Image of the Day: Crayons carved into tiny Star Wars Characters
If you're having trouble sticking to healthy habits, maybe a little advice from some of sci-fi's greatest characters will give you all the encouragement you need. From Spider-Man reminding you to eat fresh fruit instead of candy to R2-D2 and C-3PO warning of the dangers of cigarettes, these sci-fi-themed public service announcements will give you all the help you need to do the right—and nutritious—thing.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is crashing into theaters, and already has its work cut out for it: the last three films in the franchise were profitable, although the third got mixed reviews compared to the first two. But if history is any indication, On Stranger Tides has more to overcome: the fourth film in a sci-fi series has a long tradition of bombing, sometimes so hard that it blows up the entire franchise.
When we think of Darth Vader, we conjure up images of a tragic and fallen hero turned to the dark side, stoic, violent, angry, and alone. Well, that's how we used to see him, anyway.
As much as we like seeing two robots have at each other with lightsabers, we also worry this could fall into the "Is this really a good idea?" department. We kinda prefer our robots unarmed.
Image of the Day: Star Wars Fail Whale error message
In honor of Mother's Day, we're paying tribute to motherships, those spaceships that securely harbor smaller spacecraft. Note that we're not talking about space stations. Because space stations sit around all day and are fat. (And that's a metaphor for "dad.")
Image of the Day: Where the Star Wars Wild Things Are
Darth Vader (well, one of those Vaders, anyway) has finally figured out how to brighten up his rep—more interaction with laughing baby and bubble-biting dog memes. What could possibly go wrong?
It's May 4th—otherwise known as Star Wars Day—and while your Facebook feed is probably filled to the brim with the salutation "May the fourth be with you," not all is well in a galaxy far, far away. You might even say there's a disturbance on the fourth.