Death StarThis piece at HowStuffWorks.com will be of particular interest to all the Star Wars geeksvirgins aficionados out there: how, exactly, does that Death Star work, what is the technology behind it, and what are the ramifications of building such a weapon?

The article is divided into various chapters, including:

  • Death Star Basics ("With so much global unrest, governments worldwide are struggling to devise new methods to maintain order. The Galactic Empire's solution is The Death Star.")
  • Life on the Death Star ("The general sector of each zone in the Death Star has a park, shopping centers and recreation areas that include restaurants, a cinema and fitness centers.") 
  • So What Happens If You Blow Up A Planet? ("Besides the obvious issues associated with destroying an entire planet...")

And if you're wondering how other Star Wars things work, check out what you can do with a light saber!

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