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Links of Awesomeness: May the 4th Be With You

Star Wars family portrait via Steven Quinn / Star Wars blog.
Star Wars family portrait via Steven Quinn / Star Wars blog.

May the 4th be with you! Today we present some of our favorite bits of Star Wars floating around the cybersphere ... enjoy!

Artists imagine Star Wars in new contexts. First, take a look back with a good old fashion family portrait. Then, scenes of what life would look like if Darth Vadar was a good dad. And lastly, what the cast would look like if they were drawn by Dr. Suess.

In the 1980s, C-3PO and R2-D2 delivered a public service announcement warning people of the dangers of smoking cigarettes. [Have You Seen This?!]

Star Wars characters are ready to hit the runway with these fashionable styles. [BuzzFeed]


Thanks to the wonders of editing software, we can finally understand what Yoda was saying – in proper English. [Red and Johnny]

We’ve discovered the real reason the force is so strong: yoga. See the “Star Wars Guide to Yoga.” [WeWasteTime]

Trying to find your place in the galaxy? See this flowchart to determine what occupation would be right for you. [Geekologie]

Squirrels, pandas, brown bears… animals all over are acting out the battle scenes. [BuzzFeed]

Complete with outfits and weapons, here’s what Star Wars might look like if all the actors were dogs (a green Chihuahua plays Yoda). [Archie McPhee]

The classic showdown between the forces is reinvented with dueling cellos. Cello Wars packs some punches and surprises. [The Piano Guys]

Joshua Witchger is an online assistant at Sojourners.

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