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Teen Titans Go is not the follow-up to the classic animated series that many desperately wish it would be, but it’s probably the DC property that loves poking fun at the wider DC world the most. And when it does, it’s... (puts fingertips to mouth, makes kissing noise) exquisite.Read more...

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Astronauts who return to Earth after long-duration space missions suffer from untreatable nearsightedness. Scientists have now isolated the cause, but finding a solution to the problem will prove easier said than done. Read more...

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In the Assassin’s Creed video games, the Animus technology that lets people travel into their DNA’s genetic memories is housed in comfy chairs or beds. In the upcoming movie, using the Animus means getting a needle into your spinal cord. So extreme!Read more...

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There’s even more footage from the CW’s big DC crossover. The director of DC’s animated Justice League Dark movie discusses making the movie R-rated. Plus, new images from Rogue One, a clip from The Walking Dead’s midseason finale, and a new trailer for the return of Humans. To me, my spoilers!Read more...

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If you waited until now to buy No Man’s Sky, you’re probably feeling pretty smug, and rightfully so. The game just got a massive update that addresses many of its initial shortcomings, and you only have to pay $25. This was available briefly for $20 at various points over the holiday weekend, but this is still a solid…Read more...

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Screengrabber KC Wins In Overtime On Bank-Shot Field Goal As Time Expires | Jezebel CVS Employees Hide and Call Police After Black Man Tries to Buy Cheese | Gizmodo India’s Prime Minister Plans for Cashless Society | The Slot Kellyanne Conway Doesn’t Do Words So Good |Read more...

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Kindle Unlimited is basically Netflix for ebooks and audiobooks, and Amazon’s taking 25-40% off the list price, with larger discounts on longer subscription lengths. Read more...

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, and writer Steve Peerson went into further detail about Eddie Murphy’s removed role in the film. While the circumstances made sense, it’s a shame we never got to see Pluto Nash on the Enterprise, so it’s time to write his story.Read more...

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The latest trailer for Season 2 of Syfy’s The Magicians has four of the characters leaving the real world behind and embracing the insane Narnia-ness of the original book series. Two kings, two queens, and a weird goat man for some reason.Read more...

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Ron Glass, known for playing Shepherd Book on the acclaimed Joss Whedon show Firefly and its follow-up film Serenity, has passed away at the age of 71. No other details have been released at this time.Read more...

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The big news from The Princess Diarist, understandably, has been author Carrie Fisher’s admission that she and Harrison Ford were hooking up while filming Star Wars (Episode IV as it’s now called, a rechristening she endlessly mocks). Read more...

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StarWars.com is celebrating its 20th anniversary on Saturday, and an oral history on the origins of the official Star Wars news and fan site basically shows how George Lucas was one of the first purveyors of official movie fan communities.Read more...

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If by some force of The Force you’ve avoided spoilers for what Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is about, well you might want to avoid this latest peek. The extended version of the teaser released on Friday basically lays out the entire plot. It’s definitely a change of pace from The Force Awakens, which kept us largely…Read more...

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In the sparse, tense Aftermath, a new ice age has dawned and every day is a brutal struggle to survive. Two brothers have each other and not much else, and though they’re constantly cold and hungry, the biggest menace they face is all too human.Read more...

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There’s still Christmas, though, so... maybe it’s an idea to keep?Read more...

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PS4 and Xbox One owners can book their ticket back to Skyrim for $25 today, complete with all of its DLC, and even mods. Not bad considering the special edition is less than a month oldRead more...

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This weekend, Nickelodeon will air a TV movie based on the ‘90s TV game show Legends of the Hidden Temple. While most attempts to turn nostalgia for games or toys into fiction sound awful, I’m pretty optimistic about this one—because despite being a game show, every episode of Legends of the Hidden Temple was its own…Read more...

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Sitting around the table with your family can be rough. Get everything off your chest here... just do it in gif form, please.Read more...

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Pretty much every retailer under the sun has been running flat $50 discounts on every Xbox One S bundle for the last few days, but now, Microsoft’s sweetening the pot with a bonus $25 gift code, plus an extra game of your choice.Read more...

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We already knew that Alan Tudyk’s new Star Wars droid gives zero shits when it comes to carrying his allies’ equipment. Turns out he somehow cares even less when it comes to handling high-grade explosives.Read more...

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posted 9 days ago on io9
Now that Harry Potter is culturally relevant again, it may be a good time to pick up the 8-film Blu-ray set for $35, or the 31-disc collectible Hogwarts Collection for $88, both all-time lows. Accio deals!Read more...

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Need some books to fill your new Kindle? Amazon’s blowing out dozens of popular titles for just a few bucks each, today only.Read more...

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Take the weekend to finish your turkey, leftover turkey, buy some presents, hang with your family, and get ready for Monday, November 28. That’s when tickets for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story go on sale.Read more...

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Tony Stark got an angular, updated look when Invincible Iron Man kicked off the “All-New, All-Different” Marvel universe last year—and while it looks pretty neat in the pages of the comics, it looks even better as an action figure.Read more...

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You too can cultivate your the “Background extra on TNG” aesthetic you’ve always wanted with this pretty nifty little Star Trek light.Read more...

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