1Password Offers Pwned Passwords Service to Avoid Bad Ones

1Password Offers Pwned Passwords Service to Avoid Bad Ones

1Password password-management service offers a new feature that allows users to check whether a potential password has already been breached. The company uses Troy Hunt’s Pwned Passwords to go beyond the normal strength check for new passwords. Now, any new password can be checked against a half-billion passwords culled from

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Avengers #1 Leads Marvel Relaunch

Avengers #1 Leads Marvel Relaunch

ICYMI, Marvel Comics is relaunching most of their superhero comic books this May, and is starting fresh with Avengers #1. The relaunch will do away with last year’s legacy numbering system. It will also be the only Avengers title out there, eliminating all the variations on the theme. Marvel plans

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Metal Gear Survive Charging Extra for Save Slots

Metal Gear Survive Charging Extra for Save Slots

Konami has decided to charge Metal Gear Survive players 1000 SV coins ($10) each for save slots after the free first one. With a maximum of four save slots allowed, that quickly adds up to $30 additional costs for a $40 game, just to have additional characters. Metal Gear Survive does

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Astronaut Poop May Become Astronaut Food

Astronaut Poop May Become Astronaut Food

Poop may be the new superfood, at least in space. The weight of food and water makes transporting it into space expensive in terms of the fuel required to get it there. That’s one of the reasons that urine has long been recycled into drinking water on the International Space

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New Form of Light Created by MIT-Harvard Team

New Form of Light Created by MIT-Harvard Team

A team of MIT and Harvard physicists have discovered a new, lab-created form of light that allows three photons to bind together. In 2013 the team discovered a method to bind two photons—their first new light form, and the one that raised the question of whether more photons could be

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Fangoria Rises Again

Fangoria Rises Again

Fangoria is coming back. The legendary horror magazine will make its return as a print quarterly, with the first new issue expected out in time for—of course– Halloween. Fangoria began its original run in 1979 as a showcase magazine for all things horror-movie. It featured the genre’s special effects artists,

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Lego Rolling Out New Hulkbuster

Lego Rolling Out New Hulkbuster

Lego has done Iron Man proud with its new Hulkbuster: Ultron Edition model. The new version will include 1,363 pieces and stand nine inches tall, and will come with a display base and robotic arms to look as if it is coming straight out of Tony Stark’s lab. The new

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J.J. Abrams Ignores Last Jedi Drama Going into Episode IX

J.J. Abrams Ignores Last Jedi Drama Going into Episode IX

J.J. Abrams has yet to begin filming Star Wars Episode IX, but he is already addressing the probable repeat of the controversies that erupted around The Last Jedi—by stating that he will not change the film because of the complaints. “If you are someone who feels threatened by women and

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Naked Mole Rats Break Gompertz’s Law

Naked Mole Rats Break Gompertz’s Law

Naked mole rats have more than a few survival tricks up their wrinkly pink sleeves. In addition to their general immunity to cancer, their nearly cold-blooded body temperature, their ability to survive without oxygen for up to 18 minutes, and other assorted evolutionary quirks, it now seems that naked mole

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Drizzt is Back in New Trilogy

Drizzt is Back in New Trilogy

R.A. Salvatore is bringing back his Drow superstar Drizzt Do’Urden for another trilogy. Drizzt has been wandering the novelized version of Dungeons and Dragons’s Forgotten Realms for 30 years, now, and it seems the dark elf has some life in him yet. “I’m super excited to be able to work

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