T. Rex's Tongue Was Firmly Stuck in Its Mouth, Study Finds

With yet another Jurassic Park movie headed to theaters, it’s the perfect time for busybody scientists to shatter our conceptions of how dinosaurs looked and acted. The latest dino truth bomb comes courtesy of a new study published Wednesday in PLOS One. It suggests that most dinosaurs, including the fearsome…

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Final Days of Ötzi the Iceman Revealed Through New Analysis of His Tools

Ötzi the Iceman is the gift that keeps on giving. Found embedded in a glacier in 1991, the 5,300-year-old mummy has offered unprecedented insights into Copper Age Europe. A new analysis of Ötzi’s equipment shows what he was up to in the hours before an archer drove an arrow straight into his back.

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Source: Gizmodo – Final Days of Ötzi the Iceman Revealed Through New Analysis of His Tools

Did Scientists Just Find a Missing Piece of the Universe?

It would be silly to think we completely understand our universe, given how small the Earth is compared to the vastness of the cosmos. But from here on our tiny planet, it appears that much of the universe is missing. And I’m not just talking about dark matter. Regular stuff seems to be missing, too.

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How Director J.A. Bayona Made Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom All His Own

In the world of Jurassic, J.A. Bayona is the new kid on the block. As the director of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the young auteur worked alongside the original film’s director, Steven Spielberg; the previous film’s director, Colin Trevorrow; the franchise’s longtime producer, Frank Marshall; and so on. It may…

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LonelyStreams Shows You What Happens In Twitch Streams With Zero Viewers

Many stories about Twitch revolve around celebrities, the influencers and tastemakers who have “made it” to a career of all-day gameplay streaming. But Twitch isn’t just star gamers; it’s pirate streams, bizarre Tim and Eric-style broadcasts, and average Joes just streaming their Overwatch matches. Many do so without…

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Source: Gizmodo – LonelyStreams Shows You What Happens In Twitch Streams With Zero Viewers

Tesla Sues Ex-Employee For Allegedly Stealing Confidential Data And Lying To Media

After cryptically saying in an email over the weekend that Tesla had been sabotaged by a recently-fired employee, the automaker sued a former technician on Tuesday, alleging he stole reams of confidential data and made false claims to news outlets.

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AMC's New $20 MoviePass Competitor Sounds Like a Damn Good Deal

Movie subscription service MoviePass and theater chain AMC haven’t been on the best of terms, with the latter attempting to block the former from working in its theaters. But AMC’s answer to MoviePass will finally arrive on June 26, and to our surprise, it actually seems like it could be a great deal.

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'Bitcoin Baron' Gets 20 Months in Prison for DDoS Attack That 'Crippled' Emergency Communications

An Arizona man who once styled himself as a hacktivist “Bitcoin Baron” has been sentenced to prison for a distributed denial-of-service attack against the city of Madison, Wisconsin’s computer networks. According to the Department of Justice, the attack “crippled” the city’s emergency communication system, causing…

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TCL Made Its Terrifically Cheap 4K TV Even Better

It seemed unbelievable last year, when a handful of TV companies started selling 4K TVs with HDR and Dolby Vision for around $600. TCL’s Roku-powered P-Series was the best of them, and this year, the company is selling an even better version called the 6-Series. The best part? Same price, more features.

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Rotten Tomatoes Says There's Nothing Weird About Gotti's Dubious Audience Score

Last week, Gotti joined the short list of films to that have received a zero percent “fresh” rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes. Still, it had an oddly high rating from audiences, and one of the film’s financiers, MoviePass, decided to turn that into a marketing opportunity. The more people looked, the more it…

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Source: Gizmodo – Rotten Tomatoes Says There’s Nothing Weird About Gotti’s Dubious Audience Score

One Does Not Simply Pay Full Price For the Lord of the Rings Extended Trilogy

There are quite a few permutations of the Lord of the Rings films out there on Blu-ray, but the extended editions are the ones you want, and the extended trilogy pack is down to $40 at Amazon today.

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The Handmaid's Tale Reminds Us How Shitty It Is to Take Children From Their Parents

Hey, white women, was the end of this week’s The Handmaid’s Tale episode hard to watch? Do something. Call your representatives. Donate to several organizations. Attend marches on June 30.

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Why the Government Sucks at Making Websites

In April, the day before taxes were due, the IRSonline filing system failed, just as procrastinators were settling into the annual TurboTax panic. How did this happen, especially before the most important tax day of the year? And why does this keep happening to government websites?

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USB-C Is a Mess—How to Navigate It

USB Type-C, or simply USB-C, sounds fine in theory—a single port to handle charging, data transfer, video output, and more, and one that’s reversible too. Three years down the line from its introduction, you’ll find it on most smartphones and many laptops, but its apparent simplicity isn’t the whole story. Here’s what…

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T-Mobile Adviser Mocks 10-Year-Old With Down Syndrome Seized at U.S. Border

During a heated televised debate Tuesday evening, a T-Mobile adviser and disgraced former Trump campaign employee derided a 10-year-old child with Down Syndrome while defending the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.–Mexico border.

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Disney's Plan to Acquire Fox Is Back On, Thanks to a New $70 Billion Deal

A business saga almost worthy of its own summer comic book event might be getting close to its big finale. After a disruption in the form of a rival deal from Comcast, Disney and Fox have announced a renewed deal for the House of Mouse to merge most of Fox’s entertainment subsidiaries into its operations.

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Source: Gizmodo – Disney’s Plan to Acquire Fox Is Back On, Thanks to a New Billion Deal

James Gunn Reconfirms Just When Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Will Take Place

There’s even more wild rumors about how the Joker origin movie will tie into the wider DC movie slate. New Wonder Woman 1984 set footage could give a sneaky hint at a certain comic book vehicle. Plus, Justin Roiland says Rick and Morty’s new deal with Adult Swim should mean less waiting for new episodes. Spoilers,…

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Source: Gizmodo – James Gunn Reconfirms Just When Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Will Take Place