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Doctor Strange 2 Surpasses 800 Million at the Box Office
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Doctor Strange 2 Surpasses 800 Million at the Box Office

Image: Marvel Studios As the weekend winds down, news has come out from The Wrap that Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, directed by Sam Raimi, has earned over 800 million dollars officially passing The Batman’s theatrical runs, the last big superhero flick to hit the theaters. Doctor Strange 2 is still a decent...

Tesla Driver Briefly Trapped in Burning Car, Kicks Out Window
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Tesla Driver Briefly Trapped in Burning Car, Kicks Out Window

“The doors wouldn’t open.” Trapped Tesla owner Jamil Jutha had only owned his Model Y for eight months before it caught on fire Friday and briefly trapped him inside, according to a CTV News report published yesterday. Jutha was driving in Vancouver that morning when the car completely turned off and lost all power to...

Joe Biden is Worried About Monkeypox
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Joe Biden is Worried About Monkeypox

Image by Getty / Futurism The President of the United States says he’ll be concerned about monkeypox if it starts to spread more widely than it already has. Following this week’s report that the disease was confirmed in the US and countries in Europe President Joe Biden addressed a press pool today while traveling to...

Kid Steals Phone, Orders 31 Cheeseburgers, Leaves Huge Tip
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Kid Steals Phone, Orders 31 Cheeseburgers, Leaves Huge Tip

We’re lovin’ it. Order Up One kid just scored the childhood cheeseburger dream of a lifetime, and it only cost his mom $92. The Texas two-year-old ordered 31 McDonald’s cheeseburgers from DoorDash earlier this week using mom Kelsey Golden’s phone. CNN reported yesterday that the delivery was an “accident” but the youngster has made no...

Which Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazines Deserve More Love?
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Which Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazines Deserve More Love?

As the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America awards deserving writers with Nebulas this weekend, I was reminded of the incredible variety and vibrancy of short fiction magazines. We are in, right now, an unprecedented age of access when it comes to short stories. You can visit the sites of industry stalwarts like Asimov’s,...

It Turns Out That “Door” on Mars Is Hilariously Tiny
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It Turns Out That “Door” on Mars Is Hilariously Tiny

It’s more like a dog door. Drink Me Unless you have Alice’s Wonderland potion that shrinks humans to a tiny size, it’s unlikely any of us will be coming or going through that tiny “door” NASA spotted on Mars earlier this month. The space agency gave more details about the rock feature on the Red...

New deep learning technique paves path to pizza-making robots
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New deep learning technique paves path to pizza-making robots

This article is part of our coverage of the latest in AI research. For humans, working with deformable objects is not significantly more difficult than handling rigid objects. We learn naturally to shape them, fold them, and manipulate them in different ways and still recognize them. But for robots and artificial intelligence systems, manipulating deformable...

The Stranger Things’ Season 4 Format Is Bad Television
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The Stranger Things’ Season 4 Format Is Bad Television

Image: Netflix I like Stranger Things as much as the next nerd, but this new release schedule feels, well… a little weird. Here are the details; the final fourth season of Stranger Things will consist of nine episodes split up into two ‘Volumes’ with a month’s wait in between. According to the Netflix press release,...

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Here’s why Europe needs a digital euro

The European Central Bank and its counterparts in the UK, US, China, and India are exploring a new form of state-backed money built on similar online ledger technology to cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ethereum. So-called central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) envision a future where we’ll all have our own digital wallets and transfer money...

Scientists Say There May Be a “Mirror World” to Our Own
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Scientists Say There May Be a “Mirror World” to Our Own

Come again? Mirror Image No one is entirely certain what it actually looks like, but some scientists are pretty convinced there’s a mirror world affecting gravity in our current universe. Three researchers published their findings this week in the journal Physical Review Letters and say their hypothesis is based on problems with the Hubble Constant, the...