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Disney Buys Lucasfilm
2012-10-30 18:54:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A little bit ago, in a galaxy not so far away, news broke that Disney had purchased Lucasfilm Ltd and is planning to finish what George Lucas never started - the remaining Star Wars episodes. The Walt Disney Company announced it would be purchasing Lucasfilm for about half of the $4.05 billion, plus 40 million stock shares. "It's now time for me to pass Star Wars on to a new generation of filmmakers," Lucas said in a...

Angry Birds Use The Force
2012-10-08 20:59:27

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Angry Birds are heading to a galaxy far, far away. The popular iOS game - now available on every platform - is entering the universe of Star Wars in Angry Birds Star Wars. Rovio Entertainment and LucasFilm have partnered in a licensing agreement to merge the personalities of the Angry Birds universe with characters from the space saga franchise. Star Wars provides characters and settings that Angry Birds haven't yet visited....

Yoda Worm Found Deep Beneath The Atlantic Ocean
2012-10-08 04:46:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Yoda, the wizened old Jedi master popularized in the Star Wars series of films, has been immortalized by scientists who have named a newly-discovered species of acorn worm in his honor. As Discovery.com's Amanda Onion reported on Friday, the new species, Yoda purpurata, is one of three recently discovered living 1 1/2 miles beneath the Atlantic Ocean. The worm was named in honor of Yoda because of large flaps on the sides of its...

2012-05-04 23:00:51

The clothing retailer is celebrating with fans in a big way this year by offering, for the first time, new Star Wars fashion tops and hoodies from Ashley Eckstein's Her Universe line. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 On May 4th, Star Wars fans celebrate George Lucas´ revered space saga to show that the Force is truly everywhere. They refer to this day as “May the 4th Be with You.” This year, clothing retailer, Hot Topic, is celebrating with the fans in a big way by...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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