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Terrafugia’s flying car sets 2019 debut with tech upgrade

Flying car company Terrafugia insists it’ll launch its first production vehicles in 2019, revealing the latest version of the Transition two-seater this week. Able to convert between a road-going vehicle and a plane, the Transition is getting a cabin upgrade along with a tweaked powertrain, Terrafugia says. Propulsion is now courtesy of a hybrid-electric motor, Terrafugia has confirmed, which will … Continue reading

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Marvel TV at SDCC: Iron Fist S2 in Sept, Cloak & Dagger S2 in 2019

San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing this weekend, meaning there are plenty of announcements coming not just for comics, but for movies, TV, and gaming as well. On the Marvel side of things, Marvel Studios has decided to skip this year’s show, leaving us without any news on the cinematic universe, however the company’s TV shows are here to … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Galaxy 3 director James Gunn fired over offensive tweets

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 director James Gunn is no longer involved with the movie after controversial tweets were found on his Twitter account. The tweets, which were published years ago and since deleted, include crude jokes and statements about pedophilia, rape, and more.

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The Walking Dead season 9 trailer: six minutes of action and tension

This fall will bring new seasons for a number of hit televisions shows, including The Walking Dead. AMC’s zombie-fest series will enter its ninth season starting in early October.

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Stanford wearable monitors stress hormone levels using sweat

Stanford researchers have developed a new wearable that measures the wearer’s cortisol levels using sweat.

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Overwatch free weekend starts July 26: everything you need to know

Blizzard has another free weekend in the pipeline, this one for its older hit Overwatch.

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With physics and some clever tech, NASA’s solar probe survives a star

As surviving inhospitable trips go, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe having to withstand more than a million degrees Fahrenheit as it approaches the Sun seems on paper like an insurmountable challenge. Turns out, though, a mere 4.5-inch thick solar shield is all the spacecraft needs, as NASA has explained. The Parker Solar Probe is expected to blast off this summer, the … Continue reading

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Fortnite’s first birthday means free stuff for players

It’s almost hard to believe that Fortnite has been available for a year already, but it’s true, at least in the case of Save the World.

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Disney is reviving Star Wars: The Clone Wars for its Netflix rival

When Disney took over Lucasfilm, there were a lot of casualties in the expanded Star Wars universe. Perhaps the casualty that hurt the most was Star Wars: The Clone Wars, an animated series on Cartoon Network that had just wrapped up season five when Disney took the reins from George Lucas. Instead of giving the show a proper ending, Disney … Continue reading

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Facebook and AMC Theatres team to sell movie tickets

The movie theater industry is scrambling to find new ways to stay relevant and appeal to younger audiences. MoviePass recently tossed a curve ball into their plans, the result being multiple alternative subscriptions from other companies, including one from AMC Theatres. Now the cinema company is back with yet another change: movie ticket sales through Facebook’s ticketing platform

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