Guess what, Star Wars geeks! Now you can add one more bit of trivia that you can whip out like a light saber when your foes challenge you to a duel for nerd supremacy to your arsenal of metaphorical trivia light sabers.

According to, the biggest spoiler that was ever spoiled in the pre-Internet age was spoiled right here in Berkeley, two years before “The Empire Strikes Back” was released.

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Just as you may have been getting over the fact that University Health Services may have kind of accidentally given away your social security number a bit ago, you’ll be pleased to learn that those privacy policies on websites that you haven’t actually been bothering to read all these years might be keeping your data a little less private than you imagined, according to a UC Berkeley study. read more »