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The Concourse Liberals Cheering On The Electoral College Dope Who Won’t Vote For Donald Trump Is Really Frightening | Jezebel Good Gravy, the Trump Transition Team Signed a Pretty Intense Non-Disclosure Agreement | Sploid Here Are Some Joyously Random Facts About Half the Countries in the World | The Concourse I…Read more...

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A new study from the University of Vienna, Austria, suggests that Cesarean sections are changing the trajectory of human evolution, altering physical characteristics in both mothers and babies. Trouble is, the researchers presented virtually no empirical evidence to support their extraordinary claim, and the credulous…Read more...

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Is work on the next Star Trek movie getting underway? Taron Egerton dicusses the Kingsman sequel. Game of Thrones is courting a UFC star. We know when to expect the final season of The Leftovers. Plus, new footage from Rogue One, Syfy gets a new supernatural show, and more Jumanji casting. Spoilers Get!Read more...

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Just in time for holiday family gatherings, Amazon’s put a whole cabinet full of strategy board games on sale in today’s Gold Box.Read more...

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Simon Scheiber spent seven years making The Lighthouse, the tale of a solitary lighthouse keeper whose ho-hum life is jolted with surreal excitement one stormy night. The stop-motion short is composed of over 14,000 photographs; look closely and you can see the astounding level of detail in every single shot.Read more...

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Lost in History, whose Twitter is the definition of “amazing internet rabbit hole” (and you can find ’em on Instagram, too) recently posted this incredible series of images from a promotional photo shoot for 1986's Aliens. The subjects, of course, are a pair of kick-ass survivors named Ripley and Jones.Read more...

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It’s the part at the end where Julian Dorn (Tom Felton) goes ahead and almost reveals everything to Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) by mistake. Barry literally just came to ask some probing questions, so wait a tick before doing something risky.Read more...

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Back in the halcyon days of Twilight: Breaking Dawn 2, host Clementine and Elliott Alderson portrayed ancient Egyptian vampire mates and also were actually dating! So now you and your nerdiest nerd thoughts can feasibly connect the fanfic and realfic between Westworld, Mr. Robot, and Twilight, the greatest vampire…Read more...

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Wow, Rogue One! Not even out yet and you’re spilling out neat little Easter eggs already. Sneaky.Read more...

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The latest entry in the scifi RPG series Mass Effect, Mass Effect: Andromeda is out next year—and with it, a bevy of novels designed to tie into the game’s story. Usually, books like this aren’t anything to write home about, but you can’t help get excited with the news that one of them will be written by N.K. Jemisin,…Read more...

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For Cassian Andor, fighting for the Rebellion is a way of life. It is “the only choice,” actor Diego Luna told io9 at the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story press event this weekend. As the character becomes wrapped up in the mission to steal the Death Star plans, he becomes even more committed to the cause. “The hope for…Read more...

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The news of Marvel TV doing an Inhumans TV show was very exciting for fans of that universe. Now, Marvel TV fans of all kinds have reason to be excited about it.Read more...

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The biggest surprise about We Go On isn’t the de rigeur ghost story plot twist. It’s in how much the movie doesn’t need it.Read more...

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This is the most obviously amazing horror-object-to-holiday-ornament translation ever: the Phantasm sphere, rendered in festive, accurately gleaming silver. It’ll blend right into your Christmas tree—until you need a weapon on the fly to take down any BOYYYYY who tries to interfere with your nefarious plans.Read more...

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“If you are interested in stories with happy endings, that story is streaming elsewhere,” warns Lemony Snicket (Patrick Warburton) at the start of this latest trailer for Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.Read more...

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We’re in for a fairly long wait between now and season two of Westworld, since it’s been confirmed that we won’t be returning to the park and its hosts until 2018. That means that viewers can spend more than a year trying to figure out what we’d like answers to, what we need to see, and what problems from season one…Read more...

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Now that Disney owns Lucasfilm and everything Star Wars, the company’s theme parks are slowly becoming giant advertisements for the upcoming films. Which is totally cool with us if it means awesome publicity stunts like turning Epcot’s giant spherical Spaceship Earth into the Death Star—complete with a working…Read more...

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Almost everything we’ve seen from the upcoming Power Rangers movie has been about taking iconic imagery from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and making it look... weird. Some of that weird is pretty good. Some of it, less so. But now we know one awesome bit of the original show is making it over intact: the theme tune.Read more...

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Pixar only released one film in 2016, the hit Finding Dory, but next year they’ll release two: the sequel Cars 3 and the original film Coco, directed by Toy Story 3's Lee Unkrich. We’ve known Coco is about the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos, for a while, but now we know the real heart of the story.Read more...

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Stranger Things got two Emmy nominations this morning, both in the same category: Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media. Poor Stranger Things is going to split the vote against itself, isn’t it?Read more...

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At the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story press event this weekend, we got a chance to talk with Riz Ahmed, who plays Bodhi Rook, a skilled pilot who leaves his gig with the Empire to join the Rebellion for reasons we learn early in the film (but won’t spoil here). Soon he becomes involved in the plot to steal the Death…Read more...

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All the stories you’ve heard about a Michael Bay film set are true. It’s fast, loud, intense and frankly, it’s kind of amazing. Six cameras shoot simultaneously, ranging from 2D to IMAX 3D. Dozens of real Navy SEALS pour out of a crashed ship. Hundreds of live rounds are being fired. Several massive explosions go off.…Read more...

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Ladies and gentlemen, we’ve got new pictures from Netflix’s Iron Fist series, but this one of Danny Rand being a bit of a goof is the best one, so have at it with your silliest caption.Read more...

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Ever since we first saw footage from Rogue One, we’ve wondered about that one mysterious shot of a kneeling hooded figure in front of a mysterious, foggy tube. Who’s the figure? What’s inside the tube? Well, a seemingly innocuous featurette for the movie might have provided the answer.Read more...

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