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Latest 'Star Trek: Discovery' trailer shows more of the crew

No, CBS' much-delayed Star Trek: Discovery still isn't out yet, but you're at least getting a better look at how the streaming-focused series will play out. The broadcaster ...

22 hours ago from Engadget

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Comic-Con 2017: 'Black Panther,' 'Infinity War' blew us away at the Marvel panel - CNET

All the latest news on Ant-Man, Captain Marvel, Thor, Hulk, Black Panther, "Avengers: Infinity War" and more came at us fast at the San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Marvel panel.

19 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Netflix drops the full trailer for ‘Bright,’ its $90M+ potential blockbuster hit

 Netflix may have its first blockbuster movie on its hands. The new, full-length trailer for the upcoming Will Smith movie, “Bright,” from “Suicide Squad” director ...

Fri 21 Jul 17 from TechCrunch

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Superluminous supernova marks the death of a star at cosmic high noon

The death of a massive star in a distant galaxy 10 billion years ago created a rare superluminous supernova that astronomers say is one of the most distant ever discovered. The brilliant explosion, ...

Fri 21 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Networked eVscope would crowd-source amateur astronomy

The SETI Institute, in partnership with French startup Unistellar, wants to up the game for amateur astronomers by marketing a new small telescope that acts as a crowd-sourcing instrument. ...

22 hours ago from Gizmag

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Radulov expected to be key offensive catalyst for the Stars in 2017-18

The Dallas Stars scored 44 fewer goals as a team in 2016-17 compared to 2015-16. To address the problem, Stars general manager Jim Nill went to the free agent market this past ...

4 hours ago from AXS

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How the dark web’s gunrunners covertly ship US weapons to Europe

Lax gun laws make the US the number one distributor of weapons on the dark web, with Europe the most profitable destination

Wed 19 Jul 17 from Newscientist

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Flashes of light on the dark matter

A web that passes through infinite intergalactic spaces, a dense cosmic forest illuminated by very distant lights and a huge enigma to solve. These are the picturesque ingredients of a scientific ...

Fri 21 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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MovieBob Reviews: VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS

Is Valerian good? Yes. It’s messy, it’s awkward, it’s bizarrely constructed and at points verges over into weirdly “problematic;” but also ingenious, ambitious and occasionally brilliant. ...

Fri 21 Jul 17 from Geek.com

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Comic-Con: Conquer Westeros in 'Game of Thrones' Winter Is Here experience - CNET

Hope you dressed warmly, because HBO set up a "Winter Is Here" environment for "Game of Thrones" fans at San Diego Comic-Con. It's open to anyone with an SDCC badge, but be prepared for a line ...

Fri 21 Jul 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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