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If you haven't heard, massively popular manga and anime series Attack On Titan is getting a live-action movie. And this is the very first look at the adapted characters (including some new characters as well). Read more...

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Korra finds herself in an unusual, but visually striking, corner of the world in this gorgeous Legend of Korra poster by comic book artist Geof Darrow. And you can own a print of your very own.Read more...

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Cory Doctorow joined us today to answer questions about how creative work and copyright work in the digital age. Among them was a particular interestingly question in an increasingly gig-dependent economy: Can artists still make a living from their art? And, if so, how?Read more...

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It's just a photo of two toys facing off, but this photo by JD Hancock has us imagining all sorts of scenarios in which Brainy and the Brain have to team up. (To take over the world, of course.) Read more...

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I... I would have joked about it, but it seemed too absurd to even make fun of. But here we are, and Gotham showrunner Bruno Heller has announced in all apparent seriously that Gotham will feature Robin's ultimate origin, when his acrobat father and mother meet. I have no words.Read more...

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They were carried out, according to the Eugenics Board of North Carolina,"for the best interest of the mental, moral, and physical well-being of the said patient, and/or for the public good."Read more...

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When looking to nature for design inspiration, these architects needed to look no further than the ocean, creating fluid buildings that evoke cresting and undulating waves.Read more...

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Archaeologists working in Northern Greece have uncovered a new part of the spectacular mosaic at the Roman baths in Plotinopolis, Didymoteicho.Read more...

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Honestly, they should just re-title this movie "Who Wants To See Blake Lively In Different Period Outfits?" Or "Blake Lively, You're Too Pretty To Be That Old!" Behold the trailer for The Age of Adaline.Read more...

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Earlier today, Asgardian god Chris Hemsworth was crowned King Sexy Pants of People Magazine. And while the "real life" actor is nice, we'd still rather bang the fantasy (Thor). Which lead us to this question: who is the hottest fictional literary character of all time? Read more...

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Gall wasps belong to a family of insects that hoodwink oak trees into building a stunning array of structurally unique homes – called "galls" – for their parasitic larvae. Read more...

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Not all of the concept designs for Big Hero 6's superhero costume designs were as bright and colorful as what we saw in the final film. In fact, some of the suggestions from the design team were heavy on the black and earth tones—and one put Honey Lemon in cat ears.Read more...

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Gawker Remember When Ashton Kutcher Mistook Slain Girlfriend's Blood for Wine? | Gizmodo How Magic Leap Is Secretly Creating a New Alternate Reality | Jalopnik There's A Robot Delivering Individual Water Bottles At The LA Auto Show | Jezebel John Hodgman Quits Uber Over Executive's Threat to Dox Female Blogger | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

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Dead Meat: Quarantine Zone America is a skirmish game that pits human factions against each other, fighting to meet their own goals while the board fills with mindless undead. Innovative rules and world-building make it stand out in the crowded zombie genre.Read more...

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We finally get to see actors Bertie Carvel and Eddie Marsan as Strange and Norrell, respectively, in the BBC's adaptation of the best-selling novel by Susanna Clarke, and they look outstanding. Alas, they only released this one promotional pic, but we had to share it because we're absolutely salivating for this series. Read more...

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Particle physicists working at the Large Hadron Collider have detected two new subatomic particles that were predicted to exist but never seen. The discovery of the two new baryon particles stands to deepen our understanding of the universe.Read more...

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Humans have asked where we come from for thousands of years, across all cultures. But only recently have we started to address the mystery of the evolution of the human brain — the organ that's the source of those existential questions, not to mention our evolutionary success itself.Read more...

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Insects, spiders, and other arthropods meet their doom in this stunning, but unnerving timelapse video, capturing the movements of carnivorous plants. It took 107 days of straight shooting to capture all of this dangerous beauty.Read more...

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We told you in our Black Friday Prep Guide that you didn't need an in-store plan of attack. Here's why.Read more...

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This was not a good episode of The Flash. In fact, this was an outright bad episode of The Flash, absolutely the creative nadir of the show so far, with a freak of the week so shockingly uncreative even Smallville would take it to task. Here's are the episode's many problems… and its few good points.Read more...

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If you've never seen a Purple Frog before, that's in part because the amphibian does everything underground—except breed. For the first time, the mating of the Purple Frog has been captured on film, and, well, it's a bit tricky for the frogs.Read more...

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Soon, Isaac Asimov's legendary Foundation trilogy will be coming to HBO. But what do you need to know about this series, which explores questions of fate versus determinism and the cyclical nature of history? Here's our complete primer on this enduring science-fiction classic.Read more...

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Remember the totally random day when DC and Warner Bros. decided to launch their whole superhero lineup including who will play the movie version of the Flash? Yeah, Stephen Amell (TV's Green Arrow) thinks that was kind of shitty. Read more...

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The world's fastest train – a maglev vehicle operated by the Central Japan Railway Company capable of speeds in excess of 500km/h (~311mph) – is currently undergoing eight days of public testing. Short runs began Saturday, with 100 passengers making the 42.8 km trip from Uenehora to Fuefuki in about five minutes. Read more...

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We may never know the truth about the dark forces (or scientific facts) that lurk beyond the Bermuda Triangle, that strange airplane-eating zone of weirdness. But at least pop culture has given us some possible answers. Here are 10 occasions when pop culture ventured into the Bermuda Triangle.Read more...

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