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You can fake longer lashes with mascara, a curler, or extensions, but a new study suggests that the actual length of your lashes has already been set by a biological ratio. Plus, there's also a pretty good mathematical reason to lay off those extra long extensions.Read more...

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Sony's had some great PSN sales as of late, and today's features a variety of Ubisoft games for PS4 and PS3. [Ubisoft Game Sale | PSN]Read more...

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This is the first real look at the rebooted, updated and live-action Jem and the Holograms movie. But does it meet our very high "glamour and glitter, fashion and fame" standards? Read more...

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Hey, guys! Sorry I was absent last week. As I mentioned, I was being attacked by a giant mutant crab-wolf (wifi went out) and I couldn't read your letters (was snowed in and couldn't drive anywhere) because I, uh... couldn't open my mailbag? (metaphor breaks down) Ah well, I'm back now. Let the mail madness begin!Read more...

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The specter of Steve Rogers hung over the whole of Agent Carter's first season — but last night's finale was all about him. To the point where this show started to feel a bit like an epilogue to Captain America: The First Avenger again. That didn't stop it from being incredibly moving, and having a few great fist-pumping moments.Read more...

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We all know and love the moon. We're so assured that we only have one that we don't even give it a specific name. It's just The Moon. But the moon is not the Earth's only natural satellite. Here's what you need to know about 3753 Cruithne and what its weird orbit reveals about the solar system.Read more...

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Camp Weedonwantcha is a nature camp for kids who have been ditched. In this darkly funny webcomic, kids get dropped off one day at a camp with absolutely no adult supervision. Left to their own devices, they must survive the limited supplies, wild animals, and each other.Read more...

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This July, Bandai celebrate 35 years of selling 'Gunpla' - plastic model kits of the mechs from the long running Mobile Suit Gundam franchises. They're doing so in style too, with this ultra-fancy new version of the Gundam model that started it all.Read more...

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In the 1930s, it was generally accepted that the body needed sodium to function, but no one had studied what broke down when the sodium in a person's diet was removed. One researcher researcher and four volunteers decided to find out. It was awful.Read more...

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Whether you want to point to an old technology that has stood the test of time mostly unchanged or you prefer to highlight one of the newer technologies that has slipped seamlessly into your daily life, we want to know about the most perfectly designed technology you've ever used. Read more...

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Now would be a good time to update your desktop wallpaper. NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has snapped a spectacular — if not inexplicable — wide-angled self-portrait at the Mojave Site on Mount Sharp where the probe is currently drilling for samples. Here's how NASA created the extraordinary shot. Read more...

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Deadspin 5 Minutes Of South Carolina Newscast Wasted Reporting Fake Disney News | Gizmodo Two Ex-Army Rangers Believe Flip Flops And Sarongs Will Defeat ISIS | Jezebel Women Suffer From Heart Attacks to Avoid Being Called 'Hysterical' | Kotaku Real-Life Batsuit Tested with Fists and Knives |Read more...

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Disney has just announced it's bringing back its beloved cartoon series DuckTales on its Disney XD channel. In related news, you're going to have the DuckTales theme song stuck in your head for the rest of the day. Woo-oo! Read more...

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How many movies will Margot Robbie play Harley Quinn in? Plus, a Star Wars villain is back for Rebels' season finale, Tom Mison talks about where to take Ichabod in Sleepy Hollow's potential season three, and teasers for The Walking Dead. Hot Spoilers!Read more...

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Like, seriously angry. That is the Hulk's thing, but man, Hot Toys' latest entrant into the Age of Ultron line certainly captures the rage of Bruce Banner in stunning style.Read more...

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Ever wonder what the History Channel Ancient Aliens-style shows would be in the Marvel movieverse, the Mediavengers tumblr has mocked up some DVD covers for you (inspired by this post by kehinki). I'm really looking forward to "The Chitauri Conspiracy." Read more...

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We've seen all kinds of fandom clothing over the years, but they tend to focus very heavily on art and photos. This dress is all about the words. The very first words, in fact, that started the whole Harry Potter series.Read more...

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Jackson Gordon, an industrial design student at Philadelphia University built himself a combat suit in the style of Batman. While not bulletproof, Gordon says his design will protect against fists, bats, and machetes.Read more...

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This is what getting far far away from light pollution to Zion National Park in Utah will get you. Taken on January 21, 2015, the stars are so numerous that the cliffs are blacker than the night. Full image below.Read more...

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On July 14, 1965, Mariner 4 sent home the very first television pictures of Mars during its historic flyby. But instead of waiting for time-consuming image processing, impatient scientists created this awesome colour-by-numbers wall chart from the raw data.Read more...

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Look, I know, I know, that The Huntsman has all the hallmarks of a train wreck. The story of its production is Gordian in its knotness. Rather than slice the thing in half, the movie's gone with a strategy of "hiring all the best women they can." The latest person joining the cast? Jessica Chastain.Read more...

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When The Vampire Diaries debuted half a dozen years ago, it looked like Twilight: The TV Series. But one thing quickly came to set TVD apart from other paranormal romances. One distinctive sound effect: the neck-snap. When someone's neck got snapped, you knew shit had just gone down. Read more...

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Kosmas rigged his computer so that it could interface with the AchronoTech machines. His mother complained about the power bill, but he assured her it would be worth it when he was the first to override the access controls. Concept art by the inimitable Simon Stålenhag.Read more...

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Every group of people has a set of skills that they think of as fundamental — but what those skills are tends to change a lot, depending on where, and especially when, you are. Here are the skills that, if they do survive in the future, may be so fundamentally changed that we can no longer even recognize them.Read more...

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This is Puya chilensis, a plant found in Chile. Did you know it's the botanical equivalent of an Edgar Allan Poe story? Here's why this plant is a house of horrors.Read more...

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