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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. Per Pro Wrestling Sheet, a competitor
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Freshly printed copies of the San Francisco Chronicle roll off the printing press at one of the Chronicle’s printing facilities September 20, 2007 in San Francisco, CaliforniaPhoto: Getty In addition to flooding social media with false news stories, propaganda-spreading bots, and all sorts of online chicanery during the 2016 US presidential campaign, Russian trolls also
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Customers walk into a Blockbuster Video store on November 19, 2002 in the Little Havana section of Miami, Florida.Photo: Getty The last two Blockbuster stores in Alaska are shutting their doors for good next week according to the Anchorage Daily News, which means there is just one remaining relic of the video rental giant still
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Photo: Raphael Orlove In a June 2017 meeting with Tesla employees, CEO Elon Musk solicited their complaints about safety issues and promised to address their concerns, so long as they refrained from trying to organize a union, the National Labor Relations Board alleges. U.S. Labor Agency Files Amended Complaint Against Tesla For Alleged Worker Rights
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Artist’s enhancement of IceCube photoGraphic: NSF/IceCube Today, scientists made a huge announcement: Telescopes around the world recorded a source of mysterious, ultra-high-energy cosmic rays, the highest-energy particles that hit the Earth. It all started with a text message. The recent discovery has, at least partially, solved a hundred-year-mystery—the identity of a space object that could
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You’ll believe a Cheetah can fly! Sort of!Image: Warner Bros. Henry Cavill is still pondering what could’ve been with Man of Steel 2. Another Rob Liefeld comic hero could be coming to the big screen. Dwayne Johnson says his Black Adam won’t appear in Shazam! Plus, what’s to come on The Originals, and a tiny
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A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US Dollars on December 07, 2017 in London, England.Photo: Getty Bitcoin has lost most of its (likely inflated) value in the last few months, but it still has plenty of value for law enforcement agencies looking for financial crimes to punish. The latest cryptocurrency criminal to
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Photo: Getty Elon Musk has been taking a good bit of criticism lately, much of it deserved. After enduring quite a bit of roasting over his ineffective efforts to help kids trapped in a cave in Thailand, he’s now pledged to help every single person in Flint, Michigan, who is still affected by the water
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Makula Dunbar Contributor More posts by this contributor Gear for making outdoor fitness more enjoyable Gadgets and small appliances that will keep you in the kitchen Editor’s note: This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and TechCrunch may earn affiliate commissions. Gearing up
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Black Adam leaps into action in Justice League of America #7.4: Black Adam.Image: Edgar Salazar, Jay Leisten, and Gabe Eltaeb (DC Comics) Dwayne Johnson has another update on just where the Black Adam movie is at. The UglyDolls film is still happening. The Russo brothers’ Valiant Comics show has found a home. Jason Momoa joins
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Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) Ajit Pai and the Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission successfully rolled back Barack Obama-era net neutrality guidelines earlier this year, but they’re not done screwing with consumers yet. According to the Verge, the FCC is now mulling a plan that could ensure its staff will only review complaints against telecoms after
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