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Last Night's Person Of Interest Packed Two Huge Scary Cliffhangers

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One of the things we've always loved about Person of Interest has been the way it juggles its global "artificial intelligence" and its local "urban organized crime" storylines. And last night's episode was a great example of this, with stories in which two of our favorite characters were exposed due to the power of surveillance. Spoilers... Read more...

This Is How We Imagine A LEGO Batman Vs Superman Fight Would Go Down

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When Batman fights Superman, Batman uses his cunning to plan for Superman's every move and exploit his weaknesses. But The LEGO Movie's version of Batman isn't quite as clever as his comic and live-action counterparts, so when he battles LEGO Superman, things are a bit...sillier. Read more...

First Look At The Live-Action Attack On Titan Movie

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If you haven't heard, massively popular manga and anime series Attack On Titan is getting a live-action movie. And this is the very first look at the adapted characters (including some new characters as well). Read more...

The Legend Of Korra Like You've Never Seen It Before

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Korra finds herself in an unusual, but visually striking, corner of the world in this gorgeous Legend of Korra poster by comic book artist Geof Darrow. And you can own a print of your very own. Read more...

This Is How Artists Make Their Livings In The Internet Age

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Cory Doctorow joined us today to answer questions about how creative work and copyright work in the digital age. Among them was a particular interestingly question in an increasingly gig-dependent economy: Can artists still make a living from their art? And, if so, how? Read more...

The Crossover We Never Knew We Wanted: Brainy Smurf Vs. The Brain

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It's just a photo of two toys facing off, but this photo by JD Hancock has us imagining all sorts of scenarios in which Brainy and the Brain have to team up. (To take over the world, of course.) Read more...

Robin's Getting A "Prenatal Origin Story" On Gotham

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I... I would have joked about it, but it seemed too absurd to even make fun of. But here we are, and Gotham showrunner Bruno Heller has announced in all apparent seriously that Gotham will feature Robin's ultimate origin, when his acrobat father and mother meet. I have no words. Read more...

When Forced Sterilizations Were Performed In The United States

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They were carried out, according to the Eugenics Board of North Carolina,"for the best interest of the mental, moral, and physical well-being of the said patient, and/or for the public good." Read more...

Serene Modern Buildings Designed To Mimic Ocean Waves

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When looking to nature for design inspiration, these architects needed to look no further than the ocean, creating fluid buildings that evoke cresting and undulating waves. Read more...

This Stunning Mosaic Was Just Uncovered In Greece

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Archaeologists working in Northern Greece have uncovered a new part of the spectacular mosaic at the Roman baths in Plotinopolis, Didymoteicho. Read more...

Blake Lively Is An Immortal In Trailer "Blake Lively Never Dies"

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Honestly, they should just re-title this movie "Who Wants To See Blake Lively In Different Period Outfits?" Or "Blake Lively, You're Too Pretty To Be That Old!" Behold the trailer for The Age of Adaline. Read more...

Who Is The Sexiest Book Character, Ever?

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Earlier today, Asgardian god Chris Hemsworth was crowned King Sexy Pants of People Magazine. And while the "real life" actor is nice, we'd still rather bang the fantasy (Thor). Which lead us to this question: who is the hottest fictional literary character of all time? Read more...

These Parasitic Wasps Trick Trees Into Building Them Weird Houses

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Gall wasps belong to a family of insects that hoodwink oak trees into building a stunning array of structurally unique homes – called "galls" – for their parasitic larvae. Read more...

Big Hero 6 Supersuits That Didn't Make The Cut—Like Catgirl Honey Lemon

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Not all of the concept designs for Big Hero 6's superhero costume designs were as bright and colorful as what we saw in the final film. In fact, some of the suggestions from the design team were heavy on the black and earth tones—and one put Honey Lemon in cat ears. Read more...

Gawker Remember When Ashton Kutcher Mistook Slain Girlfriend's Blood for Wine?

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Gawker Remember When Ashton Kutcher Mistook Slain Girlfriend's Blood for Wine? | Gizmodo How Magic Leap Is Secretly Creating a New Alternate Reality | Jalopnik There's A Robot Delivering Individual Water Bottles At The LA Auto Show | Jezebel John Hodgman Quits Uber Over Executive's Threat to Dox Female Blogger | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

A Tabletop Game Where You Fight Other Humans... Surrounded By Zombies

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Dead Meat: Quarantine Zone America is a skirmish game that pits human factions against each other, fighting to meet their own goals while the board fills with mindless undead. Innovative rules and world-building make it stand out in the crowded zombie genre. Read more...

First Look At The BBC's Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell Series!

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We finally get to see actors Bertie Carvel and Eddie Marsan as Strange and Norrell, respectively, in the BBC's adaptation of the best-selling novel by Susanna Clarke, and they look outstanding. Alas, they only released this one promotional pic, but we had to share it because we're absolutely salivating for this series. Read more...

Two New Subatomic Particles Have Been Discovered At CERN

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Particle physicists working at the Large Hadron Collider have detected two new subatomic particles that were predicted to exist but never seen. The discovery of the two new baryon particles stands to deepen our understanding of the universe. Read more...

Do You Need To Leave The House To Get Black Friday's Best Deals? (No.)

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We told you in our Black Friday Prep Guide that you didn't need an in-store plan of attack. Here's why. Read more...

How Did Brains Evolve?

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Humans have asked where we come from for thousands of years, across all cultures. But only recently have we started to address the mystery of the evolution of the human brain — the organ that's the source of those existential questions, not to mention our evolutionary success itself. Read more...

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