Billy Henehan

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Fox Shareholders Have Agreed to the Disney Deal, and the X-Men Are Coming Back to Marvel

Much like any major comic book crossover event, the Disney/Fox merger saga has been exhaustingly drawn out, narratively dubious and marked by a …

Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill Confirmed for Star Wars: Episode IX Cast [UPDATED]

Disney has revealed the cast of <i>Star Wars: Episode IX</i>, which will see the directorial return of J.J. Abrams. Among the cast are the expected stars, …

Everything we know so far about the Apple Watch Series 4

As we’ve noted before, Apple has a busy fall ahead of itself this year. Even with new iPhones, iPads, and Macs on the docket, the star of the show for some might be the Apple Watch Series 4.<p>Read on as we roundup everything we currently know about Apple Watch Series 4, including design changes, new …

Russo Brothers Address The Most Common Criticism Of 'Avengers: Infinity War'

Marvel’s <i>Infinity War</i>, the epic culmination of a decade of character-building, world-expansion, and villain-teasing, was received with roaring praise by fans and critics alike.<p><b>Spoilers for Infinity War Ahead</b><p>The film carried the weight of ten years of hype as effortlessly as the Hulk, cooly …

'Sherlock' Star Benedict Cumberbatch Saves Cyclist From Muggers

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays detective Sherlock Holmes in the television series <i>Sherlock</i>, foiled an attempted robbery by fighting off a gang of muggers in London. The attack occurred near his fictional character's home on Baker Street.<p>Cumberbatch and his wife, Sophie Hunter, were riding in …

Puerto Rican Runners Overcome Adversity to Participate in Popular® Brooklyn Half

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Apple Watch again credited with saving a life as it leads New York man to discover erupted ulcer

<b>Update</b>: Yet another story has now emerged of the Apple Watch saving a man’s life. This time, Men’s Journal has the full story.<p>Time and time again, Apple Watch has been credited with warning users of severe health problems. Now, a new story out of New York shows yet another case where a person’s …

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The Mind-Bending Game of Thrones Theory About Sam Tarly

Could he be the 'prince that was promised'?<p>In George R.R. Martin's <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i>, Azor Ahai is a legendary figure "who fought against [the darkness] with a red sword" and "arose to give courage to the race of men and lead the virtuous into battle with his blazing sword Lightbringer." …

How to Deal with Prerace Anxiety

Stay calm and confident when your mind is filled with nerves.<p>Never mind the long runs, the intervals, the hill repeats. Ask runners what the most challenging part of training is, and many will say the taper. Indeed, anxiety, panic, and crankiness often come along with decreased mileage leading up …

7 Ways to Sabotage Your Race an Hour Before It Even Starts

Do not let all your hard work and preparation go down the drain.<p>It didn’t take me long to figure out how I sabotaged my Boston Marathon qualifying race. In fact, I figured it out as I was walking in the last six miles of the race because I had decided to jump up to a pace group that was faster than …

The Most Common Training Questions on Getting Faster—Answered

How to get faster without hurting your performance, and all of your other deep-burning training qualms, solved by experts.<p>Yes, it’s a basic question, but every runner has it: “How can I get faster?”<p>Between all of the training distractions—like your watch, your training partner, or other outdoor …

The 15 Best Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: August 16th</b><p>There was a time when tales of aliens, space travel, and robots were believed to be the strict province of four-eyed basement dwellers, but the truth is that everybody can find something to enjoy in the weird world of science fiction. The best sci-fi works in both universal …

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'Ready Player One' in 70mm Film Opens on 22 Screens

Steven Spielberg's sci-fi adventure follows films such as 'Dunkirk' with a 70mm presentation.<p>To the delight of celluloid fans, Warner Bros.' <i>Ready</i> …

How to Improve Your Stride Turnover

Your stride turnover, or stride frequency, is how many steps you take during a minute of running. For most runners, stride turnover stays the same at …

Chrissy Teigen And The Rest Of Twitter Had A Blast Live Tweeting ‘Jesus Christ Superstar Live’

Critics and viewers alike have not been kind to most of NBC’s live musicals in the past, but it seems like the network has finally nailed the format with <i>Jesus Christ Superstar</i>. While other productions have qualified as hate-watches, <i>Jesus Christ Superstar</i> proved to be a genuine triumph of production …

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What to Eat at Every Single Major League Ballpark

Callin' em like we see 'em.<p>As the 2018 MLB season kicks off, what better time to whet (or ruin) your appetite with a look at some of the hyper-American cuisine found in our country's ballparks? From perma-classics like the Chicago Dog to Arizona's controversial "Churro Dog," here is a look at what …

John Paul Stevens: Repeal the Second Amendment

Rarely in my lifetime have I seen the type of civic engagement schoolchildren and their supporters demonstrated in Washington and other major cities throughout the country this past Saturday. These demonstrations demand our respect. They reveal the broad public support for legislation to minimize …

Tesla says it’s being underpaid because its batteries are too fast

Its batteries supply power quicker than Australia’s energy operator can register.<p>It looks like Tesla's batteries are too fast for their own good. As the <i>Sydney Morning Herald</i> reports, the company claims it's not being properly paid for the electricity its South Australia battery farm is generating …

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7 Major 'Game Of Thrones' Season 7 Clues You Probably Missed

In <i>Game Of Thrones</i> Season 7 thereare many signs of what is to come in the final season. Some of these signs are obvious (like these clues that …

Chris Evans says he's done with Marvel movies after Avengers 4

<i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> promises to be a showdown for the ages, the culmination of 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that also looks forward …

The Last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right

It’s beyond strange that so many humans are clueless about how they should feed themselves. Every wild species on the planet knows how to do it; …

Here’s how Facebook allowed Cambridge Analytica to get data for 50 million users

Facebook says it isn’t at fault.<p>Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm that helped Donald Trump get elected president, amassed a trove of Facebook user data for some 50 million people without ever getting their permission, according to a report from the New York Times.<p>Facebook is in another …

'The Last Jedi' deleted scenes: Why only two of them matter

The digital release of <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is now on sale (sorry Blu-Ray owners, you have to wait two weeks). That means we just got to feast our …

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For Brooklynite Billy Henehan, Half-Marathon #42 May Be the Best Yet

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This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

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Go Ahead, Millennials, Destroy Us

As with all historic tipping points, it seems inevitable in retrospect: Of course it was the young people, the actual victims of the slaughter, who have finally begun to turn the tide against guns in this country. Kids don’t have money and can’t vote, and until now burying a few dozen a year has …

Every Marvel Movie Villain Ranked from Worst to Best

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been an unprecedented success, the kind that has never been seen in Hollywood. Ten years, 18 films, almost all of …

This woman at a N.Y. airport was sobbing after her family friend was killed in the Parkland shooting. Two police officers bought her plane ticket home.

By Allison Klein<p>Allison Klein<p>Anchor of the Inspired Life blog<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Jordana Judson heard the news that a family friend was killed in the Parkland school shooting near her childhood home. She jumped in a Lyft and raced over to New York’s LaGuardia Airport thinking it might be easier to buy …

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George R.R. Martin, ‘Game of Thrones’ Author, on Belichick, the Patriots and Dynasties

“Life is meaningless and full of pain,” George R.R. Martin writes. No, it’s not from his <i>Song of Fire and Ice</i> novels—the immersive, bloody and as yet …

MTA Reminds New Yorkers They Can Fucking Walk

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