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Full of Turkey? Time for a live-streamed ‘MST3K’ marathon

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Cord cutters, rejoice! The Mystery Science Theater 3000 Thanksgiving Day marathon does not require a cable-television subscription.

The marathon, which started Thursday at 12 p.m. ET, includes live streaming of six episodes of the TV show. The cult hit B-movie comedy series ran on various networks from 1988 to 1999.

So if you’re done stuffing your face, and Thanksgiving football is not your thing, take a seat and enjoy…

San Francisco Giants’ beloved ‘Kung Fu Panda’ is relocating to Boston

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World Series star Pablo Sandoval is leaving San Francisco for Boston.

The free agent third baseman, whose post-season performance helped propel the Giants to a World Series win this year, has reached an agreement to sign with the Red Sox, the Giants confirmed Monday

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The San Francisco Chronicle had earlier confirmed that Sandoval, nicknamed Kung Fu Panda by teammates and fans, has…

Going global: 6 opportunities to take advantage of when working abroad

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Young Americans are a shockingly mobile workforce. A recent large-scale study revealed that 59% of Americans between 21 and 30 years of age are willing to work overseas — and while Americans’ willingness to relocate still ranks low compared to the global workforce, U.S. millennials are significantly more adventurous than previous generations.

So what’s the appeal? In the U.S., many young people entered the workforce during the financial crisis, when jobs back home were scarce. Plus, most…

Virtual ‘Mean Girls’: Cortana rips into Siri in new Microsoft ad

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When two virtual assistants engage in a Mean Girls-style battle over features, it means we’re officially living in the future

Microsoft unleashed its latest promotional salvo against Apple on Friday with an ad highlighting the features of Cortana, the virtual assistant that comes with Windows Phone 8.1, versus Siri in iOS. The result? A humorous exchange between two virtual helpers that illustrates just how normal it has become to anthropomorphize our computers

What domestic abuse crisis? NFL games dominate fall TV viewership

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Despite a massive domestic violence and credibility scandal, despite mounting concern over the dangerous effects of a violent game, despite calls for its commissioner’s resignation, Americans still love to watch themselves some NFL football

Since the NFL season kicked off on Sept. 4, its games account for 28 of the 30 most-watched TV shows this autumn, according to stats released by the league on Thursday. The only outliers? Game 7 of the World Series and an episode of NCIS.

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

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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.

But…

Netflix announces it is launching in Australia next year

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After months of speculation and of Australians feeling smug sneaking in the back way, U.S. subscription movie and television service Netflix has finally announced it will be coming Down Under in March 2015.

The service will also be available in New Zealand.

In a statement emailed to Mashable, Netflix said it will launch with the Netflix-created new series Marco Polo and adult animated series BoJack Horseman as well as the…

Comet lander ‘sniffs’ the atmosphere, finds organic molecules

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Philae may have just sniffed its way into the history books.

The European-made comet lander that bounced down on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko last week is officially in hibernation, its primary battery exhausted after a 10-year trip with its parent spacecraft, Rosetta.

But while Philae is taking a power nap, scientists back on Earth are busily examining the data the feisty little lander sent home before shutting down. In a series of…

7 resources to help you land your dream job

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Maybe your dream career is to become Michael Bolton’s backup singer — or perhaps it’s to rise to the C-Suite level of a Fortune 500 company or work for a startup, wearing multiple hats and becoming a Jack-of-All-Trades.

Whatever your lofty aspirations, someone else’s goal is to help make them come true: A number of startups are embarking on initiatives to help job seekers find their dream careers and master the art of…

‘Assassin’s Creed Unity’: Glitches and microtransactions mar a pretty Paris

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Assassin’s Creed Unity was a game I really wanted to like.

I’ve been a fan of the Assassin’s Creed series since its debut, and have always gotten a kick out of them, despite some flaws. After last year’s Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag really raised the bar for the series in both scope and storytelling, I couldn’t help but get excited at the prospect of another grand fight with the Templars

However, Unity has jaded me not only to the Assassin’s Creed brand, but to Ubisoft as a whole. I can’t…

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