-Style Planets May Be Perfect For Life

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Tech

Planets that orbit two suns at once are an image more familiar from Star Wars and science fiction, rather than science fact. But according to new ...

LOOK: Giggly Outtakes From Game Of Thrones, Star Wars, Pulp Fiction And More

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Joaquin Phoenix and Russell Crowe face each other in a Roman colosseum on the set of Ridley Scott's 2000 epic, Gladiator. But there's no sign of t...

"If You Can Put Your Mind to it, You Can Accomplish Anything"

Armin Van Buuren | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Armin Van Buuren

What sticks in my mind the most about this visit is the power of imagination. George Lucas created all of this with an idea he had in his head. A story that inspired millions. It showed me once again that in this life we're only limited in our capabilities to think 'big'.

Zombieland: The Series and TV Based on Film

James Peckham | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
James Peckham

So what went wrong with Zombieland: The Series? Just by watching the first few minutes of the pilot the fatal error is staring any fan of the film in the face. Is that meant to be Harrelson/Eisenberg/Stone?! Why did the writers decide to use the same characters in which we now associate with A-list Hollywood actors?

WATCH: Homemade Lightsaber Can Burn Through Almost Everything

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK Tech

A fan of Star Wars, lasers and potentially dangerous experiments has posted a video of a homemade lightsaber. And yes, it can burn through stuff - ...

WATCH: Robots Fight With Lightsabers At Google I/O

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Tech

Robots. Fighting. Lightsabers. While Google's keynote speech at the annual I/O developer's conference was a bit of a mixed bag - some cool news, bu...

Dr Who Fans In 'Tense Stand-Off' With Star Wars Rivals

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK

A sci-fi convention in Norwich took a turn to the dark side when a "long running rivalry" between Doctor Who and Star Wars fans turned nasty. Polic...

The Dark Side of Osborne's Wooing of 'Star Wars'

Jack Butler | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Butler

Osborne didn't need to genuflect towards the House of Mouse, because the UK has a well-deserved reputation as the home of high quality cinema and moviemaking. But for how long? Osborne is at the top of a government that has slashed arts funding to the bone, axed the UK Film Council and is generally doing a great deal of damage in the cultural arena.

WATCH: Osbi-wan Makes First Star Wars Joke, Cracks Up

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Politics

George Osborne has cracked his first Star Wars joke in a toe-curling display of political punmanship. A slew of hilarity coursed across the interne...

Twitter Celebrates UK Star Wars Announcement With #britishstarwars

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Following the announcement by Chancellor George Osborne that the next Star Wars film, Episode VII, would be filmed in the UK in 2015, Twitter embarked...

Osborne Announces Star Wars To Be Filmed In UK

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

The eagerly-awaited re-boot of the Star Wars franchise, this time under the auspices of Disney, will be made in the UK, George Osborne has announced. ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Cracks In The Coalition

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Friday 10 May 2013... 1) CRACKS IN THE COALITION 48 hours after the Queen's Speech, how coalitious is the c...

Lib Dems Are MASSIVE Trekkies

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Politics

It's three years into the Nick Clegg's five year mission to boldly go where no Lib Dems have gone before - into government - and the polls are not loo...