Watch the Pawn Stars Undervalue Some Classic Superman Memorabilia

On an episode of Pawn Stars, which airs on the History Channel for some reason, the starring pawn proprietors got a chance to check out some amazing pieces from the 1978 Superman film. But they weren’t all that impressed.

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Source: Gizmodo – Watch the Pawn Stars Undervalue Some Classic Superman Memorabilia

Georgia Rep. Betty Price Ponders Whether State Could Just 'Quarantine' People With HIV

Georgia State Rep. Betty Price—spouse of former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, who recently left his role in Donald Trump’s administration after taking a few too many taxpayer-funded charter flights—casually asked a state epidemiologist whether it would be more cost-effective to just force HIV-positive…

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Source: Gizmodo – Georgia Rep. Betty Price Ponders Whether State Could Just ‘Quarantine’ People With HIV

Tech Writer Robert Scoble Accused of Sexual Harassment by Multiple Women

Over the course of the past few weeks, the media world has been experiencing a bit of a wake-up call about rampant sexual harassment throughout the industry after an anonymously sourced list of allegations circulated on Google Drive. At the same time, growing numbers of women have been using the hashtag #MeToo to talk…

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Source: Gizmodo – Tech Writer Robert Scoble Accused of Sexual Harassment by Multiple Women

Thor: Ragnarok Director Taika Waititi Responding to Internet Commenters is a Pure Joy

Cementing his role as one of the most fun, charismatic directors working right now, Taika Waititi took to YouTube to respond to some absurd, combative internet comments. After watching Waititi for a couple of minutes, it’s easy to see where Thor: Ragnarok’s anarchic humor comes from.

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Source: Gizmodo – Thor: Ragnarok Director Taika Waititi Responding to Internet Commenters is a Pure Joy

Celebrate Back To The Future Day By Renting One Of These DeLoreans On Turo

Strap on your Nike Air Mags and start blasting Huey Lewis because today, October 21st, is Back to the Future Day. It’s the day when noted rock n’ roll ‘80s teen Marty McFly travels into the future year of 2015 in Back to the Future II. What’s a better way to celebrate than renting a DeLorean DMC-12 and cruising around…

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Source: Gizmodo – Celebrate Back To The Future Day By Renting One Of These DeLoreans On Turo

Block Out the World With Noise Cancelling JBL On-Ears For $110

$110 would be a pretty good price for a pair of Bluetooth on-ears from a top tier brand like JBL. But it’s absolutely unheard of for a pair with active noise cancelling. These typically hover between $160 and $200, so today’s Gold Box deal isn’t to be missed.

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Ad Tech CEO Arrested for Battery, Attempted Murder, and Child Abuse

Zainali Jaffer, the co-founder and CEO of ad tech platform Vungle, has been placed on indefinite leave after being arrested for a litany of crimes. According to inmate information from the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office, Jaffer is being held on charges of child abuse, lewd act upon a child, “oral copulation of a…

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Source: Gizmodo – Ad Tech CEO Arrested for Battery, Attempted Murder, and Child Abuse

Biggest Study of Police Body Cams Yet Finds No Change in Use of Force or Citizen Complaints

A landmark new study following officers in the nation’s capital has found no evidence that body cameras reduce allegations of police misconduct or officer use of force. More than 2,000 officers participated in the study, making it the largest of its kind in the US. Tracked over several months, Metropolitan Police…

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Source: Gizmodo – Biggest Study of Police Body Cams Yet Finds No Change in Use of Force or Citizen Complaints

The World Anti-Doping Agency Is Cracking Down On Gene-Editing In Sports

The promise of gene therapy has the potential to drastically limit the impact of human disease by altering the make-up of the body’s cells to fight back against deadly invaders. If used recreationally, though, gene therapy could also expand the physical limits of human strength and endurance. Like high-tech steroids,…

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Source: Gizmodo – The World Anti-Doping Agency Is Cracking Down On Gene-Editing In Sports

Dogs Make Facial Expressions, But Only When They've Got an Audience

Some dog owners claim to be able to read the face of their cuddly canine like a book, but it’s completely possible they’re just projecting. New research suggests it’s not just their imagination, and that dogs really do switch on the puppy eyes —but only in the presence of a captive audience.

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Source: Gizmodo – Dogs Make Facial Expressions, But Only When They’ve Got an Audience

Drone Video of Border Wall Prototypes Accidentally Shows How Worthless the Wall Would Be

US Customs and Border Protection recently released video of President Trump’s border wall prototypes in San Diego. And we couldn’t help but notice something strange from the video. It shows a bird’s-eye view of the wall from the perspective of a drone. And the drone is much, much higher than the wall.

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Source: Gizmodo – Drone Video of Border Wall Prototypes Accidentally Shows How Worthless the Wall Would Be

Serialized Television Has Become a Disease

At New York Comic Con, during the Star Trek: Discovery panel, Alex Kurtzman said something that I’ve been thinking about a lot. He said that you couldn’t do “City on the Edge of Forever” now, because Kirk would have to spend a whole season mourning Edith Keeler.

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Source: Gizmodo – Serialized Television Has Become a Disease

There's Never Been a Better Deal on the PlayStation VR

If you’ve entertained any stray thoughts about buying PlayStation VR, today’s the day you want to do it. $280 gets you the headset and the PS4 camera (with promo code 100VRSAVE), $20 less than our previous deal mention, and the best price we’ve ever seen.

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Source: Gizmodo – There’s Never Been a Better Deal on the PlayStation VR

Amazon's Kicking Off TwitchCon With a Great Sale On Gaming Gear

TwitchCon 2017 kicked off today, and Amazon’s celebrating the best way they know how: With a sale. Save 20% on any of the gaming peripherals you see on this page with promo code TWITCHCON20, including popular gear from Logitech, Razer, Corsair, and more.

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Source: Gizmodo – Amazon’s Kicking Off TwitchCon With a Great Sale On Gaming Gear