Whose Voices Were Those at the End of ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’?

(This article describes parts of the ending of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” So, yes, that means major spoilers are ahead.)

By Phil Owen | The Wrap

There’s a lot of baggage that comes with trying to make a movie that serves as a climax of a nine-movie saga, and so “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” had a lot of obligations to fulfill.… Continues

Ski star Shiffrin goes the extra step to help teammate

By ERIC WILLEMSEN | Associated Press

United States’ Mikaela Shiffrin, winner of an alpine ski, women’s World Cup giant slalom, listens to the national anthem, in Lienz, Austria, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Piermarco Tacca)

LIENZ, Austria (AP) — Even when she has just nailed a first run, Mikaela Shiffrin is not only thinking about getting the victory.… Continues

Putin’s Russia Is 20 Years Old and Stronger Than Ever. Or Is It?

By Henry Meyer | Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — A few months after his astonishing rise to power, Vladimir Putin, then 47, was eager to please at his first Kremlin summit with an American counterpart: Bill Clinton. 

The retired KGB colonel’s charm offensive started with an elaborate dinner of wild boar and goose, followed by a tour of his private quarters and a jazz concert that entertained his saxophone-playing guest until midnight.… Continues

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes Marilyn Monroe 1953 Window Card Poster Reproduction

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All reproductions are printed full-size (unless otherwise noted) on a heavy weight acid-free archival stock which provides excellent sharpness, color reproduction and similar weight to the original paper stock.… Continues

‘Boy Meets World’ Star Maitland Ward Shows Insane Cleavage During First Post of 2020

By Gary Trock | TheBlast

Former “Boy Meets World” star, and current adult entertainer, Maitland Ward, is starting the year off strong by dropping jaws with her first social media post of 2020. Ward has been on a high lately as she revels in the support she’s received since making the foray into the world of hardcore pornography.… Continues

Backward 1952 Ford F-1 pickup redefines the term ‘reverse engineering’

By Ronan Glon | Autoblog

Don’t panic if you see a classic Ford pickup speeding backwards on the outskirts of Indianapolis. It’s a custom-made, Bizarro World-inspired model built by retired IndyCar driver Davey Hamilton.

Building a backwards truck is more difficult than simply popping the body off the frame and swapping it around.… Continues

59 Photos Capture The Art Of Cool – Ralph Henry Baer ( The Father of Video Games ) and Bill Harrison (Video Game Hardware Guru) playing the first Ping Pong video game in 1969.

Ralph Henry Baer was an inventor, game developer, and engineer. His contributions to games and the video game industry as a whole in the latter half of the 20th century earned him the title of the Father of Video games.

Baer had already proposed the idea of playing games on television screens years before trying, but his boss rejected it.… Continues