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Jurassic Park nothing. The most terrifying dinosaurs are the ones that walk among us today, in real life. Read more...

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Yesterday marked the opening of the 8th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design Exhibit, a cool look at some of the iconic costumes from various television series. Costume Designer and showcase curator Mary Rose said that the items she chose weren't just about Emmy nominations, but what she liked. As reported by Variety:Read more...

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Next year, the Hubble Space Telescope, one of the most important scientific instruments in the history of space exploration, will celebrate its 25th year in space. We think a LEGO play set would make a lovely 25th anniversary homage, don't you? Read more...

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It’s a surprise to many to learn that Andy Griffith was not only the beloved, homespun sheriff of Mayberry, he was also a science fiction space hero.Read more...

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A Game of Thrones compilation video set to Lorde's version of Everybody Wants to Rule the World. Read more...

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Marvel has announced release dates for five films – two in 2017, two in 2018, and a fifth in 2019 – but opted to leave out which films they'll be releasing. Let the wild speculation begin!Read more...

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There were three astronauts on the Apollo 11 mission. Most people can name Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin but many would be hard pressed to name the third man, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins. Read more...

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Doctor Who's Series 8 finale will see some old foes return to face Peter Capaldi's Twelfth Doctor - but new pictures from location shooting in London yesterday have revealed that they'll also be treading on some very familiar ground, too. Light Spoilers beyond the cut!Read more...

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Adam Sandler, Josh Gad, Michelle Monaghan and Peter Dinklage look pretty good, too, but Dinklage's hair steals the show in the first image from the upcoming video game action comedy, Pixels. Read more...

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Forty-five years ago today, humans first stepped foot on the moon. You've been entrusting me with your memories all week, reliving the excitement or laughing at your childhood indifference. Read what we've collected, and share your story of the Apollo 11 lunar landing.Read more...

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At one point or another, most people will have to be in some kind of negotiation for a big ticket item. The most notorious of these negotiations is the car. Car salesmen have become famous for their underhanded negotiation tactics. There is an actual name for one strategy that car dealerships (and other unscrupulous types) use. It's called defense in depth.Read more...

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Our bodies may be (nearly) symmetrical on the outside, but our insides are a different story. Your heart, your stomach and spleen are all on the left side of your body, your liver on the right. But in one in 20,000 people, the sidedness of the organs is reversed. Read more...

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The BBC has a new series all about animal communication called Talk to the Animals. Someone has posted the first episode online in its entirety, and it's well worth a watch.Read more...

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For over 20 years, the state of Indiana hoarded the blood of newborns without their parents' consent. If your child was born in Indiana after 1991, chances are his or her blood sample is one of an estimated 2.5-million specimens currently stored in a warehouse, the location of which state officials have not disclosed. Read more...

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That is undeniably a boot print, yet every time we talk about this iconic photograph from the Apollo 11 moon landing , we call it a footprint. Why?Read more...

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The Legend of Korra dropped out of adventure mode a bit this week to focus on two of its key families: the Beifongs and the Aang clan. But while the children of Toph and Aang worked out their differences, our merry band of villains is having all the fun.Read more...

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As Blaze Miskulin puts it below, "English is a mutt . And a slut . It was born of the random fucking of multiple cultures, languages, and dialects, and it will hop in bed with any language that tickles its fancy. It'a also a theif. English will blatantly steal any word or phrase that it finds interesting. We like it? Fuck it, it's English, now."Read more...

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Here it is. It doesn't matter how good or bad Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy does at the box office early next month. As long as I get my Hot Toys 1/6th scale figures of Rocket Raccoon and Groot, it's a win in my book. Read more...

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Working On My Novel is a book by artist Cory Arcangel featuring 127 tweets from authors who are, you guys, seriously so busy working on their novels that they barely have time left over to tweet about their novel-writing process. Which is something I suspect none of us can relate to. Nope. Not at all.Read more...

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We didn't think the zero-gravity fire experiments aboard the International Space Station could get any more stunning. We were wrong.Read more...

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Venture capitalist Tim Draper's widely criticized proposal to divide California into six separate states has reportedly received the signatures it needs to qualify for the November 2016 ballot (amidst accusations of voter fraud). Here's how the plan would break up the Golden State.Read more...

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It's called One Fast Cat. At 48-inches across, the circular, cat-powered cat-treadmill is a gigantified version of the exercise wheels commonly associated with lab rodents. It's designed to help your feline companion exercise indoors, when it isn't busy bringing death and destruction to the outside world . Read more...

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Flame, in microgravity. Reid Wiseman sends home the best Vines from Space.Read more...

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Forget Bitcoin or (wow!) Dogecoin, a new crypto currency is awakening and it demands you mine away the blocks that imprison it or whatever. I majored in liberal arts at Miskatonic U., not economics. Read more...

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Beloved artist Julie Dillon has a new Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a book of "positive and diverse illustrations of women in fantasy and science fiction" called Imagined Realms, and it totally deserves your ducats. Just check out a couple of samples below.Read more...

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