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‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle‘ kicks off with a bang at Comic-Con

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is cutting straight to the chase. Literally. At Comic-Con‘s Hall H on Thursday, 20th Century Fox presented several scenes from the Kingsman sequel including the entire action-packed opening sequence. SEE ALSO: Behold Channing Tatum as an American hero (maybe) in ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle‘ trailer If you loved the crazy kinetic action of Kingsman: The Secret Service, The Golden Circle shows there&l

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There is a Harry Potter Starbucks at Comic-Con and we need to be there now

If for some inexplicable reason you need further evidence that the Harry Potter phenomenon is alive and well, then look to the Hilton BayfrontStarbucks in San Diego, which has been bedecked in Potter paraphernalia this Comic-Con weekend. SEE ALSO: Bloomsbury goes full Hermione, set to release two Harry Potter ‘History of Magic‘ titles in the fall Outside, where a line has already formed, you‘ll find decal paintings of our favori

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Barb got her very own shrine at the ‘Stranger Things‘ Comic-Con space

"Gone, but not forgotten," reads the sash on the giant wreath in Netflix red and white. Barb will certainly never be forgotten, because we just keep on writing that she‘ll definitely not be in Season 2 of Stranger Things. Barb Mania, however, will never truly rest in peace. SEE ALSO: ‘Justice League‘ Batmobile steals the show at Comic-Con Preview Night Netflix staged an ambitious Stranger Things presence at Comic-Con, including

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‘Doom‘ developer reveals he‘s the model for the game‘s iconic poster

The cover of the original 1993 Doom game is iconic. After nearly 25 years, we finally know the model behind the famous Doomguy. John Romero, one of the developers behind the classic first-person shooter Doom, revealed in a blog post that he‘s basically the model for the muscular Marine on the cover of Doom, illustrated by artist Don Ivan Punchatz. Image: id softwareSEE ALSO: Against all odds, ‘Doom‘ not only works in VR it&ls

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There is a Harry Potter Starbucks at Comic Con and we need to be there now

If for some inexplicable reason you need further evidence that the Harry Potter phenomenon is alive and well, then look to the Hilton BayfrontStarbucks in San Diego, which has been bedecked in Potter paraphernalia this Comic Con weekend. SEE ALSO: Bloomsbury goes full Hermione, set to release two Harry Potter ‘History of Magic‘ titles in the fall Outside, where a line has already formed, you‘ll find decal paintings of our favori

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Here are 20 of the coolest tattoos made with a single line

Art is personal, especially for tattoos. Some people have a preference for highly rendered tattoos with deep painterly colors, other people like something more minimalist. Detailed art is obviously gorgeous, but there‘s just something refreshing about tattoo art that takes a more simple approach. SEE ALSO: Parents‘ reaction to daughter‘s tattoo is priceless Single line drawing of a deer #art #illustration #drawing #tattoo #mini

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If you want to stay cool this summer, don‘t be afraid to look corny

The dog days of summer are officially upon us, and with them a specific, heat-induced desperation. Scenario: a few days ago, I decided it would be fun to walk to the park. I wore a nice floral sundress festooned with flowers lovely, right? Wrong. The dress was lined, and as the temperature crept above 90, those sticky sleeves and two (two!) layers of skirt fabric slowly adhered to my extremely sweaty flesh. And I was filled to the brim with hot,

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Linkin Park showed me being weird was cool when I was an awkward teen

As an awkward teen desperately trying to figure out who I was in a scary and confusing world, Linkin Park made being weird cool. When Linkin Park‘s first full length album Hybrid Theory dropped in October of 2000, I just entered the seventh grade in a new junior high school. I was 13-years-old, and desperately trying to distance myself from the jocks and preps, while simultaneously trying to gain the approval of the skaters and weirdos. Ent

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Video Linkin Park released same day as Chester Bennington‘s death takes on powerful new meaning

Linkin Park lead vocalist Chester Bennington was confirmed dead on Thursday, less than two hours after the band released what would be their last video with him. "Talking to Myself," off Linkin Park‘s most recent album One More Light, features stirring visuals of the band on tour, playing sold-out shows to massive crowds of screaming admirers. Director Mark Fiore may not have intended it as a tribute, but in the wake of Bennington&lsquo

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10 Emoji That Totally Deserve to Exist

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17 lesser-known photos from the Apollo 11 mission

It‘s been 48 years since NASA‘s historic Apollo 11 mission in which Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to ever step foot on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969. Though NASA astronauts would reach the moon in five subsequent missions over the next three-and-a-half years (not including the aborted Apollo 13 mission), it‘s this very first moon landing that dominates the memories of Americans, one of the mos

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O.J. Simpson is about to be a free man (again)

O.J. Simpson, the former football star who re-entered the cultural consciousness after was just granted parole. The former star football player became infamous while on trial for the 1995 murder of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and a waiter named Ron Goldman. Though he was acquitted in that trial which generated a media frenzy and an enormous public reaction Simpson was later convicted of armed robbery and assault after leading a group

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Jodie Whittaker to make the same as Peter Capaldi in ‘Doctor Who,‘ BBC chief hopes

Fans pysched about the first female Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, think she should make the same amount as her male predecessor, Peter Capaldi, but whether that‘s indeed the case is still unclear. BBC Director-General Lord Tony Hall has said two things so far on the subject: that he "would hope" they got paid the same and then that there would be "parity" between the two actor‘s pay. So which is which? We just don‘t know for sure yet

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The White House tried to make MAGAnomics a thing. It went as well as you‘d expect.

We can‘t actually see or hear what‘s happening at the White House press briefings these days in real time, but at least we now know why the sessions are held off camera. SEE ALSO: Twitter schools Rick Perry on basic economics after he speaks at a coal plant Thursday‘s briefing included a section on "MAGAnomics." With graphics. For real. Not a joke. #MAGAnomics in the off-camera White House press briefing pic.twitter.com/kbL2qC2

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Linkin Park‘s Mike Shinoda tweets about Chester Bennington‘s death

News broke Thursday of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington being found dead in Los Angeles, and Twitter was quick to post photos, video, and devastated responses from fans to the singer‘s death. Linkin Park‘s Mike Shinoda was the first band member to respond to the news, noting that an official statement is forthcoming. SEE ALSO: Linkin Park‘s Chester Bennington reportedly dead at 41 Shocked and heartbroken, but it‘s tr

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O.J. Simpson gets parole

O.J. Simpson is about to be a free man (again). The former star football player became infamous while on trial for the 1995 murder of his former wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and a waiter named Ron Goldman. Though he was found not guilty in that trial which generated a media frenzy and an enormous public reaction Simpson was later convicted of armed robbery and assault after leading a group in a robbery of a Las Vegas casino in 2007. (He claims h

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‘Porgs‘ are now the most adorable creatures in the Star Wars universe

If there‘s one thing Star Wars has never been short on besides magic and wonder! it‘s the creatures that make the fictional universe come to life, a mix of the hideous and adorable that make it all feel so ... real. SEE ALSO: Fresh ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘ details revealed at Comic Con It‘s with great fanfare, then, that the Star Wars crew has now introduced us to the "porgs," adorable creatures that occupy the i

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This new hologram could make Star Wars chess a reality

The holographic chess match played between the droid R2-D2 and Chewbacca in Star Wars: A New Hope could become possible in the near future. SEE ALSO: The world‘s first glasses-free holographic phone is coming, and it‘s not from Apple Researchers from the University of Utah have developed an inexpensive way to create full-color 2D and 3D holograms. The scientists are able to produce brighter holograms than currently available and can b

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Dime-bag dill: Amazon‘s entry into the battle of meal kits could leave a trail of waste

People who opt into the regimens of self-assembly gourmet meals pushed by the likes of Blue Apron tend to be the kind of conscious consumers who care about how their fish was caught or their vegetables farmed. Most of these companies offer food that lives up to those ideals, but they also deliver something else: lots and lots of tiny plastic bags, freezer packs, and styrofoam that ends up in the trash. SEE ALSO: Sorry, Blue Apron: Amazon is alrea

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‘Words With Friends‘ might get a TV show. But...why?

It‘s been roughly eight years after the Scrabble knock-off Words With Friends launched. And now, the hit game‘s developer Zynga announced that it may develop a TV show focused around the competitive word game. Why? Zynga announced Wednesday that it is collaborating with MGM Television to develop a TV game show based on Words With Friends, and I‘m here to tell them to stop. SEE ALSO: Esports moving to TV means more video games ha

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Did Nintendo just drop a clue that a Nintendo 64 Classic is coming?

With people still raging over NES Classic Edition‘s abrupt discontinuation, and hype through the roof for the upcoming SNES Classic Edition, it feels inevitable that a Nintendo 64 Classic Edition will be released in the future. And now we might have our first clue that it could be coming. New trademark filings discovered by NeoGaf user Rsti could suggest Nintendo is working on (or considering working on) a miniaturized N64. SEE ALSO: Tiny k

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‘Call of Duty: WWII‘ zombies mode goes to dark, grim places

Nazi zombies are back and they‘re looking scarier and bigger than ever. Call of Duty: WWII is bringing the co-operative, undead-slaying game mode back to the series once again, pitting players up against waves and waves of zombies created by nazi scientists in a fight for survival (and to see how many rounds you can last). Judging by the new trailer shown at San Diego Comic-Con, it looks like there will be some new superpowered zombies

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The epic trailer for Taraji P. Henson‘s ‘Proud Mary‘ film is here, and she completely slays

Taraji P. Henson is back and she‘s bringing some serious action to our lives. The Hidden Figures star is taking on the role of Mary a badass, gun-wielding assassin whose life turns around after meeting a young boy in the action-packed film Proud Mary, directed by Babak Najafi. And let‘s just say she seriously kicks ass in the trailer. The film isn‘t coming out until 2018, but until then please revel in this fast-paced, sus

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4 reasons I almost accepted your LinkedIn request, but didn‘t

Not long ago, I had a visceral reaction when I read about how Muse writer Kat Boogaard accepted over 300 random LinkedIn requests. It reinforced my stance that I‘d only accept them when they were accompanied by a short note. No really, including a note as to why we should connect makes it so much easier to say yes. (And if you have no idea what to say in that note, here are a few templates.) Why else would I turn you down? Here are a few mo

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