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One of the greatest conundrums to face humanity is the question of extraterrestrial life. Many explanations have been posited over the years to explain why we have yet to make first contact, some better than others. Here are seven of the weakest solutions to the vexing problem known as the Fermi Paradox.Read more...

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The best cosplay isn't just dress-up — it's a performance, paying tribute to the characters and stories we love. And this cosplay from Long Beach Comic Expo is just brilliant, and super-accomplished. It's the perfect thing for a dreary Monday morning. Here's our favorite cosplay from Long Beach!Read more...

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Wow, there is a ton of stuff going on in the first full trailer for Orphan Black's new season. Let's settle in, see where everyone is, and take a look at our new set of clones. Spoilers ahead.Read more...

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As the big-screen adaptation of It rumbles into existence with Cary Fukunaga at the helm, Stephen King's been keeping busy. A new story by the author appears in the March 9th issue of The New Yorker. It's a Western, and it's all about justice (or injustice?), and you can read it here.Read more...

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Last week, director Joseph Kahn dropped his "dark as f*ck" POWER/RANGERS short . Soon, it was pulled from the internet, but now it's back in full NSFW glory. So what happened? In an exclusive interview, Kahn explains how the internet saved his short. Plus why he doesn't think the real Power Rangers show should be this dark.Read more...

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If you've been meaning to get a new gaming headset, it seems that today's your lucky day.Read more...

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The first look at Vincent D'onofrio as Carlton Fisk, the villain of Marvel and Netflix's upcoming Daredevil TV better known as the Kingpin, has arrived. Sure, the Kingpin is just a big, bulky, bald dude, but even in this still you can see the gravitas and presence D'Onofrio exudes as the crimelord.Read more...

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Bulletstorm was one of the best games of the last generation, tragically ignored because of an awful marketing campaign, an even worse PC port, and the fact that EA wanted audiences to spend $60 for a seven-hour campaign, which is a steep price by any metric. It's too bad because once players got past all that, they found a clever score attack game based on "skillshots," or unique enemy kills. Even better, Bulletstorm featured great characters and storytelling, incredible gunplay, wonderful enemies, and an astounding world.Read more...

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Soup dumplings are a food that are as impressive from a technical standpoint as they are from a taste one. Not only are they delicious, they also raise certain architectural questions: Particularly, just how did that soup get in there?Read more...

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The season finale of Star Wars Rebels airs tonight, and we get an appearance by none other than Darth Vader. Agents of SHIELD returns and things are looking...Inhuman. Plus, CSI launches a cybercrimes division, and we've got the latest clips from 12 Monkeys, Helix, and The Walking Dead.Read more...

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Paramount is attempting to nail down the rights to The Stars My Destination, a super intense, space revenge novel that is pretty ripe for the big screen (if done correctly). Read more...

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The Revolution and the Terror devastated French society, and then receded. In their place they left a weird, chaotic society with a very strange form of chic and an even stranger form of fashionable lady.Read more...

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Sir Ridley Scott has made some of the greatest genre movies of all time, but in the last several years, he's also made some horrible mistakes. But his misfires and missed opportunities pale before the grievous error he's about to make: creating a sequel to Blade Runner.Read more...

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Kerbal Space Program, the space flight sim about sending millions of Kerbal astronauts to an early grave/advancing the space-faring dreams of the Kerbal nation, is now offering a wave of merchandise based on the game - a site which lets you upload your wildest Kerbal creations and turn them into 3D-printed models.Read more...

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Behold V1331Cyg, a young star located 1,800 light-years from Earth. This object, which is illuminating the dark cloud around it in spectacular fashion, is in the process of contracting as it becomes a main sequence star similar to the Sun. Read more...

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It seems like perhaps the most obvious idea for a dancing Groot - just one of many that we've had since Guardians of the Galaxy came out. Watch the little twig that could wiggle about through the power of the Sun itself! But I don't think anyone accounted for it looking so spectacularly scary too.Read more...

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No one sets out to make a dystopia, but there are some futuristic inventions that seem ripe for unintended consequences. So set aside that killer robot you've been putting together in your garage and for goodness sake halt your lab work on that food replacement pill, and tell us about your own personal tech nightmares.Read more...

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Deadspin Dustin Penner Loses TV Gig After Rape Jokes | Gizmodo New Glasses Make You Invisible to Facial Recognition Software | Jalopnik NASCAR Official Eats It On Live TV | Kotaku Joe Biden Gets Too Close To Anime Girls |Read more...

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It was the heady days of the early 1900s, and radiation was all the rage. Researchers had just found a kind of radiation called "beta decay," and they discovered that it did something that seemed to smash one of the basic tenets of physics. Here's how the lowly neutrino saved the entire field.Read more...

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Age of Ultron will reveal the Avengers' darkest fears. Is Suicide Squad really like The Dark Knight? A closer look at some Jurassic World dinosaurs! The movie of Millar's Starlight is still happening. Plus, set pictures from Doctor Who, a cleaner look at Jem, and hints for what's to come on The Walking Dead. Spoilers now!Read more...

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A one-in-a-billion perfectly spherical egg has sold for £480 on eBay. Kim Broughton found the egg from her hen, now called Ping Pong. The money from the auction will go to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. [BBC News]Read more...

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SpaceX has successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket to deliver the ABS 3A and EUTELSAT 115 West B satellites, with the ABS 3A delivered 30 minutes after launch and the EUTELSAT 115 West B delivered 35 minutes after launch. Read more...

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Anyone can have a regular wood-burning stove. Want to put a stamp on your backyard? Then you can customize it to look like your favorite metal-based characters.Read more...

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I'm completely in love with Black Bear Moon, an animated short where a bear paperweight triggers childhood memories for a young woman packing up her life.Read more...

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