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According to the Associated Press, Peter Jackson and New Line Cinema has spent a staggering $745 million to make the three Hobbit movies, and it's not quite done — that figure only takes us to April or so, meaning the last eight months of post-production work on The Battle of Five Armies hasn't been included yet.Read more...

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There's yet another round of Star Wars spoilers. Sean Bean gets not one, but two new roles. Interstellar is already getting rave reviews. Could two more surprising characters meet on Game of Thrones? And when will Bruce and Selina meet on Gotham? Plus major spoilers from the creators of Syfy's 12 Monkeys TV show. Spoilers now1Read more...

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For two weeks, a channel in Germany and Austria will play nothing but Star Wars. From Dec. 1 to 14, Sky Deutschland's Sky Hits digital channel will show all the six films, featurettes, and documentaries on a 24-hour loop. Enjoy the early Christmas gift, German-speakers. [The Hollywood Reporter]Read more...

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Three. Three deaths. Also, raise your hand if you're surprised that Henry was involved in the Jack the ripper case. Oh, no one? Good job establishing your tropes early, Forever.Read more...

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First contact wasn't made by some ambassador from a spacefaring species. It was just a guy out in his brand new ship, who crashed into something that shouldn't have been there. Translated, his words are "You permission from the spaceway commission to build that. THERE ARE RULES."Read more...

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Get a look at Nicholas D'Agosto trying his hand at some Two-Face-style coin flipping! Impressed yet?Read more...

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Props to IKEA Singapore, this is a great looking ad. But is it asking if the prospect of late night IKEA assemblage is scarier than The Shining? Because I think we all know the answer to that.Read more...

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This geological formation is probably not what you think it is.Read more...

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Last night's episode of The Originals was another fun, crazy outing full of family drama. And yet, something felt... lacking. It was only after thinking about it a bit that I realized: There was just too much of the Original vampires, and not enough of the other characters. Spoilers ahead...Read more...

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In an open letter written to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, some 800 scientists from around the world are calling for an end to "burdensome restrictions on scientific communication and collaboration faced by Canadian government scientists."Read more...

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OK, so we don't know exactly what they're saying, though I suspect that at least some of the time they are yelling, "Give me a peanut, human!" But this fantastic video from ornithologist Kevin McGowan helps you recognize the difference between crow and raven calls, as well as what they could mean.Read more...

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The Universal movie monsters might be a staple of the kooky "Monster Mash," but what happens when the song is updated to include the likes of Freddy Kruger, Leatherface, Jigsaw, and the not villainous, but still horrifying, Human Centipede? Well, the song's a bit grosser than we remember.Read more...

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Whether by sweeping pandemic, by natural disasters of biblical proportions, by a horde of zombies, or by some unspecified slowly-unfolding environmental destruction, world-destroying fiction is having a moment. But what is it that makes it so appealing to see the world fall down around us?Read more...

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Now you can combine your love of Halloween and spooky action at a distance. Over at Symmetry Magazine, Lauren Biron offers some excellent suggestions for dressing as your favorite concepts from physics.Read more...

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When everyone on the planet has superpowers, only the ordinary is extraordinary — as loser Michael Fisher finds out when a freak event gives everyone incredible powers but him in Titan Comics' Ordinary. Plus Edward Scissorhands, D&D, a TMNT/Ghostbusters team-up and more, all in this week's comics!Read more...

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After we saw 40 minutes of Ridley Scott's epic Moses movie Exodus , we left the theater with the sinking feeling that we'd yet to even scratch the surface on this filmic tome. It seems we were right, because rumor has it that this movie is going to be long as hell. Read more...

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When Facebook and Apple announced that their new health plans include an option to freeze the eggs of female employees, the news was greeted with a mix of cheers and outrage. But freezing women's eggs is just a starting point. The future demands more than that.Read more...

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Are you ready for more shows about how geeks don't understand humans and emotions and regular social interactions and how to tie their own shoes? Well get ready. In the wake of the success of Scorpion, USA Network is rushing ahead with Mr. Robot, a show starring Christian Slater.Read more...

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These tall tale postcards, made by Alfred Stanley Johnson Jr. and William H. Martin. The hilariously exaggerated scenes of fishermen with their absurd catches were extremely popular before WWI, but they aren't extinct yet.http://io9.com/the-amazing-wo... Read more...

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Arguably the greatest scifi film ever made, 2001: A Space Odyssey is getting a theatrical re-release in the U.K. (not the U.S. — for now, at least) and thus has earned this incredible new trailer. And it's so goddamned good it makes all other science fiction movies look pitiful in comparison.Read more...

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Well, Star Wars Rebels certainly knows how to have fun. What started out as a rather dull story of sibling rivalry between Zeb and Ezra turned positively gleeful when our characters kind of accidentally steal a TIE fighter and use it to mess with the Empire.Read more...

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Back in 2010, Darek Fidyka became paralyzed from the waist down after suffering stab wounds to his back. Now, after 19 months of treatment in which cells from his brain were transplanted into his spinal column, he can walk with a frame. Researchers are calling it a "historic breakthrough."Read more...

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Disney's rights to the John Carter series of stories have reverted back to Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. But does anyone want to buy it? Read more...

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