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HBO Max The Last of Us Series Character Posters: Pedro Pascal

Screenshot: HBO Max If there’s a genre that won’t die, it’s survivors doing their best (and sometimes their worst) amid a zombie apocalypse. Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us PlayStation games offer a particularly compelling take on the story—which is why the series is soon making the jump to HBO Max. Today, we’ve got close-up looks at the main […]

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Vote for Your Favorite Wildlife Photo of the Year

Photo: Minqiang Lu/Wildlife Photographer of the Year Do you prefer a happy shot of polar cub frolicking among flowers, or a frightening close-up of a wasp’s attack on a spider? The National History Museum in London is asking for the public to vote on its top nature photos of 2022. On Wednesday, it opened up […]

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Disney’s Strange World Is the Latest Animated Sci-Fi Fail: Why?

Image: Disney Animation Disney’s Strange World released over Thanksgiving weekend, and despite mainly solid reviews, it’s on track to be one of the studio’s biggest box office disappointments. Its opening weekend was a bust, and it stopped just shy of earning $12 million in its first three days. As it stands, Disney will ultimately be […]

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Faithless Cover Reveal and Excerpt: Queer Fantasy Novel

I devoured C.L. Clark’s The Unbroken last year—it was part of the sapphic trifecta that came out in 2021, which also included The Jasmine Throne (Tasha Suri) and She Who Became the Sun (Shelley Parker-Chan). So I am thrilled to be able to reveal not only the cover for the second book in the Magic […]

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FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Made Secret Donations to Republicans

File photo of Sam Bankman-Fried testifying during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on digital assets on December 8, 2021.Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll (AP) Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of FTX, says he donated equally to both Democratic and Republican politicians before his cryptocurrency platform filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, wiping out billions of dollars […]

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Eufy Cameras Have Been Uploading Unencrypted Footage to Cloud

The Eufy SoloCam E40. Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Eufy, the company behind a series of affordable security cameras I’ve previously suggested over the expensive stuff, is currently in a bit of hot water for its security practices. The company, owned by Anker, purports its products to be one of the few security devices that […]

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10 Holiday Cult and Horror Movies to Chill You in Any Language

Dead End (2003) Official Trailer This 2003 tale follows a family whose Christmas Eve drive spirals into surreal, “is it real, or is it a Twilight Zone-style head trip?” spookiness after the father takes an ill-advised shortcut through the woods. Though it’s a French production from writing-directing duo Jean-Baptiste Andrea and Fabrice Canepa, Dead End […]

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Software to ‘Unfilter’ TikToks Infects Users With Malware

Image: Krill Kudryavtsev (Getty Images) Digital thieves are using horny TikTok viewers’ thirst for nude images against them in a new malware attack. The attack, discovered by researchers at security firm Checkmarx, attracts users by offering to remove a filter used by TikTokers engaging in the “Invisible Challenge.” Users taking part in the challenge post […]

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TNG Crew Keeps Hinting About That Picard Spin-Off

Screenshot: Paramount The third season of Star Trek: Picard won’t arrive until February, but the crew of the Enterprise-D can’t wait for what might come after it. You may want to set your alarm to watch (or avoid) the next trailer for Mario’s cinematic outing. Plus, learn more about the next projects of Frank Miller, […]