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I‘m A Star Wars fan, but I‘m not excited for ‘Solo.‘ What‘s going on?

Like many people who are alive and have eyes, I‘m a Star Wars fan. It‘s an easy thing to love, what with the family drama, space fencing, and relatively straightforward good-vs.-evil storylines. I adore the new and old trilogies and have a place in my heart for a combined forty-seven minutes of all three prequel movies, which is more than a lot of people will give them. Still, I‘m not excited for a Solo: A Star Wars Story. I was

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Save 80 on a Nespresso coffee maker and skip the Starbucks line

Your daily Starbucks addiction visit on the way to work is slowing you down and costing you money. It‘s time to invest in a coffee maker so you can have your morning joe before you even step out of the doorThis certified refurbished Nespresso coffee maker is on sale on Amazon for 80 off. SEE ALSO: Make French press clean-up easier with the Rite Press, now on sale via Indiegogo InDemand The refurbished Nespresso Vertuo can make barista-grade

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David Attenborough‘s VR project ‘Hold the World‘ is absolutely astonishing

You don‘t get many people who‘ve been at the forefront of innovation in media like Sir David Attenborough. SEE ALSO: People can‘t stop talking about this ‘brilliant‘ National Geographic cover Having brought Britain colour television, as well as his wealth of natural history programmes like Blue Planet and Planet Earth, David Attenborough will be stepping into VR at the start of June with Sky in his VR project Hol

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I‘m A Star Wars fan, but I‘m not hype for ‘Solo.‘ What‘s going on?

Like many people who are alive and have eyes, I‘m a Star Wars fan. It‘s an easy thing to love, what with the family drama, space fencing, and relatively straightforward good-vs.-evil storylines. I adore the new and old trilogies and have a place in my heart for a combined forty-seven minutes of all three prequel movies, which is more than a lot of people will give them. Still, I‘m not excited for a Solo: A Star Wars Story. I was

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Disney built a back-flipping, headless robot and it‘s putting acrobats to shame

Disney Research Hub developed a back-flipping robotic stick that emulates the stunts of human acrobats. Read more...More about Disney, Mashable Video, Robot, Backflips, and Backflip

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Real Talk: In-N-Out Burger Is Extremely Overrated

Read more...More about Burger, In N Out, Mashable Reels, Culture, and Food

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These skeleton-like sculptures look remarkably alive

Jennifer Townley is a Dutch artist that fuses art and mathematics to create mechanisms and sculptures that are in constant motion Read more...More about Art, Pattern, Sculpture, Optical Illusion, and Math

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Justice Department launches probe into Bitcoin price manipulation, report claims

Internet forums are full of theories on who‘s pushing the price of Bitcoin this or that way, and they range from somewhat plausible to completely ludicrous. But could some of them be right? The U.S. Justice Department has launched a criminal probe into whether the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are being manipulated by traders, Bloomberg reported Thursday. SEE ALSO: This bitcoin explainer created by AI is hilariously insane Thi

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Facebook rolls out GDPR privacy checkups worldwide

It‘s the final countdown. The deadline for compliance with Europe‘s new privacy laws, the GDPR, is Friday, May 25. That means that companies across the internet are asking, in plain and recognizable language, all of their customers to review usually-skipped over privacy settings including Facebook. Hallelujah. SEE ALSO: Europe‘s new internet regulations should make most Americans jealous On Thursday, CNBC reported that Facebook

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Cannabis gets a bad rap and this cannabis doctor wants to change that

Dr. Bonni Goldstein educates her patients on the health benefits of medical cannabis. Read more...More about Health, Marijuana, Cannabis, Medicine, and Weed In America

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Amazon deals for Thursday, May 24: iPhone X cases, Amazon Tap, Bose headphones, and more

As anyone who‘s dropped their phone knows, a case is an absolute must and perhaps even more so with the iPhone X or the Samsung Galaxy S9. Save 30% on Caseology cases on Amazon today, some of which are marked down to just 10.49. SEE ALSO: Save 100 on a tiny computer that‘s the size of your smartphone There are also great deals on coffee makers from brands like Nespresso to get that sweet morning pick-me-up, plus save on Bose wireless

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Chris Pratt goes deep behind the scenes of ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom‘

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Pornhub launches new VPN service called VPNhub

Want to keep your porn viewing habits private? Pornhub can help. Pornhub is launching a new VPN service on ThursdayVPNhub, according to a statement from VP Corey Price, can be used for private, anonymous internet usage and features encrypted connections that utilize "1,000 servers in 15+ countries" and offer "unlimited bandwidth." If you‘re actually a frequent user of Pornhub, this makes perfect sense. And even if you don‘t use Pornh

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Jason Bateman apologizes following disastrous ‘Arrested Development‘ interview

The New York Times Arrested Development cast interview that spread like wildfire Wednesday apparently shook up at least one person of note: Cast member Jason Bateman, who apologized in a series of tweets Thursday morning. Bateman received specific blowback to the interview for jumping to the defense of Jeffrey Tambor (who was fired from Transparent over allegations of sexual harassment) while Jessica Walter recalled a time when he verbally abused

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‘Detroit: Become Human‘ dehumanizes everything it touches

In the Welcome to Westworld-esque opening menu screen of Detroit: Become Human, a pretty blonde robot lady flirtatiously calibrates the game to satisfy your needs. Then, she gives you warning and it sounds a lot like the game designers using her as a mouthpiece. "Remember this is not just a story. This is our future," she says ominously. The aggrandizement of this statement sets the tone for the rest of the game, with its ham-fisted dialogue, qu

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Prepare to sob at these moving stories of people travelling home for Ireland‘s abortion vote

There‘s only one hashtag you should search through on Twitter today: #hometovote. The Irish diaspora is mobilising by travelling thousands of miles to return to Ireland to vote in the abortion referendum. And they are tweeting about their journeys using the hashtag. The tweets make for very moving reading indeed. Prepare yourself: you might just shed the odd tear while reading these people‘s inspiring efforts to make it home in time t

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‘Breaking Bad‘ actor Dean Norris may have had the most glorious Twitter fail with ‘sex gifs‘

Could this be a Twitter-gaffe to rival Ed Balls Day? SEE ALSO: The mute button is Twitter‘s most underrated feature Actor Dean Norris is best known for playing DEA agent and all-round hero Hank Schraeder on Breaking Bad. It seems the Norris has fallen prey to some sort of Twitter blunder, as he tweeted two very simple but surprising words on Wednesday. "Sex gifs." Sex gifs dean norris (@deanjnorris) May 23, 2018 It‘s unclear at th

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GDPR email subject lines sound even more desperate than your ex lovers

Cast your eye through the reams of unread emails currently rattling around your personal inbox and you‘ll see a string of subject lines resembling break-up texts. If your inbox is anything like mine in the run-up to GDPR coming into effect on 25 May, then your inbox will be bursting with subject lines like: "is it really over," "no more secrets between us," "please don‘t go," "don‘t let this be goodbye," and "let‘s be frie

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Donald Glover got a very special gift from the costume department on ‘Solo‘

Lando‘s cape is pretty iconic, but in a pinch a pillow will do. SEE ALSO: Donald Glover fans have taken over a Donald Trump subreddit to praise their one, true Donald Actors Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge gave an interview to BBC Radio One where they talked about getting to keep mementos from Solo: A Star Wars Story. Although Glover was not allowed to keep the beautiful cape sported by his character Lando, the costume department

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Stephen King got blocked by Donald Trump on Twitter, so he blocked him back

Despite being the master of horror, Stephen King can‘t stomach Donald Trump. SEE ALSO: Stephen King really, really hates Twitter, apparently King was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and talked about his cyber-interactions with the president. According to King, Trump blocked him on Twitter although on Wednesday a judge ruled the president is not allowed to block people who disagree with him on the platform. Apparently Trump block

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Adam Levine and James Corden get pulled over by a cop in trailer for ‘Carpool Karaoke‘

That‘s right, famous people singing in cars is back. SEE ALSO: Christina Aguilera‘s ‘Carpool Karaoke‘ has a surprise celebrity guest appearance The Late Late Show with James Corden teased the new Carpool Karaoke on Wednesday, starting off with a teaser of Maroon 5‘s Adam Levine belting out "Moves Like Jagger." Also teased was Corden and Levine getting pulled over by a cop who wanted to sing along as they belted o

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Coinbase is getting ready to expand its cryptocurrency offering after a new acquisition

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is looking to circumvent regulatory hurdles and add new coins to its portfolio with the acquisition of Paradex, a service which allows users to trade cryptocurrencies without relying on a trusted third party. Paradex, which launched in beta in January 2018, is a so-called relayer built on top of the 0x platform. This means it provides users with a way to trade ERC20 tokens a large ecosystem of cryptocurrencies bu

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Chris Hemsworth danced to Miley Cyrus with his kids and dog and things got hilariously dramatic

Chris Hemsworth may be an Avenger, but more importantly he‘s also a wicked dancing dad. SEE ALSO: A bunch of the original ‘Avengers‘ got matching tattoos because of course they did The Thor actor posted a video of himself dancing with his children and dog to the tune of Miley Cyrus‘ "Wrecking Ball." Just watch. What started as a ground breaking music video ended in a savage attack by a cowardly K9. Never work with Kids

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Tinder tests ‘Places,‘ which finds you a date based on your regular hang out spots

If running into people on Tinder at the spots you visit regularly sounds like a good idea, then you‘ll like the dating app‘s new feature, Places. Using geolocation to keep track of the places you frequent, the feature allows you to find potential matches that visit the same places as you. SEE ALSO: ‘I am a‘ memes show what people are really seeking on dating apps Places won‘t include locations that Tinder considers p

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