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Former NASA Engineer Builds a Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course to Stop Nut-Stealing Squirrels

If you’ve ever installed a garden bird feeder in hopes of peacefully observing your fine feathered friends, you’re probably aware it quickly becomes a target for your local squirrel population. If anyone can stop a squirrel from breaching a bird feeder you’d assume a former NASA JPL engineer could, but as Mark Rober discovered, squirrels are the unstoppable ninjas of the animal kingdom. Read More >>

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Charlize Theron Will Never Die in The Old Guard’s Kick-Ass First Trailer

No matter what kills the heroes of Gina Prince-Bythewood’s upcoming adaptation of Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernández’s comic book The Old Guard, their inexplicable ability to heal ensures that they always rise back up from the dead ready and willing to take out anyone dumb enough to fight them. The movie’s first trailer lays out essentially their entire story, and it looks like this telling is going to be an absolute bloodbath. Read More >>

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Designer Turns Into Bane With a Robotic Face Mask That Auto-Closes When It Senses People

Unless you’re completely irresponsible and utterly lacking in empathy, wearing a face mask is going to be a routine part of life well into 2021. In a questionable attempt to make masks more comfortable, a YouTuber has shared his custom creation that can automatically open to let fresh air in when no one’s around – at the cost of looking like a Batman villain. Read More >>

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Shazam’s Director Releases a New Short Film About a Horrifying Home Invasion

There aren’t many things scarier than facing months or years of social distancing, especially when you’re stuck in your house by yourself. But what if maybe, just maybe, you weren’t actually alone? Shazam director David F. Sandberg has released a new short film about a woman who’s worried someone, or something, is hiding out in her home. Read More >>

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That Incredible Clone Wars Fight Is Even Better When It’s Synced Up With Revenge of the Sith

Clone Wars’ endgame has inextricably entangled itself in the events of the Star Wars prequel trilogy’s own endgame in a way that makes for some truly incredible drama (and lightsaber fights; it’s Star Wars, after all). So it does stand to reason that weaving them side-by-side makes everything that much more exciting. Read More >>

Disney’s Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Now Has an Official Virtual Ride

Even if theme parks were open, there’s no telling when you’d get to ride Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. The ride opened earlier this year, and right up until Disneyland and Disney World closed due to covid-19, it was the hottest ticket in the parks, with fans arriving way before opening to secure their spot in the queue. Read More >>

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Ball-Tracking Basketball Hoop Makes it Impossible To Miss a Shot

After designing a curved basketball backboard that redirects every shot through the hoop, Shane Wighton has engineered a new and improved version that’s even more forgiving by actively tracking a ball’s trajectory and then repositioning the backboard so every shot is nothin’ but net. Read More >>

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I Cut My Hair With a Vacuum Cleaner and I Think I Screwed Up

The road to haircut hell is paved with good questions. Questions like: Is the coronavirus pandemic the Flowbee’s time to shine? Read More >>

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This 1959 Film About the Bed of the Future Tried So Hard to Be Secretly Horny

What was the bed of the future supposed to look like? If you went to a cinema in 1959, you may have seen this high-tech bed of tomorrow displayed in a short film before the main feature. But this bed wasn’t just about getting a good night’s sleep. There were also some suggestive nods to other things that people might be doing in a bed, including plenty of vibrating toys and buttons. Read More >>

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Space Force’s First Trailer is Funny Until You Realise How Close to Reality It Is

The concept of the U.S. Government establishing a new branch of the military just to muck about in space is patently funny on its face, but the more you think about it, the more depressing it becomes because it’s a dumb waste of taxpayer dollars... regardless of how many UFOs we think we’ve seen. Read More >>

In Lovecraft Country’s First Trailer, American Racism Is the Ultimate Eldritch Abomination

Oftentimes when we dive into horrific stories full of otherworldly monsters, we do so in order to escape the all-too-real demons that haunt us here in the real world. But in the first trailer for HBO’s new adaptation of Matt Ruff’s Lovecraft Country, the racist evils that shaped American culture are realised as quite literal monsters that will get you if you aren’t careful. Read More >>