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July 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
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Why Apple’s Best MacBook Pro is Too Powerful for Its Own Good

After being long overdue for an update to new CPUs, last week Apple announced refreshed 2018 MacBook Pros with 8th-gen Coffee Lake chips from Intel, including the company’s top-of-the-line consumer laptop processor, the six-core 2.9GHz Core i9-8950HK CPU. And in theory, this option seemed like a great addition to the MBP lineup by giving high-level video editors and graphics artists a little extra performance without any added bulk. Read More >>

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Sony brought the gorgeous-looking Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse to Comic-Con with news that Miles, Gwen, and Peter would be joined by even more Spider-heroes—but because the footage was never put online, we never got to see them. Thankfully Hasbro showed up with some upcoming action figures from the movie to make up for it. Read More >>

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Marvel Offers Grief Counselling at Comic-Con For Fans Traumatised by The End of Infinity War

In one of the more fun, tongue-in-cheek installations at San Diego Comic-Con this year, Marvel Studios has been offering help for fans who were “traumatised” by the tragic end of Avengers: Infinity War, and emotional support for those “devastated” by the loss of (half of) their favourite superheroes. Read More >>

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All The Fantastic Cosplay we Saw at San Diego Comic-Con, Day 2

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Whale Sharks Can Live 130 Years, New Study Estimates

The world’s biggest fish is the mysterious whale shark, which can grow as heavy as 40,000 pounds and as large as 60 feet, though most top out a few feet and pounds smaller than that. It also appears these behemoths can live to be 130 years old, new observations and modelling have shown. Read More >>

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Chelsea Cain Returns to Marvel For a Brand New Vision Miniseries

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Deadpool 2 Brought Comic-Con to Its Feet by Killing Hitler

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Jodie Whittaker is Living Her Best, Most Extremely Fashionable Life at Comic-Con

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The First Young Justice: Outsiders Footage Stages a Dark Reunion For DC’s Youngest Heroes

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Here’s Your First Trailer for Disenchantment, Matt Groening’s Netflix Fantasy Cartoon

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DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Adds New Regulars and Looks Hell-a Good in the First Season 4 Trailer

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The Orville’s Second Season Promises Space Shenanigans Galore

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