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May 25, 2024

Blumhouse Invites My Bloody Valentine to Make a Return
There's been a number of dormant horror franchises that've been revived in the past few years—your Alien, Halloween, Strangers, and so on. (Sorry, Jason.) Several of these have come courtesy of Blumhouse, and it's now working to resurrect another old movie: My Bloody Valentine.

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May 25, 2024

George Miller Wants Mad Max to Take Another Ride Into Video Games
The newly released Furiosa has the world blazing with Mad Max fever. Some are celebrating the occasion by rewatching 2015's Fury Road, if not all four movies. Others are thinking about what could've been, particularly as it pertains to the 2015 Mad Max game from Just Cause creator Avalanche Studios.

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May 25, 2024

Star Trek 3 Is Finding Its Way Back to Theaters
Between now-classic movies like the Spider-Man films and the 1999Mummy flick, it's been a spring of re-releases. Most of them have been from studios like Sony and Disney, but now Paramount is making a play by returning Star Trek III: The Search for Spock to the silver screen.

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May 25, 2024

WB's Green Lantern Show Has Enlisted Damon Lindelof to Write It
Warner Bros. has had a Green Lantern TV series in the works for nearly five years now, with slices of new information for its original iteration coming out once or twice a year. Our new info for 2024 indicates things are apparently far enough along that the show's writing staff can be public knowledge, and it may be…

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May 25, 2024

Ghost in the Shell Returns With a New Anime in 2026
Ghost in the Shell is making a comeback, courtesy of a brand-new anime by Scott Pilgrim Takes Off studio Science SARU and longtime franchise studio Production I.G (Kaiju No. 8).

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May 25, 2024

Toss a Coin to This Week's Top Sci-Fi, Horror, and Fantasy Stories
This week, pop culture had lots to get excited about: Steven Spielberg's intriguing new sci-fi film; long-awaited horror comedy sequel Beetlejuice Beetlejuice; our first glimpse of the (new) star of The Witcher; more details about Australia's mini-theme park celebrating all things Bluey, and beyond! - Cheryl Eddy

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May 25, 2024

Man Charged After Trying to Body Slam an Orca in New Zealand
It turns out that killer wales do not like boats. They really don't like them, in fact, and have made it their mission to sink them all to the bottom of the ocean in recent years. Now, instead of letting the orca have their fun with boats sailing the seven seas, one New Zealander has tried to fight back, which is…

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May 25, 2024

Taylor Swift's Private Jet Will Be Harder to Track While Info About UFOs Might Be Easier to Get
The federal government made some interesting moves by making private jets owned by celebrities such as Elon Musk and Taylor Swift harder to track, but at the same time, advancing legislation to make agencies share more info about UFOs. Back on the ground, AI is coming for your voice if you're Scarlet Johansson, you're…

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May 25, 2024

Who's Going to Buy Humane for a Billion Dollars?
This week, the company behind the wearable chatbot AI Pin is already looking to sell for upwards of a billion dollars just one month after its rough product launch. Speaking of AI, Microsoft shared its plans for the future of AI in Windows with Copilot . However, we still have some privacy concerns over its spotlight…

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May 25, 2024

Spin of Supermassive Black Hole Measured at a Quarter the Speed of Light
This week, science reporter Isaac Schultz described a groundbreaking effort to measure the spin of a supermassive black hole, and a fascinating experimental archaeology experiment in which marines fought each otherto test how well ancient Mycenean armor works. Other science coverage included a botched SpaceX engine…

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

Let's Talk About the Ending of Furiosa
What a lovely, lovely day! After years of anticipation and discussion, George Miller's follow-up to Mad Max: Fury Road is finally here. Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga is now in theaters and it acts as a perfect compliment to that 2015 masterpiece, giving the character of Furiosa an intense backstory while also building out…

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May 24, 2024

Dawn of the Dead's Gaylen Ross on Filming the Zombie Classic, Including Its Original Ending
George A. Romero's Dawn of the Dead arrived 10 years after he invented the modern zombie movie with 1968's Night of the Living Dead. To mark the 45-year anniversary of its U.S. release in 1979—an international co-production, it world-premiered in Italy in 1978—star Gaylen Ross, who's also in Romero and Stephen King's…

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

The Harsh Truth Behind Samsung's Phone Repair Program
It turns out that Samsung's repair program isn't as breezy as we initially thought. In the past few days, we've discovered some harsh truths about Android's best-selling smartphone maker. The company has quietly parted ways with iFixit on phone repair kits. It has also required independent repair shops to disclose…

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

Why Former Employees & Scarlett Johansson Are Questioning OpenAI
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May 24, 2024

Star Wars Just Introduced a Fun New Droid in Galaxy's Edge
Speculation about new character arrivals in Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge has circled for weeks as a mysterious tarp appeared stationed on Batuu at Disneyland. Today Disney Experiences confirmed two new Star Warscharacter arrivals, who speak through one: a modified R1 series astromech droid named Bard, owned by Tohan…

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May 24, 2024

Doctor Who's Stylish Stars Discuss Whovian Fashion
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May 24, 2024

Universal Studios Hits Play on Summer and Horror Nights Reveals in This Week's Theme Park News
It's a mega-movie summer at Universal Studios Orlando with the East Coast resort punching up cinematic nostalgia and the opening of DreamWorks Land. With nighttime shows themed around the likes of Back to the Future, E.T., Ghostbusters, Jaws, Trolls, and Shrek, movie fans of all ages can get into vacation mode like in…

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

The Last of Us Part II's Jeffrey Wright Joins The Last of Us Season 2
HBO's smash-hit video-game adaptation The Last of Us has added a veteran of the source material to its second season: Oscar nominee Jeffrey Wright, who'll be stepping back into the role of Isaac Dixon. Wright's previous genre credits include another big HBO series in Westworld, as well as Marvel's animated What If... ? series

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

ChatGPT Answers Programming Questions Incorrectly 52% of the Time: Study
Artificial intelligence chatbots like OpenAI's ChatGPT are being sold as revolutionary tools that can help workers become more efficient at their jobs, perhaps replacing those people entirely in the future. But a stunning new study has found ChatGPT answers computer programming questions incorrectly 52% of the time.

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

Alex Garland's Controversial Civil War Is Now Playing at Home
One of the year's best and most polarizing movies just made its way home. Alex Garland's Civil War, the terrifying near-future thriller about a United States that's no longer so united, is now available on demand. It grossed almost $70 million domestically, which means plenty of movie fans saw it, but even more…

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

New House of the Dragon Featurette Is Here to Remind Us Who's Really in Charge
House of the Dragon season two is nearly upon us, and while it's been a year and a half since the season one finale, fans will easily remember the key players from the Game of Thrones prequel: Rhaenyra Targaryen and her family, aka the Blacks, and Alicent Hightower, the newly crowned Aegon II, and their crew, aka the…

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

Spotify Is Bricking Car Thing, Leaving Users (Rightfully) Furious
Spotify recently emailed its customers, informing them that Car Thing will be discontinued and no longer operational after December 9, 2024. This oddly-named device is the streaming company's first-ever attempt at hardware and allows users to control Spotify in their cars via a touch-screen or voice commands.

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

Apple Rumored to Have a Creaseless Folding MacBook in the Works
Whatever Apple is cooking up in the kitchens inside of 1 Infinite Loop, it seems it's very interested in making a foldable, but only on its own terms. The Cupertino, California company is reportedly working on a folding MacBook that lacks any semblance of that annoying crease found on most other foldables.

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

Google Search Is Now a Giant Hallucination
Google tested out AI overviews for months before releasing them nationwide last week, but clearly, that wasn't enough time. The AI is hallucinating answers to several user queries, creating a less-than-trustworthy experience across Google's flagship product. In the last week, Gizmodo received AI overviews from Google…

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

Google Set to Make Its Largest Acquisition Ever, Threatening Microsoft
Google parent Alphabet is reportedly making headway in its bid to acquire the $30 billion marketing software company HubSpot. That deal, which would be Google's largest-ever acquisition, is part of the company's strategy to compete with Microsoft in the cloud applications market.

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

Three Mammoth Skeletons Discovered in Wine Cellar
A winemaker's renovation project in Gobelsburg, Austria, has led to the discovery of mammoth bones dating back up to 40,000 years, providing potential new insights into Upper Paleolithic hunting practices.

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May 24, 2024

Betty and Veronica Join the Demon Fight as Archie Comics: Judgment Day Continues
Aubrey Sitterson and Megan Hutchison's Archie Comics: Judgment Day returns for its second installment June 19, and io9 has a sneak preview today. The Archie Horror mini-series event takes place in an alternate version of Riverdale plagued by demons that—terrifyingly—often spawn from Archie's friends and loved ones,…

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

Todd McFarlane's Spawn Hires an Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter
James Gunn's Superman gets an update. King Kong joins Monarch: Legacy of Monsters. Plus, the Dexter prequel series casts its leads. To the victor go the spoilers!

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

These Are the Best Places to Find Free or Ultra-Cheap Games on PC and Phone
Games are expensive, and for some, it's far too expensive to be a regular hobby. That makes shopping for deals that much more of a necessity. I'm here to offer a few tried and tested ways to find good deals on games, including legitimate ways to find games to play for free.

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

Botched SpaceX Engine Test Results in Spectacular Fireball
A qualification test of a Raptor 2 engine has resulted in a dramatic explosion at SpaceX's McGregor facility. The company has yet to comment on the incident, but it's unlikely to affect the upcoming fourth test launch of the Starship megarocket.

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

Star Wars: The Acolyte Gets Rave First Reactions
Live-action Star Wars is back in a big, big way. Thursday night, Lucasfilm and Disney held their big premiere for Star Wars: The Acolyte, the latest Disney show set in a galaxy far, far away and, so far, it sounds like people really, really like it.

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Gizmodo
May 24, 2024

Memorial Day Weekend Is a Great Time to Adopt These Adorable Senior Dogs
Dog shelters are currently overwhelmed in many parts of the U.S., with some of the oldest dogs often at the highest risk of being euthanized. But now is a great time to consider adopting a dog, especially from a place like San Francisco's Muttville Senior Dog Rescue, which maintains some of our favorite social media…

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

The Essence of Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Was You Made the Experience
A year after the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser took its last flight, here's a look back at the best of Disney Parks' bold venture into the immersive entertainment space—and why in the end, it couldn't quite work.

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Happy Birthday to Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Put on your best white tux, smuggle a diamond, and throw on "Anything Goes." May 23 is the birthday of Steven Spielberg's Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom—the franchise's weirdest entry,for a whole lot of reasons. And since it was released in 1984, that makes today its 40th anniversary. Happy birthday Indy!

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

10 Best Cult Movies on Netflix Right Now
Netflix is a go-to for must-watch series like 3 Body Problem and Stranger Things, but it's not really a cult movie destination. If you dig deep, though, you can turn up some offbeat sci-fi and horror gems. With io9's previous Netflix cult-movie guide now mostly outdated, here's a fresh list culled from the streamer's…

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

California Advances Bill for Porn Site Age Verification
California is another state lining up to pass a law requiring adult sites to verify the ages of porn watchers.

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Meet the Characters of Beetlejuice Beetlejuice: New, Old, and Very Old
There's a lot to be excited about when it comes to Beetlejuice Beetlejuice. Tim Burton finally returning to this wild world he created all those years ago. Michael Keaton hopping back into one of his most iconic characters. Finding out what's happened in the years since with Winona Ryder's character Lydia, especially…

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

How to Get Free Money (Sort of) on an Android Phone
In this economy, we could all use extra help. I am a coupon queen, saving money wherever I can and recuperating dollars and cents/sense as I make purchases. I'm already initiated into Google Play Points and redeeming them for cash and credit. This week, Google announced more ways to get free money. You will have to…

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

California Bill Would Require New Cars to Beep at You If You Speed
In developed countries all over the world, driving continues to get safer. The one exception to that rule is the United States, where driving continues to get more dangerous. Unfortunately, there are so many factors that make drivers in the U.S. more dangerous, there's no silver bullet that will magically fix things.…

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Tackling the Legend of Zelda Film
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May 23, 2024

'God's Influencer' Ready to Become First Millennial Saint in Catholic Church
Carlo Acutis, a 15-year-old programmer who died of leukemia in 2006, is set to be the first millennial saint, according to a new report from the Catholic News AgencyThursday. Acutis created websites documenting purported miracles and has been dubbed "God's influencer" since his death.

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Linda H. Codega Tells io9 All About Their Queer Fantasy Debut Novel, Motheater
io9 has several acclaimed authors among its alumni, including Annalee Newitz, Charlie Jane Anders, Evan Narcisse, and Andrew Liptak. Another former io9-er, Linda H. Codega, will join their ranks early next year with the release of fantasy novel Motheater, and we're thrilled to be debuting the cover and talking to the…

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

John Oliver Explains Why Ethanol Fuel Is a Lie
Corn is a problem. Or rather, America's growing reliance on government corn subsidies to power our everyday lives. Beef is artificially inexpensive because farmers feed corn to cows, even though their digestive systems aren't designed to process it. Sweet foods are artificially inexpensive because high fructose corn…

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Elon Musk Says AI Will Take Your Job (Bad), but You'll Be Rich (Good), With No Purpose (Hmm)
Elon Musk shared his dystopian vision for the future on Thursday while remotely joining the Viva Technology Conference in Paris. An audience member asked whether AI would one day replace Musk, expressing real concerns about automation taking jobs—a situation many are already facing. The owner of X, xAI, Tesla, and…

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

NASA Releases Catalog Packed With the Most Bizarre Alien Worlds
Do we live in an unusual star system? Astronomers have been trying to figure out if the Solar System is unique compared to other stars and their orbiting planets, and they just took a major step towards answering the longstanding cosmic mystery.

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

The Acolyte's Cast Is So Ready to Share Their New Take on Star Wars
It goes without saying that Star Wars fans are extremely excited for The Acolyte, which arrives on Disney June 4 to reveal a Jedi-centric crime tale set a century before The Phantom Menace. A new behind the scenes video reveals that The Acolyte's cast has equal levels of excitement about the series.

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Google Meet Gets a New Audio Sync Feature
Google Workspace released an update today that could make video conferencing in meeting rooms a bit more convenient. With its new ‘adaptive audio' feature, Google Meet will sync the mics and speakers of all the laptops in a room for an improved overall audio experience. It will offer setup without any input from…

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

This Hurricane Season Could Be a Doozy
It's that time of the year again—but warmer than average. Hurricane season is upon us and the National Weather Service is expecting "above-normal" hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin, which could portend a difficult six months for coastal states, the Caribbean, and eastern Central America.

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

10 Things We Learned From Assembled: The Making of X-Men '97
X-Men ‘97 just wrapped up its first season on Disney , and we're still trying to recover from the thrilling conclusion. To hold us over until season two, here are the best behind-the-scenes tidbits we learned from the new doc Assembled: The Making of X-Men ‘97 to geek out about until the show returns.

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Steven Spielberg's New Movie Will Battle Avengers and Star Wars
Forty years to the day after Steven Spielberg sent Indiana Jones on a mine cart chase, he's chasing his next movie, and it sounds like a biggie. The legendary director just set May 15, 2026 for the release of his new movie, which is being described as a "new original event film." David Koepp, who penned Jurassic Park…

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Tesla Says Autopilot Is Safer for Drivers—but That's Not the Whole Story
For the first time in more than a year, Tesla has released new data presenting how its controversial Autopilot driver assistance technology keeps its customers safe.

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Beetlejuice Brings Ghoulish Chaos in the New Beetlejuice Beetlejuice Trailer
The ghost with the most has broken free to wreak more afterlife mayhem on the living Deetz family. The long-awaited sequel to Tim Burton's horror comedy Beetlejuice—perfectly titled Beetlejuice Beetlejuice—arrives September 6, and we've got a fresh peek at the action in thanks to a brand-new trailer.

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Feds Sue to Break Up Live Nation and Ticketmaster
The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday sued Live Nation Entertainment and asked a court to break up the company over claims it has maintained an illegal monopoly over the live entertainment industry.

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Largest Space Images Ever: Euclid's Views of Galaxy Clusters, Galaxies, and Nebulae
In July 2023, scientists launched the Euclid Space Telescope into orbit with a straightforward, albeit massive, task: to map the dark universe, revealing the dark matter and dark energy that we cannot directly observe but makes up the bulk of everything.

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Chris Hemsworth's Furiosa Character Was an Organic Creation
Many of the characters that appear in Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga we've met before: Furiosa, of course. Immortal Joe. The War Boys. But one of the new additions, Chris Hemsworth's Dementus, is not only mad and exciting, he changed throughout the filmmaking process.

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Newly Discovered Exoplanet May Have Earth-Like Temperatures, Astronomers Suggest
A newly discovered exoplanet, with its surface temperature estimated to be remarkably temperate, is suddenly one of the most intriguing objects in our immediate celestial neighborhood. This rocky Venus-sized world transits a red dwarf star, offering astronomers the rare opportunity to study whether such planets can…

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

How OpenAI Used Equity to Silence Dissent
Last week, Sam Altman apologized for OpenAI's contracts which threatened to claw back equity from former employees, claiming in a tweet he "did not know this was happening and I should have." Now, documents leaked to Vox on Wednesday suggest Altman did know, showing that the CEO and other senior OpenAI executives…

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Star Trek: Discovery Just Pulled Off the Heist of the Century
Star Trek: Discovery has always had a bit of a problem with the penultimate episodes of its seasons—episodes that have to come to some sort of juddering climactic halt for whatever's happening that week, to set up the dire stakes coming in the finale episode the week after. At long last, as the series looks to its…

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Doctor Who Teases Its Strangest Villain Yet
The cast of Jurassic World 4 expands. Street Fighter gets its first logo. Plus, Doctor Who hypes its strangest villain yet. To me, my spoilers!

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Cities Stare Down ‘Day Zero' as Reservoirs Go Dry
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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Glue-Topped Pizza and Zombie Presidents: The Worst Google AI Answers So Far
Google recently rolled out AI-generated answers at the top of web searches in a controversial move that's been widely panned. In fact, social media is filled with examples of completely idiotic answers that are now prominent in Google's AI results. And some of them are pretty funny.

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Gizmodo
May 23, 2024

Sam Bankman-Fried Will Move From New York Jail to California
Sam Bankman-Fried, or SBF, the disgraced cryptocurrency executive who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for fraud, will be transferred from Brooklyn, New York, to Mendota, California, against his wishes, the Wall Street Journal reports.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Our Stranger Things Longing Intensifies With First Stage Show Trailer
We're still months away from the fifth and final season of Stranger Things, so while we wait, it might be time to travel to London. That's where the most recent piece of mythology in the series can be found and now, for the first time, we've got a real good look.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

10 Standout Sci-Fi, Horror, and Fantasy Series on Max
You've already set a reminder for Dune: Part Two's arrival on Max next week, and we've previously assembled lists of other genre movies the streamer has on offer. But don't forget about all the excellent genre series, too; House of the Dragon returns next month and Dune: Prophecy arrives in the fall, and in the…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Microsoft Build: Everything You Need to Know About Copilot
If you missed out on everything Microsoft announced before and during its big Build developer conference, let me catch you up. There are AI agents, new AI models, AI real-time translations, AI transcriptions, and-best of all-all new Copilot computers that are supposed to make these AI tasks available on-device. It's…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Your T-Mobile Bill Might Get More Expensive in June
If you think your T-Mobile phone bill is already pricey, there could be some bad news coming. The mobile carrier plans to increase prices on some plans as soon as June.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Bark, the New Airline Service for Dogs, Takes Off
It's become exceedingly difficult to get your dog on a commercial flight, which is why a new, luxurious, albeit quite expensive, chartered air service for pets may be quite appealing to some pooch owners.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

James Wan Wants to Bring Back The Munsters for Universal's Monsterverse
The Conjuring filmmaker James Wan is gearing up to build out another universe of monsters with 1313, a reimagining of the The Munsters for Universal. The Wrap reported the development of the project between Wan's production company Atomic Monster, Lab Brew, and UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Human Infected With Bird Flu in Michigan, Only the Second Case of Current Outbreak
The state of Michigan reported its first human case of H5N1, commonly called the bird flu, on Wednesday according to a press release from Michigan Health and Human Services. It's just the third human case ever detected in the U.S. and the second of the current outbreak that has alarmed public health officials who are…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

How The Dark Knight Helped Bring Fallout to Life
Besides the name "Nolan," The Dark Knight and Fallout don't have much in common. One is based on a comic book, the other a video game. One is set in a modern setting, the other is post-apocalyptic. But Jonathan Nolan, co-writer of The Dark Knight and executive producer of Fallout, found the approach to one had a big…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Predator and Black Panther Will Collide in a New Marvel Mini-Series
This summer, there's going to be a hunt in Wakanda. io9 is incredibly excited to announce that writer Benjamin Percy and artists Chris Allen and Ken Lashley are teaming up on a new Marvel Comic called Predator vs. Black Panther, a four-issue mini-series that will debut on August 21.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Electric Vehicles Are More Likely to Hit Pedestrians Than Gas Cars Are, Study Finds
An analysis of British road traffic accidents in a recent study concluded that battery electric vehicles and hybrids are significantly more likely to strike pedestrians than gas or diesel vehicles. According to data compiled from 32 billion miles of BEV and HEV travel and over 3 trillion miles traveled in gas and…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Marines Fought Each Other in Ancient Mycenaean Armor to See How Well It Worked
Sixty-four years ago, a team of archaeologists found a 3,500-year-old suit of armor in Dendra, Greece, several miles from the ancient site of Mycenae. Known as the Dendra Panoply, researchers were unsure if the resplendent suit of armor was purely ceremonial or battle-ready.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Lego Star Wars Has Never Looked as Stunning as This
If you're a fan of Star Wars, Lego, or both, you might want to clear a few minutes right now. Photographer Hue Hughes has generously shared with io9 some of his stunning photographs of Lego Star Wars pieces and we are completely obsessed.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Congress Just Made It Basically Impossible to Track Taylor Swift's Private Jet
Celebrities and billionaires have long complained that it's just way too easy for random people on the internet to monitor how much fuel exhaust they waste as they flit through the skies via their private jets. Well, it appears that our government's legislators have heard these complaints and, unlike when the rest…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Elon Musk Wants to Make X's Likes Private to Hide Your Favorite 'Edgy' Content
X Premium users have been able to hide the posts they've liked for months now, but the feature may soon become the default for everyone. A director of engineering at X said the platform is making likes private in a Tuesday post, noting that public likes may be discouraging people from engaging with content that might…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Marvel's Vision Will Return to Disney With a Little Help From Star Trek: Picard
Earlier this month, bigwigs at Marvel and Disney made it clear they'd be making a strategic decision to release fewer movies and TV shows going forward. Now we know at least one new Disney series that'll be part of that scaled-down plan: a show centering Vision which will bring back Paul Bettany as the character…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Liam Hemsworth's Witcher Sure Looks a Lot Like Henry Cavill's Witcher
In real life, if you look at them side by side, Liam Hemsworth and Henry Cavill don't really resemble each other. But put them in White Wolf wig and costume, and turn the brightness way down, and... man, The Witcher's continuity problem isn't seeming so dire now.

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May 22, 2024

The First Acolyte Clip Reveals a Blistering, Surprising Jedi Battle
We're used to seeing Star Wars characters fight with lightsabers. But the first clip from upcoming Disney series The Acolyte shows us some highly skilled, absolutely relentless hand-to-hand combat. Even Master Sol (Lee Jung-jae) is confused: "You attack me without a weapon," he says to Mae (Amandla Stenberg), his…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Groundbreaking Measurement Reveals a Black Hole Spinning at a Quarter the Speed of Light
A team of astronomers has managed to calculate the speed of a distant supermassive black hole's spin thanks to the object's chance meeting with a star—which it promptly destroyed.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Marvel's Upcoming What If? VR Game Gets a Revealing First Trailer
What if Marvel Studios, Disney , Industrial Light & Magic, and Apple all came together for a single project? Well, we don't have to ask "What If?" It's actually happening. It's called What If…? - An Immersive Story, it's a virtual reality experience exclusive to Apple Vision Pro, and the first trailer is here.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Alexa Will Get an Upgrade But It'll Cost You, Report Says
Amazon is reportedly releasing a generative AI version of Alexa later this year and plans to charge a monthly subscription fee separate from Amazon Prime for the technology, according to CNBC on Wednesday. It's part of Amazon's effort to compete with OpenAI's ChatGPT-4 Omni and Google's Gemini 1.5, which threaten…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

The Best Alternatives to Google Maps
Google Maps is one of the most popular navigation apps. Gizmodo readers have voted it the greatest app of all time. That said, it never hurts to explore your options when it comes to figuring out which navigation app is right for you. We've found some of the best Google Maps alternatives on iOS and Android for…

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

Microsoft's New AI Recall Feature Could Already Be in Legal Trouble
Microsoft's full-throttle push into artificial intelligence technology is getting more scrutiny by regulators worried that the conglomerate is invading consumers' privacy.

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Gizmodo
May 22, 2024

One Month After Launch, AI Pin Maker Humane Seeks a Billion Dollar Sale
The $700 Humane AI Pin didn't have the best launch, mainly because reviewers got their hands on the pint-size wearable chatbot and realized a lot of features didn't work as well as advertised. Now, the company that made the device, headed up by two ex-Apple developers, is reportedly looking to sell the company for…

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May 22, 2024

‘It's Visual Music': Director George Miller on His Filmmaking Style
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May 22, 2024

George Miller on Why He Was Hard-Wired to Make Furiosa
When a film is a huge success, we often imagine studios pressuring filmmakers to follow it up. "Get the sequel out fast," is the prevailing thought. And while sometimes that happens with varying degrees of success,George Miller told io9 he didn't feel any pressure to follow up Mad Max: Fury Road after that film's…

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May 22, 2024

The Monsterverse Loses a Director
Steven Kostanki's Deathstalker remake releases its first image. Another new look at Alien: Romulus. Plus, you'll have to read a YA novel to find out what happened at the end of Goosebumps' first season. Keep watching the spoilers!

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May 22, 2024

iPad Pro M4 Review: It's So Pretty, I Wish It Were a MacBook
This post was updated 5/22/24 to include information about our experience with the battery.

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May 22, 2024

Sam Altman's ‘Inconsistent Candor' Is Showing
When OpenAI's board fired Sam Altman in late 2023, the board members said he "was not consistently candid in his communications." The statement raised more questions than answers, indirectly calling Sam Altman a liar, but about what exactly? Six months later, creatives and former employees are once again asking the…

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May 22, 2024

What to Know About Copilot Recall, the AI-Powered Time Machine on Windows 11
Out of all the big blowout declarations from Microsoft Build, from the launch of all new "Copilot " PCs with Snapdragon X Elite chips to new software, perhaps the most standout offering is Recall. It's an always-on screenshotting time machine that is supposed to let users search through every last minute of their…

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May 22, 2024

Donald Trump Says He'll Take Bitcoin, Ether, Dogecoin, And Other Cryptocurrencies for Campaign Donations
The presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, announced late Tuesday afternoon that he would accept donations in Bitcoin, Ether, Dogecoin, Solana, and other cryptocurrencies. With this move, he has become the first major party candidate to embrace digital currencies. Earlier this month, the former…

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May 21, 2024

More 3 Body Problem Is Coming, But How Much More?
Fans of 3 Body Problem were thrilled to hear the show had been renewed by Netflix, but something about the announcement was puzzling. Usually, when a show gets greenlit for more, there's a specific announcement about what that means: another season, two more seasons, a special array of finale episodes, etc. That…

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May 21, 2024

Gordon Bell, Legendary Designer of Computers, Dies at 89
C. Gordon Bell, a true visionary in the world of computing who helped design some of the first minicomputers in the 1960s, died May 17 at the age of 89, according to a new report from the New York Times. Bell died in Coronado, California from pneumonia according to the Times, which cites an unnamed family member of…

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May 21, 2024

How Will Time Travel Change Perry in Season 2 of Outer Range?
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May 21, 2024

Marvel's X-Men Movie Takes Its First Big Step
Every movie starts with a script and a movie we've all been waiting for is finally getting one. Michael Lesslie, the writer of last year's The Hunger Games: The Ballad Of Songbirds & Snakes, is in negotiations to write Marvel Studios' upcoming live-action X-Men movie.

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May 21, 2024

A Spoilery Star Wars Rumor Heats Up After YouTube Edit
Star Wars fans have been buzzing about a potentially huge reveal in new footage from The Acolyte, and now a curious change to that footage on YouTube adds fuel to the fire of its accuracy.

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May 21, 2024

Everything Exciting About the Android 15 Beta So Far
In the past, every new version of Android felt like a special occasion for the platform's devoted users. It meant new software features, better algorithms, improved user interfaces, and maybe even something fun.

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May 21, 2024

Disneyland's Elite Club 33 Is Getting Its Own Whodunnit Mystery Movie
Hidden right above Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean, the ride that started the Disney Parks attraction-to-movie pipeline, is the members-only Club 33, an exclusive destination for industry professionals, insiders, the rich and the famous, and their lucky friends. There's plenty of mystique built into Club 33,…

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May 21, 2024

Netflix Lifts the Lid on Sweet Tooth's Epic Third and Final Season
Netflix fantasy Sweet Tooth—based on Jeff Lemire's DC comic series—will unveil its third and final season in June, and the stakes are sky-high for the hybrid kids and their allies. Today brought a new trailer and images highlighting new characters, including those played by Star Wars' Kelly Marie Tran and The Expanse's…

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