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The Celtics gave the Warriors their best shot, then Stephen Curry exploded for 49

Curry was red-hot and came through when Golden State needed him.<p>The Celtics and Warriors’ Saturday night showdown was a seesaw affair with each team leading by as much as 10 at different points in the game. But only one player on the floor is a two-time league Most Valuable Player, and that man’s …

Basketball

Here's Why The White Walkers Could Be The Best Thing To Happen To Westeros

Let’s be honest here: the fictional country of Westeros, as we’ve seen it portrayed in books and HBO’s <i>Game of Thrones</i>, is kind of a shithole. Not …

TV Series

Fox sets Deadpool 2, New Mutants, and a Dark Phoenix movie for next year

Now that it’s got its <i>Avatar</i> sequelssquared away safely in 2020—and every subsequent December from now until the heat death of the universe—Fox has …

Comics

Why U Mad About Unicorn Fraps, Bro?

No really, why?<p>People get intense about a lot of things on the internet. It's natural. We all have access to so much content, and we simultaneously have a platform that allows us to express ourselves to some kind of audience.<p>People with no chill online can actually be quite beautiful. The world can …

Celebrity Chefs

You Can Win One Night in This Japanese Castle Guarded by Ninjas

There's probably no better country in the world at balancing the old with the new than the nation of Japan. From futuristic robots to traditional …

Japan
Vietnam
Japan

Tickets Now On Sale for Anastasia On Broadway

The new stage adaptation of the animated movie musical Anastasia arrives on Broadway in March. Here’s how to get tickets.<p><i>Anastasia</i>, the new stage …

Tales of Link, the all-star mobile branch of Bandai Namco’s beloved Japanese roleplaying game series

<i>Tales of Link</i><b>, the all-star mobile branch of Bandai Namco’s beloved Japanese roleplaying game series</b>, is coming to the U.S. next month. Fans can …

Anime

What You Need To Know About China's Strongman President

BEIJING -- This week President Barack Obama will host one of the other serious contenders for most powerful person on Earth: President Xi Jinping of China (pronounced “she jean-ping”). Just three years after taking the reins of power, Xi has already placed his stamp firmly on his country, his …

China

We Can Prevent Veteran Suicides

Janci, an Air Force veteran of Iraq, swallowed an entire fistful of pills and a bottle of wine. She called a friend and asked him to take care of her young daughter, who was in school. She locked all the doors and windows and waited for the mercy of death to free her from the ghosts that haunted …

The Latest on Bangkok: Thai leader to expedite investigation

BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the bombings in the Thai capital (all times local):<p>8:20 p.m.<p>Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says the investigation into Monday's bomb blast that killed 20 people and wounded scores of others at a Bangkok shrine will be expedited.<p>In his weekly address to the …

Extremism

Pew: 'Smartphone-Dependents' Often Have No Backup Plan For Web Access

Looking back on the clunky desktops of home offices, smartphones have expanded the definition of what it means to "go online." With all of the apps and mobile capabilities available to us now, it's no surprise that smartphone ownership has grown.<p>Almost two-thirds of Americans now own a smartphone, …

Demographics

Star Trek Writer's Defense of Diversity in Sci-Fi Is Damn Near Perfect

When a reader wrote in to say that a recent plotline in David Mack's <i>Star Trek</i> books — one where a Vulcan had an affair with a Klingon spy, and they …

Science Fiction

How To Make Deviled Eggs, And Reign As Lord Of The Side Dishes

Somebody always brings deviled eggs to the cookout or potluck or NA meeting, and it's never you, and that person is everyone's favorite, because …

Breakfast

This Woman Could Completely Change How We Talk About Fat Bodies

<i>"I like a big girl in bed, baby. More room to paint on."</i><p>When recent Lewis & Clark graduate Samantha Peterson was catcalled by a man, his limbs dangling outside his car, his uncalled for words reaching out too far, she walked away. She chose not to respond immediately.<p>She waited, instead, to turn …