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  • !Freeform has renewed Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger for a second season
    Marvel has largely taken a backseat this year at San Diego Comic-Con: Marvel Studios skipped the con, but there’s been a bit of news from its television divisions: it announced that the second season of Iron Fist will begin later this fall, and tod…
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  • !Joss Whedon is developing a ‘richly diverse’ Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot
    Joss Whedon’s TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer ended its original run back in 2003, but 15 years later, a new iteration of the show is in development. Deadline reports that Whedon and Midnight, Texas creator Monica Owusu-Breen are developing the…
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  • !Watch the first trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass
    A year ago, M. Night Shyamalan scored a surprise hit with his film Split, about a teenager named Casey (Anya Taylor-Joy) being kidnapped and held hostage by Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy), a man suffering from dissociative identity disorder. The…
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  • !The next Star Wars novels will flesh out the prequel era
    Today at San Diego Comic-Con, Lucasfilm assembled a panel of its authors to preview the next crop of Star Wars books and comics. With Episode IX yet to begin production, the next couple of novels will focus on the prequel era.Ever since Timothy Zahn…
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  • !Star Trek is getting a series of standalone mini ‘Short Treks’ episodes
    When Star Trek: Discovery’s original showrunner, Bryan Fuller, first met with CBS executives about bringing a new Star Trek series to the small screen, he proposed the new property as an anthology series, similar to the format and style of Ryan Mur…
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  • !Data breach exposes trade secrets of carmakers GM, Ford, Tesla, Toyota
    Security researcher UpGuard Cyber Risk disclosed Friday that sensitive documents from more than 100 manufacturing companies, including GM, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, Tesla, Toyota, ThyssenKrupp, and VW were exposed on a publicly accessible server belongin…
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  • !Indie gem Stardew Valley will get multiplayer on August 1st
    Stardew Valley, the popular indie farming simulator (it’s more fun than “farming simulator” makes it sound, I promise) is quite possibly the chillest game of all time. But, without any multiplayer aspect, it can get … a bit lonely. From farmi…
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  • !CowryWise micro-savings service opens high-yield government bonds to everyday Nigerians
    In emerging market countries where economic volatility is a way of life, there aren’t a lot of relatively safe options for members of the burgeoning middle class to park their money. For instance, countries like Nigeria have experienced a tremendou…
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  • !What next? Oh yes, turning a luxury car into a non-fungible token
    We’ve seen more than one project use the immutability of blockchain to verify important physical things. So, for instance, a pioneer in the space, Verisart, has brought blockchain certification of high art to leading galleries worldwide, and other…
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  • !What should competitive Fortnite look like?
    Last weekend, Epic Games put forth its first true effort at official competitive Fortnite Battle Royale. It was a disaster. The private hosts used for the tournament were about as laggy as could be, with pro players getting eliminated simply because…
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  • !Earther The Trump Administration Just Lost Another Court Battle To Kids | The A.V.
    Earther The Trump Administration Just Lost Another Court Battle To Kids | The A.V. Club James Gunn fired from Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3 over resurfaced tweets | The Takeout Woman who jumps behind Burger King counter to help cook is The Takeo…
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  • !The 10 Best Deals of July 20, 2018
    We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...
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  • !Bacon Is a Dipping Food
    I thought we’d all signed off on every use of bacon. I thought Reddit and Epicurious and Epic Meal Time had taught us that bacon goes with everything. But judging by the looks I get at the diner when I dip my bacon in butter, we have not. We appare…
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  • !How to Fight the Actual Source of Ocean Garbage (Which Isn't Straws) 
    Can we stop being mad at plastic straws for a minute? Some folks are saying plastic straws are stupid and useless while others make the point that I’m disabled and I need these to drink. What if the fate of the ocean doesn’t hinge on plastic stra…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 8:45pm -
  • !How to Never Mistype an Email Address on Your iPhone
    If you’re an avid Mail user and always rushing to send an email on your iPhone, mistakes tend to happen frequently. One of iOS’s features on iPhone or iPad can help you call attention to a mistyped email address, with one simple Mail setting.Rea…
    - 13 hours ago 20 Jul 18, 8:40pm -

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