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Why You Don’t Have to Be Afraid of Serial Killers

There’s no greater boogeyman in our modern society than the serial killer. They’re ruthless killers, they’re everywhere, and they’re after you—right? Not really. Serial killers are very real, and very dangerous, but the chances of you encountering one are next to nothing.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What The Good Place Can Teach You About Morality

Despite its quirky humor and overly lit sets, The Good Place manages to tackle some of the biggest moral quandaries life has to offer each episode by teaching lessons with some very real philosophy. Watching through it, I can’t help but feel like the show makes for an excellent, if basic, intro to moral philosophy…Read […]

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Watch out for this Netflix email scam

Imagine getting ready to tuck into the new season of Stranger Things when you receive an email from Netflix that threatens your binge watch. As Deadline reports, some subscribers recently got emails indicating their accounts were being canceled or suspended for lack of payment. “Your suspension notification” read the…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Explaining Stranger Things’ most obscure reference

The Dragon’s Lair prowess of the Stranger Things gang isn’t the only unbelievable sight inside the series’ era-appropriate arcade. The Palace is filled with recognizable cabinets—Dig Dug, Asteroids, Galaga—but buried in its backroom is a curious machine that even the most ardent retro game fans wouldn’t recognize: …Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Formula One Is Giving Us The Live Stream We Demanded In 2018

Formula One listened to our demands, and they’re finally giving us what we want. F1's Managing Director of Commercial Operations Sean Bratches told Autosport that the series is rolling out its own in-house streaming service for races and other clips starting next season. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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A Great Week Of Car TV Continues Tonight With /DRIVE On NBC Sports Network

“Great car TV?!” you might be (rudely) exclaiming. “With no Top Gear or The Grand Tour?” you may ask, still being kind of hurtful. But yes, following our own Jalopnik show, Car vs. America, premiering on Fusion last night (which you can watch online here), our /DRIVE friends also return to TV tonight!Read more… Continue […]

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Watch The First Full Episode Of Jalopnik’s TV Show Car VS. America Right Here

Here at Jalopnik we spent years crapping on car television for being generally awful. That’s because deep down, we always thought we could maybe do it better. Strap yourself in, because you’re about to watch our first attempt at doing exactly that: Car vs. America.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Damn it, Jim: A brief history of swearing on Star Trek

The fifth episode of Star Trek: Discovery ventured into old territory and new, pairing the return of classic Trek character Harry Mudd (really just known as Mudd, and played here by Rainn Wilson) with a couple of firsts for the franchise. As promised, there was the sweet reveal of Discovery couple Stamets (Anthony…Read more… Continue […]

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Woman trades a packet of the Rick And Morty Szechuan sauce for a car

McDonald’s Rick And Morty-inspired Schezuan sauce promotion ended without anybody seeming like they really got what they wanted out of it: McDonald’s came off like out-of-touch, withholding monsters for underestimating how badly people would be craving the promotional sauce. Rick And Morty looked bad by association.…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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/DRIVE Is Coming Back To Kick Ass And Shred Tires

Oh man, is automotive TV shaping up to be quite excellent this season. On one hand, you have Jalopnik’s very own Car vs. America to look forward to (Oct. 18 on Fusion!). And on the other, you have /DRIVE, which is returning to NBC Sports on Oct. 19 for its fourth season.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Bechdel Test, and Other Media Representation Tests, Explained

In the latest episode of Rick & Morty alternative The Simpsons, guest star Alison Bechdel describes her famous Bechdel test for films: Do two female characters have at least one conversation that’s not about a man? Marge immediately brings up Homer, provoking Bechdel’s FAIL animation, shown here in handy exploitable…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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