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If You Only See One Mad Max-on-BMX Movie Today, Make It Turbo Kid

wired.com — As the summer winds down, it's easy to think you've seen possibly every dystopian/sci-fi/action movie that you can possibly handle. But, should you have a thirst for one more, we have a suggestion: Turbo Kid. It's a weird little indie, out today in theaters and on VOD, about a kid and his android companion facing off against a mega-villain named Zeus (Michael Ironside).

1 Billion People Used Facebook on Monday

wired.com — A million users visiting the same Internet service on the same day. This isn't all that cool. You know what's cool? A billion users on the same service on the same day. And now it's been done. So says Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Facebook Wants to Crack Down on Pirated Videos

wired.com — Facebook says it will give video creators and publishers a way to remove copyrighted videos that have been uploaded to its popular social network without the proper permission. The company has come under fire from video creators, like YouTube star Hank Green, for allowing users to embed and post videos on the site, even if the content doesn't belong to them.

Star Wars Snuck a New Teaser Onto Instagram

wired.com — You already know that Instagram has expanded its canvas to include both portrait and landscape orientations. But what you should have anticipated is that Lucasfilm would find a way to leverage that. And leverage they did, with a new teaser IG video that shows Finn (John Boyega) ready to battle Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Mr. Robot Finale Postponed in Wake of Virginia TV Station Shooting

wired.com — Citing similarities between the show's finale and today's tragic shooting at a Virginia TV station, USA Network says it will postpone tonight's finale of Mr. Robot. "The previously filmed season finale of Mr. Robot contains a graphic scene similar in nature to today's tragic events in Virginia," the network said in a statement.
Aug 26, 2015

RT @WIRED: The finale of 'Mr. Robot' has been postponed in wake of the Virginia TV station shooting wrd.cm/1hg3kUt

Aug 26, 2015

RT @WIRED: The finale of 'Mr. Robot' has been postponed in wake of the Virginia TV station shooting wrd.cm/1hg3kUt

Aug 26, 2015

Mr. Robot Finale Postponed in Wake of Virginia TV Station Shooting wired.com/2015/08/mr-rob… via @WIRED

Apparently Every Newscaster Made the Same One Direction Joke

wired.com — Newscasters love wordplay. So when word started circulating that One Direction were going on hiatus, many of them made the same joke. One Direction, you see, were going to be going in different directions. Get it? Comedy! Anyway, the team at Jimmy Kimmel Live!

New Hunger Games Banner Gives All New Meaning to #SquadGoals

wired.com — The new Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 2 promotional banner is called "Fallen Snow" and depicts Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and her fellow rebels surrounding a toppled statue of President Snow (Donald Sutherland). The image, above, was revealed after fans clicked a map of the Capitol in new microsite 11,202,015 times in one hour.

Last Night Rachel Maddow Made a Drink in Honor of Donald Trump

wired.com — The only thing MSNBC's Rachel Maddow seems to enjoy more than politics is mixology. So last night she went on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to use some drink science and make a Millionaire cocktail in honor of Donald Trump's entrée into American presidential politics. It was delightful.

This Week in TV: Lily Tomlin Is Your Friendly Neighborhood Weed Lady

wired.com — After a slow couple of weeks, late-night TV started to pick up again over the last few days as Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon came to the rescue with some really top-notch skits. This was also the week John Oliver eviscerated TV evangelists and Bill Hader got stoned-like, maybe too stoned.

Here's the Lego Jurassic World You've Been Waiting For

wired.com — Jurassic World was pretty fun. Like, a bajillion people now agree on this. But if you want to relive it without spending another two hours and $15 at a theater, this 90-second Lego re-enactment pretty much hits all the highlights. Oh, and it lets you (sort of) see Chris Pratt as a Lego minifig again.
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Aug 29, 2015

@bendreyfuss what was your order? Did you get stereotyped bc of egg whites?

Aug 29, 2015

I have never been hit on more in my life than now as an obviously pregnant woman. What in the hell?

Aug 29, 2015

"I've been out all night and I just think you're beautiful. Can I buy you breakfast?" "I'm 8 months pregnant and married." "I can handle it"

Aug 29, 2015

RT @ColMorrisDavis: Americans with guns killed more Americans since we went to bed last night than the 600+ released #Guantanamo detainees have in 13 years.

Aug 28, 2015

i just got an email telling me my baby is as big as a pineapple and i literally screamed


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