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We read the Ghostbusters movie novel so you don’t have to

As soon as it was announced that Sony Pictures was going to let Paul Feig make an all-female remake of 1984’s Ghostbusters, all hell broke loose. Love it or hate it, rejuvenating old franchises to sell to new audiences is … Continue reading

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Pillo is a home health robot that poops out your pills

Taking pills used to be something only old people did, at least, that’s how it was when I was a kid. But today, everyone seems to take pills at all ages for allergies, the treatment of illness and long term … Continue reading

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Google Thinks the Future of Code is Toy Blocks

Programming can be a lonely, abstract, and ultimately frustrating activity. Even when building the simplest of applications, you can spend hours—indeed days—in front of a computer, coding in some arcane programming language and then running the code and then debugging … Continue reading

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Google Thinks the Future of Code is Toy Blocks

Programming can be a lonely, abstract, and ultimately frustrating activity. Even when building the simplest of applications, you can spend hours—indeed days—in front of a computer, coding in some arcane programming language and then running the code and then debugging … Continue reading

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Clinton Wants to Forgive Student Debt for Entrepreneurs

Hillary Clinton meets voters after delivering a speech in Columbus, Ohio on June 21, 2016.Melina Mara/The Washington Post/Getty Images As president, Hillary Clinton wants to forgive some student loans for people starting new companies or joining a startup, according to … Continue reading

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Clinton Wants to Forgive Student Debt for Entrepreneurs

Hillary Clinton meets voters after delivering a speech in Columbus, Ohio on June 21, 2016.Melina Mara/The Washington Post/Getty Images As president, Hillary Clinton wants to forgive some student loans for people starting new companies or joining a startup, according to … Continue reading

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The origin of the species: Orcs

Welcome to the first installment of Geek.com’s Origin of the Species. Each time out we’ll take a look at one of our favorite fantasy or science fiction races, going in-depth exploring their origins in fiction, mythology and etymology. Thanks to … Continue reading

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New Star Trek Beyond trailer features more Enterprise destruction and a new Rihanna track

The first Star Trek Beyond trailer was not well-received by fans, and even actor and co-writer Simon Pegg was unhappy with how it presented the film. The Beastie Boys soundtrack gave it a very action movie-like vibe, but the second … Continue reading

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The most underrated monsters of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons

Orcs are great. Everyone knows what they are and as a Dungeon Master you hardly have to say a word to describe them. Most importantly, they get the job done. Still, any good adventure should have some variation. I am … Continue reading

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A new episode of Quake has been released 20 years after original release

It’s hard to believe, but it has been 20 years since the release of id Software’s seminal first-person shooter, Quake. This was the first truly 3D FPS game on the market and it helped push the genre forward as much … Continue reading

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