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Star Wars Day: Top 5 Spots to Geek-Out in California on May the Fourth

by Eli Ellison. Posted May 2nd 2014 03:55 PM
Star Wars Day. Star Wars Show at Disneyland Amusement Park in California USA
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Dig the lightsaber out of the closet and brush up on your Yoda-ese: Star Wars Day is this Sunday, May 4 -- as in "May the fourth be with you." Around the world, Rebel scum and Vader disciples alike will gather for Star Wars costume parties and movie-watching marathons. How anyone could sit through The Phantom Menace again though is a mystery. And in a pre-holiday announcement poor Mark Hamill has been awaiting since 1983, the cast of J.J. Abrams' upcoming Episode VII film has been revealed.
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What We Missed: User's Favorite Natural Wonders

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Aug 22nd 2009 03:14 PM

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Earlier this month, we featured some of America's most underrated natural wonders, among them the pristine white sand beaches of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Freeport, Florida and the blockbuster-worthy cliffs of the Palo Duro Canyon State Park in Texas.
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Top 10 U.S. Family Vacation Destinations

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 1st 2009 02:30 PM
Dads cling to the idea that everyone should be happy, but the deck is stacked against them. Sometimes, the more they try to enforce fun, the more their enthusiasm is rejected. Fun cannot always be coerced when kids are bored by an uninspiring locale. Picking a vacation destination that works for everyone can make the difference between a relaxed, fun drive and a white-knuckled, psycho dad.
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