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Almost all of us have, as adults, gone back to the stuff we watched as a kid and realized it contained some "dirty" stuff that went over our heads. Innuendo in kids comedies is pretty common. But how much innuendo do kids understand?Read more...

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The Walking Dead Season 4 Limited Edition preorder is down to $80 today, its lowest price so far. The season comes out tomorrow, and there's a good chance the price will shoot back up after release. [Walking Dead Season 4 LE, $80]Read more...

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You know how much money you spend on buying food, but just where does that money go? This graphic shows you exactly where your dollar ends up.Read more...

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Get ready to fantasize about the Anti-Christ! Lifetime is making an Omen sequel penned by former Walking Dead showrunner Glen Mazzara. Only one question will remain: will you be on Team Damien or Team Jesus? Read more...

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The World War II program to develop an atomic bomb was the largest secret project ever undertaken by the U.S. government. But newly-declassified documents reveal how it hard it was to keep things secret as the weapon neared completion. Information leaks were everywhere, even in church sermons.Read more...

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I'm always happy to back a crowdfunding campaign for great books, movies or music — but it would also be nice to back a time machine or a protection program for supernatural animals. That's where John Joseph Adams' anthology Help Fund My Robot Army comes in.Read more...

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The Blue Angels are the stunt pilots of the US Navy and Marines, showing off the very best aviation tricks every year at airshows. They soar, swoop, and turn upside down — all in formation. It's incredible to watch from the ground, and it's just blisteringly insane from inside the cockpit.Read more...

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I don't know that it makes up for the interminably slow and lackluster season so far, but I do know for the first time ever I can genuinely say I'm excited to see what the hell happens next week.Read more...

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One of the most annoying fallacies about science fiction and fantasy books is that they're less connected to reality than "realistic" fiction. In fact, SF and fantasy authors draw on real experiences and facts all the time, as some of the top authors told Jeff VanderMeer.Read more...

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If you're a lunatic in the DC universe, then you know all about Arkham Asylum. Ostensibly a place to cure the world's worst and craziest supervillains, it's never successfully accomplished anything other than giving Batman more work to do — here are the reasons why.Read more...

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The Bond 50 23-film box set is back down to $110 today. Not an all time low, but enough to put you on an all time high. [Bond 50]Read more...

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When a girl wanders into a haunted house to escape a storm, she's horrified...by how dirty the house is. In this short webcomic by Jemma Salume, the best way to deal with ghosts is not with violence or mystical rites, but with a bit of sprucing up.Read more...

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Ever heard of AD-X2? There's no reason you should. It was useless. But that didn't stop people for calling for tests on it for over a decade, and kicking up a scandal that (unjustly but temporarily) claimed the job of the director of the National Bureau of Standards.Read more...

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This week, the new Doctor tackles the Daleks, but will they be toothless or terrifying? Plus, Defiance gets a potentially deadly season finale while Teen Titans Go! reveals the adorable face of evil. Check out all the details below!Read more...

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Following last week's List of 7 Obscure RPGs I Wish Had Sequels , there were so many incredible suggestions from Kotaku readers that we're doing it again. Read more...

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On August 25, 1989, Voyager 2 sailed past Triton, capturing our first real look at Neptune's moon. With half the moon lost in shadow, we only got a glimpse of the icy moon. Now that footage has been restored and enhanced for your viewing pleasure.Read more...

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A shadows gather at the edge of town, a band of monster hunters joins forces to defeat the banshees, werewolves, and vampires besieging them. In true deckbuilding fashion, you'll gather allies and equipment, battle monsters and try to be the champion monster hunter.Read more...

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Science takes on all manner of problems, ranging from the massive, literally galaxy-sized to the smaller issues that plague our daily life. So what problems do you most want it to address right now? Read more...

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Can you cleanse yourself of your sins by literally washing your body? It's debatable. But washing your body can cleanse you of the guilt you feel over those sins. The problem is that might not be a good thing.Read more...

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Patema has a problem. Like her people, the princess lives deep in the caverns of the earth, but she accidentally fell into a deep pit... a pit that led to the surface world, where she discovered a race of people for whom gravity is reversed. Which means now she's in danger of falling off the planet entirely!Read more...

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Look directly at the spinning disk and it will appear to fly straight. Look at the purple "fixation point" at the right, and the disk will keep sliding to the side. It is probably the eeriest thing you've seen today, and this paper will tell you why you haven't really seen it.Read more...

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Deadspin South Korea Wins LLWS; Teams Bro Down In Handshake Line | Gizmodo 7 New Materials That Could Change How Our Buildings Act | Jalopnik This 1975 Porsche 914 Has A Big Motor And A $5,500 Price Tag | Jezebel Let's Have a Conversation About Kim Kardashian's VMA Dress Read more...

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The ESA has just released a stunning timelapse video of the International Space Station flying through an aurora, which was created when a giant cloud of gas from the sun — a "coronal mass ejection" — collided with Earth's magnetic fields last week.Read more...

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Could Superman actually face the music for his actions in Man of Steel? The members of Amazing Spider-Man's Secret Six may not be whom you're expecting. A Doctor Who rumor gets an intriguing non-denial. See tons of clips and promos for Gotham, Doctor Who, Defiance and Star Wars: Rebels. Spoilers right now!Read more...

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Northern California was hit by a magnitude 6.0 earthquake just outside of Napa at 3:20 am this morning. You saw the damage reports elsewhere: here's all the geoscience behind what happened, and what to expect next.Read more...

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