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Captain America And Iron Man Can't Help But Fight Each Other In Marvel Vs. Capcom: Infinite

The upcoming fighting game pitting the heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe and Capcom's legendary roster of video game stars already revealed that its story is going to be a bizarre mashup of the two worlds. But even with that going on around them, somehow Steve and Tony still find the time to beat each other up. More »      

New Image Of Jupiter Is So Beautiful It's Making Us Angry

Image. NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt /Seán Doran Despite our squabbles here on Earth, the universe is full of so much beauty it's almost stupid. Jupiter is perhaps the most unreasonably beautiful thing in our entire solar system, and it's not shy about flexing. Show More Summary

The Final Defenders Trailer Is All About Sigourney Weaver Getting Her Menace On

Image. Still via Youtube There's a lot we still don't know about Alexandra, the mysterious villain at the heart of Netflix and Marvel's superhero team-up show -- but the third and last full trailer for the series is about exactly what you need to know about her. It's Sigourney Goddamn Weaver getting to be evil as hell, and it's delightful. More »      

Fieldwork Fail Shows How Science Is Sometimes A Hilarious Trainwreck

All images Courtesy Jim Jourdane After long years of research, your efforts have paid off. the archaeological site you're digging in has turned up a stash of rare, striking bones, no doubt the beginning of a groundbreaking discovery. Only then, you find the KFC wrapper, revealing that this "ancient burial ground" is just the leftovers of someone's lunch. More »      

Hands On: The All Controller Might Replace Every Last Controller You Own

All images. Andrew Liszewski/Gizmodo Having lots of choice when it comes to consoles and platforms is great for gamers, but having piles of proprietary controllers and accessories in your gaming room is not. The creators of the All Controller...Show More Summary

Biker Miraculously Survives A 250-Foot Plunge Off A Mountain Road

GIF. YouTube In addition to capturing moments of road rage, an action cam mounted on a motorcycle rider's helmet can occasionally record a straight-up miracle, as was the case with Matthew Murray who ended up plummeting 76m off a mountain road after a problem with his bike's steering. More »      

The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks

Film, especially science fiction, has always loved to explore the future we are most afraid of. That's why nukes have been lighting up the screen for decades, with recent events making the theme more timely and scarier than ever. Here are the nine most nightmare-inducing movies about nuclear attacks. More »      

Deals: 60% Off This Award-Winning Password Manager

Cybercrime is growing, and anyone can fall victim to ransomware, data dumping, and the like. That's why it's important now more than ever to ensure your online accounts are secure, and while there are plenty of tools out there to help you do so, few can match what RoboForm Everywhere brings to the table. More »      

EpiPen Maker To Finally Pay $465 Million For Ripping Off US Taxpayers

Photo. Getty EpiPen manufacturer Mylan has been involved in a contentious legal case over its overcharging of the US government. On Thursday, the US Department of Justice finalised its settlement with Mylan, which will pay $US465 ($589) million in penalties. But many believe that's not enough. More »      

Ford Focus Fire Risk Prompts Recall

Focus owners, check your cars. 42,988 are being recalled by Ford due to a potential fire risk. More »      

Twisted Anatomy Book Shows What It Would Be Like To Dissect Your Favourite Pokémon

Image. Christopher Stoll Pokémon-obsessed kids who grew into pokémon obsessed-semi-adults probably think they know everything there is to know about these mythical creatures. Honestly, though, it's not good enough to merely "catch" 'em all -- to be a real pokémaster means knowing them inside and out. Literally. More »      

What's The Most Secure Way To Lock Your Smartphone?

Image. Samsung Smartphone owners today have a plethora of ways to lock and unlock their phones. face scans, finger presses, PIN codes, location detection, and so on. Are some of these options more secure than others? And which one should you use? More »      

Australian Scientists Just Worked Out Why Stars Explode

Overachievers, this mob. Australian Scientists have had a busy week - but that hasn't stopped them from helping to solve the mystery of what causes exploding stars - used to measure the accelerating expansion of the Universe. More »      

Tim Cook Calls Out Trump In Internal Statement On Charlottesville

Photo. Getty In the wake of Donald Trump's refusal to simply condemn the actions of white supremacists at a neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, business leaders, politicians, pundits, and many more have issued statements making it clear that racism can not be tolerated. Show More Summary

Why Can't This Soap Dispenser Identify Dark Skin?

GIF. Facebook/Chukwuemeka Afigbo On Wednesday, a Facebook employee in Nigeria shared footage of a minor inconvenience that he says speaks to tech's larger diversity problem. In the video, a white man and a dark-skinned black man both try to get soap from a soap dispenser. Show More Summary

Tech Companies Race To Finally Enforce Policies After Charlottesville Violence

Nearly all the major technology services we've come to rely on have been negligent in enforcing their own user protection guidelines. Repeated calls to act on the Terms of Service these companies outlined for themselves without any meaningful...Show More Summary

Another Familiar Face Could Return For Peter Capaldi's Final Doctor Who Episode

David F. Sandberg talks Shazam. We've got another mysterious tease from the set of the Han Solo movie. Paul Bettany discusses the Vision's future. Plus, even more set pictures from Aquaman, and another new look at Jessica Jones' big returning character. Spoilers now! More »      

It's Official: An Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie Is In The Works

Image. Lucasfilm Well, it's finally happening. The Hollywood Reporter says that Stephen Daldry, the Oscar-nominated director behind Billy Elliot and The Hours, is in early talks to direct and develop a script about Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi. Ewan McGregor, however, is not yet attached. More »      

New Method Could Allow Scientists To Catalogue Every Human Cell

Image. NIH NIAID/Flickr Cells, they're all different. Even two similar-looking cells that are supposed to work together in the same tissue might express completely different traits, and make different proteins. So how do you make left and right of it all? More »      

Helpless HBO Gets Wrecked By Hackers Yet Again

Image. Screengrab via Twitter Cable giant HBO's very embarrassing 2017 has continued to get more embarrassing. Hacker squad OurMine Security Group compromised Game of Thrones' Twitter account, posting a message to its 6 million plus followers saying "Hi, OurMine are here, we are just testing your security." More »      

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