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John Oliver recaps 17 years of pop culture history in hilarious new video

John Oliver recaps 17 years of pop culture history in hilarious new video

By on May 2, 2016 at 5:35 PM.

Over the weekend, HBO’s John Oliver posted a short but sweet video highlighting the myriad of ways in which the world has changed over the last 17 years. Now what’s so special about 17, you might naturally be wondering.

Well, after a 17-year incubation period spent underground, cicada’s in 2016 are set to emerge and greet the world for the first time. And not wanting any cicada to feel out of the loop or likely to make some embarrassing social faux-pas at a party, Oliver took it upon himself to let these hibernating cicada’s know what life is like in the present day.

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Star Wars Force Awakens Emoji

Disney just released a new version of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’… using emoji

By on May 2, 2016 at 3:24 PM.

Disney just released a new version of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’… using emoji

Star Wars is a huge phenomenon and Disney is making sure the hype continues now that its hit movie has already been released on Blu-ray, DVD and digital HD download. Star Wars: The Force Awakens proved to fans there’s hope for the Star Wars universe, and it made a boatload of cash for Disney in the process. While we wait for Rogue One and Episode VIII to roll out, Disney decided to reshoot Episode VII for us, retelling the story in an entirely different way — with the help of emoji. More →

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Game of Thrones Every Betrayal

A single infographic shows every betrayal that ever happened in ‘Game of Thrones’

By on May 2, 2016 at 2:15 PM.

A single infographic shows every betrayal that ever happened in ‘Game of Thrones’

If you are a character in the world of Game of Thrones, chances are you will either be killed by someone you love and respect or you will be forced to kill someone you love and respect at some point in your life.

In fact, the surprising and brutal deaths have become the show’s calling card over the years, but when you have dozens of characters to keep track of, it can be difficult to remember who killed who.

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Game Thrones Kit Harington Jon Snow Secret

Game of Thrones: How Kit Harington kept the Snow secret

By on May 2, 2016 at 12:33 PM.

Game of Thrones: How Kit Harington kept the Snow secret

A new Game of Thrones episode just aired on HBO, with millions of fans waiting for its creators to answer that burning Jon Snow question. Is he alive, or is he dead? If you’ve seen episode 2 of season 6 then you’ll definitely want to see Kit Harington’s revelations about his character – so read on. If you haven’t seen the new episode title Home yet though, you should definitely stop here because there are major spoilers ahead. More →

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Star Wars Episode VIII Photos

New set photos from Star Wars: Episode VIII look insane

New set photos from Star Wars: Episode VIII look insane

By on May 2, 2016 at 10:53 AM.

The force has definitely now been awakened, and the world can’t wait to see what happens next. Unfortunately, we still have a long wait ahead of us before Disney’s first followup to Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters on December 15th, 2017. But the good news is that pretty much every single news agency on the internet is doing everything it can to get details surrounding the still untitled Star Wars: Episode VIII movie, and now we’ve been treated to some great aerial set photos as production of the new film carries on in England. More →

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Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 2

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: Is winter still coming without any Snow?

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: Is winter still coming without any Snow?

By on May 2, 2016 at 10:03 AM.

The second episode of the new Game of Thrones season aired Sunday night on HBO, keeping fans of the series on the edges of their seats on the matter of Jon Snow. Will their favorite hero come back from the dead, just as everyone expects, considering all the leaks and circumstantial evidence? Or will the show’s creators keep us waiting for yet another week before we finally find out what is to become of Snow?

If you haven’t seen Home yet, then avoid what follows because there are major spoilers.

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Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 3 Trailer

Here’s the first new trailer for Game of Thrones season 6 episode 3

By on May 2, 2016 at 9:13 AM.

Here’s the first new trailer for Game of Thrones season 6 episode 3

I don’t know about you but I just can’t have enough of Game of Thrones right now. If you’ve seen episode 2 on Sunday night, then you’re probably looking forward to seeing what comes next, and the first official trailer for next week’s installment of Game of Thrones has now been released.

The trailer might be just 35 seconds long, but it has some potential spoilers so tread lightly if you haven’t seen episode 2 yet.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Release Date

Watch the first trailer for ‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare,’ coming November 4th

By on May 2, 2016 at 8:48 AM.

Watch the first trailer for ‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare,’ coming November 4th

After a few nearly irrefutable leaks spoiled the surprise last week, Activision finally unveiled Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare on Monday morning. Developed by Infinity Ward, the new game “returns to the roots of the franchise where large-scale war and cinematic, immersive military storytelling take center stage.” More →

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Captain America: Civil War Release Date

‘Captain America: Civil War’ hits $200M at the box office before U.S. premiere

By on May 2, 2016 at 7:15 AM.

‘Captain America: Civil War’ hits $200M at the box office before U.S. premiere

By the time Captain America: Civil War premieres in the U.S. on May 6th, the gigantic Marvel-Disney blockbuster will have raked in hundreds of millions of dollars in ticket sales internationally. In the first five days since launching in Europe and other markets, Civil War already reached the $200 million mark, promising to give Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Deadpool and Batman v. Superman a run for the money.

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New Movie Trailers Apr. 29

11 new movie trailers from this past week that you have to watch

By on April 30, 2016 at 10:11 AM.

11 new movie trailers from this past week that you have to watch

This week marks the debut of the highly anticipated Captain America: Civil War if you’re anywhere else other than America. That said, we’ve got a new clip from the Marvel blockbuster, as well as 10 other trailers you should check out from this past week.

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VR Solitary Confinement App

See what it’s like to live in solitary confinement with this terrifying VR experience

By on April 29, 2016 at 10:17 PM.

See what it’s like to live in solitary confinement with this terrifying VR experience

Virtual reality is responsible for some of the most fascinating experiences in recent memory, from a tour of Chernobyl to some of the most immersive games in the history of the medium. These are all worthwhile applications of the technology, but it’s hard to imagine any of them could be as effective as The Guardian’s virtual experience of solitary confinement, which you can try for free right now.

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Battlefield 5 World Premiere Event

‘Battlefield 5’ world premiere event scheduled for May 6th – here’s what we know

By on April 29, 2016 at 6:23 PM.

‘Battlefield 5’ world premiere event scheduled for May 6th – here’s what we know

Just days after several surprisingly plausible Call of Duty leaks slipped through the cracks, EA announced that it would hold an official world premiere event for the next Battlefield game on May 6th at 4 p.m. ET.

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Best iPhone Games April 2016

5 of the best free iPhone games you might have missed in April

5 of the best free iPhone games you might have missed in April

By on April 29, 2016 at 5:34 PM.

Not every gamer has been enthused by the rise of free-to-play gaming on mobile devices, but it gives everyone a chance to try out all kinds of new experiences without ever spending a cent (unless they want to).

In fact, there are so many new games released every month that it can be hard to keep track, which is why we’ve decided to round up five of the best free iPhone games that launched in April that you need to try.

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