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Tumblr and truTV Are Going to Make a Show About Life Hacks

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Tumblr users, this is your moment

A new TV show coming to truTV, home of such series as Hardcore Pawn and Impractical Jokers, is set to enlist the help of Tumblr users in order to produce a show about ways to make your life easier (because that iPhone 6 can’t do everything for you…yet)

People hoping to contribute ideas to the show, called Hack My Life, can do so at hackmylifetrutv.tumblr.com

The show marks the first time “Tumblr…

Mind-Bending Photo Series Blends Models Into NYC Landscapes

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Thousands of New Yorkers hustle all over the city, never noticing the sights, sounds or other people around them. Take a second look and you might find you’ve missed something important.

Every human being is a part of their environment, especially when it comes to the models in artist Trina Merry‘s series, New York City Camouflage. Her models are painted from a single perspective to create an optical illusion in each of their specific locations around the city.

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Woman Tests Beauty Standards With Bold Photoshop Experiment

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Journalist Ester Honig’s photography series, Before and After, explored what it is to be beautiful. By Photoshopping her image using beauty standards in several different countries, Honig showed how many different ways a woman’s face can be distorted to fit society’s standard of beauty.

Fellow journalist and close friend to Honig, Priscilla Yuki Wilson took the series one step further by applying the same experiment to her own face, with drastically different results. Wilson, who is African…

‘The Mighty Ducks’ Explained in 2 Minutes

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When you think about the truly great stories of our existence, a few names come to mind: The Epic of Gilgamesh, The Odyssey, D2: The Mighty Ducks. That’s it, really

The latest installment in our Too Long; Didn’t Watch series explores the latter of these universally recognized and beloved stories, The Mighty Ducks.

In just two minutes, we uncover every theme and motif, every character’s journey throughout the trilogy. Really, we do it. It’s…

Batman Delayed: ‘Arkham Knight’ Release Date Pushed Back to June

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Apparently Batman needs a lot more time to tune up the old Batmobile before he’s ready to fight more crime

Rocksteady Games announced Batman: Arkham Knight will be out June 2, 2015, a full nine months after its originally-planned October release. The studio made the announcement via Twitter on Monday.

Batman: Arkham Knight is officially released on June 2nd 2015 – head to http://t.co/Q9rzs8cXd0 to reserve your copy pic.twitter.com/R4hJ7E92EY

— Batman Arkham (@BatmanArkham) September 8,…

4 Tips for Moving on From Your First Post-Grad Job

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To the college graduation class of 2009 and other alums that graduated soon after, here’s a hardy congratulations — you officially no longer fall under the “recent grad” category of employee. In fact, you have now joined the ranks of the “experienced” worker.

As the dog days of summer approach, you’re not getting ready for another year of college, but for another level of advancement in your career. For most junior hires — particularly those that graduated during the recession — the first…

Social TV Is Here to Stay: Do You Tweet While You Watch?

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When you go home tonight after a long day of work, slide off your shoes and socks, and flip on the television for some “you time,” remember that you’re never truly watching alone. You’re watching with thousands of others — and they’re tweeting about it. Social TV has turned the act of watching television into a communal, interactive experience, one that connects us with others

Nielson reports that 84% of smartphone and tablet owners say they use their devices while watching TV, and…

‘Extant’ Episodes 7-10 Recap: ‘Everything Comes at a Cost’

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For the past two weeks, Extant has aired two episodes back-to-back, with 7 to 8 and 9 to 10 each functioning like continuous two-hour mini movies. They marked a turning point for the sci-fi series, which until now, had been largely lackluster and derivative of other similarly themed shows.

While Extant is not necessarily a slow-burn thriller, it took some time for the development of the series’ two major plot lines — Molly Wood’s alien offspring and the evolution of Humanich Ethan Woods — to…

‘Agent Carter’ Has Added 2 Cast Members, Including Your Former Crush

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When Agent Peggy Carter finally makes the leap from the Captain America franchise to her own show on ABC this fall, she’s going to bring some friends along with her

Marvel announced today that One Tree Hill alum Chad Michael Murray and Dollhouse vet Enver Gjokaj have been cast as series regulars in their upcoming Agent Carter series for the alphabet network

Yes, that Chad Michael Murray, whose face covered many a teenage bedroom wall. He’s now part of the Marvel family

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User-Generated Content Portal Wikia Raises Another $15M To Crack Into Asia

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