May 3, 2024

‘Star Wars’ Death Star Popcorn Maker Creates Delicious Snack Without Butter or Oil

The Death Star may be best known for blowing up Alderaan in Star Wars, but now it also does a great job of blowing up popcorn kernels and turning them into a delicious snack. By producing a vortex of hot air, the Death Star Popcorn Maker pops kernels using heat alone, without needing butter or oil. This clever design also ensures that all kernels are toasted to perfection without being burnt.

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April 26, 2024

’Lord of the Rings‘ Is Being Turned Into an Opera

Calling all Tolkien fans: for the first time ever, the Tolkien Estate has approved an operatic adaptation of The Lord of the Rings. Despite previous rebuffs, composer Paul Corfield Godfrey finally got the go ahead with an opera that is 60 years in the making. The hefty 17 hours' worth of music is being recorded by the Welsh Volante Opera Productions and is planned to be released in 2025.

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April 24, 2024

Spice Girls Reunite—and Sing—at Victoria Beckham’s 50th Birthday Party

The Spice Girls were one of the biggest pop phenomenons of the 90s, which is why their disbandment left millions of fans heartbroken. Luckily, the five singers have reunited over the years, making each of their encounters a memorable event, whether it's a tour or closing the London Olympics. Their latest get-together took place at a much more intimate occasion. The Spice Girls recently reunited at Victoria Beckham‘s, aka Posh Spice's, 50th birthday party.

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