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The original ‘Roots’ cast on the series’ magic and why they might not watch the reboot



In 1977, no one could have predicted just how popular the miniseries Roots

Super slow-motion video of lightning reveals hidden parts of each bolt



Lightning is a deadly and mysterious force on this planet, and scientists studying it have turned to modern photography techniques to try to unravel some of its secrets.

What’s the best YA series of all time? Round 2 of #OneTrueYA bracket



The battle for the #OneTrueYA series has begun.

The first round of our YA bracket is over, and the competition was fierce. Readers across the Internet, from fans to authors, cast their vote and made their voices heard. But just like in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games, there can only be one winner (but without the violence and with everyone getting to live happily ever after).

Rooster Teeth’s new series ‘Camp Camp’ has ‘South Park’ vibes



LOS ANGELES — Rooster Teeth is continuing its “summer of animation” line-up with its new series Camp Camp.

The Austin-based production company, behind hits such as

‘Downton Abbey,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ stars cast in new Hulu, ITV brothel drama



LOS ANGELES — Hulu is partnering up with UK’s ITV Encore to bring brothel drama Harlots to viewers.

The eight-part series, which will air

Snapchat raised $1.8B in a Series F round; leaked deck reveals revenues, user numbers


‘American Idol’ meets ‘The Office’ in new Fine Bros show on YouTube Red



Reporter’s note: This is part of a series featuring each new original show or movie debuting on YouTube Red. The subscription streaming service’s first slate of originals launched in February.

PLAYA VISTA, Calif. — “Why aren’t people making fun of this more?”

That’s what YouTube duo and brothers Benny and Rafi Fine thought every time they watched a reality TV show that centered around singing.

Steve Rogers is back in the ‘Captain America’ comics. Fighting for Hydra?



Steve Rogers has long been Marvel’s bastion for goodness. Sure, he’s a soldier who has had to do tough things in times of war, but he’s always fought on the side of the underdog and for American ideals of democracy and individual freedoms. Until now.

Marvel has just announced that the new Captain America comic series, which will return Steve Rogers to his mantle after having seen his friend Sam Wilson hold the…

Jarring campaign shows what it’s like to become a mother during conflict



When a woman in a war-torn region is in labor, her baby doesn’t wait for the shelling to cease or the neighborhood to stop crumbling.

A newly relaunched campaign from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) called

Lindy West gives advice to the next generation of fat feminist writers



As ubiquitous as the Internet is in our lives, working online can still be like the wild west.