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Matt Groening Bringing New Show to Netflix

Matt Groening Bringing New Show to Netflix

Matt Groening, the force behind The Simpsons and Futurama, is working with Netflix on another animated series. Disenchantment, a medieval adult fantasy show, is expected to stream on Netflix in 2018 as a 10 episode initial season. Disenchantment will be animated by Rough Draft Studios, the studio that animates Futurama.

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BioWare Salutes Anthem Reveal With a Corn Maze

BioWare Salutes Anthem Reveal With a Corn Maze

BioWare has gotten a little corny. To celebrate the big reveal of BioWare’s forthcoming action RPG, Anthem, the Edmonton, ON developer partnered with the Edmonton Corn Maze in a rather unexpected cross-marketing event. In the inimitable words of John Warner, game director for Anthem, “It’s a world where you can

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US Firm Offers Microchip Option to Employees

US Firm Offers Microchip Option to Employees

In a remarkably cyberpunk move, Three Two Market in Wisconsin is planning to be the first company in the US to microchip its employees. The RFID devices will be implanted in the webbing between the thumb and first finger, and, according to 32M’s CEO, enabled employees can potentially use them

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Verizon Admits to Throttling Video Speeds

Verizon Admits to Throttling Video Speeds

Verizon has admitted to capping the speeds at which customers stream various video services, calling the throttling a “temporary video optimization test”. Customers experienced speeds reduced to as low as 10 Mbps on Netflix, YouTube, and other video sites. Verizon’s actions come as net neutrality is under threat by the

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Stranger Things 2 Trailer Debuts at SDCC

Stranger Things 2 Trailer Debuts at SDCC

Stranger Things debuted its season 2 trailer at San Diego Comic Con, and it is everything we could hope for. There’s a classic video arcade, nerdishly perfect Ghostbusters costumes, and Vincent Price’s voice-over from Michael Jackson’s epic Thriller. There’s even a Reagan/Bush lawn sign for some historical nostalgia. And there’s also

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T. Rex May Have Been Too Big to Run

T. Rex May Have Been Too Big to Run

New research from the University of Manchester suggests that Tyrannosaurus Rex wasn’t quite as fast as Jurassic Park led us to believe. The tyrant lizard may have been simply too massive to run. As detailed in their article published in PeerJ, “Investigating the running abilities of Tyrannosaurus rex using stress-constrained

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D&D Beyond Launching in August

D&D Beyond Launching in August

D&D Beyond, Wizards of the Coast’s new “digital toolset”, is set to launch on August 15. Using the 5th Edition rules, the new program will include a searchable rule database, a character- and monster- building platform, and a tracking system for items and treasure. Wizards of the Coast partnered with

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Splatoon Anime Series Coming in August

Splatoon Anime Series Coming in August

Nintendo’s Splatoon 2 is coming out as a Switch exclusive on July 21, and the new franchise is already established as a fan favorite–so much so that Splatoon will premiere as an online anime series on August 12. Japanese magazine CoroCoro is basing the Splatoon anime adaptation on its monthly

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George A. Romero Has Died

George A. Romero Has Died

George A. Romero, the man who gave us the 1968 classic Night of the Living Dead and all that followed from it, has died of lung cancer. He was 77. Romero was born in the Bronx, New York. He attended Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Fine Arts in Pittsburgh, graduating

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Jodie Whittaker To Be First Female Doctor Who

Jodie Whittaker To Be First Female Doctor Who

The BBC has announced that Jodie Whittaker will be the 13th Doctor Who, and the first female incarnation of the iconic character. “I’m beyond excited to begin this epic journey…It’s more than an honor to play the Doctor. It means remembering everyone I used to be, while stepping forward to

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