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If Batman And Superman Were Pokemon Trainers, Who Would Win In A Battle?

Video. As long time frenemies, Batman and Superman are no strangers to fighting each another. We all know that Bruce and Clark are both perfectly capable of beating the crap out of each other with their fists, have you ever considered which of them would win... if they were Pokemon trainers? Of course you have. More »      

More Than Two Years After It Was Announced, The Greatest Action Figure Ever Is Finally Shipping (Soon)

When a fancy new toy is revealed, it isn't uncommon to have to wait a few months to actually get your hands on one. But Hot Toys has been testing the resolve of Iron Man fans who pre-ordered the company's towering Hulkbuster figure over two and a half years ago, and will now have to wait just a little while longer for delivery. More »      

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Just Met The Cast Of X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Several of the X-Men movies have been made in Canada, so it seems fitting that with the latest one filming soon, the cast gets to meet the country's leader. More »      

These New Wizard Of Oz Posters Are Trippy As Hell

Nearly eight decades since its release, The Wizard of Oz is still a movie that delights audiences of every age. And we do mean every age. Sure, it works for adults who grew up with it and kids who are just being introduced to it, but it also has qualities that make it work in those combative middle years too. More »      

A Familiar Sci-Fi Set-Up Gets A Killer Twist In Short Film They Will All Die In Space

Video. A space ship filled with humans slumbering in cryogenic chambers encounters catastrophic troubles in deep space. We've all seen that in movies before -- most recently, in Passengers and Alien. Covenant -- but Javier Chillon's short, chillingly titled They Will All Die In Space, puts a sinister new spin on the story. More »      

Saga's Lying Cat Finally Gets An Action Figure, And More Of The Best Toys Of Last Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, our (slightly late) weekly round up of all things merchandise. This week we've got even more San Diego Comic-Con exclusives to drool over, some new LEGO from the upcoming Ninjago movie, and the best plastic recreation of Bruce Campbell's face the world has ever seen. Really! More »      

When Dazzler Comes To X-Men: Dark Phoenix, She Better Not Be Played By Taylor Swift

Last week, a casting call for Fox's upcoming X-Men. Dark Phoenix made its way onto the internet and dropped a few hints about which new mutants are going to be in the film. The roles were listed under production names to keep their identities hidden, but now we know that "Brittany" was code for Dazzler. More »      

Disney Says President Trump Will Speak At The Hall Of Presidents, Contradicting Earlier Reports

When President Trump was elected, many wondered what would happen with Walt Disney World's Hall of Presidents attraction in Florida. Back in May, Motherboard reported that the new robo-Trump would break tradition and might not speak at all. But Disney announced yesterday that President Trump will indeed speak when the attraction reopens. More »      

William Gibson's 'Hinterlands' Is Becoming A Multimedia Animated Franchise

The hand-drawn animation studio Last Studio Standing just announced plans to adapt William Gibson's sci-fi story "Hinterlands" into a short film and a television series, with a potential second TV series that could spin off the first. More »      

This Is My Harry Potter Gateway Story, What's Yours?

Twenty years ago yesterday, a book was published that changed many of our lives forever. That book was Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, later renamed Sorcerer's Stone in the US. It was our first taste of a wondrous world of witchcraft and wizardry that has inspired billions around the world. Here's how that happened to me. More »      

Oscar Mayer Made A Drone To Rain Hot Dogs Down On Humanity

As is currently en vogue for any company making a product that ends up in consumers' hands, Oscar Mayer is expanding its Weinermobile fleet with a phallic flying drone that can (supposedly) drop a single hot dog on someone not too worried about what they're eating. If Silicon Valley had its way, we'd only eat things that fell from the sky. More »      

Scientists Have Finally Figured Out Why Chimps Are So Damn Strong

Humans may have big, bulbous brains, but when it comes to pure muscle power, we're often considered the weakest of the great apes. Even chimpanzees, who are significantly smaller than us, exhibit levels of strength that are practically super-human by our standards. Show More Summary

What Sorcery Keeps This Giant Ball Floating On A Tiny Stream Of Water?

Video. We've all made a tiny ping-pong ball float on a hair dryer, but what YouTube's Veritasium is demonstrating here -- a giant Styrofoam ball floating on the side of a thin stream of water -- seems to contradict every scientific law governing our universe. But there is an explanation as to what's happening. More »      

Doctor Who Reminds Us Why The Cybermen Will Always Be Its Scariest Enemies

When asked about the scariest Doctor Who villains, fan have all sorts of responses. The Daleks are the go-to, but there's new-era villains like the Weeping Angels, or everything from Autons to Zygons. But this week's Doctor Who was a chilling reminder that there's actually only one true answer. The Cybermen. More »      

Facebook Wants Kids In Juvenile Detention To Get Internet Access

Facebook is supporting a bill currently before the California legislature that, if passed, would give children in US juvenile detention facilities and foster care homes the right to internet access. More »      

These Finches Have A Brilliant Strategy For Fighting Off Ticks

Humans aren't the only ones worried about the horrible little buggers known as ticks. It seems like at least one bird species safeguards its nests against ticks with a surprising piece of litter. Cigarette butts. More »      

Walt Disney's Hand-Drawn Map Of Disneyland Just Sold For A Bonkers Price

The Disney fan army can't get enough of Mickey Mouse and his magical empire. That's why its no surprise that someone spent $US708,000 ($933,465) on a hand-drawn map of Disneyland in California, conceived by none other than the MickeyMaster himself, Walt Disney. Show More Summary

NASA: You Could Probably Make Wine In Space

As humanity expands to become a multi-planetary species, some important questions must be considered. Can we bring cats? What about dogs? Also, can we make wine in space? More »      

Zillow Sends Cease And Desist Letter To McMansion Hell, The Architectural Criticism Blog We Need Right Now

Real estate aggregator site Zillow has sent a cease and desist letter to the creator of McMansion Hell, the most popular lampooner of suburban ticky-tacky monstrosities. Zillow claims that by using photos from their site, the architectural criticism blog violates their terms of service. More »      

Measuring Tape In Augmented Reality Is Way More Exciting Than It Should Be

There are a few reasons to be bullish about augmented reality. It's just neat is the most important reason. Its practicality is another great factor. But above all, the fact that Apple is about to unleash its app developers to go crazy with AR in iOS 11 means that a ton of content should be coming. This humble measuring tape app is just the tip of the iceberg. More »      

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