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How Will Cities Change In The Dry, Dry Future?

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Will cities in the future be re-designed to function "like sponges," to cope with droughts that will only become more severe thanks to climate change? Read more...

Batroc The Leaper, AoU Iron Man And Spider-Woman Figures Are On The Way!

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You know how sometimes we get to see Toys a little earlier than usual thanks to Factory figures rolling onto eBay ? Well, sometimes a boxload of toys just happen to show up too - and the new Marvel Legends figures have a lot to enjoy. Comics Batroc! Age Of Ultron Iron Man! But above all: Jessica Drew, Spider-Woman! Read more...

We adored Lauren Beukes' supernatural thriller Broken Monsters, and now it looks like it may become

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We adored Lauren Beukes' supernatural thriller Broken Monsters, and now it looks like it may become a TV show. Deadline is reporting that Additional Dialogue has acquired the book to adapt as a drama series. Read more...

The Most Disturbing Images Of ?Krampus, Santa's Child-Eating Counterpart

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You may be familiar with the legend of Krampus, the horned monstrosity who also visits children on Christmas Eve, but have you seen the holiday cards with Krampus binding kids in chains or beheld the satanic delights of the Krampus Run? If not, sit back and enjoy the demonic visual sleigh ride. Read more...

Harley Quinn Sings Total Eclipse Of The Heart With Her Own Batman Lyrics

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This is simply one of the most perfect things we have seen all day: Harley Quinn inventing her own lyrics to Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart." Now it's "Total Collapse of the Bat," with the recurring lyric "Love my clown." This song will be stuck in our heads all day. Read more...

Ben Elton Has A Brand New Novel About Traveling Back To Stop World War I

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You probably know Ben Elton as the writer behind such amazing shows as Blackadder and The Young Ones. But he's also the author of a ton of novels, many of which explore totally ludicrous science fiction premises with the kind of zany humor you'd expect. (The best are Gridlock and Stark.) And now, he's just published a time-travel book! Read more...

A Walking Dead Spin-Off Character Will Join The Regular Walking Dead

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When The Walking Dead spin-off series was announced, the producers were adamant that it would feature all new survivors in a new situation, namely the earliest days of the zombie apocalypse. Apparently now they've realized it might be somewhat helpful to have a more direct tie-in between the old show and the new. Read more...

This Is The Fish Researchers Found Living Underneath 2,400 Feet Of Ice

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After drilling down through almost half a mile in solid ice on a glacial shelf in Antarctica, scientists found something surprising. There was something alive swimming in the just over 30 feet of water: this strange, clear fish. Read more...

Deadspin Chainsaws 101: How To Safely Operate A Murdertoy | Gawker Here Is Pedophile Billionaire Jef

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Deadspin Chainsaws 101: How To Safely Operate A Murdertoy | Gawker Here Is Pedophile Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein's Little Black Book | Kotaku If You Had A PSN Account In 2011, Here's How To Get Free Stuff Now | Lifehacker How to Talk About Race with Your Kids | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

On Archer, Sterling Drinks, Drinks, And Checks Off His Bucket List

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Archer fans got double the fun this week, thanks to a clever crossover with Conan. The latest episode, "The Archer Sanction," nods to the 1975 Clint Eastwood movie The Eiger Sanction with both its title and mountain-climbing assassins plot. Spoilers follow! Read more...

Crowdfund An RPG Set In Ancient Egypt, Apocalyptic Pony Toys And More!

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It's an eclectic mix of goodness in this week's look at all things Crowdfunding. We've got a ridiculously cool looking boardgame based on Conan The Barbarian, the continuation of the original Star Trek through fan films, and a pen and paper RPG with what is possibly my favourite name for anything ever. Read more...

Insect Blood Can Tell Us How To Fight A Vulcan

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When you swat an insect, do you see a fountain of red blood smeared on your hand? Not unless you've killed a full mosquito. Bug goo is generally green-blue, and that can tell us something about why fictional species might have green blood. Read more...

Why Early Wonder Woman Was A Champion Of Feminism... And Bondage

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Looking back, Wonder Woman's earliest adventures are a little...strange. The first Wonder Woman comics were filled with bondage, submission, and domination — and even spanking games with small children. How was this supposed to be feminist? A new book analyzes those early Wonder Woman comics. Read more...

Researchers Slow The Speed Of Light As It Travels Through A Vacuum

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Normally, light zips through a vacuum at a blazing 186,282 miles per hour. But as a new experiment by Scottish physicists has shown, this isn't always necessarily the case. Read more...

The Inside Scoop On The Movie Version Of YA Book Classic House Of Stairs

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House of Stairs by William Sleator is an intense, dark story, and it would make a fantastic movie. So it's fantastic news that a House of Stairs movie is in the pipeline, with a goal of starting production in September or October. We talked to a producer and got the inside scoop on the film. Read more...

The Ultimate Low Earth Orbit Workspace

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Check out the office digs aboard the International Space Station. Read more...

How An Engineer Outsmarted A Crazy Person With A Fake Inoculation

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You are testing a new technology. One night, as you work, a person with a case of the crazies comes in. They hate your new technology. They think it's making them sick. And they have a gun. What do you do? If you're W. W. Bradford, you do something awesome. Read more...

Read The Impressively Shocking Conclusion Of Ivar, Timewalker #1 Here

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We've been deeply thrilled to offer the entire first issue of Valiant's new Ivar, Timewalker series this week, and it's finally time for the conclusion. If you missed it, part 1 is here, part 2 is here, and the third and final part begins below as Ivar reveals his unique philosophy that time paradoxes can basically go suck it. Read more...

Trailer For The Original Alien Reimagined As A Steampunk CG Film

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Second-year students at the Animation Workshop in Denmark were tasked with creating 30-second CG trailers inspired by classic movies. The group that was assigned Alien decided not to do a straight tribute, but instead mixed a bit of Jules Verne in with their scifi horror. Read more...

After Earth Falls, Will Interstellar Space Travel Be Our Salvation?

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It may be just a matter of time before the Earth becomes uninhabitable. As astrophysicists and avid science fiction fans, we naturally find the prospect of interstellar colonization intriguing and exciting. But is it practical, or even possible? Or is there a better solution? Read more...

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