Eddie Fisher sold millions of records in the 1950s with 32 hit songs. He married five times, including to movie stars Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor. Fisher died Wednesday and is survived by two daughters who followed him into acting.
Fans at Orlando's Star Wars Celebration V convention tried to find their match with three-minute speed dating, complete with a Star Wars-themed commitment ceremony for those who hit it off.
From household robots to bionic hands to CNN holograms, the world is looking more and more like that galaxy far, far away.
Once limited to movies, they head into the real world.