Day: October 22, 2016

'Star Wars: Ahsoka' is finally here

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The long awaited Star Wars: Ahsoka offers a glimpse into the time between the fall of the Republic and the beginning of the rebellion against the Empire.

Ashoka Tano, dedicated padawan Jedi and apprentice to Anakin Skywalker, was tossed from the Jedi order on trumped up charges. After clearing herself, the Togrutan force user declined to rejoin the order and disappeared, conveniently allowing her to survive ‘Order 66.’ We know that in time Ahsoka will aid the budding rebellion and face off against her dreaded former master, but what happened in between?

Star Wars: Ahsoka not only picks up with the story of WHAT HAPPENED??!? after the Jedi fell, it shares a few excellent tidbits about her past well, like where those white lightsabers come from! Ashoka is aided by old friends, and new, as well as enemies. See the Inquisitors begin to rise, and the Jedi light fades from the galaxy.

I’m a huge Ahsoka fan, and this one of the best pieces of Star Wars fiction I’ve read in a long while!

Star Wars: Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston

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This top-rated productivity app makes PDFs less annoying

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Nothing is more frustrating than needing to edit or sign a PDF and not having access to the original document. That’s why PDFpenPRO is a must-have app in our books.

With this extremely useful app, you can merge, markup, and create PDF documents without ever having to convert your PDFs into word processor file formats. Type directly onto PDF forms, convert websites into multi-page PDFs with working hyperlinks, even edit the table of contents.

Best of all, you can then easily export your file in Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF Archive formats. It may seem simple, but this app will save you extreme amounts of time and frustration. It comes highly recommended and reviewed by Mac app specialists, and is currently 50% off in the Boing Boing Store.

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Pickled Shrimp

Pickled Shrimp

Pickled shrimp is one of those party dishes that has everyone rushing into the kitchen to see how you made it. In fact, you didn’t do very much at all, which is what makes pickled shrimp such a great choice for cocktail parties and holiday gatherings.

The shrimp look so amazing packed into a jar. You can see the pink curls against the glass with spices and herbs swirling around them.

It’s an easy, make-ahead appetizer that never fails to impress.

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Trump hotels, faced with massive declines in bookings, rebrand as "Scion Hotels"

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When estimating his net worth, Pepe the Cheeto is apt to include a multibillion dollar valuation for the “Trump” brand-name; but new Trump Hotels will be called “Scion” hotels, “a nod to the Trump family and to the tremendous success it has had with its businesses, including Trump Hotels, while allowing for a clear distinction between our luxury and lifestyle brands.”
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