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One-time actor and current director Jordan Peele recently announced that he was quitting on-camera work to focus entirely on his direction and writing. Apparently, that had something to do with the poop emoji. Specifically, the role of the Poop Emoji in The Emoji Movie. Apparently, the Get Out director was offered the role, and it
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The U.S. Navy’s railgun being tested in 2012. Photo: AP As the U.S. commitment to its long-running railgun program appears ready to wane, China’s own program might be winding up, recent reports suggest. According to Ars Technica and TechCrunch, photos appear to show a railgun mounted on a Chinese warship design normally used to land
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Photo: AP On Friday, Filipino authorities tied at least three deaths to the 2016 deployment of Dengvaxia, the world’s first dengue fever vaccine, Reuters reported. Vaccine manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur admitted in November that the vaccine, Dengvaxia, might increase the odds of severe illness in inoculated children who had not previously been infected with the dengue
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Amazon’s Valentine’s Day device deals just went live, with big savings available on Echoes, Kindles, Fire tablets, and more. I’m not sure they’re the most romantic gifts out there, but I don’t think anyone’s ever complained about getting a Kindle as a gift. Echoes $115 From amazon 1996 purchased by readersGizmodo Media Group may get
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GIF We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today. All The Best Deals: HDTV Antenna, Compression Pants, Backup Camera, and More HDTV antennas, compression pants, a backup camera kit, and more start off today’s best deals. Read more Read All the Best Lifestyle
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Ever since Eraser, everyone wants a railgun. Turns out China is no exception. Some photos posted by Dafeng Cao, a Twitter user who keeps close tabs on Chinese military developments, show a ship-mounted gun that could very well be the country’s very own homegrown electromagnetically propelled mass driver. Railguns, or coil guns, accelerate solid metal
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GIF NFL’s version of the Super Bowl I recording. Source: YouTube When footage of CBS’s 1967 coverage of Super Bowl I first emerged from the ashes seven years ago, sports historians reacted with glee. Long considered one of the Holy Grails of sportscasting history, the footage, found on a set of two-inch Quadruplex video tapes
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Dogs are a blessing, but bites still remain a reality. Photo: Getty If you’ve ever been nervous around a dog and told to just be calm because dogs can “smell fear,” you know that that advice is about as effective as telling a pissed-off person to chill. The sentiment behind that guidance, though, appears to
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Last month, Coca-Cola announced that it was bringing its billion-dollar tea brand, Fuze Tea, to 37 countries in Europe. The only problem is that “fuze” doesn’t mean what they might’ve liked in German-speaking Switzerland. “Fuz” or “futz” is a “very crude and sexually-connoted word” according to Swiss-German weekly newspaper Handelszeitung. Redditors say it’s closer to
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Screenshot via YouTube Erik Finman, a 19-year-old from Germany, got rich from cryptocurrencies after his grandmother gave him $1,245 to invest (1,000 Euro). He now has roughly $1.5 million in bitcoin, and he’s got some harsh words for the rest of us suckers. Finman says, “if you do not become a millionaire in the next
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