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DC Universe’s Doom Patrol Is One for the Weirdos

DC Universe’s Doom Patrol isn’t a show that hates itself—it hates the very concept of idyllic superheroes. A hero’s seeming perfection, good looks, and general amiability are all just distractions, Doom Patrol posits, from what really matters: the fact that being exceptional and extraordinary means that the world is…

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By the End of the Century, San Francisco’s Climate Could Feel Like LA

When your grandchildren plan a trip to Denver later this century, they’ll need to leave the winter hat at home and instead plan like they’re going to the Texas Panhandle.

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The Science Behind Seattle’s Historic Snow

Seattle is no stranger to wet winters, but usually it falls as drizzle, mist, and other forms of liquid precipitation. This week, though, more than a foot of snow has turned the Emerald City white. So what gives?

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The A.V. Club Will Smith sure is looking blue in the new Aladdin teaser | The Root Trump Gets Toe Tagged and Bagged by Black Twitter After ‘African-Americans Are Very Angry’ Tweet | The Muse Cardi B Is the First Solo Woman to Win the Grammy for Best Rap Album [Updated] | Splinter Everyone Is Dumb | Deadspin Trent…

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The New Aladdin Trailer Finally Shows Will Smith’s Blue Genie in Action

After an early teaser that revealed lots of sand dunes and just a glimpse of a familiar, treasure-stuffed cave, and some colorful set photos, we finally have a look at Will Smith in full genie mode in the first trailer for Guy Ritchie’s live-action Aladdin remake.

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The A.V. Club Ellen Page calls out Chris Pratt’s “infamously anti-LGBTQ” church | The Slot Melania Trump’s Friend Reportedly Told Her That Be Best ‘Sounded Illiterate’ | Deadspin Reebok To Women: Empower Yourself By Sitting On Men’s Faces | The Root Bill Cosby Got Moved to Gen-Pop In Prison. So Does This Mean His…

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With Guardians Of The Galaxy, Marvel made household names out of interstellar second-stringers

Marvel was feeling itself. That’s the only real explanation. The comic book company had recovered from bankruptcy, blown out the idea of what a movie franchise could be, and been absorbed into the Disney maw. It had gotten the general public involved in dorked-out comic book ideas about extended continuity and…

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I Followed the Planetary Health Diet During a Week of Football and Travel. It Wasn’t Easy

When I signed up to eat the planetary health plate diet for 30 days, I forgot two small details: Super Bowl Sunday and Earther was dispatching me to northwest Florida for a story halfway through my first week. So I’ve had a chance to eat at home and away, and you’ll be shocked to learn the latter has been a bit of a…

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Hear Carol Danvers’ Primal War Cry in This New Captain Marvel TV Spot

Though she’s destined to become the galaxy’s mightiest hero, Captain Marvel’s Carol Danvers will always be a warrior at heart, thanks to unique Kree conditioning that left her physically empowered and mentally conditioned to be a lethal fighter. The latest TV spot for the film just gives us a small taste of what that…

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