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The Predator Set Was a Bug-Filled Hell for the Naked

The Hollywood Reporter just posted a great, in-depth oral history of Predator .

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Trump’s Vote ‘Rigging’ Claims Delayed Warning of Russian Cyberattacks, Former DHS Chief Says

At a hearing before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, former Department of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson testified that the Russia government launched an unprecedented attack on the US presidential election and that he had repeatedly warned state officials about the possibility of voting systems being… Read more...

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This 3,000-Year-Old Prosthetic Wooden Toe is More Incredible Than We Thought

An ongoing reexamination of an ancient Egyptian wooden toe is shedding new light on how the remarkable wooden prosthetic was manufactured, and whether it was used for cosmetic or functional purposes. Read more...

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Travis Kalanick Has Resigned His Role As Uber CEO

Uber’s founder and CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned after mounting pressure from shareholders over a string of workplace scandals. Previously, he had said he would take a temporary leave of absence in the wake of an investigation into Uber’s company culture, which was said to foster harassment and discrimination. Read more..

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Ron Howard Is the Reported Frontrunner to Take Over the Han Solo Film

The world of Star Wars was shook to the core Tuesday afternoon when Lucasfilm announced that Phil Lord and Chris Miller would no longer be directing the Han Solo standalone film. However, there’s already a very famous frontrunner: Ron Howard. Read more...

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The Han Solo Standalone Film Has Suddenly Lost Its Directors

Here’s some late-in-the-day Star Wars news: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego Movie, 21 Jump Street) will no longer be directing the much-anticipated standalone Han Solo film. The reason given is the old standby “creative differences,” according to Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy. Read more...

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Mountain Lions Are Terrified of Humans—and That’s a Problem

We typically think of large predatory animals like mountain lions as fearless beasts that’ll stop at nothing to procure a meal—even if that meal consists of human flesh. New research suggests that this view is wrong, and that big cats don’t like to bump into us any more than we like to bump into them. Problem is, this… Read more..

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I’m Sick of the Damn Toe

I am so sick of this damn toe . Read more...

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Here’s What Happened When a City Sold Its Pride March to a Fracking Company

On a hot, sunny Sunday in Pittsburgh, several dozen people in bright orange T-shirts that read “WalMart Pride” marched through the downtown streets behind a WalMart-branded 18-wheeler. A handful of rainbow flags waved from the truck’s windows. Read more..

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Welcome to Three-Minute TV; Snapchat Plans a Lineup of New Shows

If you are an on-the-go urban millennial who demands premium content across various platforms in order to be engaged, especially platforms which make premium content disappear when it ceases to engage you, then great news: Snapchat has signed a $100 million deal with Time Warner to produce shows in three to… Read more...

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