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Mission Impossible 5 Will Restore Your Faith In Tentpole Action Movies

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Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation starts off on another level. Literally. In the first scene of the film, Tom Cruise runs from the ground and flies through the sky on the side of an airplane. It’s the film’s way of screaming at the audience, “You are in for a fucking crazy ride.” And then, it delivers. Read more...

X-Rays Reveal a Mysterious Component of Human Hair

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A new and surprising component of human hair has just been discovered, according to research recently presented at the annual meeting of the American Crystallographic Association. Remarkably, it’s a discovery that could lead to improved hair products. Read more...

Today's Best Media Deals: The Ultimate Harry Potter Collection, & More

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Today only on Amazon, $98 gets you a whopping 31 discs featuring all eight Harry Potter films on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital copy, along with 45 (!!!) hours of special features. The set normally sells for $150 or more, and makes a perfect gift for your favorite Harry Potter fans. [Harry Potter Hogwarts Collection, $98]http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00HETD0KC/... Read more...

Here's How a 13-Foot Wide Egg Mass Fits Inside a 5-Foot Squid

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On July 9th of this year, divers off the coast of Turkey ran across an enormous lump of gelatinous goo which turned out to be one of the largest squid egg masses ever found. That inspired science writer and squid expert Danna Staaf to make this video explaining how all that goo fit inside a much smaller mother squid. Read more...

Deadspin Chris Mortensen Won’t Talk About Being Fed False Info By The NFL | Gizmodo How To Survive T

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Deadspin Chris Mortensen Won’t Talk About Being Fed False Info By The NFL | Gizmodo How To Survive The Cascadia Tsunami | Jalopnik The Feds Are Going To Make Automakers Pay Not-Quite Out The Nose | Jezebel Taylor Swift Won’t Sign a Prenup Because They’re ‘Totally Unromantic’ | Read more...

Come on In, GIFs! It's Party Time

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Quit your hesitating and come on in, GIFs! We’ve been waiting on you. Read more...

The Kodkod is the Cutest Cat You Never Knew Existed

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The kodkod is the smallest wildcat—smaller, even, than the average house cat. It’s a tiny, Andean pocket panther that takes tree-dwelling to a whole new level. Read more...

He Killed His Girlfriend ... And Planned to Make Her His Corpse Bride

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No less an authority than the Weekly World News dubbed Forrest Fuller the “Groom of Doom” for the grim plan he set in motion after jealously stabbing Jodie Myers to death in 1994. She’d told him she wanted to start seeing other people, but the New Jersey man had other plans. Read more...

Could New Live-Action Star Wars TV Shows Really Be Heading To Netflix? 

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Bruce Boxleitner says that he’s done with Tron. Stephen Amell says Arrow will never give Oliver Queen his comic book goatee. Transformers 5 gets its writers. Plus, new pictures from Batman v Superman and The Walking Dead, a new clip from Fantastic Four, and a look at the cool spaceships of The Expanse. Spoilers! Read more...

HBO may have killed David Fincher’s Utopia over budget issues.

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HBO may have killed David Fincher’s Utopia over budget issues. Deadline reports that the show, about fans of a graphic novel and what happens when they find out about a secret sequel, has released its actors. Read more...

First Look At The Attack on Titan TV Show Is Decidedly Lacking In Titans

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Which honestly isn’t that surprising—considering that if this live-action TV series featured as much CGI Titan shenanigans as the upcoming movies did, it would probably be called Attack on Oh God Wait Stop Our Budget Can’t Afford This. http://io9.com/attack-on-tita... Read more...

An Artist's Visit to Pluto

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There’s probably nothing much more exciting for a space artist than to have an entirely new world to play with! I’ve been busy ever since the New Horizons flyby creating new landscapes of Pluto based on the data that has been arriving-ever so slowly—-from the distant spacecraft. Show More Summary

See the Animated Take on Star Lord's Origin From Guardians of the Galaxy

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If you saw Guardians of the Galaxy and were wondering about what life was like for Peter Quill on Yondu’s ship — well, here’s your answer. Read more...

Game of Thrones Is Planning on Eight Seasons

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Michael Lombardo, president of HBO Programming, said at the Television Critics Association press event today that the oft-quoted “seven seasons” plan for Game of Thrones is now out the window. Instead, the showrunners currently believe it’ll take eight years to finish the story. Read more...

Boris Karloff Suits Up for Horror Duty in This Behind-the-Scenes Photo

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Boris Karloff sits for adjustments to his mask while prepping to film 1953 spoof Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Despite this still, Hollywood lore suggests that Karloff only appears in the film as Dr. Jekyll, while the evil Mr. Hyde was portrayed by an uncredited stuntman. Read more...

Why Haven't These Dirty Piles of Snow Melted Already?

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Over the winter, the Eastern US was blanketed in blizzard after blizzard. As a stark reminder of Mother Nature’s bitchiness, two snow-plowed piles of that record snowfall in two different cities lingered well into summer. One of them is still frozen—a mud-caked sno-cone slowly oozing in the sun. Read more...

California Has Lost the Equivalent of an Entire Year's Worth of Rain

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We know California is very, very dry, right now, but just how dry? Dry enough that the “rain debt” the state has been steadily stacking up in the past three years is now equal to a full year of average rainfall. Read more...

How To Survive The Cascadia Tsunami

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“Thirteen thousand people will die in the Cascadia earthquake and tsunami,” reads Kathryn Schulz’s now-infamous New Yorker article. “Everything west of Interstate 5 will be toast.” Turns out a very similar event occurred in Chile 55 years ago. What wisdom can its survivors share with residents of the Northwest? Read more...

There's a Rocky Exoplanet Just 21 Light-Years Away

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NASA has proven itself to be quite adept at finding planets lately, and this week is no exception: using the Spitzer Space Telescoe, scientists at the Jet Propulsion Lab have found HD 219134b, a rocky exoplanet ‘just’ 21 light-years away. http://gizmodo.com/this-is-the-mo... Read more...

What's the Most Cringe-Inducing Moment in Any Comic Book Movie?

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We’ve had scores and scores of comic-book movies in the past few decades—we counted 105 actual superhero films, but there are plenty more films based on comics. And not surprisingly, they’ve had some awful moments, along with great ones. But what’s the most horrendous moment in any comic-book film? Read more...

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