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Jan 5, 2012 05:17 PM ET // Alice Truong
Over in France, they have culture, romance and the Dark Vador burger. Yes, Dark Vador. To promote the 3D release of "The Phantom Menace," French restaurant chain Quick has a Darth Vader-themed burger on a black bun and a normal-looking Jedi burger. Weird and intriguing. At least there's no green Yo...
Apr 23, 2012 05:39 PM ET // Alice Truong
Home entertainment has entered a new dimension. To demonstrate this, LG Home Theater 3D Sound re-imagined iconic movie posters by showing the view from behind. "By doing so, the ad campaign shows how the system promoted provides every side of the sound, as stated in the tag line." TrendHunter repor...
May 9, 2012 06:22 PM ET // Alice Truong
The damage to Manhattan portrayed in "The Avengers" would total $160 billion, costing more than the devastation of 9/11 terrorist attacks, Hurricane Katrina and the Japanese tsunami. The Hollywood Reporter consulted Kinetic Analysis Corp, a disaster cost-prediction and assessment firm, which broke ...
Mar 7, 2012 09:03 PM ET // Alice Truong
We had warned you about France's Dark Vador burger. Looks like it's finally on sale. Because marketing posters can be deceptive, Buzzfeed got a hold of images of the real deal. Doesn't look that bad, right? Certainly, it looks more edible than a lot of fast food menus. READ PREVIOUSLY: 'Star Wars' ...
Dec 29, 2011 01:43 PM ET // Alexander Davies
This article is one in a series about getting fit in the new year. Check out the entire Man up! series here. If you're ever feeling lazy, but know that you really should get up and exercise, all you need is some motivation. The eleven movies are the best of the best for telling stories [...]
May 9, 2012 05:15 PM ET // Alice Truong
International playboy spy, martini aficionado and role model to all, James Bond's got game. Throughout his film career, the character's been familiar with precarious situations. The New Scientist crunched the numbers and discovered he has been shot at at least 4,662 times. And as if aided by movie ...
Jul 18, 2012 10:00 AM ET // Alice Truong
The econ students at Lehigh University are at it again. Previously, they crunched the numbers to find the cost of the Batmobile (an estimated $214,700). But now they're looking at the expenses to become Batman. They estimated an elite personal martial arts instructor charging about $60 an hour. It'...
Jul 3, 2012 06:26 PM ET // Alice Truong
Does the image above look familiar but a bit off? That's because David Eger has recreated a series of iconic photos, except reimagined with "Star Wars" characters -- most notably Stormtrooopers. It's fun to see Stormtroopers in a variety of historical and pop culture settings, from recreating The B...
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