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‘Iron Fist’ comics creator is ‘furious’ at people furious at ‘Iron Fist’

Finn Jones stars as Danny Rand in Marvel's Iron Fist. Marvel's Iron Fist has been getting a lot of attention lately, but probably not the kind that Netflix would want. The superhero series has attracted controversy for its white...

This tiny detail about Tyrion is key to ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7

The new Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer is here just in time for Summer Solstice, and it's packed with clues about the conflicts — and alliances — we can look forward to when July 16 arrives. SEE ALSO:...

‘Breatharian’ couple magically defies biology, subsists only on clicks and BS

Poison!!! Are you sitting down? Good. We have some astonishing news: Food and water are no longer essential to staying alive. So claims a "Breatharian" couple in the spotlight this week, who say humans can be sustained by "the...

Depressing video shows Trump tweet going viral in real time

Up and up it goes. One hundred and sixty-two thousand retweets. Two hundred and eighty-nine thousand likes. Donald Trump's tweets routinely garner engagement on such a scale that it's hard to really understand what any of those numbers actually...

Facebook Moments gets a standalone website

Late last year, Facebook brought its mobile photo-sharing application Moments to the web in a limited capacity by adding a link to the service in the desktop version of Facebook. Now, Facebook is again expanding Moments to the web,...

Paul McCartney reveals his hip new ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ character. What?!

Paul IS THAT YOU!? Yo ho yo ho, it's apparently going to be a pirate's life for McCartney! For some godforsaken reason, on Saturday the legendary Paul McCartney — yes, Sir Paul McCartney from The Beatles, that's the guy...

Tabloid roundup: Obama’s real birth certificate, a spy in the White House, murder charges...

Barack Obama’s real Kenyan birth certificate has been discovered, President Trump has caught “Russia’s White House spy,” and actor Robert Wagner has been hit by “grand jury murder charges” - if you believe this week’s tabloids. Alas, it’s another...

Man confessing to touching stranger on a bus is declared innocent, for a ridiculous...

"It was just for fun," the police chief said. Seriously? A man accused of harassing a young woman after touching her thigh on a bus, was eventually released from custody after police decided that he wasn't guilty — because...

What to expect when Snapchat goes public tomorrow

It’s here! The much-anticipated Snap IPO is happening. They priced their IPO today at $17 per share, raising $3.4 billion and valuing the company at $24 billion. Like venture rounds, IPOs are fundraising events, yet instead of private investors...

The Morning After: Friday, February 24 2017

Good morning. We spent two days with the Nintendo Switch and we have feelings. Amazon is citing the First Amendment in defense of its robot Alexa, and we look forward to transforming into cups and bananas in Bethesda's forthcoming...

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DARPA’s robo-boat tests parasailing radar

DARPA’s submarine-hunting robot boat plies the seas off the coast of California. Smooth, grey, and purposeful, truly this vessel resembles other predators of the...

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