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Your olive oil, your spice cabinet, your milk, and, yes, even your cheese may all be keeping a secret from you.Read more...

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With comic convention season well underway and superhero franchises lighting up screens big and small, there’s never been a better time to dive into the world of reading comics. Unsure of where to start? Here’s our advice for diving into the wild, wonderful world of comic books.Read more...

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If you caught the premiere of Humans on AMC last night (recap coming later), then you probably saw this short new teaser for The Walking Dead spin-off, which may include our first look at a zombie on the show—or whatever proto-Walker will be munching on our new protagonists. But that’s not all!Read more...

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I stayed perfectly still after they chased me into the air vent. I hadn’t heard anything for several minutes. Surely they’d left by now. Crawling out of my hiding spot, I found myself face to face with one of my pursuers. He hadn’t moved. He started shouting, but he remained locked in place, unable to move at all. Alien: Isolation had broken again.Read more...

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A slew of articles are claiming that an “exasperated” artificial intelligence snapped at its programmer during a conversation about morality and ethics. Sadly, it’s another example of the media overselling the capabilities of simple chatbots.Read more...

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For the most part, every single Marvel Studios movie up to and including Ant-Man, has taken place chronologically. The one exception is the World War II set Captain America: The First Avenger. Now, Marvel president Kevin Feige teases there could be another flashback origin story in the works.Read more...

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Cowboy Bebop has one of the most popular anime in the western hemisphere over the last couple of decades, and if you haven’t seen the movie, it’s only $7 on Amazon today. Be sure to check out Kotaku’s review if you’re on the fence. [Cowboy Bebop: The Movie, $7]Read more...

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Deadspin Did True Detective Really Just Do That? | Gizmodo This Guy’s Neighbor Will Pay For Shooting Down His Drone | Jezebel Bristol Palin’s Pregnancy Was Actually Planned, You ‘Giddy A$$holes’ | Lifehacker The Difference Between Road Rage and Regular Rage (and Why It Matters) |Read more...

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Deadspin Did True Detective Really Just Do That? | Gizmodo This Guy’s Neighbor Will Pay For Shooting Down His Drone | Jezebel Bristol Palin’s Pregnancy Was Actually Planned, You ‘Giddy A$$holes’ | Lifehacker The Difference Between Road Rage and Regular Rage (and Why It Matters) |Read more...

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There is a time and place for you to talk about that 3D printed nebula desk ornament you made, your collection of reconstructed medieval dinner recipes, and that neatly framed collection of bacterial photographs you’ve been taking. That time is now and that place is here. Read more...

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If you’ve wandered through a wood and idly peeled back the bark of a tree, you may have found a little expanse of silk, like a nest, with insects stuck inside. If you thought that those insects were the prey of a spider, you might have been right, or you might have been looking at the only known stop on an early evolutionary pathway.Read more...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger talks up the next Conan movie. The Mother of Dragons is divided on a certain Game of Thrones character’s fate. Gotham casts another comic book villain. Plus, more The Force Awakens casting, more Fantastic Four footage, and teasers for what’s to come on Hannibal and The Flash. Spoilers now!Read more...

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True Detective’s first episode ended with an eyeless corpse. In “Night Finds You,” it pulls a last-scene move that’s a zillion times more shocking, and could mean that season two is about to take a dramatic turn way early in the season. Spoilers follow!Read more...

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Trailer is a fun short about a voiceover artist having a bit of trouble selling the action film he’s supposed to be pumping up. Read more...

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Nebula NGC 6153 is 4,000 lightyears away, located in the constellation of Scorpius. The elliptical cloud is the remains of the star that was once there, all its remains ejected once it ran out of fuel.Read more...

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From a pure profit perspective, a sequel to Lucy makes some sense. But from a story perspective? Nope.Read more...

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This shot of the Milky Way is simply breathtaking against Mount Rainier. Read more...

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P.W. Singer and August Cole’s debut novel Ghost Fleet isn’t like any other Future War novel out there. One, they’re not your typical novelists, and two, it’s a novel that’s more realistic than anything else that typically has the ‘Military Science Fiction’ moniker attached to it. Read more...

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Get your tissues out: in December 2013, Matthew Tillyer came down with severe case of pneumonia, paralyzing him from the neck down, confining him to a wheelchair. When he attended Star Wars Celebration this past spring, members of the 501st Legion took notice, and pitched in to help. Read more...

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Terminator: Genisys might be just a week away, but it looks like the long-rumored television show might still be on track, with Skydance Productions eyeing a larger universe for the franchise to work with. Read more...

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Remember that brilliant picture of the Colima Volcano in Mexico we shared yesterday? The photographer, Cesar Cantu Quiroga passed along something better - a time lapse of the eruption, which shows just how awesome the volcano’s eruptions are. Read more...

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The casting of Tom Holland has put to rest months of rumors and speculation about the identity of the next actor to play Spider-Man, a judging from his Instagram account, he’s been hard at work getting spidey’s moves down. http://io9.com/we-officially-... Read more...

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In a recent interview with Collider, director James Gunn noted that Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will be a more emotional, and that it will be a bigger, yet smaller movie. Read more...

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Coloring books for adults are beginning to grow in popularity, and earlier this month, we learned that a George R.R. Martin coloring book was on its way. Over on the Barnes and Noble SciFi & Fantasy Blog, artist Grant Lindahl imagines what that might look like. Read more...

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Here’s a fun little question: Is it mutiny if you can’t remember being a part of the crew? In episode 3, Dark Matter went with “No.”Read more...

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