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When I think back on watching Star Wars as a kid, I remember it as a pretty tame. After all, those stormtroopers had terrible aim. Turns out that maybe I'm misremembering. That original trilogy was kind of a bloodbath, and this supercut from Digg turns it into a tidy little three-minute snuff film.


When Google Reader announced it was shutting down a few months ago, most of us stamped our feet, panicked and went running into the arms of another RSS reader. But Matt Jibson is different. Unlike most of us, he can crunch code. So he built a Google Reader of his very own own.


Google Reader is on its deathbed, slated to meet its end TODAY. Its demise has been looming in the distance for a while, so this should come as no surprise. While this is certainly a time of mourning, there's the unseemly business of finding a replacement. Here's a list of platform agnostic alternatives that should help make the transition as painless as possible. We're sorry for your loss.


Here's the good news: Digg Reader is a real thing in the world that exists. At the very latest, you'll have access to it next Wednesday, June 26. I just landed at an early invite page for the service, and it imported my 500 or so feeds from Google Reader in seconds. Hey, it works.