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The four-minute ‘Alien:Covenant’ prologue is surprisingly cheery

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After the first poster and trailer for Alien:Covenant scared the bejeezus out of us, we expected something equally sinister from the new, four-minute prologue to the movie.

What should the Han Solo movie be called? Here are the best options.

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This much we can tell you for sure: the still-untitled Han Solo spin-off movie will not be called “Red Cup.”

You’ll actually want to watch these stop-motion loading screens

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How much time do you spend waiting for stuff to load?

Not as much time as animator Raphael Vangelis took to put together this video, that’s for sure.

The two-minute long video sees 30 different and familiar loading screens playing in stop motion.

You’ll probably recognise the Windows, Google and Facebook ones, including some that’ll make you pause wondering why they look so familiar.

This cosplayer might be the most convincing Taylor Swift lookalike yet

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Meet the woman who looks so much like Taylor Swift, you’ll want to ask her who she voted for.

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This cosplayer might be the most convincing Taylor Swift lookalike yet

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Meet the woman who looks so much like Taylor Swift, you’ll want to ask her who she voted for.

The internet loves a good doppelg

Facebook updates its ad policies and tools to protect against discriminatory practices

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Thursday, April 4, 2013. Zuckerberg says the company is not building a phone or an operating system. Rather, Facebook is introducing  a new experience for Android phones. The idea behind the new Home service is to bring content right to you, rather than require people to check apps on the device.   (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Facebook updates its ad policies and tools to protect against discriminatory practices

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., Thursday, April 4, 2013. Zuckerberg says the company is not building a phone or an operating system. Rather, Facebook is introducing  a new experience for Android phones. The idea behind the new Home service is to bring content right to you, rather than require people to check apps on the device.   (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

New ‘world’s longest flight’ travellers endure 16 hours of just sitting there

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Long-distance travel is an ordeal at the best of times, so you can imagine the world’s longest commercial non-stop flight ain’t for the faint-hearted.

Qatar Airways has completed its first non-stop flight from Qatar’s Doha to New Zealand’s Auckland, with its Boeing 777-200LR touching down early Monday, after 16 hours and 20 minutes in the air.

Aware that the trip was a landmark occasion, passengers where keen to document the experience on social media. It’s like being there IRL, but without…

How GPS keeps up with the continent that’s in constant motion

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Nothing on the Earth’s solid surface is static because all land is moving very slowly due to continental drift. This very slow movement affects everything around you in the same way so you can’t tell it is happening, unless you are able to very accurately measure where on the Earth’s surface you are.

The Australian continent, perched on the planet’s fastest moving tectonic plate, is drifting at about seven centimetres a year to the northeast. This is taking features marked on our maps out of…

New ‘world’s longest flight’ travellers endure 16 hours of just sitting there

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Long-distance travel is an ordeal at the best of times, so you can imagine the world’s longest commercial non-stop flight ain’t for the faint-hearted.

Qatar Airways has completed its first non-stop flight from Qatar’s Doha to New Zealand’s Auckland, with its Boeing 777-200LR touching down early Monday, after 16 hours and 20 minutes in the air.

Aware that the trip was a landmark occasion, passengers where keen to document the experience on social media. It’s like being there IRL, but without…