It’s Good Those Pesky Infinity Stones Won’t Be in Guardians of the Galaxy 2

It’s Good Those Pesky Infinity Stones Won’t Be in Guardians of the Galaxy 2

By Beth Elderkin on io9, shared by Carli Velocci to Gizmodo

We all have a love/hate (mostly hate) relationship with the Infinity Stones, Marvel’s favorite magical McGuffin. So, will they make a cameo in the second Guardians of the Galaxy movie? Director James Gunn addressed it, plain and simple, on Facebook Saturday.

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July 31, 2016 at 03:00PM

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‘Pokémon Go’ update kills battery-saving mode, footprint tracking

‘Pokémon Go’ update kills battery-saving mode, footprint tracking

By Mat Smith

Pokémon Go’s first substantial update adds tweaks for overpowered Pokemon (those consistently at the top of Pokemon gyms: cough, Vaporean, cough), where the critters can be found, and a raft of bug and text fixes. Niantic has decided to drop t…

July 31, 2016 at 11:01PM

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This phone-powered vision test can replace your eye doctor

This phone-powered vision test can replace your eye doctor

By Devindra Hardawar

There are dozens of inexpensive ways to buy glasses online today, but getting a new eyeglass prescription is as old-school as ever: Book an appointment with your eye doctor, spend more time than you expect in the waiting room and go through a full ex…

July 28, 2016 at 11:00AM

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 J.K. Rowling Says Harry Potter is Done After Cursed Child

J.K. Rowling Says Harry Potter is Done After Cursed Child

By Beth Elderkin on io9, shared by Carli Velocci to Gizmodo

It’s an exciting weekend to be a Harry Potter fan, but it might also be a depressing one. Author J.K. Rowling has confirmed (or “confirmed,” as I’m gonna put it) that the story of our beloved Boy Who Lived has come to an end.

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July 31, 2016 at 11:00AM

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This Man Fell 25,000 Feet Without a Parachute And This Is How He Did It

This Man Fell 25,000 Feet Without a Parachute And This Is How He Did It

By Carli Velocci

Skydiving is pretty terrifying on its own, even when you take into account necessary safety precautions. But what if you were to jump from an airplane without a parachute? If Luke Aikins’ stunt is any indication, you’d have to be highly skilled and train for two years before even attempting it. There’s also the issue of jumping from an plane without a parachute.

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July 31, 2016 at 10:30AM

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