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Two YouTubers recreated the best movies of 2015 with Legos

"Jurassic World" and "Avengers: Age of Ultron" may be two of the most watched films of the year, but you've never seen them like this before.<p>Brothers Andrea and Antonio Toscano have a Youtube channel dedicated to Lego re-creations of scenes from hit TV shows and films ranging from "Game of Thrones" …

AVENGERS No More? MARVEL COMICS April 2016 'Standoff' Solicitations

Credit: Alex Ross (Marvel Comics)<p>Newsarama has the first look at four Avengers-related titles coming in April as part of the "Avengers: Standoff!" …

Amazon announces its Black Friday deals, Web holds its breath

Ahead of the annual internet meltdown, Amazon has announced its best deals that will go on sale during the Black Friday shopping period.<p>The digital pandemonium, which will start on November 20, a full-week ahead of actual Black Friday will see Amazon trial a number of new features and ways to help …

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FYI: Can Anything Move Faster Than Light?

Yes, the universe itself will eventually outpace the speed of light. Just how this will happen is a bit complicated, so let's begin at the very beginning: the big bang. Around 14 billion years ago, all matter in the universe was thrown in every direction. That first explosion is still pushing …

Snap Drone Is Designed For Crash Landings

Safety first, selfies right after<p>By the sixth second of his first flight, Orville Wright was probably already past the thrill of flying and worried about how, exactly, he was going to land. After takeoff, landings are the hardest part of flying, a delicate balance of reducing speed and approaching …

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This illustrator is raising mental health awareness by drawing conditions as monsters

LONDON – A UK-based illustrator is creating a series of drawings that aim to raise mental health awareness – by depicting different disorders and …

Look Up: 4 Planets and 1 Stunning Moon to See in September

Space<p>Look Up: 4 Planets and 1 Stunning Moon to See in September<p>By Annie Hauser<p>September 01 2015 12:00 AM EDT<p>weather.com<p>00:37<p>New Royal Flush Water …

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

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Facebook Is Adding A Personal Assistant Called “M” To Your Messenger App

We’d been hearing rumblings that Facebook was working on an “assistant” within Messenger (along with others), but today we’ve gotten the details that pull it all together. This puts the company squarely in competition with Apple, Google and Microsoft in the digital personal assistant space.<p>In a …

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YouTube’s answer to Twitch has finally launched

Just before E3 this year, YouTube announced that it was getting into gaming in a big way, with its own stand-alone video site that would take on Twitch. Called YouTube Gaming, the service was expected to launch some time this summer — and it looks like tomorrow will finally be the day. The service …

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