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Watch Toys “R” Us’ Geoffrey the Giraffe Get Knocked Out of the Ring With an Amazon Box

Geoffrey the Giraffe, venerable mascot of the now-defunct Toys “R” Us retail chain, was doing pretty good for himself at the Florida Supercon’s FCSW 30-man wrestling rumble on Friday — until, like in real life, he was cold-clocked with an Amazon Prime delivery box and stumbled unconsciously out of the ring. Read More >>

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Deadpool’s Looking for a New Crew in This Charming Musical Parody

I’m a sucker for musicals — put something into song and I’m sold. For instance, you can damn well bet I’m gonna see the Mamma Mia! sequel, even though I know it’ll be terrible. But in the meantime, here’s a musical sequel that actually is worth a watch: A Deadpool musical crossover extravaganza. Read More >>

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What’s Causing the Mysterious Hums Heard Around the World?

People in cities around the world – from Taos, New Mexico, to Windsor, Ontario, to Blackburn, England, to Auckland, New Zealand – have reported hearing strange humming noises that have no obvious source. The hums are often compared to the sound of idling trucks, and for the people who can hear them, they can be maddening, causing nausea and insomnia. Read More >>

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Ant-Man’s Michael Peña Saves the World in Netflix’s First Extinction Trailer

Night after night, a father has terrible dreams. Dreams of death. Invasion. Destruction. Then, those dreams start to become reality and he’ll stop at nothing to save his family. That’s the plot of Extinction, a new Netflix sci-fi film that just got its first trailer. Read More >>

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I Want to See This Javelin-Launching Slingshot Cannon Shatter Records At the Olympics

The Olympics are supposed to be a series of competitions that test the physical capabilities of the competing athletes. But increasingly, it seems like it’s become a competition over which athlete brings the best gear: be it highly-engineered running shoes, wetsuits, or sleds. So why shouldn’t track and field athletes be allowed to use a comically-monstrous slingshot cannon at the javelin event? Read More >>

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This Is the Most Cinematic Nuclear Bomb Footage I’ve Ever Seen

Over the past two years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in America has been digitising old, never-before-seen films of nuclear tests and uploading them to YouTube. The LLNL just uploaded a new batch of films last week, and I couldn’t help but notice that one in particular is incredibly cinematic. Read More >>

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This Animation Shows All the Routes Aircraft are Taking for Today’s RAF100 Flyby

You have to give the RAF some credit with how much it's done to try make sure people can enjoy today's 100th anniversary Flyby, even if they aren't in London. Yesterday we published the route of the flyby itself, which is due to fly over Buckingham Palace at 1pm, and there's an app that will let everyone see it in augmented reality regardless of where they are. Now it's released an animation that shows all the different routes the 25 types of aircraft will take before and after the event. Read More >>

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This Video Thinks Through Thanos’ Big Motivation Change in Avengers: Infinity War 

In the comics, Thanos is a menacing but almost tragic figure motivated by a deranged love for the personification of Death. In Infinity War, he’s a little different. Read More >>

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I Wish There Was a Spider-Man TV Show Like This Videogame Fan Trailer

With just the right song, and some good edits, this game footage looks like it stepped out of the Spider-Man cartoon of my dreams. Read More >>

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This Trippy Roller Coaster Ride-Along Will Make You Vomit Faster Than the Real Thing

Jeb Corliss brought along a GoPro Fusion 360-degree camera during a ride on Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Goliath roller coaster. But instead of using the footage to create an immersive VR experience, he instead turned it into a fantastically trippy 2D video that will make you dizzier faster than riding the real thing. Read More >>

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New Grand Tour Outtake Shows Richard Hammond Can’t Stop Nearly Dying

There are a few things you can always rely on with the Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May. One, they enjoy pissing each other off with cars. Two, there are cars around somewhere, and three, Richard Hammond always seems to be flirting with death. The number of times the man has almost put his life on the line for his job is somewhat admirable, apart from the times it may have resulted from his own tomfoolery. Read More >>

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You Can Actually Light a BBQ Using Water

It’s a crucial compound when it comes to supporting life, but water has so many amazing properties that there’s a lifetime of experiments to try with what comes pouring out of your faucets. It’s common knowledge that water is an effective tool for dousing a flame, but did you know that you can use water to start a fire too? Read More >>

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Short Film A Father’s Day Imagines a Gruesomely Sweet Zombie Family Reunion 

Most zombie tales are set just as the outbreak is happening, as desperate people — often families, as seen in recent films like Cargo and Train to Busan, but going all the way back to Night of the Living Dead — try to protect their loved ones. This short puts a refreshingly different perspective on the familiar. Read More >>

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Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Riff on the Classic Cartoon Theme Is Pretty Fun

If you’re still off put by the stylistic choices going into the latest iteration of the heroes in a half shell, the fact that the beloved theme song of the classic cartoon is getting a fast-paced modern remix for the new show is probably not going to assuage your concerns. But the more snippets we see of this show in action, the more we’re intrigued. Read More >>