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Robert Downey Jr. Reportedly Joining ‘Civil War’ Kickoff ‘Captain America 3′



Robert Downey Jr. will suit up for Captain America 3, which will kick off Marvel’s “Civil War” storyline, according to a report published Monday evening.

Downey is in final negotiations to play Tony Stark in the film, which is set to open in Marvel’s traditional first-week-of-May slot in 2016, according to Variety

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Marvel teased its move with a tweet Monday afternoon that many believed was a signal that the…

Kid President and Grover Give the Pep Talk You Need to Hear



LOS ANGELES — At YouTube’s studios, a 10-year-old boy in a suit runs around with a fuzzy tail tucked under his jacket as a monster preps on a nearby soundstage

Kid President and Grover first meet in a hallway before the pair embark on a full day of filming. Any duo — be it human or Muppet — need to acquaint themselves before going in front of the camera. And while adults might exchange hollow chatter, Grover and Kid President dive into a serious topic: neckties


Brad Montague and Kid…

First ‘Tomorrowland’ Trailer Will Make You Leap Out of Your Seat



No. Way.

Aside from the fact it stars George Clooney and Britt Robertson, Tomorrowland has until now been nothing but a big, frustrating secret. With the first teaser trailer, released Thursday at New York Comic-Con, the secret isn’t just out — it’ll make you jump.

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Directed by Brad Bird (The Incredibles, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol) and written by Bird, Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers) and Jeff Jensen, Tomorrowland has…

13 Painfully Embarrassing Mistakes Made at Work



It’s one thing to jam the copier your second day on the job. But falling asleep at your desk? That’s just unforgivable.

At work, when every potential mistake could mean an unwanted 9:00 a.m. meeting with human resources, it can be tough to laugh off your slip-ups

Secret-sharing app Whisper tapped into its userbase to share the kind of embarrassing work mistakes that would keep us red in the face for months after the fact


Live Updates: Secret Service Director Gets Grilled by Congress



First came the Salahis. Then there were the Cartagena prostitutes. Now a White House intruder managed to run in the front door, carrying a serrated knife, before he was tackled by scrambling Secret Service agents.

After a few high-profile mishaps, members of Congress want to know what, exactly, is going on at the Secret Service.

Now, its director, Julia Pierson, who also happens to be the first woman to hold that post, heads to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Tuesday…

White House Intruder Wielding Knife Prompts More Security



WASHINGTON — The Secret Service is boosting security outside the White House following an embarrassing security breach in which an intruder with a knife scaled the White House fence, dashed across the lawn and made it all the way inside before agents managed to stop him.

Increased surveillance and more officer patrols are among the measures that Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has ordered, as the elite agency strives to ensure such an incident can’t happen again. Pierson has also…

10 Questions Apple Didn’t Answer Today



This was not your usual Apple event. At the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, California, Apple managed to pack a heck of a lot of new stuff into its two-hour presentation, including a pair of new iPhones, the company’s own system for mobile payments and a smartwatch.

While we learned a lot about the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Pay and the Apple Watch during Tuesday’s event, there were many subjects that the company didn’t talk about. Whether they were secret,…

19 Things Teachers Don’t Want Their Students to Know



Students have more in common with their teachers than they might expect.

While some educators can’t wait to get back to the chalkboard, others greet the first day back with the same dread they felt back in high school. It may feel like teachers often put rules in place for seemingly arbitrary reasons, but they’re probably more on your side than you suspect

Teachers are taking to Whisper to share their secret back-to-school gripes, concerns…

Prank Phone Call Captured on Twitch Results in Dramatic On-Camera Arrest



A prank phone call to police sent SWAT teams bursting through the doors of a Colorado office Wednesday, all of which was captured in an online stream on Twitch.

Those detained were not engaged in a standoff, as the caller claimed, but were instead playing Counter-Strike and streaming it online for their fans. This unfortunately common prank, called swatting, has plagued celebrities and tech leaders for years, but has gained steam on live game streams as popular players are targeted.


YouTube Was Twitch’s Natural Suitor. Here’s Why Amazon Bought It Instead



After months of rumors, game streaming service Twitch is finally being acquired — just by a different company than first thought.

Amazon announced Monday afternoon that it had agreed to buy Twitch for $970 million in cash, a surprise move given the many reports that Twitch had all but inked a deal with Google’s YouTube. The YouTube deal, which reportedly fell through before Amazon entered the fray, would have made more sense at first blush: Twitch is one of the most promising video streaming…