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How you probably missed out on the best Spider-Man cartoon

If I were you, I’d seek it out immediately, even if you’re feeling that so-called “superhero fatigue.” Go to Source

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Sanshee: when video game fans make video game merch

I first saw Sanshee at PAX East a few years ago. Their booth was a row down from Fangamer’s, and their selections were similar in theme but completely different in substance. Sure, there […] Go to Source

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Dungeons & Dragons’ best off-the-beaten monster races

We’ve all been there. You’re relatively early on in a new Dungeons & Dragons campaign, excited to see what kind of monsters you’ll run across. You trek through the shadowy cave and are […] Go to Source

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Grumpy Cat demands $600k for unauthorized grumpy coffee

What is it that makes Grumpy Cat so grumpy? These days it’s because she has to go to court because some company misappropriated her image to sell coffee. Four years ago, the Grumpy […] Go to Source

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Ben Affleck introduces Deathstroke to at least one DC movie

Which is confusing for a couple of reasons. Go to Source

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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time manga makes a comeback

Fans of The Legend of Zelda (that’s everyone, right?) can rejoice! The Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time manga is making a comeback. Viz Media announced the manga will be getting a […] Go to Source

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Steven Universe collabs with reknowned anime studio Trigger

Steven Universe got a little push from the anime universe in this week’s episode when Takafumi Hori of the Japanese anime studio Trigger lent his talents to the animation. Hori has done key […] Go to Source

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Squid proteins help create self-healing fabrics

Imagine you just tore your favorite pair of pants. You’d have to spend some time with a needle and thread to have any hope of salvaging them, and you need to actually be […] Go to Source

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ToeJam and Earl return to save the people of Earth

ToeJam and Earl are returning on a day next year that’s already clearly destined to be a global holiday. It’s been far too long since we’ve seen the alien duo, 13 years in […] Go to Source

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This Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit collection costs a cool $800

Hopefully by now you all own The Lord of the Rings trilogy. If there were any films that needed to be owned by the discerning geek, it’s these. You need a demo disc to […] Go to Source

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Spider-Man: Homecoming has a first poster and casting madness

We have a bevy of rumors causing some strife in the Spider-Fandom. Go to Source

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US Air Force wants to plasma bomb the skies to improve radio reception

The US Air Force is working on a plan to plasma bomb the sky. No, they have not been co-opted by a super villain bent on world domination. This plan has legitimate, perhaps […] Go to Source

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Scientists realize they can use fire tornadoes to clean up oil spills

Sometimes the most amazing discoveries can come from the most horrific accidents. Such is the case with the fire tornado, which has inspired scientists to work on a new flame called the Blue Whirl. […] Go to Source

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The Lost Boys TV series is happening on The CW

The CW has announced that The Lost Boys, an television adaptation of the classic 1987 vampire film, is in the works from iZombie creator Rob Thomas. What’s more, it’s being planned as a seven-season, […] Go to Source

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Batteries that last twice as long coming to smartphones next year

Wouldn’t it be great if your phone could make it through a couple of days (heck, one day) without needing to be topped off? That could all change next year thanks to a […] Go to Source

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Super Mario Adventures will return as a graphic novel this October

If you remember Nintendo Power — or were lucky enough to download some of the archived copies before they were taken down — then you may recall it featuring a comic book starring a […] Go to Source

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Destiny: The Collection includes Rise of Iron, obscene amount of content

Have you been holding off on playing Destiny? It might be time to reconsider. Maybe. Go to Source

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New Godzilla isn’t just a guy in a suit, and he looks amazing

Godzilla has traditionally been a monster played by a guy in a rubber suit. While this was all well and good before the advent of computer graphics, bringing the classic kaiju to life […] Go to Source

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Pokemon Exeggutor’s new form is egg-stremely ridiculous

Fans of Pokemon are equal parts egg-cited (wait for it) and egg-splosive (a little longer) in their comments about the reveal of Exeggutor’s (there we go) new Alola form, debuting in Pokemon Sun […] Go to Source

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Pokemon Go and the general public not welcome at Pokemon World Championships

The 2016 Pokemon World Championships are coming up, but don’t plan on Go-ing. The popularity of the Pokemon franchise has exploded thanks to the recent release of Pokemon Go, but the San Francisco […] Go to Source

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