Great Job, Internet!: A new Chrome extension will block those pesky Star Wars spoilers

One of the greatest aspects of science fiction is that the genre raises so many fascinating questions. Is there life on other planets? Are we alone in the universe? Do androids dream of electric sheep? And, most importantly, will it be possible to avoid substantive, potentially movie-ruining spoilers about Star Wars: The Force Awakens before it opens in theaters nationwide on December 18 in 3-D, Real D 3-D, and IMAX 3-D? While those other queries may never receive fully satisfying responses, the answer to that last query is “just maybe,” thanks to the Star Wars Spoiler Blocker, a Google Chrome extension developed by JitBit and available in the Chrome web store. The product’s overview claims that it “blurs a page if Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoilers are detected.” In such an eventuality, a screen like this will appear:

And how well does the Spoiler Blocker work? According to …

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