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Suddenly Gyllenhaal! Jake Gyllenhaal will briefly star as tortured florist Seymour Krelborn in a limited -run revival of Little Shop of Horrors. But wait, that's not even the big news. Ellen Green is also returning as Audrey!Read more...

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A pioneering infrared scan of 100,000 galaxies by Penn State astronomers has failed to detect any signs of galaxy-spanning extraterrestrial supercivilizations. This result, though very preliminary, may be a sign that aliens aren't capable of conquering entire galaxies. Read more...

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Since its first episode, Agents of SHIELD has circled around the problem of how to deal with superhumans. At times, the show has felt like a regular spy adventure — but it's always come back to the problem of extraordinary abilities. Rarely, though, has the show's take on the issue felt as fresh as it did last night.Read more...

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If you've been looking to hop onto a webcomic that your eyeballs will fall in love with, take a gander at Petra Nordlund's webcomic Prague Race. What starts as simple tale of three young friends turns into a journey through a strange land that is by turns frightening and tragic — but always fun to look at.Read more...

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A strange study on lab mice indicates that giving bone marrow transplants might not just change a person's immune system, it might even change the way they act. Take a look at the mouse study and see what you think.Read more...

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Today on Amazon, you can order the c omplete Blu-ray collection of the Battlestar Galactica reboot for $90, which is within a couple bucks of the lowest price Amazon's ever listed. That's a great frakking deal. [Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series, $90]Read more...

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Not every life-changing new technology is immediately recognized as such — in fact, some of them seem down right annoying. Until you get used to it, and can't imagine life without it. Today we want to know about the technologies that you initially dismissed, but then loved.Read more...

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Gawker Can You Solve the Math Problem That Has Torn Singapore Apart? | Jezebel Watch This Asshole Bunny Literally Steal Crackers From a Helpless Baby | Kotaku MMA Star Says Mortal Kombat Likeness "Cannot Be A Coincidence" | Lifehacker Here's the Most Effective Cardio Workout You Can Do in 15 Minutes |Read more...

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Could Agents of SHIELD be setting up Civil War? Watch a new Avengers: Age of Ultron clip! Rahul Koli teases what's ahead for Ravi on iZombie. Melisandre has plans for Jon Snow on Game of Thrones. Plus, teasers for what's to come on Arrow, Last Man on Earth, and more. Spoilers await! Read more...

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When you think of the Mark Hamill Joker, it's easy to recall his iconic turn in Batman: The Animated Series and the DCAU. But video game fans might remember it instead from his appearance in the Batman: Arkham games — which is now the subject of this stunning Sideshow statue.Read more...

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Dennis Cooper has written a horror novel using only gifs. Go check out Zac's Haunted House and let us know what you think. Read more...

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Erosion caused the dome that once hid Hamilton Pool from sight to collapse, creating instead a shaded green oasis in Texas.Read more...

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Submoons — satellites of satellites — are theoretically possible. However, they'd suffer the same eventual fate of the things we launch into orbit of our planet: eventual decay of orbit and crash into the planet below. That's a fascinating location to set a story on.Read more...

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To many, Killer Frost is a somewhat popular villain that has appeared in quite a bit of media. She has also managed to do something that very few other super-villains have ever been able to do in the history of comics. Be able to go out of her Super-Heroes shadow and just to do one better, surpass him in popularity.Read more...

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This trippy animated short is so much fun to watch on loop. I don't even know why, but I think it's the little "bloop" sounds.Read more...

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In this brand new map of the Ares Vallis region of Mars, released by the German space agency DLR, you can see the true differences in height between the high and low parts of our neighboring planet. The highest parts, expressed in red, are about 4000 meters (2.4 miles) above the lowest parts, in blue. Read more...

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Mario Giancini is a professional photographer who until April 2015 had zero contact with the cosplay scene. Not that you’d know it by looking at these sweet photos.Read more...

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The view in Kirsten Zirngibl's illustration is breathtaking, but the concept behind the design is equally intriguing. She imagines that this landscape is made up entirely of microbots, and researchers can manipulate the environment by feeding the microbots new information.Read more...

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Whether exploring the difficulties of setting up a surprise party for a hivemind or sending us to a future where debt collectors have gotten deadly serious about the whole payment plan issue, these stories have plenty to say about life beyond Earth — and they do it all in just six words.Read more...

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Ken Liu has plenty of awards for his short stories, and with his debut novel, he's likely to earn acclaim as a novelist as well. The Grace of Kings is an ambitious, astonishing, and sublime work, one that both exemplifies and diverges from what one might think of when it comes to epic fantasy. It should rank amongst the genre's best works.Read more...

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What if the laws of the universe actually worked according to magic and pseudoscience? In his latest comic, cartoonist Boulet wonders "What if it was true?" and imagines a world governed by astrology, psychic predictions, and alchemy.Read more...

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Want to know how to make a drop of water "walk" in a certain direction? Want to know how to make it walk a little bit, and then pause, as if it were wondering whether it left its front door unlocked? We'll tell you how.Read more...

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User interfaces have come a long way in the past 30 years. Not just because graphics and touchscreens have improved — we also know a lot more about how to make a system feel intuitive. Just check out some videos that show how the most popular sites and apps would've looked decades ago.Read more...

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Particle physicist and musician Piotr Traczyk has taken data plots from the historic discovery of the Higgs boson and converted it into music that can be played by two guitars. Heavy metal guitars, to be more precise. The result is as nerdy as it is excellent.Read more...

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Riverdale's finest go up against the legendary Predator! DC begins the next wave of Convergence! Bee and Puppycat comes to comics! Valiant's Bloodshot gets a new series! Comics about Sci-Fi Samurai, Vengeful Gladiators, Assassins on the run, and more! This week has it all! So many Comics!Read more...

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