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Long-running Star Wars podcast TheForceCast is closing down. Run by TheForce.net for a decade, the podcast has been a major touchstone of Star Wars Fandom. Behind the scenes changes and uproar over the show’s new direction brought it to a halt. Tosche Station has an in depth look.

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1950s America relied on a greater share of renewable energy than the present day. The reason for that was that the nation’s lower demand for energy meant that the nation’s hydroelectric dams could supply most of that demand.

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It’s one of the most iconic film props of all time: the Maltese Falcon. For years, collectors have sought them out, but finding the original, screen-used props were difficult. Over on Vanity Fair, Bryan Burrough takes a look at the story behind the statues.