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A Medievalist’s Guide to Decoding the Creatures in Godzilla: King of the Monsters

The recent release of Godzilla: King of the Monsters and the introduction of a whole new “monsterverse” has got this medievalist thinking a lot about the creatures that are coming to define our time, and their origins both as kaiju monsters developed in the 1950s and ‘60s by Japan’s Toho Studio and their far older…

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Legion Is Back, and It Knows What It Did

The highest-browed superhero TV series ended on a low note for both characters and viewers last season. Last night’s Legion season three premiere—the final season—was a sort of recalibration to season one, where David is dealing with several mental health issues, and also everything else in the world is weird as hell,…

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That Big Rig You’re Passing Might Be Full of Bees

There are still cowboys driving livestock across America in 2019. While most of us are snoozing, they’re rolling up to dark fields with trucks full of creatures that are critical to our nation’s agriculture: thousands and thousands of bees.

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Here’s What’s in the Avengers: Endgame Re-Release, Hitting Theaters This Friday

It’s not much, but it’s probably going to be more than enough for Marvel Studios to swipe Avatar’s box office record.

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How to Get the Highest Resolution When Watching Movies in iTunes

I’m ever-hopeful that Apple will take a look at its Windows iTunes client someday. I realize Apple probably prioritizes this somewhere between “wipe bugs off the windows at Apple Park” and “design a new box for pizzas,” but that doesn’t mean that we Windows fans can’t dream.

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How to Keep Spam Out of Your Google Calendar

Scammers and spammers have been wriggling their way into unsuspecting users’ Google Calendars for years now, but there’s been a swell of headlines on Google Calendar phishing scams over the past few weeks. Here’s why.

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Boeing Has So Many Grounded 737 Max Planes Waiting to Be Fixed They’re Parking Them in the Employee Parking Lot

You may recall that, thanks to an issue with faulty sensors in the Boeing 737 Max flight control systems, those planes have been grounded after multiple crashes were found to be related to the issue. Grounded planes are, by definition, not in the air, and as such need to be stored, on the ground, somewhere. In the…

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Happy Pride From AT&T and the $1.8 Million It Gave to Anti-LGBTQ+ and Republican Candidates

Pride is a time to celebrate and honor the LGBTQIA+ people who have fought for equal rights before the law—sometimes literally, like the crowds at Stonewall, who defended themselves against cops raiding the New York City gay bar 50 years ago this month.

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