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2018 Hugo Winners Announced at WorldCon

2018 Hugo Winners Announced at WorldCon

This year’s Hugo Award winners were announced this past Sunday at the 76th World Science Fiction Convention. Congratulations to all the honorees! And here they are, courtesy of Locus. Best Novel The Stone Sky, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK) Best Novella All Systems Red, Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing) Best

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Magic: The Gathering: Chandra Comic Coming from IDW

Magic: The Gathering: Chandra Comic Coming from IDW

IDW has put together a comic book based on Magic: The Gathering. Called, not surprisingly, Magic: The Gathering: Chandra, the comic is written by Vita Ayala and drawn by Harvey Tolibao. Set in a near-future Multiverse, it follows the adventures of pyromancer Planeswalker Chandra Nalaar. According to the official synopsis:

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Razzies Weigh in on New Oscars Category

Razzies Weigh in on New Oscars Category

The Razzies have come out against The Oscars’ new category for popular films. It seems they don’t like the Academy Awards horning in on their territory. “The Oscars are not the low-brow $4.97 statuette that reminds otherwise good talent they done bad or the talent-free they done made too much

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MCU Returning to Theaters for 10th Anniversary

MCU Returning to Theaters for 10th Anniversary

All twenty Marvel movies are coming back to theaters in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The films will return to the big screens at AMC’s IMAX Theaters for one glorious week, beginning on August 30 and will run until September 6. Iron Man, The Incredible

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DC Universe Streaming Service On Its Way

DC Universe Streaming Service On Its Way

ICYMI, comic books are using digital platforms to hold onto readers in the wake of flagging print sales. DC in particular is leading the charge with DC Universe, a platform for streaming content. DC is planning six new series, including the dark Titans, a horror-themed Swamp Thing show, and an

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Rogue ‘Failed Star’ is More Than It Appears

Rogue ‘Failed Star’ is More Than It Appears

A nearby failed star is raising a lot of questions for astronomers. SIMP J01365663+0933473 is a brown dwarf—larger than a planet but not large enough to fuse hydrogen like a star—only 20 light years from Earth. It is a youngster at 200 million years old, with a mass 12.7 times

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Picard Returns in New Star Trek Series

Picard Returns in New Star Trek Series

ICYMI, Patrick Stewart is bringing back Jean-Luc Picard in a new Star Trek series on CBS All Access. The new show will follow Picard’s life after the events in The Next Generation. It joins Star Trek: Discovery and the upcoming limited series Star Trek: Short Treks in the rapidly expanding

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NASA Offering Free Plans for DYI Mars Rover

NASA Offering Free Plans for DYI Mars Rover

The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory has made plans for an Open Source Rover available for free online. Now, anyone with a fondness for Martian Rovers can build a scaled down version of the Curiosity Rover to do some terrestrial exploration of their own. The Open Source Rover is a less

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Star Wars: Revenge of the Incels Takes on Ugly Side of the Force

Star Wars: Revenge of the Incels Takes on Ugly Side of the Force

A fan-made film pays tribute to Rian Johnson by mashing up Johnson’s breakthrough film Brick and the current toxic fandom surrounding his Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Written by Dominic Flores and made by Dana James Jones, Star Wars: Revenge of the Incels takes on the “remake” of The Last

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New Dino Find Pushes Back Date of Sauropod Origins

New Dino Find Pushes Back Date of Sauropod Origins

A newly described dinosaur–Lingwulong shenqi, or, “amazing dragon of Lingwu”—may mean that sauropods evolved 15 million years earlier than paleontologists had thought. The fossils were first discovered by a farmer in the Chinese city of Lingwu. When paleontologists excavated the site, they found bones from at least eight individual Lingwulong.

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