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californiaDenials of sex and drugs at a specific Silicon Valley party

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Techcrunch debunks part of the Silicon Valley sex party accusations. At least one well documented party (a Draper Fisher Jurvetson event) has many people indicating there was no sex or drugs at the party. Paul Biggar writing at the Medium …

entertainmentGiles Walker Pole Dancing Robots have been around for about ten years

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Pictures and videos of the pole dancing robots resurface online occasionally. They are in the news again because a strip club near the CES 2018 had them. Giles Walker hires them out to tech conferences, festivals, and other events. They …

entertainmentAlmost $40 billion in global movie box office in 2017

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The Global movie box office hit a record in 2017 of $39.92 billion according to Comscore. That is 3% higher than 2016. 2017 is the highest-grossing year ever in global box office history. North America had $11.12 billion in 2017. …

entertainmentMulti-billionaire Peter Thiel looking at creating Fox News Competitor

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Peter Thiel has a net worth of $2.5 billion. Thiel is looking to create a new conservative news channel which would be a competitor to Fox News. Thiel is working with hedge fund billionaire Robert Mercer. The Mercer family is …

augmented realityChina has statue of a Transformer that is taller and heavier than the Statue of Liberty

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China has a $1 billion to $1.5 billion virtual reality theme park that has a 174-foot tall statue of a Transformer made of 750 tons of steel. The theme park is set to open in February 2018. The copper statue …

entertainmentNorad Santa Tracking

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Norad has a Santa tracking website and Santa tracking apps. For over 60 years, NORAD and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) have tracked Santa’s flight. On December 24, 1948, the United States Air Force issued a communique …

entertainmentBattle Angel Alita – Sci-fi World filled with Kung-fu Terminator bots

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James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez are making an adaptation of the Anime – Battle Angel Alita. #Alita Battle Angel is in theaters July 20, 2018. It is set in a post-apocalyptic future and focuses on Alita, a cyborg who has …

entertainmentStar Wars Last Jedi only has 59% audience rating

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Rotten Tomatoes is recording an audience rating of only 59%. Critics had a rating of 93%. Having seen it, I can understand the conflicted ratings. I said it was good and there are good things about it but I can …

entertainmentDisney gets X-Men, Fantastic Four, Deadpool and Avatar

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Disney will reunite the X-Men, Fantastic Four and Deadpool with the Marvel family under one roof and create a bigger MCU. Disney also gets Avatar. Disney also gets the creative TV unit. This is mainly The Simpsons and some other …

entertainmentStar Wars The Last Jedi was Good

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Star Wars the Last Jedi is definitely worth seeing on the big screen. Positives – The best Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) performance – Daisy Ridley ..Rey was good – Carrie Fisher (Leia) was good – Adam Driver ..Kylo Ren was …