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The Green Turtle, the First Chinese American Superhero, Is Back in Shadow Hero Comics 

When MacArthur Genius Gene Luen Yang revived the Green Turtle in his 2014 book The Shadow Hero, he both reimagined the little-known hero’s origins to truly make him the first Chinese American superhero and breathed new life into the character. Now, thanks to a collaboration between Yang, artist Sonny Liew, and Panda…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This Is Our First ‘Sound’ From the Creepy Void Inside Saturn’s Rings

Today, Cassini prepares to once again boldly go where no spacecraft has gone before: into the gap between Saturn and its rings. While we’re all excited to see the the results of Cassini’s second dive, astronomers are still parsing through the findings from her first. And some, including a soundscape generated from the…Read more… Continue […]

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Scientists Want to Grow Your Music-Blasted Ears Some New Parts

Hearing loss can be inevitable for some older folks, as well as for their music blasting, phone screen-staring grandchildren. Naturally, many of those who’ve lost their hearing are keen on getting it back, somehow, with things like hearing aids and cochlear implants.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Surface Laptop Is Microsoft’s Shot at a Portable Computer For Everyone

Meet Microsoft Surface Laptop, a portable computer made for basically everyone and meant to take on high-design competitors like the Apple MacBook. The new Surface Laptop is lightweight, ships with the newly announced Windows 10 S (but can be upgraded to Windows 10 Pro), and includes many familiar details featured on…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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This New Dinosaur Looked an Awful Lot Like a Chicken

Meet Jianianhualong tengi, a distinctly chicken-like dinosaur that lived 125 million years ago, during the Cretaceous period. This newly discovered species of dinosaur now represents the earliest known common ancestor of birds and closely related bird-like dinos, with a feathering pattern associated with aerodynamics.…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Windows 10 S: What You Need to Know About Microsoft’s New Lightweight OS

Google Chrome has become so good that when it comes to affordable, quality laptops, it’s a better buy than a cheap Windows device. So Microsoft needs a lightweight OS to compete, and it’s really hoping that the education-focused Windows 10 S will be that OS.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Deadspin I Have A Weak Take On Matt Niskanen’s Hit On Sidney Crosby | Jezebel Jimmy Kimmel Opened Mo

Deadspin I Have A Weak Take On Matt Niskanen’s Hit On Sidney Crosby | Jezebel Jimmy Kimmel Opened Monday’s Show in Tears With a Story About His Baby’s Open Heart Surgery | Fusion Local GOP Posts Unhinged, Racist Screed Against America’s First Muslim Congressman | The Root Baltimore Orioles’ Adam Jones Called N-Word,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Safely Keep Track of Ideas While Driving With IFTTT

Ever get epic ideas while you’re in the car? If so, you’ve probably struggled to figure out how to jot down those ideas without swerving into oncoming traffic. It can be a distraction for sure, but one Redditor has a useful suggestion that involves one of our favorite tools: IFTTT.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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This Stretchable Sculpture of The Notorious B.I.G. Is Actually Made From Thousands of Sheets of Paper

Artist Felix Semper’s latest work, a bust of Notorious B.I.G. he calls Big Poppa, looks like it was carved from a giant chunk of heavy stone. But it’s actually made from thousands of sheets of paper that have been all glued together— allowing the sculpture to be stretched and elongated, but still able to return […]

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‘An Embarrassment’: Scientists React to the NYT’s Climate Change Column

Bret Stephens unleashed a Category 6 hurricane on Twitter last week, when he penned a column for the New York Times espousing opinions on climate change that can best be described as… controversial. While acknowledging that human-caused global warming is a settled matter, Stephens argued that the risk climate…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Our First Fleeting Look at the Villain of Justice League

There are more rumors about who’ll direct the next Bond movie. James Gunn has big plans for Gamora in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. Could an old friend be joining Peter Capaldi in his final episode of Doctor Who? Plus, a new look at Once Upon a Time’s musical episode, and new King Arthur […]

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