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Over 1,400 Terracotta Soldiers Could Be Uncovered In New Dig

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Archaeologists excavating a burial pit in the ancient capital of Xi’an are hopeful that a trove of ancient artifacts will be unearthed at a site that once guarded the mausoleum of China’s first emperor. Read more...

What Does It Take To Become A Professional Faerie Princess?

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After seven years working in the tech industry, Jenny Richman decided that she needed more magic in her life. So she traded her keyboard for a pair of shimmery wings, taking a job as a professional faerie at children’s parties. There, she found the job fulfillment she had been hoping for. Read more...

Torchwood Will Return... As A Series Of Audio Plays

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Long have fans waited for Torchwood to make a return, after the end of the (deeply disappointing) Miracle Day. Captain Jack may not return to TV any time soon, but Torchwood will continue in another form: as a series of new audio plays from Doctor Who audio producer Big Finish. Read more...

How All The Spacecraft Circling Mars Keep From Crashing Into Each Other

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Two moons and five spacecraft: it’s getting pretty crowded up there. So how do all those Martian satellites manage to keep missing each other? Read more...

36 Questions About Last Night’s Completely Ridiculous Gotham Finale

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Sorry, guys, but there’s really no other way to convey the complete WTFery of Gotham’s terrible but entertainingly insane season one finale than to list the many, many questions it left me with. Seriously, if anybody knows what the hell was up with the chicken, please let me know. Read more...

The First Observation Of Atmospheric Changes On A Rocky Exoplanet

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It may be a terrestrial planet, but the changing atmospheric conditions on the so-called “Diamond Planet” are absolutely nothing like what we experience here on Earth. Read more...

This Batman Toy Has Articulated Eyeballs, Because He Can't Turn His Head

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I am usually a stickler for articulation in action figures — the more the merrier, except in one case: Michael Keaton’s Batman must never turn his head. Thankfully Hot Toy’s latest figure sticks to this rule, by replacing the usual neck articulation with... poseable eyeballs? Man, figures are weird. Read more...

The Deadliest Ways To Try To Put Out A Fire

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When you have a fire, you add water. Problem solved. Sometimes, though, adding water isn’t an option, which is why some fire systems involve adding materials that can decompose into poisons or smother everything in the building. Read more...

The Second Stand-Alone Star Wars Movie May Be A Boba Fett Origin Film

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The Wrap is reporting that the second Star Wars anthology film — i.e., the second film not part of the sequel trilogy, and the one that was going to be directed by Josh Trank until he exited last week — will reveal the origin of the fan-favorite bounty hunter Boba Fett. My question is this: Why bother? Read more...

What's The Most Interesting Debate In Your Field?

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Shoptalk rarely gets heard outside of whatever set of doors you close when you step into your work or classroom, but today we want to hear all about the debates raging on in your field that most people never hear about. Read more...

Satellite Pic Reveals A Nepali Village Obliterated By A Landslide

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On April 25, the Nepal earthquake triggered an avalanche that completely buried the village of Langtang. These before-and-after images taken from space show the extent of the damage. Read more...

How Agents Of SHIELD Will Repair An Avengers: Age Of Ultron Plot Hole

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Independence Day 2 casts its President. Take a look at Captain America and Iron Man’s outfits for Captain America: Civil War, and Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad. Plus, Candice Patton talks Iris discovering Barry’s secrets on The Flash, and teasers for Person of Interest’s season finale. So many spoilers! Read more...

Wondering how many times Matt Murdock falls over and how much alcohol is drunk in Netflix’s Daredevi

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Wondering how many times Matt Murdock falls over and how much alcohol is drunk in Netflix’s Daredevil? The best fan video ever has your answer. And Chumbawamba. Read more...

Everything in Outlander Is Out to Get Jamie

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Every week brings more information that one of our main characters is a cosmic chewtoy. Nothing has gone right for Jamie, ever. Even his love for Claire is marred by the, you know, time travel parts. Read more...

There Are Stars Being Born At the Center of This Photo

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This Hubble Telescope image has several galaxies floating through it, but at the center is UGC 5797, which is currently making stars to populate itself. The blue glow indicates prolific star formation, and, in this image, you can even pick out large blue stars that result. Read more...

Bill Nye Explains How Holograms Work

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Any time Bill Nye explains anything like this, I’m immediately back in elementary school science class. Read more...

Bruce Timm Reacts To Suicide Squad's Live-Action Harley Quinn

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Just yesterday, you saw the new look for the Suicide Squad movie’s Harley Quinn. And today, we’ve asked Harley Quinn co-creator Bruce Timm for his thoughts on the lady who loves Mr. J and got some additional information on his new web series Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles. Read more...

SMBC's Starpocalypse Is Just Plain Wrong, And I Can't Stop Watching

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At last it’s online — Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal Theater’s Starpocalypse is here, and your universe will never be the same again! Read more...

Clive Barker, Bob Orci, And RoboCop Are All Getting New Web Series

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Online urban legends like Jeff the Killer, the Slender Man and Ben Drowned are all getting their own web series thanks to horror guru Clive Barker! Plus there’s new a new season of Bruce Timm’s Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles to get excited about! Here’s what we know. Read more...

Today's XKCD Finally Takes Physics To Task

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To be fair, though, physics has had this coming for years. Read more...

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