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Batman vs. Darth Vader. Any questions?



In the red corner, the Dark Lord of the Sith

In the blue corner, the Dark Knight of Gotham

Ladies and gentlemen, place your bets.

It’s a question as old as action figures: Who would win in a fight between Darth Vader and Batman? Sure, Bats has a utility belt full of high-tech gear, a keen mind that always seems to be three steps ahead of the competition, and a way with a light saber. But surely all that know-how proves insignificant…

Celebrities reading mean tweets about themselves never gets old



It’s a tradition as old as time, or at least Twitter, itself — Jimmy Kimmel subjects celebrities to read through the sludge tweeted about them.

Luckily for Kimmel, we’ll never stop having rude, insensitive things to say about the rich and famous. And luckily for us, having celebrities read those comments will never not be funny.

The eighth installment of the segment features Chris Pratt (who has anything bad to say about him?), John Stamos, Gwyneth Paltrow and Britney Spears, among…

What ‘Hey Arnold!’ characters would look like as 20-somethings



Artist Nuri Durr is giving Hey Arnold! a revival — with Nickelodeon’s blessing or not

Back in 2000, Craig Bartlett wrote a pilot script with Michelle Lamoreaux called The Patakis, a spin-off of the beloved Nickelodeon series Hey Arnold!, which found the characters in their hormonal teenage years navigating life in New York City

Nickelodeon ultimately passed on the pilot, deeming the material “too dark” for its intended audience.


Bob Ross shaking off his brushes is the original ‘Shake it Off’



Most are familiar with Bob Ross as the impossibly chill painter who can tranquilize anyone with his soothing voice and methodic strokes

But he’s only able to achieve this because he has stress outlets. Like, for example, cleaning his brushes

In a supercut uploaded by YouTuber paavi2005, we get a collection of moments in which Ross takes out his hostilities and frustrations while cleaning his brush

He even refers to the brush-cleaning process as “beating out the devil” in one moment


Why scientists are in a love-hate relationship with ‘Interstellar’



Christopher Nolan’s new film, Interstellar, has already gobbled up $17 million at the box office, and is expected to gross over $50 million this weekend.

Interstellar, which follows a group of astronauts who go through a wormhole in an attempt to find a new habitable planet to save mankind, is playing in no less than six different formats at theaters across the United States

Reviews of the film (check out Mashable‘s review,…

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Global operation shuts down 400-plus dark net websites, 17 people arrested



A global coordinated police operation has shut down more than 400 hidden sites used to market illicit drugs and other products, resulting in 17 arrests.

The arrest on Thursday of Blake Benthall, the alleged operator of the online drug bazaar Slik Road 2.0, was just the beginning of a global effort called “Operation Onymous.”

Authorities announced on Friday that they have taken down more than 400 websites hosted on…

Britain buys supercomputer to get better weather forecasts



LONDON — Britons are known for talking at great length about the weather—sometimes even obsessing about it—and soon they’ll have a lot more to chat about with the advent of more detailed weather forecasts courtesy of a computer equipped with more processing power than 100,000 Playstations combined.

Britain’s Met Office has been given the green light to build a

A Look at the ‘Hellish’ Costumes of ‘The 100′ Ahead of its Season Premiere



VANCOUVER, CANADA — The sun shining through the blinds of costume designer Katia Stano’s workshop illuminates every particle of dust and lint floating through the air. It makes the room seem cloudy and suffocating — fitting, though, considering that’s exactly the world in which the characters on CW’s The 100 live

It’s Stano and her costume army’s job to bring that dark and dreary aesthetic to the screen, a task that comes with unique challenges in the post-apocalyptic, action-packed world of…

New ‘Rainbow Brite’ Series Is Coming to Color Your World



Anything can happen as long as you believe.

Colorful superhero Rainbow Brite and her trusty steed Starlite are back in a series reboot for Feeln, a family-oriented online streaming site.

The new, extra-vibrant, extra-dramatic trailer (above) features Emily Osment as the voice of Rainbow Brite and ’80s teen queen Molly Ringwald as the voice of the Dark Princess. Fans may remember this villain from the 1985 film Rainbow Brite and the…

6 Ways Batman Ruled Comic Con Because He’s the Goddamn Batman



NEW YORK — From the 4-month-old infant dressed as “Bat Baby” at Fox’s Gotham panel to the 86-year-old Adam West reminiscing about his stint as the classic Caped Crusader, it was impossible not to catch a whiff of Batman something at New York Comic Con

It’s an understatement to say Batman took over Comic Con this weekend because organizers took no shortcuts in celebrating Batman’s 75th anniversary, with appearances from Dark Knights of yesteryear: West, George Clooney, Michael Keaton and…