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Here's your first look at Simon Pegg in Absolutely Anything. But more importantly, this alien film also stars Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin, Terry Jones and John Cleese, so it's a Monty Python reunion, basically! Kind of! Read more...

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If you look up into the blue sky long enough, and with enough attention, you should be able to see tiny blue-white dots flashing around the sky.The phenomenon was so well-known that it acquired the nickname "blue-sky sprites," but they're actually white blood cells moving through your eye.Read more...

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Even after last night's episode of Agents of SHIELD is over, it's still really hard to tell who got played, and who was the player. Who's telling the truth, and who's twisting everything around? Politics and spycraft make for a heady combination. Spoilers ahead...Read more...

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You were't planning on sleeping this week, were you? Good, because we've got a list of webcomics to chill and thrill you. From post-apocalyptic epics filled with monsters to anthologies packed with serial killers, alien invaders, and nightmares come to life, here is something for every sort of horror fan.Read more...

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Just when we thought that the raw-fish photoshop genre had peaked with Sushi Cats, our faith in human creativity is restored with Space Sushi — a growing collection of online images that envision a cosmos where California rolls swarm across galaxies and yellowtail tuna orbits distant stars.Read more...

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When Netflix first announced it was doing a Marco Polo show, I wasn't particularly excited. But now that I've seen this first trailer — which seems to be going down the Game of Thrones route, i.e., plenty of political intrigue and sex. The difference is Marco Polo includes martial arts. I'm sold.Read more...

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Yeah, we know: They can't all be the Loch Ness Monster or the Yeti. Still, we want to know about the mythical creatures, beasts, cryptids, and monsters that (at least as far as local lore is concerned) inhabit your locale.Read more...

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Deadspin Jose Canseco Accidentally Shoots Off His Middle Finger | Gizmodo New Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer: You're Not Worthy | Jezebel How to Bury a Woman Who Fucked The Devil and Might Come Back Angry | Kotaku Pokémon's Creepy Lavender Town Myth, Explained Read more...

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So today, Marvel set the internet ablaze with the Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 3 announcement, and I was there to see it first hand! It was the first time I had gone to an event like this, and I didn't know what to expect.Read more...

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Yesterday, Marvel unrolled their plans for "phase 3" in their long haul of successful comic movies. According to Marvel, phase three will culminate in an epic, two-part Avengers movie titled, Avengers: Infinity War. And you can watch the teaser trailer now! Read more...

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Pope Francis has declared evolution and the Big Bang theory to be real, while adding that God isn't "a magician with a magic wand." The comments, while not completely unprecedented for the Catholic Church, goes against the "pseudo theory" of intelligent design encouraged by the previous pope, Benedict XVI. Read more...

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There's more information on Marvel's Phase 3 and Age of Ultron than you can shake a hammer at. The Scream TV show is officially happening. Check out new photos from this week's Doctor Who, and the first Agent Carter footage. And is Warner Bros. already looking for a Harley Quinn for its Suicide Squad movie? Spoilers now!Read more...

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We were mightily impressed when Hot Toys revealed their Han Solo and Chewbacca figures, the first since they'd acquired the Star Wars license - but it might just be their next one that gets me to crumble and pick up something from them. Hot Toys' Stormtrooper is here!Read more...

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So here's an important question: How badly designed and how many obvious laws do you have to break in your study before you stop and re-design it? And is the resulting effect on elections malpractice?Read more...

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Forever is starting to feel like a show that's been on the air for a while. It's settled down so quickly that you can already describe a "typical" episode. Luckily for Forever, a typical episode isn't bad. It's just nothing special. Read more...

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Yes, I know, "IKEA horror story" is redundant. And yet, the TV adaptation of Grady Hendrix's Horrorstör sounds so demented that it might be completely awesome. Read more...

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First world problems are harder, mer world problems are harder. At least, that's the premise of the Mer World Problems coloring book by Theo Nicole Lorenz. A few of the pages are available online, but the full experience can be bought on Amazon and CreateSpaceRead more...

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Here is the new footage aired near the end of tonight's Agents of SHIELD. Apparently, there is no rest for the Avengers, who can't have a beer without an angry robot intruding. Guys, you probably should have invited him to the party. We'll update with better quality as it becomes available.Read more...

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Lilias Adie died in the 1700s, when fear of witches ran rampant and the belief that those who had had their souls sucked by the devil (through their teat, I have been informed) would come back to exact vengeance after death was much more common. But her torment didn't end there.Read more...

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What do you get as a present for Stan Lee, the man who has a cameo in every Marvel movie? How about a sculpture of his face fashioned into a cameo jewel? Someone commissioned this Stan Lee cameo as a gift for Lee and you can buy one for yourself.Read more...

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In recent years, U.S. military planners have been considering an uncomfortable scenario: What happens as more countries acquire drones ? How will warfare change when the skies are filled with vehicles controlled remotely by enemies? We're getting a preview right now in the Middle East.Read more...

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Remember this video? "Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise"? It was created by marketing company ThinkModo to promote the Carrie remake, and depicts an insane prank where a woman seems to have mind-over-matter powers. And now, they're making a sitcom along the same lines.Read more...

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Amidst the ruins of a plague-wrecked society, a group of children go trick-or-treating, harvesting a few precious goods from their neighbors—some of whom are long past sanity. But beware, these are trick-or-treaters you don't want to refuse.Read more...

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Instead of a nice, predictable cargo run to the space station, an Antares exploded seconds after launch this evening. No are injuries reported and all personnel are accounted for, but the payload is lost and the launchpad damaged. Orbital Sciences and NASA are investigating the accident.Read more...

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We suppose if we're going to dress up as xenomorphs , it's only fair to expect a bit of turnabout, right? Read more...

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