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‘The Accountant’ Is The Year’s Best Superhero Movie And Probably Deserves A Sequel

We’ve been having fun here with <i>The Accountant</i> since the first trailer dropped (with Brian Grubb affectionately dubbing it “Nerd Assassin”), so I expected it to be funny. What I didn’t expect was for it to be funny on <i>purpose</i>. <i>The Accountant</i>, starring Ben Affleck as, yes, an autistic assassin …

How to Find Your New Zodiac Sign After NASA's Recalculations

Not that it actually affects your personality or your future.<p>The Babylonians were lazy: When they came up with the zodiac signs, they left one out on …

Zodiac

The Science of Why We Buy Clothes We Never Wear

Your closet is probably loaded with clothes with tags still on.<p>As a consumer psychologist and researcher I spend a lot of time peeking under people’s …

Live-action version of Disney's 'Mulan' to hit theaters in 2018

Walt Disney Studios is returning to its storied vault yet again to adapt one of its popular animated titles into a live-action movie.<p>On Tuesday, the studio announced that it would release a new version of "Mulan," a musical about a young woman who disguises herself as a man so she can enlist in the …

Dubai opens massive Marvel-branded indoor theme park

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As summer temperatures soared outside, the world's largest indoor theme park, featuring popular Marvel and Cartoon Network-branded rides, opened its doors to the public on Wednesday in the Middle East's tourist hub of Dubai — the latest in a myriad of new …

The Ultimate Guide to Every Science Fiction and Fantasy Show on TV This Fall

It’s almost September, which means it’s almost time to pack the kids off to school, get out the coats (oh god, please let this heat finally recede), …

TV

Suicide Squad shows why Marvel’s movie universe works and DC’s does not

<i>Suicide Squad</i>is a dull, inept mess — a charmless and incoherent muddle of a film that left me rooting only for it to end. But it’s more than just a bad movie. It’s a bad sign for the entire DC Comics movie universe.<p>Warner Brothers, which owns DC Comics and the rights to its characters, has made no …

'No Man's Sky' is here, and it's unlike anything you've ever played

After nearly 24 hours with one of the most anticipated titles of 2016, ‘No Man’s Sky,’ I can confidently say I know nothing.<p>In a game built with this sort of massive scale, knowing nothing is the inevitable starting point. With each step you take, the chance you’re discovering something previously …

Samsung's big, beautiful Galaxy Note 7 lands August 19th

Another year, another Galaxy Note. Samsung just unveiled its new Galaxy Note 7 in New York this morning, and you'll be able to get one for yourself in the US starting August 19th. We got the chance to take one for a test drive prior to the show, and one thing quickly became clear: Samsung might not …

Phones

The Best Way to Build Your Board Game Library

So you’ve been bitten by the board game bug. Maybe you’ve played a classic “gateway” game like Ticket to Ride or Catan. Or maybe you jumped into the …

Hackers Are Spreading Malware Through Pokémon GO

Nintendo’s new Pokémon GO augmented reality game has quickly proven to be a cultural phenomenon, juicing the company’s stock. But it is only …

A Bunch of Bargain Knockoff Perfumes Have Actual Pee in Them

GROSS.<p>I've said it before and I'll say it again: If something seems to good to be true, it probably is. If you've ever seen usually pricey perfume or makeup on sale for next to nothing online or from a sketchy-looking store, you'll know what I'm talking about.<p>I've been tempted to have "just another …

VR porn festival cancelled, too many people wanted to come

With VR technology rapidly evolving and becoming a mainstay in the consumer market, naturally the adult entertainment industry wants to get their hands on it — and that’s not necessarily a bad thing.<p>In the past, the mainstream adoption of technologies like VHS, DVD and online video were lead by …

A rare look inside Egypt's Valley of the Kings tombs, where photography is banned

The Valley of the Kings – the burial site of King Tutankhamun – set in the ancient city of Thebes, is one of Egypt's most visited attractions. But while general photography by tourists is banned within the tombs, Czech journalist and photographer, Jakub Kyncl, was granted special permission to …

This New Wearable Device Could Warn You of a Possible Autistic Meltdown

This new wearable band tracks anxiety and other physiological signals so parents can stop kids' autistic meltdowns before they begin.<p>Autistic meltdowns result from anxiety, sensory overload, and other physiological factors outside the control of the person with autism. They can come out of …

Boston men jailed for Trump-inspired hate crime attack

BOSTON – Two Boston brothers accused of urinating on and beating a homeless Mexican man and telling police "Donald Trump was right: All these …

Crime

Cleverman first look review – wickedly exciting Indigenous superhero story

While its social allegories come on a little strong, Cleverman is a show that has an awful lot on its mind and is far from your standard caped crusader tale<p>Early this year one great big why-haven’t-we-seen-that-before box was ticked with the arrival of Spear, the world’s first Indigenous Australian …

Mad Max

Egypt: 16 killed in firebomb attack on Cairo nightclub

Two men who were denied entry to a nightclub later returned with others and firebombed it early Friday, setting off a blaze that killed all 16 people who were trapped inside by the smoke and flames, authorities said.<p>Terrorism was quickly ruled out as the cause of the attack at the El Sayad …

Canadian smuggler had 51 turtles in his pants when he tried to cross border

A Canadian college student caught at a border checkpoint with 51 live turtles in his pants has pleaded guilty to six smuggling charges in the US.<p>Kai Xu, 27, of Windsor, Ontario, admitted to smuggling or trying to smuggle more than 1,600 turtles of different species out of the United States from …

Turtles

J.J. Abrams Called Daisy Ridley's 'Star Wars' Acting 'Wooden' on Her First Day

Why is it that an insult tends to have a longer shelf life than a compliment? J.J. Abrams directed "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and he cast mostly unknown actress Daisy Ridley for the star-making lead role of Rey, probably because he saw that she was a great talent with incredible potential. But …

A Mom’s Ruining Of Her Son’s ‘Netflix And Chill’ Will Take You Back To Your Own Teenage Frustration

This video, which may be too hilarious to be real, has certainly found an audience of more than 400,000 viewers in only a day. The clip also rose to prominence on Reddit under the guise of a mom’s interruption of her son’s “Netflix and Chill.” For those who aren’t aware, that’s millennial speak for …

People are selling hacked subscriptions to Netflix, Spotify, HBO, and pretty much everything else, on the dark web

But it's also full of cheap subscriptions to some of the most popular legitimate streaming video and music services, like Netflix, Spotify, and HBO.<p>"We found pretty much everything possible available for sale," Raj Samani, the vice president and CTO at Intel Security, who last month wrote a report …

11 Warm Weather Vacation Destinations For People Who Hate Winter

The snow can't get you here.<p>Brrr, it's cold out there! Trade in the snow for some fun in the sun at these tropical and summery escapes.

Costa Rica

End of daily injections for diabetes as scientists restore insulin production

Injecting billions of immune cells back into the body boosts insulin production, preventing the need for daily injections<p>The end of daily injections for diabetes sufferers could be in sight after scientists showed it is possible to restore insulin production for up to a year by boosting the immune …

Diabetes

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Comics

Two Women Describe What It's like to Get a Happy Ending Massage

"It was a one-time thing."<p>Cosmopolitan.com spoke with two anonymous women to find out what it's really like to get a post-massage hand-job from a stranger.<p><b>What is you relationship status?</b><p><b>Woman A:</b> Married, but we live apart Monday through Friday.<p><b>Woman B:</b> Currently dating someone.<p><b>How many times have</b> …

Time I

Why Marvel's Jessica Jones Is One of the Best Superhero Shows We've Seen to Date

"People do bad sh*t," <i>Marvel's Jessica Jones</i> tells us right away.<p>Which comes as no surprise—the villains/enemies/criminals are a critical part of any superhero drama. But the typical response to these displays of evil is a caped crusader, swooping in, triumphant fist extended, here to save the day. …

3A's Steel Age Batman already has an iron grip on our wallets

Just when we’d <i>nearly</i> forgotten about Steel Age, 3A Toys snaps us to attention with a tantalizing teaser for Steel Age Batman, the first in a new line …

Xenoblade Chronicles X: Three hours with the Wii U's most beautiful game

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>The Wii U may traditionally be thought of as underpowered hardware compared to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but you wouldn't know it when looking at <i>Xenoblade Chronicles X</i>. This upcoming role-playing game from Nintendo and Monolith Soft is massive in …

Couples who have sex just once a week are happiest

For decades self-help books and therapists have advised couples that the key to a successful relationship is sex…and plenty of it.<p>But a new study suggests that behind closed doors, the happiest partners are actually making love just once a week.<p>According to the University of Toronto-Mississauga …