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In 1993, Arcade turned virtual reality into virtually watchable horror

Watch This offers movie recommendations inspired by new releases or premieres, or occasionally our own inscrutable whims. With Tomb Raider in theaters Friday, Ready Player One screening at SXSW, and Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle now on home-viewing platforms, we’re looking back on “video game movies.” The catch: None…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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’90s kids didn’t give a damn about the peerless movie-serial nostalgia of The Rocketeer

Rocketeers exist. There aren’t many of them, but they’re real. A few years ago, at an action movie festival in North Carolina, I met one. His name is Dan Schlund, and he’s a stunt performer who flies a gleaming silver rocket pack that doesn’t look too different from the one in the 1991 movie The […]

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Do the wrong thing: 90 years, 90 movies that should have been nominated for Best Picture

When Moonlight pulled a big upset and won the Best Picture Oscar a year ago, it felt like a monumental occasion—and not just because of the snafu that resulted in a different film briefly enjoying the honor. Yes, the Academy bestowed best-movie-of-the-year status on an actual, legitimate contender for the best movie…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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SNBRN talks family love, new tech house EP ahead of Groove Cruise [Interview]

After hit release “Raindrops,” Kevin Andrew Chapman’s career took off thanks to his house hits and dynamic live performances. The LA-based producer, who is more commonly known as SNBRN, has releases that span from deep to tropical house, giving fans from a variety of genres something to like.Dancing Astronaut spoke to Chapman about everything from his favorite […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Dividend Investing

A few years back, I finally opened up an individual retirement account, or IRA. (A small step in investing, a giant leap toward adulting.) After building my very own portfolio, I noticed something interesting. Every quarter, I found money “paid” into my account. They’re called dividends, and dividend investing is an…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Techno Tuesday: M.A.N.D.Y. talks Philipp Jung sabbatical, upcoming tour and Get Physical success

Techno Tuesday is a feature on Dancing Astronaut documenting the culture of underground dance music. We’ll bring you exclusive interviews, tracks, and narratives from artists within the techno, tech house, and deep house world in an effort to shed light on some of the best talent outside the world of mainstream dance music.While the meaning […]

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Bitcoin Is Not a Good Way to Get Started With Investing

“I don’t trust investing,” a friend said once. I asked her why. “Isn’t it kind of like playing the lottery?” she asked. Investing is intimidating enough for people as it is. Toss in something as unpredictable as cryptocurrency, and people give up on it altogether. It reinforces the notion that investing is like buying…Read more… […]

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You Need to Deal With Your Digital Legacy Right Now

It used to be that when someone died, their executor would follow a standard roadmap to settle their estate: clean out the house, go through the file cabinets, and file a tax return at the end of the year. Now this wasn’t exactly easy—handling the administration after a loved one’s death can be emotionally and…Read […]

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How to “Credit Surf” to Score Huge Rewards Bonuses

Credit card companies want you to use their rewards cards. They lure you with points, you rack up debt, they make enough money off of interest to make the whole venture worthwhile. Play it right, though, and you can beat them at their own game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Best Places to Sell Your Junk, Depending on the Junk

This month, we challenged you to make a little pocket cash by cleaning out your closets and selling your unwanted junk. You might be wondering where exactly to sell this junk, though. Don’t get your old, unwanted knickers in a knot. We’ve got you covered.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Small Perks You Can Get on Seven Major Airlines

Flying these days leaves much to be desired. Some airlines are trying to make up for the unpleasant, bare-bones experience with small perks. These amenities certainly aren’t as desirable as, say, more legroom, but you might as well take advantage of them on your next flight.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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How to Stop Wasting Money on Clothes

You spend hours trying on clothes, you spend hundreds (maybe more!) buying those clothes, then you open your closet and, lo and behold, nothing worth wearing. It’s a common dilemma and a financially wasteful one, too. Here are some common traps we fall into when we shop and how to get more bang for your […]

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The Five Best Password Managers

A while ago, all it took to be a great password manager was to keep your passwords in an encrypted vault. Now the best password managers give you the option to sync or keep them local only, change web passwords with a click, log in to sites for you, and more.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi

WiFi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most frustrating. If you’re plagued by slow speeds, bad reception, and other WiFi issues, here are 10 ways you can power up the WiFi in your home.Read more… […]

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Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi

WiFi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most frustrating. If you’re plagued by slow speeds, bad reception, and other WiFi issues, here are 10 ways you can power up the WiFi in your home.Read more… […]

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The Problem With “Get Out of Debt Quick” Stories

You’ve seen them. Those sensational online profiles of people who accomplished massive goals that most of us can only dream of in a ridiculous amount of time. How This 30-Year Old Quit His Job and Became a Millionaire or How This Millennial Bought a Home in NYC on a $30k salary or How This Couple […]

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How to Start Your Own Podcast

The podcast craze of the past several years shows no signs of slowing down, and while every armchair broadcaster with a voice recorder app is eager to get in the game, creating a professional-sounding podcast isn’t as simple as it might seem. Here’s how to create, record, and publish your own basic podcast—and get…Read more… […]

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