Comic-Con International is a convention dedicated to comic books, movies, TV shows and video games, the largest of its kind in North America. The event will take place in San Diego, July 21-24, 2016.

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Comic-Con International is a convention dedicated to comic books, movies, TV shows and video games, the largest of its kind in North America. The event will take place in San Diego, July 21-24, 2016.

‘The Revenant’ bear mauls Comic-Con: Adam Savage's latest costume includes dead DiCaprio

What was the trickiest part?  I don’t want the bear’s face to look like taxidermy. I want tit to look more furry and less fuzzy. This was a real departure for me because I’m not trying to copy something somebody else designed, I’m making this from scratch. This feels like a whole different skill set to bring to bear, so to speak. And I like where it moves the discussion about costuming. This bear is from such a totally different place — it’s not a high quality replica, it’s a costume I felt the need to make and put on. I love that it’s so weird and different it gives it a different kind of permission. Some of my favorite costumes are the ones made by people without a lot of money. I want people to be inspired.


Comic-Con International is a convention dedicated to comic books, movies, TV shows and video games, the largest of its kind in North America. The event will take place in San Diego, July 21-24, 2016.

The Second Doctor Strange Trailer Finally Shows Us Some Real Magic

The first trailer for Scott Derrickson’s Doctor Strange kept things pretty small. But at Comic-Con, the second trailer has been revealed, and it actually shows some of the magic the film contains—both literal and figurative—as well as the potential impact Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) could have on the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

iPhone 7 Gets Compared to iPhone 6s in New Leaked Video

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have leaked numerous times in the last couple of weeks, and today, we get to see the handsets up close in yet another leak. The leaked photo and video highlight the changes design changes of the phone and show the larger camera hump present on the rear of both devices.

The Killing Joke Movie Is a Disaster, Right Down to Its Comic-Con Panel

We thought if we were going to expand this to feature length, we didn’t want to just pad out the original story... So we took that opportunity to basically tell a Batgirl story, which we don’t often get a chance to do these days. And it was great, because we could spend more time with her as a character and get to understand what she’s all about and how she’s similar to Batman in some ways, and really different in others. .... The good side of that is we get to spend more time with her and learn that she’s an interesting character. The bad side of that is that we get to like her so much that when The Killing Joke part of the story happens, it’s, like, “Oh, no!”, because we really like her.

Seagate Reveals 10TB Hard Drive for Your Home Desktop

"Whether it's dominating in the latest game, producing compelling multimedia content, mining data to help create new apps and business services, helping to protect people and places around the world against new threats, and more, the Seagate Guardian Series is designed to preserve your most critical data and move it where it's needed fast so you can make the most of it," Rutledge said.

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Mossberg: I just deleted half my iPhone apps — you should too

Over the past few days, I’ve methodically deleted 165 apps from my iPhone, about 54 percent of the 305 apps I had on the phone when I started culling the herd. When I was done, I had significantly decreased the phone’s clutter: I’d gone from 15 home screens to eight, and reclaimed nearly 8GB of free space, about a 24 percent gain in my case.

Lifehacker Pack for Android: Our List of the Essential Android Apps

Boomerang has been one of our favorite apps for powering up your email for a while. You can schedule messages, snooze them for later, and even set up recurring messages. Google also offers a similar app that works directly with your Gmail account called Inbox. This app allows you to bundle related emails together, snooze emails, or pin them as to-dos. It also surfaces important information in your emails like links to package tracking info, reservations, and more. Inbox also plugs into your Google account to show you your Google Now reminders directly in the app. Inbox is an entirely different way to approach email .

Starbucks barista found a new way to troll annoying customers

There is only one Starbucks logo on the cup, so if it's covered with a boring, informational white sticker, well, you're not going to get many likes.

26 Hidden Chrome Features That Will Make Your Life Easier

These numbers are based on visitors to W3's site, so they aren't a definitive representation of the greater population; Net Applications gave Chrome about 35 percent of the global browser market share in January, for example. But numbers aside, Chrome is a popular browser, and if you're not using it, you should at least consider checking it out.

14 Yahoo and Verizon are due to announce $5 billion deal by Monday

But Yahoo's fortunes began to fade during the past decade, as younger rivals such as Google and Facebook attracted more consumers and advertisers. Marissa Mayer, one of Google's first engineers, joined Yahoo as CEO in 2012 in hopes of reviving its fortunes. But the effort has failed to deliver the hoped-for payoff and a growing group of investors, led by activist firm Starboard, pressured the company to sell itself.

Pokemon Go Isn't The Solution to Nintendo's Problems

Also of note is the much-ballyhooed “ NES Classic ,” a tiny version of the original 8-bit Nintendo console. It will feature 30 megahit games of the 1980s and cost 60 bucks. Tiny, plug-and-play, idiot-proof consoles packed with games have been around for more than a decade, but Nintendo is only now figuring it out. The company has so far preferred so far to keep its classic titles as premium content sold for $5 through its own consoles.

Space Emerging from Quantum Mechanics

No only do “We human beings, even those who have been studying quantum mechanics for a long time, still think in terms of a classical concepts.” but we tend to concretize things. Not only are wave functions mathematical abstractions, but they are one or more steps removed from any kind of reality at all. Using wave forms to describe electromagnetic waves has lead people to think the “waves” are objects rather than the fluctuations between two kinds of charges. I tried with college freshmen to do a thought experiment in which they were an electron and they would be grazed by EMR, being attracted and repelled in quick succession but even that got concretized. The waves were real to them as if the ether were back somehow and the idea of a supportive abstraction not connected to reality hadn’t yet become possible for them. It’s true for the gen pop, too I am afraid.

Pangu iOS 9.2 - iOS 9.3.3 Jailbreak Released

It’s a dream come true folks! The team behind Pangu have finally released a new tool for jailbreaking iOS 9.2 – iOS 9.3.3. Since the release of iOS 9.2 late last year, we got to see a bunch of fake teams claiming to have a working jailbreak but never saw them released. Today’s release by Pangu brings an end to the long awaited jailbreak for iOS 9.2 – iOS 9.3.3.

The US May Finally Get a Cheap Alternative to the $70 Million V-22 Osprey

So while it’s no direct threat to the Osprey, the Marines might soon envy their colleagues. For less than a third the price of each $70 million Osprey, the Army will get nearly the same performance, along with a slew of benefits any military operation would savor.

Report: Verizon is buying Yahoo for $5 billion

And there’s Tumblr and Flickr to consider as well. It’s not clear what Verizon’s plans are for Yahoo yet — it could operate it as a subsidiary, or wrap it all under the Verizon cloak — so there’s reason to be concerned your favorite service may vanish or change drastically.

Sunlight powers an aviation milestone

The Solar Impulse is on an impossible mission flying around the world without using a single drop of fuel. Not exactly nonstop, and not without a hitch. But it's only one flight away from completing its journey.

The New Mystery Science Theater 3000 Is Coming to Netflix

It actually happened. The Kickstarter not only resurrected the show, but there was o much support (and cash!) for the beloved puppets-makin’-fun-of-cheesy-movies that Netflix has acquired the new series. But that may not be all.

Star Trek: Discovery Officially Takes Place in the Prime Universe

In a packed panel during San Diego Comic-Con, the name of the new Star Trek series—which, in the grand tradition of Star Trek , is also the name of the ship—was revealed. In a press conference after the panel, executive producers Bryan Fuller and Heather Kadin gave just a few more details about the show.

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US 'Pokemon Go' Player Caught 'Em All

Brooklyn-based Nick Johnson collected each of the 142 characters in the North American Pokedex. As head of platform at start-up Applico, 28-year-old Johnson works 50-plus-hour weeks. But after a long day at the office, instead of going home or meeting friends for happy hour, he took eight-hour walks around New York City, according to Business Insider .

5 old school social media tactics that are no longer effective

With this in mind, we wanted to take a look back at tactics that may have worked in 2012 or 2013, but aren’t quite so effective nowadays.

There Will Be No Blanket Ban on Russian Athletes at the Rio Olympics

On Monday, the Worldwide Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) released an independent study that supported the Russian doping claims and called for a blanket ban of all Russian athletes. But with the Olympics less than two weeks away, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ruled that it wouldn’t be imposing the ban, mostly due to the time constraints.

Prisma is now publicly available on Android

The app has only been available in beta form on Android for about 5 days, so this is a surprisingly quick turnaround. Then again, Prisma probably wants to take advantage of its current momentum as much as possible – especially amid rumors it might be acquired .

Sound Art Shows You What Musical Notes Actually Look Like

Louviere vibrated the water with the amp by adjusting the generator’s frequency. As he did so, he used his tuner to seek out the frequency of each of the 12 notes—A, B, C through G, plus the five halftones. While Louviere dialed the knobs, Brown stood on a ladder above the contraption illuminating the water with a ring light, her camera in hand. When the tuner registered a note—reading 220 hertz, the frequency that produces an A, for instance—Louviere stopped adjusting. As each note’s unique vibration induced its characteristic pattern into the water, Brown captured it with her camera. The pair worked together to obtain a “portrait” of each of the 12 notes.

'Game of Thrones' announces big changes for Season 7

“Now that winter has arrived on Game of Thrones , executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss felt that the storylines of the next season would be better served by starting production a little later than usual, when the weather is changing,” Casey Bloys, president of HBO programming said in a release. “Instead of the show’s traditional spring debut, we’re moving the debut to summer to accommodate the shooting schedule."

Goodbye, Object Oriented Programming

I’ve been programming in Object Oriented languages for decades. The first OO language I used was C++ and then Smalltalk and finally .NET and Java.

Use This Predictive Text Generator To Write The Best Internet Fanfiction

It uses a Markov chain-like algorithm, which is a random mathematical system that offers a next step only based on the current state a system is in, and not the one that came before it. Basically, the predictive text generator will only offer suggestions based on the last two words entered. Unlike most Markov chains, it’s not automatic, so it’s not exactly a proper chain. The user has to then choose a word, and the chain continues.

32 King Kong is bigger than ever in the first 'Kong Skull Island' trailer

Warner Bros. released the first trailer for Kong: Skull Island on Saturday, following its panel presentation in Comic-Con Hall H with stars Brie Larson and Tom Hiddleston. Suffice it to say, no King Kong, cinematic or otherwise, has ever been quite as large as this one, in a movie from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts.

Ben Heck's Nintendo PlayStation prototype teardown, part 1

It was originally thought to be a rumor: a games console that combined Sony and Nintendo hardware. Now Ben Heck proves it does exist. Thanks to Terry and Dan Diebold, who approached The Ben Heck Show team with the console, Ben was able to give you an exclusive teardown of the elusive Super Nintendo / Famicom and Sony PlayStation hybrid console. While taking apart the device, called the SFX-100, Ben guides us through the post-production alterations made to fix the prototype and gives us a tour of all the components on the board, including a custom audio chip and standard Sony integrated circuits. We also compare the system to similar consoles at the time, such as the PC Engine / TurboGRAFX-16 and the Sega MegaCD. The real question is, can we get it working? Let us know what you think of the teardown over at the element14 Community , where you can also interact with The Ben Heck Show team and learn more about Nintendo and Sony's history .

DNA Resolves 80-Year-Old Mystery Behind Belgian King's Death

Now two forensic geneticists have conclusively shown that the blood is indeed that of the late beloved king. They compared DNA from the blood on the leaves with that of two of Albert I’s living distant relatives: the last tsar and former prime minister of Bulgaria, Simeon II of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and a German baroness, Anna Maria Freifrau von Haxthausen.

Suicide Squad Finally Gives Us a Glimpse of Harley Quinn's Classic Outfit

It’s the jumpsuit that started it all. We’ve been hearing rumors that Harley Quinn’s classic jester outfit had been made for the Suicide Squad film, but we didn’t know whether they actually used it. Well, B-roll footage released at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday has given us the answer, and it’s a resounding “Hell yes!”

Judge Orders Yahoo to Explain How It Recovered ‘Deleted’ Emails in Drugs Case

As part of the operation, a collaborator in Colombia would log into the email account “” and write a draft email. An accomplice based in Europe would then read the message, delete it from both the “draft” and “trash” folders, and write his own draft, in an effort not to leave behind any messages that could later be read by law enforcement.

MFi-Certified, Virtually Indestructible & Conveniently Fun-Sized

Too long? Too short? Try the perfect charging cord length. This keychain cable is long enough to extend to your power source, but short enough to fold in half and attach to your keychain or belt loop. Wrapped in industrial-strength steel, not only is the Titan Loop virtually indestructible, but essential for your on-the-go charging needs. Loop in half & attach to your keychain, belt loop, bag, etc. Easily extend to your USB port & plug in Enjoy durability of industrial strength steel Avoid dealing w/ easily frayed & damaged cables Keep your devices safe w/ MFi certification Always have a handy iPhone charger within reach

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What Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell Bring to Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 - IGN Video

What Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell Bring to Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2  0:51 Jul 23, 2016

Please Do Enjoy This Game of Thrones Blooper Reel

The 69-year-old filmmaker noted that he filmed a cameo featuring Trump for the 2010 film Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps , and it sounds like it was kind of a yuge ordeal. “I swear to God this is true—and I love the man, in a weird way—but after every take, he jumped up and said, ‘Wasn’t that great?'” Stone recalled. “I said, “Honestly? No!’ [His] confidence is unbelievable—that’s what’s allowing him to run. I’d say, ‘Donald, I think it’s great, but I think we can just do a little better here, or do this.’ And we tried like nine takes.”

4 Business Meetings You Should Never Take

These are probably the most prevalent of potential meetings and, therefore, you must pay particular attention to them. The story goes like this: You’re at a friendly gathering, chatting with a few friends about business and enjoying a nice cold one when someone says to you, “Hey, I have a good friend that you should really meet. I think you guys would hit it off.” Your natural response should be, “great, thanks,” but in reality you should never take such a meeting, as the likelihood of it resulting in anything productive is almost zero.

CEO Secrets: Lily Cole shares three tips for business success - BBC News

Model, actor and entrepreneur Lily Cole offers the business advice she wishes she had been given before she started out, for the BBC News series CEO Secrets.

New Thor: Ragnarok Villains Revealed - IGN Video

Jim and Scott on everything shown at Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok panel, including Thor's new look, Cate Blanchett as Hela, some iconic villains and more.

5 Creative Ways to Use Snapchat Geofilters for Business : Social Media Examiner

Social media marketers want to engage, inform, and excite their audiences. By using Snapchat geofilters, a small investment can go far. These five examples show the variety of ways you can use Snapchat geofilters to expand your brand and inspire your community.

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DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigns after email leak

Just days after  WikiLeaks released nearly 20,000 e-mails from the Democratic National Committee, chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has resigned. Since the leak, the comittee has come under intense criticism over the contents of those e-mails, which have suggested an organizational bias against the campaign of Senator Bernie Sanders during this year’s primary season.

Don’t make founders’ equity even

Sometimes I think about replacing the table in my office with a sofa and a box of tissues. I’m a lawyer, but sometimes I feel like a therapist. When startup founders sit down with me to hash out equity splits and trust and commitment issues, their tempers sometimes flare. Uncomfortable silences ensue. Feelings get hurt, and tears sometimes fall.


There is, of course, no guarantee that you’ll become the best at what you choose to do, or that even if you do you’ll find practical ways to extend your reach enough to earn a big paycheck. But by choosing to concentrate on a task you love, you’ll enjoy the considerable proportion of your life that you spend at work, which is much more than billions of others can say.

Facebook Audience Optimization: What Marketers Need to Know : Social Media Examiner

With Audience Optimization, Facebook may be more inclined to show your post on a specific topic to 5% of your fans who are interested in that topic, based on your specifications. This would ideally result in better engagement.

Don't Schedule Lunch Meetings Unless You Plan to Provide Lunch

Few things irritate office workers more than booking a meeting right over lunch. Sure, it may be the only time most people’s calendars are open, but that’s probably because everyone’s trying to get out of the office and have a meal. The solution is simple: don’t schedule lunch meetings unless you’re buying lunch.

51 Maybe It's Time To Actually Digitize That NASA Viking Data
52 DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigns after WikiLeaks dump
53 Add me on Snapchat! Username: gizmododotcom
54 Google Fiber may never come to Portland
55 When social goes wrong: My Vine feed is shockingly racist
56 Microsoft's Xbox One S will launch on August 2nd
57 Brie Larson to star as Carol Danvers in 'Captain Marvel'
58 A California Brush Fire Made The L.A. Sky Look Like It Was The End of Days
59 Watch 'South Park' creators explain why their next game is better
60 More official Star Wars drones are flying in soon
61 Mozilla will block Flash in Firefox starting next month
62 Android avoids 'bullet in the head' as Cyanogen lays off staffers
63 'Legends of the Hidden Temple' TV-movie trailer debuts at Comic-Con
64 Twitter's new verification scheme feels desperate
65 Video: Pokemon Go on HoloLens is amazing
66 One nonprofit's surprising journey to teach girls how to code in Afghanistan
67 Tourist told us he wants a world with no emoji at Panorama
68 Original Xbox One drops to $249
69 Facebook Chases Post-App Prize with 1 Billion Messenger Users
70 Clinton camp accuses Russians of releasing DNC emails to help Trump
71 Pokémon Go and Snapchat prove the iPhone is perfect for augmented reality
72 How To Create Perfect Posts on Social Platforms [Infographic]
73 Twitter gives internet troll Milo Yiannopoulos the axe, bans him permanently – as it should
74 Sous Vide Showdown: The Anova vs. The Joule
75 Pokémon GO Is Finally Available for Download in Japan
76 Twitter now lets anyone request a verified account
77 How much does it matter if your software quality sucks?
78 PonoMusic goes dark for several weeks as the company switches providers
79 Pokemon Go gets big Comic-Con stage, creator talks success and future
80 How to pay for everything with your smartphone
81 Pokemon Go: How to Get Started and Catch 'Em All
82 Solar Impulse 2 takes off on final flight
83 Adam Savage on Twitter
85 Adam Savage on Twitter
86 Verizon 'agrees $5bn Yahoo deal' - BBC News
87 Four official ‘Star Wars’ drones are arriving this fall
88 Researchers use neural networks to turn face sketches into photos
89 Raging 'Sand Fire' casts apocalyptic glow over Los Angeles
90 'Sherlock' Comic-Con panel teases 'darkest' season ever, 3 names to know
91 'Fantastic Beasts' trailer tears up old New York with 'Harry Potter' magic at Comic-Con
92 Instagram gives celebrities power to block internet trolls
93 Verizon closes in on Yahoo deal: Report
94 Pokémon Go quiz – can you catch the fake news story?
95 Instagram photo by Dan Patterson • Jul 24, 2016 at 5:55pm UTC
96 Designer creates ingenious iPhone case for catching Pokemon
97 List of Jailbreak Tweaks Compatible with iOS 9.3.3
98 Architecture Matters - TechRepublic
99 My simple invention, designed to keep my grandfather safe
100 The magic of Fibonacci numbers