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Jul 06, 2022

An Apocalyptic Threat Looms in the Rise of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie Trailer
Netflix and Nickelodeon's Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie has released its first trailer ahead of its Netflix premiere this summer. Directed by Emmy winners Ant Ward and Andy Suriano, it features the turtles embarking on a continuation of their series when a visitor arrives from the future to warn…

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Jul 06, 2022

Get Your First Peek Inside Dungeons & Dragons' New Radiant Citadel Anthology
The Radiant Citadel is not a dungeon. It's a way stop, a place for Dungeons & Dragons characters to rest on the road... specifically, roads to and from the various dimensional worlds of D&D. It's a place where any player can find themselves, perhaps embarking on the 13 adventures found in the upcoming Journeys Through the Radiant…

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Jul 06, 2022

If You're Owned by a Cat, Scientists Want to Hear From You
Scientists in California are asking for U.S. volunteers who live with cats to participate in a new research project. The study will survey owners about their pet's behaviors and their knowledge of training methods. The team's larger goal is to help cats—especially kittens—and humans better form healthy relationships…

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Jul 06, 2022

What Should Indiana Jones Go After in Indiana Jones 5?
The Lost Ark. Sankara Stones. The Holy Grail. A Crystal Skull. An Indiana Jones movie isn't an Indiana Jones movie if the world's most famous adventuring archeologist isn't going after something tangible. This leads us to believe that in next year's untitled fifth Indiana Jones film, Indy will be doing the same. But,…

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Jul 06, 2022

Somebody Blew Up America's Stonehenge
A Georgia roadside attraction that became such a beacon for online conspiracy theorists it got The History Channel to take crackpot shots at it, is now devastated after an unknown person or persons reportedly blew up part of the structure Wednesday morning.

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Jul 06, 2022

Apple Debuts 'Lockdown Mode' to Protect iPhone Users From Mercenary Spyware Attacks
Apple announced a new security feature Wednesday designed to protect iPhone users from invasive spyware attacks. Dubbed "Lockdown Mode," the feature promises to "harden" the security posture of your device, drawing a digital moat around its perimeter to protect against infiltration while also hobbling some of its…

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Jul 06, 2022

Nothing Launches an NFT In Another Attempt To Fuel the Hype Machine
NFTs are trendy, and Nothing's fan base seems to want nothing to do with them. The company that's been recently buzzed about in Android circles for its heavily teased upcoming smartphone launch announced today that it's shilling NFTs. They're called Nothing Community Dots, and they're there to entice you to "connect"…

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Jul 06, 2022

Matthew Modine on Climate Justice
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Jul 06, 2022

Stranger Things' 17 Best Season 4 Needle Drops
It's going to be a long time until Stranger Things returns. As season four is currently being binged and talked about endlessly, we're looking back on some of the best needle drops featured in the hit Netflix series.


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Jul 06, 2022

What You Should Do if One of Your Packages Goes Missing
The number of products we're buying online keeps going up and up, and that means you're likely to have more and more packages coming to your address. When something you've ordered doesn't show up, that can be hugely frustrating—and potentially very expensive too. Here's what to do should that worst case scenario…

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Jul 06, 2022

Utah's Great Salt Lake Dwindles to New Record Low
The only thing protecting the state of Utah from toxic, arsenic-filled dust storms is the expanse of saline water known as the Great Salt Lake. But bad news: The lake is rapidly drying up. It's currently sitting at its lowest recorded water level ever, which was first recorded on Sunday.


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Jul 06, 2022

Star Wars Release Dates: When to See Upcoming Star Wars Movies and Disney Shows
Bill Murray said it in 1978 and we're still saying it today: "Star Wars! Nothing but Star Wars! Give me those Star Wars! Don't let them end..." Star Wars is everywhere these days, with multiple movies and TV shows in the works from Disney and Lucasfilm. This article will give you the most up to date Star Wars release…

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Jul 06, 2022

Google Eases Ad Restrictions for Abortion Pill Providers After Roe
The Supreme Court's move to overturn Roe v. Wade has left abortion-seekers across the U.S. scrambling to find access to medical care online, only to find themselves awash in a sea of search results and ads for clinics offering anything but. Now, the biggest search engine out there is making it slightly (and I do mean…

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Jul 06, 2022

Amazon Prime Members Now Have Access to an Exclusive GrubHub Deal
Attention Amazon Prime members: ordering lunch just got easier. The company that brings you all your favorite products has announced that Prime members are eligible for a free, one year membership to GrubHub starting today.


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Jul 06, 2022

A Stranger Things Play and New Death Note Are Among the Duffer Brothers' Upcoming Projects
Don't worry: next up for the Duffer Brothers, the creators of Stranger Things, is Stranger Things 5. After Stranger Things 4 crossed a billion hours watched for Netflix, the streamer is, obviously, going to want that as soon as possible. So writing starts soon. But Netflix wants to stay in business with the brothers…

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Jul 06, 2022

A Heat Dome Is Bringing Dangerous Temperatures to the Southwest
A scorching summer continues in the U.S. as a massive heat dome is slated to affect Southwestern and Central U.S. states. Areas in the region will experience consecutive days of temperatures in the high 90s and low 100s Fahrenheit.

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Jul 06, 2022

Rover Gathers Rocks From Active Volcano During Simulated Moon Mission
While working out of a hotel room in Italy, astronaut Thomas Reiter commanded a four-wheeled robot to pick up rocks from the surface of an active volcano on the Sicilian east coast, and he did so while role-playing as though he were in orbit around the Moon.


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Jul 06, 2022

Ms. Marvel Travels to the Past to Make the Present More Powerful
Last we left Ms. Marvel's burgeoning young hero, Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), she found herself transported back in time to Partition-era India at a train station after the leader of the Clandestine, Najma (Nimra Bucha) accidentally struck her family bangle. Has the bangle actually sent Kamala back in time? What will…

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Jul 06, 2022

Apple Just Patented a Better AirPods Max Case
It's safe to assume that Apple is going to release a second version of its excellent AirPods Max wireless headphones at some point, but we're hoping that the company will include a better carrying case the second time around. Our prayers might be answered, as a new patent awarded to Apple may provide a sneak peek at…

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Jul 06, 2022

In the New Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power Teaser, Something's Falling From the Sky
"The skies are strange," a man named Sadoc Burrows says in a brand-new teaser for Prime Video's upcoming show The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. What follows is some kind of object soaring above Middle-earth like a rocket. The elves see it. The dwarves see it. The ents see it. Until finally, it lands, almost…

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Jul 06, 2022

Senate Intelligence Committee Leaders Warner and Rubio Call on FTC to Investigate TikTok
Pressure's mounting to throw TikTok back into the regulatory spotlight, this time from a bipartisan pair of U.S. senators on the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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Jul 06, 2022

FDA Says You Can Buy Juul Again…for Now
E-cig company Juul has had a black cloud above its head thanks to federal regulators' efforts to squash the brand, but recent court and agency decisions might mean executive efforts to hamper vape companies could potentially go up in smoke.

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Jul 06, 2022

You Can Buy Juul Again…for Now
E-cig company Juul has had a black cloud above its head thanks to federal regulators' efforts to squash the brand, but recent court and agency decisions might mean executive efforts to hamper vape companies could potentially go up in smoke.

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Jul 06, 2022

Remembering the Godawful Star Wars Action Figures of Yesteryear
It seems hard to imagine now, but there was almost a full decade when Star Wars toys didn't exist. After the 1986 end of the Kenner action figure line, it took until 1995 for Hasbro to bring toys back to shelves with the title "Power of the Force," and the results were… terrible. Just terrible. So, in order to better…

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Jul 06, 2022

UK Antitrust Investigation Is Latest Microsoft-Activision Acquisition Speedbump
Microsoft announced its nearly $69 billion purchase of massive gaming company, Activision Blizzard in January. But the road to acquisition hasn't been smooth for the two companies, and the deal isn't sealed yet.


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Jul 06, 2022

Stranger Things Got Eddie a Little Help With His Outrageously Rad Guitar Solo in the Finale
It's no spoiler to say that Eddie Munson (Joseph Quinn) is just as talented at playing the electric guitar as he was at being a Dungeon Master. But to learn the truth behind the most badass moment in Stranger Things' fourth season finale and you somehow haven't watched it yet, well, you know what that means.


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Jul 06, 2022

The World's Thinnest Mechanical Watch Is No Thicker Than a Quarter and Costs $1,888,000
Mechanical watchmaking is truly an art, and at no time is that more apparent than when luxury watchmakers flex their engineering skills to design and build impossibly thin functional timepieces free of batteries and electronics. Measuring in at no thicker than a quarter, the new Richard Mille RM UP-01 Ferrari just…

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Jul 06, 2022

Two Major Marvel Stars Could Join Disney 's Echo Series
Katee Sackhoff returns to The Mandalorian for season three. Vecna will be extra-pissed when Stranger Things' fifth season begins. Plus, a peek at The Boys season finale, James Gunn teases a Guardians of the Galaxy holiday album(?!), and so much more. Spoilers, ho!


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Jul 06, 2022

Crypto Broker Voyager Digital Declares Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Disables User Trading
Like its namesake, Voyager Digital wanted to go where few crypto trading companies have gone before, to truly make crypto "mainstream" with items like debit and credit cards that earn users crypto rewards. Instead of going "to the moon" and beyond, Voyager is taking a parabolic trajectory back down to where many…

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Jul 06, 2022

The Apple MacBook Air With M2 Opens for Pre-Orders This Week
First revealed at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference 2022 in early June, the redesigned MacBook Air with an M2 processor, which trades the ultra-thin laptop's long-standing wedge design for boxier edges, will finally be available for pre-order starting this Friday, June 8, with shipping and in-store availability…

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Jul 06, 2022

Biggest Forest Fire in New Mexico History
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Jul 06, 2022

This Tiny Earbud Will Monitor How Astronauts Sleep in Space
If you thought you had trouble sleeping in your own bed, try sleeping in a microgravity environment, strapped to a sleeping bag while orbiting the Earth at 17,500 miles per hour (28,000 kilometers). Astronauts have difficulty maintaining a normal sleep pattern under an artificial day and night cycle, resulting in poor…

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Jul 06, 2022

Doctors Debunk 'Herbal Abortion' Viral Videos
As TikTokers published offers to help abortion seekers and privacy experts gave advice on period tracking apps, Dr. Josh Trebach worked urgently to bring attention to a 19-year-old he described on Twitter as vomiting in his emergency room. The patient had taken the herb Rue to try to abort a fetus because they no…

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Jul 06, 2022

Pride at the End of the World
I hesitated to come out. It was 2020 when I finally, finally started to see my queerness through the clouds. The world was burning (still is), suffering through a global pandemic (still is), reeling from a societal upheaval (still is), and American fascism was gaining strength at a terrifying speed (I repeat myself).…

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Jul 06, 2022

Google Confirms Fireworks Display Over Highland Park Shooting News in Search Engine Was an Accident
Google didn't mean to display cheerful fireworks and an American flag in front of breaking news articles about the shooting in Highland Park, Illinois that left at least seven people dead and injured more than two dozen. In fact, when it found out that users were having that experience on its search engine, it…

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Jul 06, 2022

GoFundMe for Boy Who Lost Both Parents in Fourth of July Shooting Raises $1.8 Million
A verified GoFundMe fundraiser for a 2-year-old boy who lost both of his parents to gun violence on Monday has raised over $1.8 million and counting, as of Wednesday morning. The boy's parents were gunned down at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, which saw seven people murdered and dozens injured.


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Jul 05, 2022

Are You as Confused About Taika Waititi's Star Wars Movie as We Are?
Flashback to May 4, 2020. That was the day the official Star Wars website announced that recent Oscar winner Taika Waititi was going to make a Star Wars movie, one he'd direct and co-write along with Oscar nominee Krysty Wilson-Cairns. A few months after that, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy reconfirmed Waititi's…

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Jul 05, 2022

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine's Opening Titles Still Somehow Rule as an N64 Game
Star Trek has had an up-and-down history with video games, sometimes managing to succeed in gaming genres it arguably shouldn't, while never managing to quite succeed in the ones it should. There's been plenty of great ones, but now a very cool little animation imagines one of its finest entries getting a ‘90s tie-in…

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Jul 05, 2022

Tiana's Bayou Adventure Is Coming to Disney Parks in 2024
The highly anticipated Disney Parks log flume thrill ride re-imagining—inspired by The Princess and the Frog—has officially been named Tiana's Bayou Adventure. It's a rebrand of the attraction currently open as Splash Mountain, and it comes in the wake of Disney taking accountability for its problematic handling of…

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Jul 05, 2022

UK Man Vomits for Months, Ends Up in Hospital After Vitamin D Overdose
Doctors in the UK say a man's intense supplement regimen landed him in the hospital with vitamin D poisoning. In a new case report, they detail how their patient became sick soon after he started to take large doses of vitamins and minerals. Though vitamin D overdose is uncommon, the study authors say, cases seem to…

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Jul 05, 2022

The Stranger Things 4 Spoilers io9 Roundtable
After what felt like a lifetime, the fourth season of Stranger Things is now in the books. Split into two parts, which included multiple feature-length episodes, the season saw the kids from Hawkins and beyond pushed to their limits against a terrifying new villain who, actually, isn't that new at all.


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Jul 05, 2022

European Union Passes Landmark Big Tech Regulations
In a final vote, the European Parliament elected to adopt both the Digital Services Act (DSA) and Digital Markets Act (DMA) on Tuesday. The two related pieces of legislation aim to address some of the major emerging issues of internet and social media companies. The DSA is focused on boosting the efficacy and…

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Jul 05, 2022

Something Sneaky Is Going on With Jessica Jones' Disney Title [Updated]
Jessica Jones joined its ex-Netflix Defenders cohorts on Disney back in March, but months on the streamer has made a peculiar tweak to the series... one that's actually even more peculiar than people first thought.


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Jul 05, 2022

The Secret to Taika Waititi's Success
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Jul 05, 2022

Your Next Android Phone's Lock Screen Could Be Filled With Ads
While it's true that the Android lock screen could use a little perking up since Apple revealed what it's doing for iOS, this isn't what we were thinking. According to TechCrunch, mobile ad company, Glance, is planning to launch its lock screen platform on Android devices in the U.S. within the next two months.


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Jul 05, 2022

Joe Rogan Says He Keeps Turning Trump Down. Like a Loser. Like a Good for Nothing Dog. Very Sad.
The bar is on the floor for Joe Rogan—an expectation that he's finally met. The controversial podcast host says that he has had multiple opportunities to interview Donald Trump on his show, but rejected them.


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Jul 05, 2022

DC Release Dates: When to See DCEU Movies and HBO Max Shows
Marvel's streaming shows and movies may still grab the majority of the headlines, but the DC Extended Universe is finally giving the MCU a run for its money. The DCEU's myriad projects are stretching far beyond the superhero mainstays Batman, Superman, and the Justice League, promising to include new and interesting…

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Jul 05, 2022

Hundreds of Thousands of Women on Parole Face Travel Bans for Seeking Abortion Care
In the wake of an overturned Roe v. Wade, hundreds of thousands of women in the U.S. could face legal restrictions that prevent them from traveling to receive abortion care as a result of being on probation or parole. Advocates say the decision to allow interstate travel may ultimately fall on low-level state…

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Jul 05, 2022

Microbes May Hold the Secret to Creating More Powerful Rocket Fuel
A popular rocket fuel called RP-1 gets its name from its key ingredient: refined petroleum. Research published last week in the journal Joule suggests a potentially cleaner and more powerful ingredient: a molecule produced by the Streptomyces bacteria. The proposed fuel won't be ready any time soon, but the new…

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Jul 05, 2022

Large Hadron Collider Physicists Discover Three New Exotic Particles
Physicists at CERN's Large Hadron Collider announced today the discovery of three exotic particles that may help reveal how quarks bind together.


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Jul 05, 2022

Netflix's Ultraman Movie Looks Ultra-Stylish
When Netflix announced that it was working on an original animated Ultraman movie last year, it did so with a bold, evocative teaser image that left us wondering if it was just awesome concept work—or an actual indicator of just how close the film would come to looking like that. Turns out the answer is, delightfully,…

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Jul 05, 2022

NASA Has Lost Contact With the Moon-Bound CAPSTONE Probe
The CAPSTONE pathfinder mission to the Moon is experiencing a problem, as the probe stopped communicating with ground controllers shortly after yesterday's successful deployment. The space agency is working to reestablish contact with the satellite and possibly delay its upcoming trajectory correction maneuver.

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Jul 05, 2022

Disney Co-Opts Your Childhood Memories to Explain Their Ad Technology
If you've ever wondered how the Walt Disney Corporation is mining your data for targeted advertisements across platforms, today's your lucky day. Baymax of Big Hero 6 and Edna Mode from The Incredibles are here to explain it all.


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Jul 05, 2022

The Paper Girls Hold the Fate of Humanity in Their Hands in the Latest Prime Video Trailer
Here's a new trailer with an extended look at the adaptation of the critically acclaimed graphic novel Paper Girls from Prime Video. Brian K. Vaughan (Saga) and Cliff Chiang may have created the crew of bike-riding paper girls who get into time-travel hijinks—but the more and more we see the cast bringing them to life,…

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Jul 05, 2022

Don't Mistake These Skin Conditions for Monkeypox
Monkeypox is the latest emerging germ to alarm public health experts, with over 4,000 reported cases globally this year, including at least 300 in the U.S. While this viral illness may not be as fast-spreading as covid-19, it's threatening to shift from a zoonotic disease, rarely spread from rodents, to something that…

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Jul 05, 2022

Even More Crypto Lenders Struggle to Stem Flood of Withdrawals on Their Platforms
The number of crypto lending platforms that actually let users take their crypto home with them is getting progressively smaller. One company even reported its users were draining their accounts of close to $198 million in total over the past three weeks.

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Jul 05, 2022

James Cameron Seems to Have His Finger on the Pulse of Avatar Trolls
One of the most consistent running jokes about James Cameron's Avatar is its perceived absence from popular culture. Movies that have similarly made upwards of $2-3 billion at the global box office seem inescapable. Star Wars films, Avengers entries, and even Cameron's own Titanic remain part of everyday conversation.…

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Jul 05, 2022

At Least 7 Hikers Dead After Glacier Collapse in Italy Amid Record Heat
At least seven people are dead and five are still missing Tuesday after part of a glacier collapsed in the Italian Alps on Sunday during record-high temperatures.

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Jul 05, 2022

FIFA Will Use AI to Track Players' Bodies During World Cup
FIFA is leaving no room for debate over whether a goal was offside or onside during the upcoming World Cup. The international governing body of association football announced the use of semi-automated technology to help referees make more accurate offside decisions at the FIFA World Cup being held in Qatar in November.

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Jul 05, 2022

Return to Arrakis With These Stunning New Dune Book Covers
As the late 2023 release of Denis Villeneuve's Dune: Part II draws closer, there's no better time to further immerse yourself in the sci-fi realm created by Frank Herbert. Next year, Ace Books will be releasing more volumes in its deluxe hardcore treatment of the Dune series, and io9 has a first look, as well as an…

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Jul 05, 2022

China Tries to Censor What Could Be Biggest Data Hack in History
Chinese censors are working overtime to clamp down on news that the data they've siphoned from their citizens over the years is apparently out there and is being sold for less than the anticipated cost of a Tesla Roadster.

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Jul 05, 2022

You Can Easily Justify This Handheld Gaming PC by Pretending You'll Do Actual Work on It
Having trouble justifying the Steam Deck's $400 price tag after dropping $300 on the Nintendo Switch, $219 on the Analogue Pocket, and $179 on the Playdate? There's a lot of excellent handheld gaming systems on the market today, but the new GPD Win Max 2 hopes it can justify its $899 price tag with a generous 10-inch…

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Jul 05, 2022

Hellboy's Mike Mignola Brings a Rad Bride of Frankenstein Poster to Life
The Mike Mignola: Drawing Monsters documentary was announced on March 1, 2021, if by "announced" you mean "a Kickstarter was launched to create the film and was fully funded almost immediately." Now that documentary will finally see the light of day on August 13, but unless you're in or around the Los Angeles area you…

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Jul 05, 2022

Fighter Jet Intercepts EasyJet Flight After Fake Bomb Threat
A Spanish fighter jet intercepted a commercial easyJet flight between London, England and Menorca, Spain. The fighter jet escorted the easyJet plane all the way to its island destination on Sunday, after a teenager on board the flight reportedly posted a fake bomb threat to social media.


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Jul 05, 2022

James Cameron's Not Sure Whether He'll Direct Avatar 4 and 5
Barbara Broccoli says it'll be a while before we get to start seeing the next evolution of James Bond. New Black Adam merch teases the villain Sabbac. Plus, bad news for Tom Swift and The Time Traveller's Wife, and what's coming on Westworld. Spoilers now!


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Jul 05, 2022

How To Stop Other People Seeing When You're Online
Seeing when someone was last online inside an app can help you figure out whether or not they're available to chat, and can also give you pointers as to whether they're ignoring your messages or just haven't gotten around to replying yet. But if you don't like your status being broadcast to your contacts like this,…

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Jul 05, 2022

Thor: Love and Thunder Is an Uneven, But Worthy Adventure
Thor: Love and Thunder is what we'd imagine you'd see if you could live inside the head of director Taika Waititi. To Marvel fans, Waititi is best known for Thor: Ragnarok, 2017's bright, boisterous, hilarious Thor adventure that completely changed the film interpretation of the character. But he also won an Oscar for…

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Jul 05, 2022

Marshall's Willen and Emberton II Bluetooth Speakers Combine Style With Rich Audio
Finding the best Bluetooth speaker is like picking the right major in college. Unless you have an idea going in-in this case, brand preference-there isn't enough time or money to try them all. So when Marshall-a premium audio brand coveted by musicians and music lovers alike-released the Emberton, a portable Bluetooth…

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Jul 05, 2022

Fourth of July Crowds in 5 Cities Flee Mass Shootings, Real and Imagined
Fourth of July parades and fireworks were interrupted in at least five U.S. cities by crowds fleeing what they thought were mass shooters on Monday. But only two of the incidents involved firearms, while the other three were misunderstandings that sent people running for their lives in a country overflowing with…

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Jul 04, 2022

Watch Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' Horrifying Gorn Come to Practical Life
Last week's episode of Strange New Worlds gave us a kind of horror that Star Trek has never really seen before, largely thanks to its transformation of the Gorn into something akin to an Alien Xenomorph. Petrifying as they were though, it turns out they actually had a physical presence on set to help really scare the…

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Jul 04, 2022

Turns Out Luke Skywalker's Jedi Academy Was Built on a Very Familiar Planet
The more we get to learn about the future of the Force in a post Return of the Jedi, post Rise of Skywalker era for Star Wars, the more we're getting echoes of its long past—and thanks to the latest novel from the galaxy far, far away, Luke's attempts to rebuild the Jedi Order have even more connection's to the…

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Jul 04, 2022

The Amazing Spider-Man Got There, In the End
It isn't just Transformers that's celebrating a milestone this holiday weekend. Back in 2012, Sony returned to Marvel Comics' most popular hero with The Amazing Spider-Man, a reboot completely separate from the original Sam Raimi trilogy, for better and for worse. And ten years later, the two-film franchise (well, …

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Jul 04, 2022

NASA's CAPSTONE Probe Is Officially en Route to the Moon
An important milestone has been reached in the newly launched CAPSTONE mission, as the tiny probe, moving in excess of 24,000 miles per hour, has escaped low Earth orbit and begun its four-month trek to the Moon.

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Jul 04, 2022

Thor: Love and Thunder's Soundtrack Sounds Suitably Over the Top
Taika Waititi has made it his goal with his Thor movies to Do The Most Possible with his take on the God of Thunder, in a way few other Marvel movies do with their own heroes. Love and Thunder appears to be following on from Ragnarok in fine form in this regard, with both its Thors—and if this taste of the soundtrack…

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Jul 04, 2022

Hackers Took Over the British Army's YouTube and Twitter Accounts to Promote NFTs and Other Crypto Scams
Over the weekend, while many in the United States were pre-gaming today's Fourth of July holiday celebrations, in the UK, the British Army was scrambling to regain control its Twitter and YouTube accounts that had both been hacked to promote NFTs and other crypto investment scans.

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Jul 04, 2022

How Westworld Season 4 Winks at the Violent Delights in Its Past
With Westworld now two episodes into its fourth season—and its seven-year time jump established—it's clear that the HBO Max sci-fi series is navigating some fresh terrain as far as its setting goes. But for all the newness, there's no escaping a certain... familiarity that hovers over certain scenes.

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Jul 04, 2022

Scientists Uncover Spectacular New Species of Giant Water Lily
An international team of scientists has shown that two species of giant water lily are actually three, and that the newly discovered species, at 10.5 feet across, is the largest of the bunch.

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Jul 04, 2022

Andor's Second Season Will Jump a Year Every 3 Episodes
Star Wars might have only just got done with one TV series, but it's already on to the next—and Andor might be one of the most intriguing shows in the galaxy far, far away so far, if only for the immense span of time it's going to cover.


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Jul 04, 2022

Someone Got YouTube Videos To Play on a 40-Year-Old Computer That Can Only Display Green Text
Some of the best hacks don't solve any real world problems or reinvent the wheel. They're usually nothing more than an exercise in trying to make something work that is either seemingly impossible or pointless: such as getting YouTube to work on a 40-year-old computer with a hideously outdated display.

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Jul 04, 2022

July's List of New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Is Here, and It's Huge
July's hefty pile of new sci-fi, fantasy, and horror releases brings lesbian vampires, politically motivated magic, interstellar bounty hunters, a jazz musician who teams up with mecha pilots, mermaids, robots, fairy-tale riffs, and so much more. There's still plenty of summer reading time left, so what are you…

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Jul 04, 2022

Report: The Apple Watch Series 8 May Expand Its Health Tracking to Include Fever Detection
Over the course of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a lot of us finally upgraded from an old-school "where do I stick this?" glass thermometer to an easier to use infrared model for detecting fevers. But those hankering to upgrade their Apple Watch in the Fall could end up with an ever easier fever-detecting tool.

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Jul 03, 2022

On Westworld, Hale's Plan Is Much More Sinister Than We Thought
Is Westworld even Westworld if it's not trying to break your brain? It's a valid question, and I think "no" would be a valid answer. But since the show left the park at the end of season two to explore the dystopia of the real world, the third season felt like everything was a mystery until the final pair of episodes,…

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Jul 03, 2022

5 Cyber Stories You Missed This Week
Some weeks are busier than others when it comes to digital mischief, and this week was pretty damn busy. So many good hacker stories got written this week that we figured we would throw together a little round-up. It's good to stay on your toes when it comes to the digital dangers out there on the internet. In case…

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Gizmodo
Jul 03, 2022

The Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Opening is a Splashy, Colorful Bop
The Cyberpunk 2077 train keeps going, despite its rocky protracted launch. Now that the game's been patched into a playable (and enjoyable) state, and DLC is on the horizon, it's the perfect time for Netflix to release that Edgerunners tie-in anime they offered us a first look at last month during their week long…

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Gizmodo
Jul 03, 2022

The Minions Sequel is Taking the Box Office By Storm, Prepare Yourselves
Illumination's Minions—those goggle-wearing, babbling yellow monstrosities—have very clearly outgrown the Despicable Me franchise they first appeared in all the way back in 2010. Beyond their titular spinoff movie releasing in 2015 and earned $1.16 billion at the box office, the creatures have become a cultural fixture

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Gizmodo
Jul 03, 2022

For Better or Worse, Michael Bay's Transformers is a Trailblazer
Ever since the late 1990s, we've been living in an era of IP-focused filmmaking that's proceeded to get more elaborate and louder with each year. There are plenty of genre films one could point as being important or iconic in some way, from Sam Raimi's Spider-Man films to Batman Begins and Independence Day. And…

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Gizmodo
Jul 03, 2022

Trigun Stampede's First Look Teases a Colorful Reboot
Just a few weeks ago, it was announced that Trigun, one of the most beloved anime series of the late 90s, was getting a remake. Surprisingly, the first look at this new version of the sci-fi western has come pretty quickly, as footage debuted on Saturday at Anime Expo in Los Angeles.


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Gizmodo
Jul 03, 2022

Bleach is Back, and Hot Damn, It Looks Good
Shonen anime fans rejoiced late Saturday evening when, at Los Angeles' Anime Expo, new footage debuted for the return of Bleach. The popular Toonami series ended back in 2014, just two years before the manga by creator Tite Kubo would wrap up with 2016's "Thousand-Year Blood War" arc. Late last year, it was announced…

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Gizmodo
Jul 02, 2022

Taron Egerton Hopes to Join the MCU By Playing Wolverine
Ever since Fox got themselves snatched up Disney and Kevin Feige made it clear that the mutants would be making their way to the MCU eventually, there's been no shortage of speculation about who'll be playing the new batch of X-Men. Moreso than Professor X or Magneto, Wolverine is the one that everyone's got some…

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Gizmodo
Jul 02, 2022

Tell Us About Your Pop Culture Month: June 2022 Edition
*cracks knuckles*


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Gizmodo
Jul 02, 2022

Spider-Man's Next Comic Brings Back Writer Dan Slott
Writer Dan Slott has had a long, sometimes controversial history with Spider-Man. He's the man behind the story for the Shattered Dimensions video game, along with the architect behind the "Superior Spider-Man" arc where Peter Parker died (technically) and had his body jacked by Doctor Octopus. When he jumped ship…

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Gizmodo
Jul 02, 2022

'Gasps' as Scientists Reveal Preserved Baby Woolly Mammoth
She's over 30,000 years old, and yet her preservation is astounding: She has her skin, her tiny tusk nubs, her toenails, and her little tail. She still has tufts of fur, and her trunk—with its prehensile tip—is complete and malleable. Looking at the initial photograph from where she was found at a Yukon gold mine, she…

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Gizmodo
Jul 02, 2022

RWBY's First Movie is a Crossover With the Justice League
There've been no shortage of IP crossovers in recent years, particularly from Warner Bros. Space Jam 2 was basically WB's crossover Comic-Con, and it doesn't appear that they'll be stopping anytime soon. On the game side, they've got Multiversus, where DC superheroes will get to fight alongside Cartoon Network and HBO…

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Gizmodo
Jul 02, 2022

10 Years After the Higgs Boson, What's the Next Big Thing for Physics?
On July 4, 2012, scientists at CERN confirmed the observation of the Higgs boson, an elementary particle first proposed in the 1960s. The boson's discovery was a momentous occasion, as it meant physicists were a step closer to probing the field associated with the boson, which gives particles mass.


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Gizmodo
Jul 02, 2022

We Dare You to Feel Relaxed After Watching These 11 Cursed ASMR Videos
Are you one of the many, many people that gets a tingly kick from watching soft-spoken YouTubers tapping and whispering into their mics from hours on end? Have I got some bad vibes for you.

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Gizmodo
Jul 02, 2022

RadioShack's Twitter Wasn't Hacked, It's Just a Crypto Shill Now
This week, the Twitter account for RadioShack went from just weird to totally apeshit. In short order, the company's entire feed became a veritable trove of NSFW material, including musings about vibrators, "big tittes" (misspelling theirs), and tweets trolling celebrities and other corporate accounts. Remarks ranged…

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Gizmodo
Jul 02, 2022

Is Google's $90 Million Settlement a Win for App Developers, or for Google?
Small app developers pried $90 million from Google in a legal settlement announced Friday, hot on the heels of a similar agreement with Apple.

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Gizmodo
Jul 01, 2022

How Universal's E.T. Adventure Ride Still Captures the Magic of the Movie
There's a timelessness to Steven Spielberg's E.T: The Extra-Terrestrial—which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year—that can't be denied. It encompasses movie magic on a level that transcends the screen through its music and its story of a friendship between a boy and an alien that defies the odds. It's set to …

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Gizmodo
Jul 01, 2022

This Week's Toy News Definitely Bent Your Wookiee
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the latest and greatest nerdy toy news. This week wraps up Obi-Wan Wednesdays with two more Hasbro figures, Super7 heads back to Springfield and beyond for even more Simpsons Ultimates, and: do you dare to bop Darth Vader? Check it out!


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Gizmodo
Jul 01, 2022

The 12 Scariest Episodes of Star Trek
This week's Star Trek: Strange New Worlds delivered what might just be the closest Star Trek has ever gotten to an episode of genuine horror. Jump scares, tension, blood, gore, and lots of screaming, it had it all—but it's far from the first time Trek's trended terrifying. Here's a few more of our creepy favorites.


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