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Yes, of course Justin Trudeau owns a pair of Chewbacca socks

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Image: Photo by John Moore/Getty Images Justin Trudeau. Prime Minister of Canada. Leader of the Liberal Party. Wearer of Chewbacca socks.   The PR train of Canada’s leader continued full steam ahead this week as the man sneakily wore yet another pair of socks that align him with the nerdier parts of his electorate.  Big ol’ Star Wars wookies were peeking out under his pants during a discussion with Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday.  SEE ALSO: Feast your eyes on this butter sculpture of Justin Trudeau holding 2 pandas Image: Photo by […]

J.J. Abrams heading back to ‘Star Wars’ for Episode IX

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J.J. Abrams Vanity Fair Oscar PartyImage: Stewart Cook/REX/Shutterstock The Force is strong with J.J. Abrams — strong enough to bring the Force Awakens director back to Star Wars to direct and co-write (with Chris Terrio) Episode IX. SEE ALSO: Another Star Wars director down: Colin Trevorrow out for ‘Episode IX’ Abrams’ return was announced Tuesday on the official Star Wars website, with a release and statement from Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy. “With The Force Awakens, J.J. delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for, and I am so excited that he is coming back to close out this trilogy,” Kennedy said. […]

This Millennium Falcon is the largest LEGO set in the galaxy

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The garbage will do.Image: lego She may have done the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs, whatever Han Solo thought that meant. But as of October 1, the Millennium Falcon will have broken a more tangible real-world record: largest LEGO set ever.  The previous version of the LEGO Falcon — the “ultimate collector’s edition” — consisted of a mere (!) 5195 pieces. That put it 727 pieces behind the Taj Mahal, the world’s largest LEGO set until now. SEE ALSO: BB-8 finally gets the Lego kit it deserves But the new ultimate collector’s Falcon has made some special modifications. […]