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Darth Vader to Disney Characters: I Am Your Father

Now that Disney has bought Star Wars for billions and billions, Gale Williams of Patbird & Galesaur noted that this technically makes Darth Vader the father of Disney characters! Link – via io9

Changing His Mind

Comic artist Pablo Stanley illustrates what so many were thinking when they heard about the Disney acquisition of Lucasfilm. Link -via Breakfast Links But to give credit where it is due, George Lucas said that the majority of the money he gets from Disney will go to a charitable foundation to fund education efforts. Link

Affectionate Violins

When you’re not looking, Philippe Guillerm’s violins are flirting with each other, getting into trouble or performing stunts. He makes amusing sculptures of anthropomorphic violins that look like they popped out of a Disney cartoon. Link -via My Darkened Eyes

The Late Movies: M-O-U-S-E! The Original Mickey Mouse Club

On this day in 1923, Walt and Roy Disney founded The Walt Disney Company. How far that little company has come! Dozens of films, characters and shows later—plus a theme park or two—the Walt Disney Company is one of the most easily recognizable institutions in the world. Whenever I think of Disney, I immediately [...]

Partysaurus Rex

(Disney Video link) Disney/Pixar’s new animated short features Rex, the toy dinosaur from Toy Story. Who says T. rex couldn’t use his arms for anything useful? -via The Daily What Geek

Marry This Geek, You Will

At Star Tours in Disney World, Dan proposed to his girlfriend Ellen. Choose carefully. Once you start down the aisle, forever will it dominate your destiny. Link

If Disney Villains Had Won

It seems like fan art is all “Disney, Disney, Disney!” these days, but once in a while a worthy collection of images presents itself, like this series by Justin Turrentine that imagines what the ending of popular Disney movies would have looked like if the villains had won. Cruella gets her spotted coat, Ursula has one [...]

Are hyenas as bright as primates ?

New research has suggested that hyenas are actually a lot more intelligent that was previously believed. Depicted in Disney’s “The Lion King” as dimwi…

Star Wars X Disney Character Design Mashups

Even though this isn’t a totally original idea, since Disney has been doing something similar for a while now, these Star Wars – Disney animation character design mashups by Nathan H. Boyd are still pretty darn cute. Of particular note is Jiminy Cricket as Yoda and Pete (who is missing his signature cigar) as Darth Vader. Link  [...]

12 Wonderful Water Castles

Europe is full of beautiful castles that have been there for possibly hundreds of years, but never get the press that others receive -like those that Disney uses for reference. The World Geography looks at some gorgeous castles that are surrounded by water. What was once a defense tactic is now a pleasant feature that [...]