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In this NSFW Comedy Central video, Bill Nye — with the help of some familiar faces — explains how the Universe is a force that sends “cosmic guidance” to white women their 20s.Read more...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ merchandising extravaganza begins three whole months before the film is out — but before that, there’s the inevitable leak of figures onto eBay from Chinese manufacturing facilities. And such a leak, if true, may give us our first look at a Force Awakens action figure.Read more...

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Could Wolverine really appear in Deadpool? Is River Song done for good on Doctor Who? Plus, get a look at new concept art for Cyclops and Jean Grey in X-Men Apocalypse, and meet a key Terminator Genisys character. And learn who may or may not return for American Horror Story: Hotel. Spoilers Now!Read more...

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And, look, to be honest, we can’t blame them. If you had the money and the inclination, wouldn’t you do the same thing?Read more...

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Artist Daniel Rozin has created this installation, a 48 x 48 x 18 inch board of white and black pom poms, set on hundreds of motors. A camera films visitors in front of the “mirror” and the programming of the motors translates that into a three-dimensional shadow made of fur. Read more...

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Suicide Squad is already filming in Toronto, and recently it seems like Harley Quinn and the Joker are going for a joyride. With a semi-surprising pursuer. Spoiler alert: if you don’t want to see anything from the filming of this chase, don’t click.Read more...

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Fox really wants to make Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s League of Extraordinary Gentlemen a franchise. They wanted to do it with the fairly disastrous 2003 movie. They wanted to try again with a TV show . And now they’re picking themselves up and trying again.Read more...

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Tanith Lee, who died on Sunday, was one of the most prolific and influential authors of fantasy and horror. Everyone seems to know her for something different. Some people are obsessed with The Silver Metal Lover, while others devoured her fantasy series. And then there are the Blake’s 7 episodes. She left a huge bounty.Read more...

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You know all those GoPro videos you see on the Internet? You know the ones. Where crazy people skydive off planes and fly in wingsuits and snowboard and ride motorcycles and jump off cliffs and live Very Extreme Lives. All of that happens in the trailer for the remake of Point Break. Only they slapped a dark and gritty filter to make it “cinematic”.Read more...

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Here at io9, we’re huge fans of Simon Stålenhag’s artwork, paintings from an alternate Sweden where familiar landscapes, fashions, and vehicles stand against ominous power plants, futuristic robots, and the occasional dinosaur. And there’s currently a crowdfunding campaign for two art books featuring Stålenhag’s paintings.Read more...

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This cute little chick struggles up, staggers, falls back down, and gets back up again! At which point it’s time for an indifferent world (in the form of a parent flamingo) to crush him back into the dirt. It’s tragic and yet adorable.Read more...

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The ingenuity of Grand Theft Auto players always delivers.Read more...

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No, these aren’t about to hatch out and reveal a bloodthirsty monster with acid blood. They’re spherical rock formations, created by the natural processes of sedimentary concretion and erosion. But they really, really look like alien eggs. Check out some fascinating videos of spherical rocks all over the world.Read more...

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The Witcher 3 is a really big game. This is known. Still, I’m not sure everyone grasps just how massive it is. I sure didn’t.Read more...

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It’s the single most common job in over half of U.S. states, and yet many people are unclear on just what a truck driver’s job looks like from inside the cab. Here, one of them explains exactly. Read more...

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We’ve been debating sexual violence on Game of Thrones since the show began, but the discussion has gotten more heated in the past couple weeks, with The Mary Sue essentially ending its coverage. But is the show just being true to George R.R. Martin’s books, or is it adding more violation? One fan decided to find out.Read more...

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Nature photographer Marsel van Oosten didn’t need to venture off planet to visit this otherworldly forest. These stunning baobao trees are located right here on Earth in Madagascar. Read more...

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From Dusk till Dawn and Sin City director Robert Rodriguez is no stranger to children’s adventure movies, having created the Spy Kids franchise. Now, though, he’s delving into an existing children’s series, bringing the Hanna-Barbera cartoon Jonny Quest to the big screen.Read more...

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Industrial Light and Magic has a proud heritage stretching back to the original Star Wars. And to celebrate, they’ve put together a one-minute video that sums up 40 years of visual effects wizardry. How many of these movies can you name? Read more...

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After the latest takedown by a costumed crimefighter, a crime boss kills his right-hand man and promotes a lowly henchman to Bad Guy #2. But in this splatter-filled comedy, a promotion isn’t necessarily a good thing. In fact, it can be downright dangerous.Read more...

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Europa, the icy moon of Jupiter, is a favourite target for everyone from serious exobiologists to optimistic science fiction authors as a likely setting to find alien life in our solar system . Today, NASA announced the nine instruments that will be on-board the next robotic explorer to investigate the enigmatic world.Read more...

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At its core, The Witcher 3 is a game about two things: hunting monsters and looking sexy. Surely you’ve noticed that Geralt looks like the leading dude of a trashy romance novel, yeah? I can’t be the only one that pauses at Geralt’s obsession with slathering oil on stuff, right?Read more...

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In 1953, a news boy got a nickel that felt too light. He suspected that he’d been cheated. Actually, he’d been given a nickel full of microfilm. And it was worth considerably more than the paper he was selling.Read more...

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