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Don’t Wait for Microsoft to Reset Your Account’s Password

Microsoft’s decision to reset the passwords of 44 million accounts, is actually a good thing. If your account is affected, thank Father Gates, because Microsoft is alerting you to the fact that it searched a database of more than three billion leaked accounts and found information belonging to yours.

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The First Ghostbusters: Afterlife Trailer Presents a Solemn, Stranger Things-Esque Look at the Past

Keep Manhattan, just give me that countryside. The debut trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife takes the spectral hunting out of the city and into a small town, where a family with surprising connections to the original Ghostbusters is forced to return to their roots and bust some rural ghosts.

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Doctor Manhattan Has Brought Watchmen’s Story About Time Full Circle

As a young boy, Watchmen’s Jon Osterman had no idea that he would one day grow up to be the closest approximation of a god that anyone would ever live to see or that he would fundamentally alter the course of history in nearly unimaginable ways. But this week’s episode posits the idea that for all of his superhuman…

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The Ghostbusters Sequel’s Title and First Official Photos Are Delightfully Haunting

We knew that Jason Reitman’s upcoming Ghostbusters sequel would continue the story of a world profoundly changed after ghosts descended upon New York City, and an ancient god breached an interdimensional portal with the intention of destroying humanity. But some newly released information about the film makes it seem…

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Star Wars’ Kathleen Kennedy on the Long Road to Ending the Skywalkers’ Story

Before Star Wars belonged to Disney, it belonged to Kathleen Kennedy. George Lucas himself picked the legendary producer to run his beloved namesake, Lucasfilm, before Mickey Mouse swooped in and bought it all up. And at that time the plan was always this: A new trilogy of films, which ends later this month in Star

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Crisis on Infinite Earths for Infinite Dummies

There are three types of people in this weird world of ours: people who are losing their minds with excitement for the Arrowverse’s imminent Crisis on Infinite Earths; people who are interested in DC’s epic, live-action superhero crossover event but don’t know enough about all the comics and continuity to understand…

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Bullets That Killed President Kennedy to Be Released as 3D Scans

Have you been hankering to see the bullets that killed President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on that fateful day in 1963? Researchers sometimes ask the U.S. National Archives and Record Administration (NARA) if they can see the bullets, but the government doesn’t like to give people access given their fragility. That’s…

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Is My Google One Storage Plan Ripping Me Off?

Is Google ripping everyone off with its Google One cloud-storage service? I confess, this isn’t something I’ve thought about much, but a Lifehacker reader recently sent a letter to our tech-advice column asking this very question. 

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The Latest Mandalorian Had Maybe a Little Too Much Fan Service for Its Own Good

Oh, so you thought Baby Yoda, jet-pack wearing Mandalorians, beskar, and camtonos made The Mandalorian a geeky, self-referential entry into the Star Wars canon? You haven’t seen anything yet.

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