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Demons Have Possessed Mena Suvari, And Only Eli Roth Can Monetize Them

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Although his usual horror entertainment seems like it would be better suited to the WWE Network, Eli Roth will bring his talents instead to Women's Entertainment TV as producer and first episode director of the new supernatural exorcism series South of Hell, starring Mena Suvari. Read more...

The world's oldest genome shows when our ancestors had sex with Neanderthals.

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The world's oldest genome shows when our ancestors had sex with Neanderthals. Analysis of a 45,000 year-old femur shows that modern humans and Neanderthals mated 52,000 to 58,000 years ago — a much smaller window than previously estimated (a 49,000 year span). Show More Summary

The Future Is a Lonely Place, in William Gibson's The Peripheral

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With his new novel The Peripheral, William Gibson returns to the genre that made him famous: near-future science fiction. But the world of The Peripheral is very different from the hyperactive cyberpunk citiscapes of Neuromancer. His canvas is much bigger — and his prophesies are far more melancholy. Read more...

Deadspin The Hater's Guide To Your Local Halloween Store | Gizmodo Lumosity's Brain Games Are Bullsh

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Deadspin The Hater's Guide To Your Local Halloween Store | Gizmodo Lumosity's Brain Games Are Bullshit | Jezebel Why I Will Never Tell My Daughter to Give You a Hug | Kotaku The Classic PC Games You Must Play | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

Insidious 3 Trailer Reminds Us That This Franchise Loves Jumps Scares

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I loved Insidious, loved it. The second movie not so much, but thankfully Insidious 3 looks like more original Insidious. That means hold on to your fucking hats—JUMP SCARES ARE COMING. Read more...

Can You Name the Horror Movies Depicted In These Minimalist Posters?

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Just in time for Halloween, here are ten beautiful minimalist posters for you to both decorate and confound your less-knowledgeable friends with. It's a double-win! Read more...

Just £10,000 can now get you a full-body morphsuit Tattoo, because WHY

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Morphsuits have become an easy and relatively cheap way of getting a costume together - but have you ever thought about skipping the spandex and just tattooing the suit onto your body? No? Well, if you ever do and have ten grand to spare, the original company behind the morphsuit offer such a service. Read more...

Cat Commits Property Destruction to Avoid Having to Walk Around a Wall

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This cat is the most determined cat ever. It's going to keep pulling until that damn pipe isn't in the wall anymore. There are so many reasons cats like this are scary: the determination, the use of paws like hands, the problem solving... Read more...

What's The Best Introductory Episode Of Your Favorite TV Show?

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Getting people into your favorite TV show can be a nightmare — there's often so much history there, and if they see the wrong episode, they'll be turned off for years. So what's the absolute best episode of your favorite TV show to show people and get them hooked? Read more...

Hold On to Your Fez, Doctor Who: AMC Is Going to Run BBC America

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In the slow march to television consolidation, AMC has bought a massive stake in BBC America. The result is that they'll be running the BBC show here in the United States. Read more...

If You Read One Thing Today, Make It This Canticle For Leibowitz Essay

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Walter M. Miller's three-part novel A Canticle for Leibowitz is one of the acknowledged classics of science fiction... that doesn't get talked about nearly enough. Over in the New Yorker, there's a fascinating, must-read essay about this book, putting it in context. Read more...

Concept Art Writing Prompt: Working On The Giant's Mechanical Hand

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This week's Concept Art Writing Prompt centers on a rather large project and the engineers bringing it to life. What story can you spin about the particularly enormous right hand? Read more...

A Young Dragon Is Too Nervous To Talk To The Barista He's Crushing On

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In this short webcomic, a petit dragon goes to the same cafe each day to read his favorite book series and moon over the weary barista behind the counter. But as he fantasizes about all the ways he would woo her, he starts to wonder, what is he really hoping for? Read more...

Does This Person Look Trustworthy To You? Don't Be So Sure.

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There's little doubt humans have evolved to make useful judgements based on the appearance of a person's face – whether someone looks angry with us, for example – but is it reasonable for us to judge someone's character based on facial structure alone? Read more...

The Guy Behind Flash And Arrow Is Making A "Subversive" Archie TV Show

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But this time it's not DC. Instead, comic book TV show wonder-producer Greg Berlanti is taking the long-running Archie comic to the Fox network, where it will be "a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life" titled Riverdale. Read more...

Just How Did The Ancient Greeks And Romans Cut Marble?

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Watching marble being extracted from a modern quarry is an impressive sight, one that requires a tricky combination of skill, coordination, and advanced machinery to achieve. But, without the aid of bulldozers and power tools, how did the ancient miners manage it? Read more...

Finally Found: The Body That Goes With These Monstrous Dinosaur Arms

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In 1965, paleontologists unearthed a ghastly pair of eight-foot, claw-tipped dinosaur arms – and little else. Since then, researchers have been searching for the rest of Deinocheirus mirificus (Latin for "unusual, horrible hands"). Now, a team working in Mongolia has found it. Read more...

These Tiny Seahorses Are a Living Lesson in Camouflage

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First of all, I never knew that seahorses could be this tiny. And second, I didn't realize that their camouflage abilities are so incredibly complex. This short video about seahorses will change what you thought you knew about how animals blend into their environments and hide. Read more...

The Science Behind Renee Zellweger's New Face

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Photographs of actress Renée Zellweger at the Elle magazine's Women in Hollywood awards this week, showing her dramatically different appearance, have sparked the Internet's interest. Here's the science behind why she looks so different. Read more...

Cosmonauts Chuck Equipment Off The Station In Third October Spacewalk

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Cosmonauts Alexander "Sasha" Samokutyaev and Max Suraev spent Wednesday's spacewalk stripping and jettisoning surplus equipment off the International Space Station, conducting a photographic survey of the exterior, and cleaning the windows. Read more...

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