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The Ultimate Star Wars Gift Guide

Mark Lee Rollins for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Okay we are going to pull out all the stops here, and not list 10, nor 15; we are listing 20 great gifts for the Star Wars fan in your life....

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VIDEO: The new, freaking epic ‘Jurassic World’ trailer

Christopher Pilny for redOrbit.com - @NotRealChainsaw Since Thanksgiving, it's basically been Christmas every month or so for Jurassic Park fans, as new trailers for June 12's Jurassic World are finding their way onto TV and YouTube. Personally speaking, I've watched each...

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Star Wars set now ‘way station for jihadists’

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck The real-world location that served as the backdrop for the barren planet Tatooine in the Star Wars universe is reportedly at the heart of an ongoing struggle between good and evil, but this time,...

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New 3D-printing process is straight out of ‘Terminator 2′

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck New additive manufacturing technology unveiled by a Silicon Valley startup on Monday draws inspiration from the iconic scene in Terminator 2 in which the villainous T-1000 robot starts off as a puddle of liquid...

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Catfish species named in honor of ‘Star Wars’ character

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck No, it wasn’t discovered a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, but a previously unknown species of catfish has been named in honor of a Star Wars character nonetheless. The suckermouth...

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VIDEO: Two guys watch Netflix through an 8-bit Nintendo

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck In a world that’s becoming increasingly obsessed with the latest and greatest gizmos and gadgets (see: the Apple Watch), it’s nice to see Netflix making the effort to support older devices. And when we say...

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Death Star-like laser destroys truck more than mile away

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck A powerful new laser developed by Lockheed Martin is capable of stopping a vehicle from over a mile away – without resorting to lethal force, the company announced earlier this week. Known as the Advanced...

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D’oh! Did Homer Simpson predict the mass of the Higgs boson?

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck Fourteen years before researchers at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) first observed the elementary particle known as the Higgs boson, another individual developed an equation that correctly predicted the mass of the...

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3D print your own (virtual) spaceship

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck If you’re one of the lucky few who have managed to master the Kerbal Space Program design simulator, a 3D printing company is now making it possible for you to create a lasting monument...

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Bejewelled co-creator: VR conference rooms next

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck The co-creator of one of the most addictive computer games of all time has re-emerged, and is looking to create a more social virtual reality experience with his new venture. John Vechey, who was the...