links for 2010-09-20

  • This Infant Star Wars Yoda Halloween costume will be sure the force is with baby when he's dressed in this adorable Yoda costume for Halloween.
  • The Star Wars saga will at long last be released in a high-definition home video format as all six movies come to Blu-Ray in a Box Set in Fall 2011, as announced by George Lucas this morning at Celebration V. At the fan convention's Main Event, thousands of Star Wars fans braved the muggy heat of an Orlando morning to queue for a one-time only stage session between George Lucas and The Daily Show's Jon Stewart. Stewart asked Lucas questions submitted from the fan community, and one of the most frequently asked questions submitted online prior to the Main Event was about the saga's release on Blu-Ray. "I wish I could say it was coming out this year," said Lucas, "but it will come out next year." The set will feature all six live-action Star Wars feature films, with the highest picture and audio quality, along with extensive special features. Star Wars fans were treated to a glimpse of bonus material, in the form of a long-lost deleted scene from Return of the Jedi.
  • Between Facebook sharing your vacation photos and friends list to the world, and Google tracking every search you've ever made, most of us have pretty much given up on the idea of privacy on the Internet. What is easy to forget is that real-world privacy is no better. No matter how paranoid or how careful you are, if somebody wants to find you, and listen to what you're saying, they will. After all, we're living in a world where there exist things like…
  • Our friends at FilmDrunk are reporting on rumors that George Lucas has plans to produce a new Star Wars trilogy of movies. In 3D. Of course, there's a high likelihood these rumors are just that. And, if true, this new trilogy could actually be pretty good, as word is George Lucas wouldn't be directing any of the films, and Steven Spielberg or Francis Ford Coppola might. Nevertheless, anytime the "In 3D" tag is attached to a sequel, it sounds an awful lot like an attempt to squeeze dollars out of a franchise that has long gone stale. If that's the case, when did Star Wars lose its way? Or do you think an extra dimension is just the thing to enhance an epic story line that still brings as much heat as ever?
  • Some people claim that they never remember any of their dreams. Those people are missing out on some of the best moments of their lives.
    (tags: comics funny)
  • Email is taking up too much time in our lives. Do yourself and your recipients a favor by making your emails 3 sentences or less. If we all do it, imagine the time we’ll have to do other things. If this was an actual email reply and not a blog post, it would have ended before this sentence started. I’ve been trying a new solution to email overload by limiting emails to 3 sentences or less. You can learn the details in just 5 sentences at The basic concept is to treat all email replies like SMS messages. I take this one step further and try to write initial emails in 3 sentences or less whenever possible. I first learned about 3 sentence emails from a post by Kevin Rose, where he lists 5 good email time saving tips.
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