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Gawker No Big Deal But We're Not Ready for The Next Nuclear Disaster | Jalopnik FBI Investigating Former Ford Employee For Possible Espionage | Jezebel This Dude's List of Dealbreakers Is 80% Horrific, 100% Hypocritical | Lifehacker This Infographic Lists Cellphone Etiquette for 11 Countries Read more...

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Our species caused 322 animal extinctions over the past 500 years, with two-thirds of those occurring in the last two centuries, according to a paper published in a special issue of the journal Science this week.Read more...

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It's the end of the week! Hurry and send in your GIFs — along with whatever news about events you're celebrating, plans you're making, and projects you're finishing up — before this GIF Party disappears back from whence it came.Read more...

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What began as a pleasure cruise has turned into a crisis as Russia attempts to reestablish control of a scientific satellite carrying five geckos, which are part of an experiment to study the effects of zero-gravity on animal mating.Read more...

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Guys, you've got to see this new trailer for the upcoming documentary The Death of Superman Lives, about the legendary failed Man of Steel movie. It features so much new behind-the-scenes footage that reveals how close the movie got to being made — including test footage of Nic Cage flying.Read more...

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There are more comic book adaptations on the way: one movie, and two TV shows. Simon Kinberg talks the alternate 1980s in X-Men: Apocalypse. Dwayne Johnson teases Shazam yet again. Check out amazing Avengers 2 concept art. And American Horror Story adds a soap opera alum to its cast. Spoilers now!Read more...

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There's a lot the upcoming Giver movie has changed from the book: The age of the characters, the expansion of the film into a thriller, the addition of a character who is no longer around in the book. But there's one change Lois Lowry wishes she had thought of.Read more...

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You're looking at a building that's been shortlisted for a prize awarded to a building in the UK that has contributed most to the evolution of architecture. Read more...

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Two scenes from the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were screened for the throngs of people sitting in San Diego Comic Con's Hall H Thursday, and they were surprisingly entertaining. Except that every attempt to enjoy them was ruined by a gross moment that ruined it all.Read more...

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The 36-year-old ISEE-3 is back collecting shiny new science! ...but our efforts to bring it home are for nought. Instead, our first crowd funded, crowd source citizen science space mission will be on a heliocentric orbit. Ah well, that's still pretty amazing!Read more...

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Announced today at Comic-Con: All of the original Firefly stars will reprise their characters for the online game! And Alan Tudyk is playing multiple roles. Also showing up will be Michael Fairman as the crime lord Niska, who is apparently hiring.Read more...

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This afternoon at Comic-Con, Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey dropped an exclusive look at a new trailer for their mysterious new film Interstellar.Read more...

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After a brief montage of Community seasons 1 to 5 highlights, the screens in Ballroom 20 flat line – but that's when Yahoo brings it back to life. After announcing, "We have the technology, we have the capability to make the world's first bionic show. Community will be that show. Better than it was before." Read more...

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Let's face it, you're either super-excited for sequel to the ridiculous time-travel comedy Hot Tub Time Machine, or you're not. For those who are, you will not be disappointed with this red-band trailer for the sequel, where (most of) the original crew gets back in the hot tub... but ends up in the future.Read more...

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Last week, as the Rosetta spacecraft came within 8,700 miles of its destination comet, it sent back images of what appeared to be a whirling rubber ducky in space . Now, using the same data, researchers have created a 3D model of the object. And, well, it still sorta looks like a rubber ducky. Read more...

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We're not really sure what to think of Adam Sandler's classic videogame-inspired movie Pixels. But we do know that Peter Dinklage is in it and his hair looks great. And now Sony has released a strange viral with more Dinklage/mullet footage. Read more...

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Some of you looked upon Batman's new cowl and saw merely the newest hat to keep Batman's secret identity (sort of ) hidden. But some of you saw something else: The perfect canvas upon which to sketch your dark visions of a descent into madness. WARNING: Nightmares ahead.Read more...

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The team from Disney's Marvel Comics-inspired film Big Hero 6 gathered at Comic-Con today to explain the setting of "San Fransokyo," how Japanese infomercials informed Baymax's design, and why one character runs around in a kaiju suit. Plus, we got a peek at two clips from the film.Read more...

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This week, mayflies flooded the midwest in apocalyptic numbers. This video, which shows a clutch of bebe mayflies hatching from their eggs minutes after they were laid, helps explain why.Read more...

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This morning at Comic-Con, the star-studded Hall H hosted a Dreamworks Animation panel, which showcased Home and The Penguins of Madagascar. We saw a ton of footage, but most importantly we've got video where Benedict Cumberbatch shares some feelings about Dr. Strange.Read more...

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Master Chief better watch his back — he's not the only soldier in the Halo universe kicking terrifying ancient alien ass, as this first trailer for the Ridley Scott-produced Halo: Nightfall movie shows.Read more...

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A 3.5-year, double-dummy, randomized, placebo-controlled trial, conducted across 235 primary care centers in Sydney Australia has found that paracetamol (trade name: Tylenol, aka acetaminophen), one of the most widely used analgesics in the world, is no more effective in the treatment of back pain than placebo.Read more...

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It wouldn't be Comic-Con if there weren't a ton of beautiful, mind-boggling, and asskicking cosplay. Here is the first 24 hours of the con's cosplay madness. We're just getting started.Read more...

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WB just released a new official picture of Ben Affleck as Batman — one where he's actually in the suit this time — from BvS: Dawn of Justice. He still seems pretty sad , but you have to admit Affleck's jaw looks like it was made to stick out of the Bat-cowl.Read more...

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Temporary architecture, buildings created to be torn down after a special event or brief use, gave us fascinating and revolutionary works in the 19th and 20th century. But some outlasted their death sentences to become permanent. Here are some of the most amazing examples.Read more...

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