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A Brief History of Zack Snyder Defending the End of Man of Steel

A Brief History of Zack Snyder Defending the End of Man of Steel

We’re only weeks away from the premiere of Batman v Superman. And it remains to be seen if that movie will retroactively justify some of the most widely-hated choices in Man of Steel. Based on Zack Snyder’s comments over the last three years, we can guess that it won’t.

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Ahmed Best Is a Darth Jar Jar Truther

Ahmed Best Is a Darth Jar Jar Truther

Jamie Stangroom—he of the fascinatingly tragic interview with actor Ahmed Best earlier this year—sat down with the man behind Jar Jar Binks again. This time the two discussed the infamous, ludicrous “Darth Jar Jar” theory that Jar Jar was a Sith Lord working with Palpatine in the prequels. Best’s surprising response: “There’s a lot about it that’s true.”

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Watching a Solar Eclipse From a Plane Is Wonderfully Apocalyptic

Watching a Solar Eclipse From a Plane Is Wonderfully Apocalyptic

Alaska Airlines changed a flight plan Tuesday just so passengers could see the only solar eclipse of 2016. Now, video of the bonkers in-flight entertainment at 35,000 feet is up on YouTube.Read more…

33 Secrets You Probably Never Knew About the Making of Galaxy Quest

33 Secrets You Probably Never Knew About the Making of Galaxy Quest

Galaxy Quest could have been a forgettable Star Trek spoof—but instead, it’s become a beloved science fiction comedy, which has been voted one of the best Star Trek movies of all time. How did this miracle happen? Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about the making of Galaxy Quest.

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Anybody Can Sign Up for Project Fi (and Get a Huge Discount on a Nexus Phone)

Anybody Can Sign Up for Project Fi (and Get a Huge Discount on a Nexus Phone)

Ten months after launch, Google’s own carrier service, Project Fi, is finally ditching invites for everyone in the US. Of course, Fi still only works on newer Nexus devices. But if you’ve ever wanted to give the whole experience a try, now’s the time to indulge your curiosity.

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Relive All The Best Moments Of Mythbusters With This Incredible Supercut

Relive All The Best Moments Of Mythbusters With This Incredible Supercut

After almost 300 episodes and fifteen seasons on Discovery, the Mythbusters have called it quits. To commemorate the end, Thomas Crenshaw put together an amazing supercut that reminds us why the show was awesome. Read more…

Florida Man Who Landed a Gyrocopter on the Capitol Lawn Denies Almost Hitting a Delta Flight

Florida Man Who Landed a Gyrocopter on the Capitol Lawn Denies Almost Hitting a Delta Flight

Remember the Florida man who landed his gyrocopter on the lawn of the US Capitol last year? The retired US postal worker pulled the stunt to raise awareness about campaign finance reform. Now prosecutors are saying that he came dangerously close to hit…

How Mercedes F1’s Genius Split Turbo Came To Be

How Mercedes F1’s Genius Split Turbo Came To Be

We’ve covered the numerous benefits of the Mercedes Formula One team’s revolutionary split turbo before, but how did the team come up with the idea? Let Mercedes turbocharging team leader Pierre Godof explain why they split the turbo’s components up, and the unlikely sources the team looked to for advice.

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