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Marvel Entertainment Chairman Named in NYPD Bribery Trial Over a Gun Permit and Movie Tickets

Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter is notorious for his political conservatism and aversion to being photographed. But a new report out of Manhattan Federal Court alleges Perlmutter’s assistant worked with a police officer to acquire a gun license renewal in New York City for her boss—presumably using power…

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California’s Wildfires Have Spawned a Truly Weird New Conspiracy Theory

This month, California has been gripped by three devastating wildfires: Northern California’s Camp Fire, which recently became the deadliest in the state’s history, and, in Southern California, the Woolsey and Hill Fires. An emerging, deeply weird conspiracy theory holds that those fires aren’t caused by wind…

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How Do I Recover Old (or Lost) Emails?

I’m the kind of person who hates losing old copies of digital things—photographs, messages, emails, videos, etc. While I doubt I’ll ever take a walk down memory lane and reminisce over random emails I sent in 2007, I don’t like feeling as if I couldn’t do that if I wanted or needed to.

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Turo Guy Who Street Parked 38 Cars Has Chicago Furious With Him

Turo is, in theory, brilliant. If you’re not using your car, you can rent it out to other people. Make some money on the side. If you own two cars, that’s even better. You can make twice the money, in theory. But a lot of people in Chicago are mad at one man, who rented an astounding 38 cars on Turo, and parked a…

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Sony Is Skipping E3 2019

Sony is skipping next year’s E3, ditching its traditional booth and press conference in a move that will have a significant negative impact on the video game industry’s annual trade show.

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The Root White Women Wore Hoodies to a Tennessee Mall to Prove Its Hoodie Policy Only Targets Black

The Root White Women Wore Hoodies to a Tennessee Mall to Prove Its Hoodie Policy Only Targets Black Men | Deadspin Huffy, Dopey Cy Young Voter Hangs Up On Incredibly Chill Old Radio Host | The A.V. Club In an uneven finale, American Horror Story says you can’t outrun your fate | Jezebel Maybe Somebody Should Lean Out

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The Everyday Weirdness of Xombi, One of the Most Under-Appreciated Comics Ever Made

In the mid-1990s, David Kim lived in a world where bicycle piranha would secretly feast on chained-up two-wheelers. He fought against incarnations of misdirected rage and rode in elevators where you had to read stories aloud to get to the right floor. He was the main character of Xombi, a comic about an unkillable…

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The Controversy Over Bethesda’s ‘Game Engine’ Is Misguided

This morning, news headlines and YouTube videos across the internet declared that Bethesda will not change engines for the upcoming games Starfield and The Elder Scrolls VI, setting off a wave of outrage that’s become oh-so-common in the world of video games. This story, however, is misleading, based mostly on…

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There’s No Doctor Who Christmas Special This Year—It’s a New Year’s Day Episode, Instead

For the first time since Doctor Who returned in 2005, there won’t be a special episode airing on Christmas Day…but you seemingly won’t have to wait too long to get another slice of adventures in Time and Space.

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How to Launch and Manage Finder Tabs in macOS

If you didn’t know that the macOS Finder has built-in tabs, prepare for your mind to be blown—at least, if you’ve previously filled your desktop with new Finder windows when managing files. Instead of relying on Command + N, switch your finger up and to the left, and Command + T will allow you to open a ton of tabs…

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