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Monopoly Is Being Gentrified, One Token at a Time

On Thursday, Hasbro announced that the humble thimble, Monopoly’s least beloved game piece, would be getting the boot from “an upcoming version of the game.” Cynically, the toy company framed the eviction as a simple reflection of the people’s will, the result of a recent online contest to modernize the board game. Read more...

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This Black Series Poe Dameron Helmet Is Too Small for Adults and It’s Super Unfair

How come kids get all the coolest stuff? Read more..

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Learn to Love Loading Icons With This Beautiful Stop-Motion Short

It can mean that you’re experiencing a brief inconvenience or it can be a sign that you’re in for a major problem—either way, no one wants to see the loading icon. Unless, of course, that loader is made in a beautiful stop motion celebration of waiting for your dang computer to do its job. Read more..

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The Winners of NASA’s Space Poop Competition Are Full of Ideas 

For years, space poop has been handled by NASA the old-fashioned way—diapers. But as the agency gears up to send humans into deep space, it needs a new method that can handle an emergency situation in which an astronaut may have to go longer periods in a poop-filled suit

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Prime Members Can Add a Powerful Dremel Kit To Their Toolkit For $55

You might not need to use a Dremel all that often, but it’s one of those things everyone should keep in their tool box, if only for sanding wood and carving jack-o-lanterns . Hell, my wife just used ours to turn an iPhone 6 case into an iPhone 7 case.

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Report: Sad Yahoo Deal Somehow Gets Even Sadder

The much-maligned Verizon-Yahoo deal just keeps getting sadder. According to various reports, Verizon is close to revising its deal with fallen tech giant—a move that would slash the price of the deal by about $250 million. Read more...

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DC’s Newest Young Animal Series Is a Deep, Deep Jack Kirby Cut

DC’s Young Animals imprint is giving us some of the weirdest, most enjoyable books around lately— Doom Patrol , Cave Carson , Shade the Changing Girl , the list goes on.

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Here’s How You Could Replace Your Car’s Fuel Pump With A Human Heart

Ah, Valentine’s Day! The day we expect our significant others, lovers, and expensive sex mannequins to gamely pretend to forget about our many, complicated flaws and remember why they got into this mess in the first place.

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Foxtrot Alpha Russia Deploys Banned Cruise Missiles While A Spy Ship Hangs Out Off The U.S.

Foxtrot Alpha   Russia Deploys Banned Cruise Missiles While A Spy Ship Hangs Out Off The U.S.

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National Weather Service Data System Went Down During a Blizzard This Week

The National Weather Service warns us about potentially dangerous weather, so it would be pretty scary if their highly reliable data analysis and warning system, the one they use to disseminate all their predictions, went down. Read more..

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