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Netflix teases 'Dark Crystal' prequel series with Skeksis

"The Dark Crystal" still sears through the imaginations of the '80s kids who grew up fascinated with its mix of whimsical puppet characters, terrifying Skeksis and elf-like Gelfing on a quest to heal the magical world. The big-screen collaboration between Jim Henson and Frank Oz of "The Muppet …

What's New on TV, Netflix, Digital, and DVD/Blu-ray This Week: May 15-21

<i>At a loss for what to watch this week? From new TV, we've got you covered.</i><p><b>New Video on Demand, Rental Streaming, and Digital</b><p><b>"Logan"</b><p>Hugh Jackman returns for his final Wolverine movie -- and it's a beauty -- with backup from Patrick Stewart's Professor X and a new young mutant played by Dafne Keen. A …

Have You Seen Gravit, a Free Alternative to Adobe Illustrator?

Marketers have long known that images are the ultimate online marketing power-up. They attract attention, hold that attention, and increase …

Small Business

5 innovative uses for your smartphone's camera

There are so many great uses for your smartphone’s camera other than taking selfies and family photos. Before you unplug any cables in and around your television, for example, snap a few pictures of all the audio and video gear’s connections. And the next time you rent a car, take a photo of it …

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A Leaked 'Game of Thrones' Teaser Hit the Internet Today, and It's Creepy as Hell

If the preview is to be believed, anyone and everyone could die next season.<p>A teaser for <i>Game of Thrones</i> season 6 took the Internet by storm Sunday afternoon. Is it an extremely convincing fake? Possibly. But, an official teaser is scheduled to air on HBO at 8:59 p.m. ET during the Sunday night …

Ryan Reynolds Had The Perfect Response To The Sexist Marketing Of Superhero Movies

Ryan is not here for the "women only like romantic movies" line.<p>*Eye roll forever.

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

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Zack Snyder teases 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' trailer, IMAX event

The long wait for the first <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> trailer is <i>almost</i> over, and director Zack Snyder has now given us an exact time of when …

Watch Shia LaBeouf Read a Strange Poetic Tribute to Sia at the Grammys

Shia LaBeouf’s introduction of Sia at the Grammys was odd, to say the least. Before the mysterious singer performed “Chandelier” at the awards show, …

8 Ways Chefs Upgrade Meatballs

There are endless ways to vary a meatball, from the type of meat to the fillers and seasonings. Here are upgrades from eight great chefs.<p>Meatballs …

Can Deadpool make a superhero of Ryan Reynolds yet?

Green Lantern was a flop and the X-Men spin-off Deadpool looked dead in the water – that is until fans saw test footage of the actor as the wisecracking crimefighter, and decided that the red mask fits<p>There was a moment around four years ago when it looked like Ryan Reynolds might emerge from …

Billy Corgan: Kurt Cobain and I Were ‘Top Two Scribes’ of Nineties

Billy Corgan defined his relationship with Kurt Cobain in a new interview, saying that he did not look up to the Nirvana frontman. “In the purest …

Benedict Cumberbatch officially set to star in Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Benedict Cumberbatch. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)<p>Benedict Cumberbatch will star in “Doctor Strange.”<p>The actor behind genre greats Khan, Smaug and Sherlock has been confirmed for the role, according to a statement issued by Marvel Thursday.<p>Due in theaters Nov. 4, 2016, the upcoming Marvel …

'Suicide Squad' cast announced: Jared Leto, Will Smith, Margot Robbie to star

Jared Leto and Will Smith are among the members of the Suicide Squad. Warner Bros. announced principal cast members for David Ayer’s <i>Suicide Squad</i>, …

6 Ways to Make Pancakes Healthier

Starting the day with added fiber and protein will help prevent the sugar jolt and crash, giving you more sustained energy throughout the day. Here …

'Jurassic World' trailer: Dinosaurs and Chris Pratt - CNN.com

Peter Jackson's journey through his adaptation of "The Hobbit" has been unexpectedly long, as what was intended to be a two-part project was broken up into three movies. The first two, "An Unexpected Journey" and "The Desolation of Smaug," opened in 2012 and 2013. The final installment, "The Battle …

Green Knight Rises? Christian Bale 'jealous' of Ben Affleck playing Batman

After three films of donning black rubber and speaking like an angry chainsmoker, Christian Bale has understandably found it hard to let go of Batman – to the point where he has admitted being jealous of Ben Affleck taking on the role for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.<p>Speaking to Empire …

10 Easy Recipes for a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

I used to host elaborate Thanksgiving celebrations, where I'd cook and prepare for days on end, only to be completely exhausted by the time my guests arrived on Thanksgiving day. After one glass of wine, I'd be nodding off at the table, dreaming of my pillow!<p>I used to host elaborate Thanksgiving …

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Matthew McConaughey to take The Stand for Stephen King adaptation

Oscar-winning actor tipped to play villain in four-film version of King’s epic novel, directed by The Fault in Our Stars’s Josh Boone<p>Matthew McConaughey is tipped to take the role of villainous Randall Flagg in The Stand, a Hollywood franchise based on the 1978 Stephen King novel. Backed by Warner …

13 Cooking Hacks You Need To Survive This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has never been easier.<p>Thanksgiving is the greatest holiday of the year, but it is also one of the most stressful. Between the turkey, sides, apps and pies, there's a lot of cooking that has to happen. All at once. So that everything is done at the same time. Still warm. It's a delicate …

The Nail Platform Debuts Educational Event

A day packed with back-to-back sessions on subjects ranging from natural nails to UV gels and liquid-and-powder to business building, the first-ever …

6 Mistakes You Make With Your Flat Iron

Addicted to your flat iron? You're not alone. If you straighten your hair every day, make sure you avoid these styling blunders:<p><b>Mistake #1: You don't pre-treat your hair.</b>Maintaining healthy, hydrated hair starts way before you turn on your flat iron. Always pre-treat wet hair with a thermal …