​For Centuries, This Mystical Jewish Sect Lived Hidden In Plain Sight

New research by an Istanbul-based artist has documented hundreds of haunting, sepia-toned photographs belonging to Turkey's mysterious Dönme community—a once-thriving religious sect that practiced a unique set of beliefs based on Sufi mysticism and Judaism. Today, few remain after their true identity was discovered. » 9/11/14 9:00am 9/11/14 9:00am

Is Darth Vader's armor proof that he's secretly Jewish?

Here's a strange little tidbit that makes that midi-chlorian twaddle from The Phantom Menace all the more hilarious. In The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, three lines of lettering appear on the front chest plate of Darth Vader's armor. The text isn't completely readable in the films, but fans who have… » 3/21/12 2:40pm 3/21/12 2:40pm