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5 ways Netflix’s ‘The Sandman’ is different from the comics

How do you adapt an award-winning comic book series that’s considered unfilmable? If you’re the creative team behind Netflix’s The Sandman, you move some things around, but mostly you hew closely to the beloved source material. The Netflix adaptation of … Continue reading

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How to see the Perseids despite the bright full moon

The Perseids — the annual light show caused by a bunch of space dust particles streaking into our atmosphere from the middle of July to late August — will peak on the night of August 11 and 12, which is … Continue reading

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Volcano’s giant eruption did something unprecedented, says NASA

The blast was astonishing. When the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted on Jan. 15, it sent shock waves around the planet. The imagery awed earth scientists. And now, researchers have found the eruption pumped enough water vapor into the atmosphere … Continue reading

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The world’s largest fish is very mysterious, and endangered

Don’t let the name fool you. Whale sharks are not whales. They are sharks.  And they’re the largest fish species on the planet. They can grow as long as a city bus. What’s more, scientists recently concluded that whale sharks — … Continue reading

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NASA identifies the strange object its rover found on Mars

When a spacecraft dramatically parachutes down to a distant world, debris will inevitably litter the landing site. NASA has documented the diverse debris scattered by the 2021 landing of its high-tech Perseverance rover, including a strange-looking ball of tangled, “spaghetti”-like … Continue reading

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Scientists spot puzzling, unusually perfect holes on the ocean floor

At over 8,000 feet beneath the Atlantic Ocean, scientists spotted an unusual line of almost perfectly-spaced holes. The little pits, near the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, have baffled researchers.  “The origin of the holes has scientists stumped,” tweeted the U.S. National Oceanic … Continue reading

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Amazon’s acquisition of iRobot could mean cheaper Roombas, but we have some concerns

From smart TVs to gaming platforms to that weird microwave phase, Amazon loves to make its own version of stuff that already exists. That’s not the case with robot vacuums, apparently, because Amazon is acquiring iRobot. Amazon and Roomba under … Continue reading

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Relax with a zero-gravity massage chair powered by AI

TL;DR: As of August 6, you can get the Bluetooth-enabled electric massage chair for just $2,999.99 instead of $7,999 — that’s a 62% discount. Relaxation isn’t a luxury. Your brain needs comfort and breaks to thrive, but you probably don’t … Continue reading

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The Vitality chi swing machine is on sale for 28% off

TL;DR: As of August 6, you can get the Vitality Chi Swing Machine for just $249.99 instead of $350 — that’s a 28% discount. How many days do you spend on your feet only to get home sore and tired? … Continue reading

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Enjoy your slice of life in the kitchen with this discounted Japanese chef knife

TL;DR: As of August 6, you can get the Kiru Japanese 8″ chef knife for just $84.99 instead of $156.99 — that’s a 45% discount. When it comes to cooking, the tools you have at your disposal can make all … Continue reading