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Tyler McCarthy

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Netflix Announces First Spanish-Language Original Series

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 5:41 PM

Netflix has announced plans to create its first Spanish-language original series.

The show will be a comedy from director Gaz Alazraki, who helmed one of Mexico’s most successful box office hits, “Nosotros Los Nobles” (We Are the Nobles). The 13-episode series will reunite the director with “Nobles” star...

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You'll Always Wear A Life Jacket After Using This Disturbing Drowning Simulator

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 2:14 PM

Drowning is a significantly worse experience than you ever imagined.

Guy Cotten, a French company specializing in rugged outdoor attire and safety gear, produced an interactive video titled "Sortie En Mer” (A Trip Out To Sea) that gives users a firsthand look at what it's like...

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Apple Found A Way To Mock Samsung And Help The Earth At The Same Time

(21) Comments | Posted April 22, 2014 | 1:32 PM

Apple doesn’t usually take public shots at its competitors, but for Earth Day it seems to be making an exception. The Cupertino, Calif., company released full-page ads in several newspapers encouraging the promotion of solar energy while also taking a shot at Samsung.

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Guess Who Else Is Returning For 'Girl Meets World'?

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2014 | 5:48 PM

Joining the list of “Boy Meets World” characters set to make an appearance on Disney Channel's “Girl Meets World” is the former bully of John Adams High. No, not the one played by Adam Scott.

A photo posted to Ben Savage’s Instagram shows the actor posing with Danny...

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Stop Everything And Watch The First 5 Minutes Of 'How To Train Your Dragon 2'

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2014 | 4:30 PM

Can’t wait for the premiere of “How to Train Your Dragon 2”? Well, good news. Dreamworks has released the first five minutes of the animated film online.

The video was released Monday on Yahoo! Movies and features almost all of the fan-favorite characters from the first film, aged...

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Airline Apologizes Because It's Not OK To Chuck Luggage From The Top Of A Staircase

(102) Comments | Posted April 21, 2014 | 1:25 PM

Air Canada has apologized for the conduct of its employees after a video surfaced of baggage handlers dropping luggage from the top of a staircase into luggage bins at the bottom.

Dwayne Stewart, of Vancouver, shot the video while he was waiting for his flight to take off from...

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'Game Of Thrones' Fans Thought They Spotted A Blooper, But No

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 6:12 PM

Did Jaime Lannister expect the Royal Wedding to be a dull affair? Is that why he brought a little pick-me-up in the form of a cup of coffee?

Not exactly.

An image set that has been circulating online has caused many people to incorrectly...

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Check Out How Big The 'Game Of Thrones' Dragons Will Get

(17) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 12:23 PM

George R.R. Martin has released an excerpt from his upcoming history of Westeros book. In a post on his website, the author finally answers the question “Game of Thrones” fans have been wondering: “Just how big are those dragons going to get?

Apparently pretty darn big....

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Samsung Exec Apparently Called Steve Jobs' Death The 'Best Opportunity To Attack iPhone'

(58) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 6:41 PM

The high-stakes business world can be a cutthroat place, but these comments made by a Samsung executive shortly after Steve Jobs’ death might make even the most hardened business vet shudder.

In an email dated Oct. 7, 2011 -- just two days after the Apple co-founder's death --...

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Sorry, Domino's Is Not Serving A Fried Chicken Pizza Crust

(37) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 2:02 PM

No, Domino's is not offering a pizza with a fried chicken crust.

The confusion started Tuesday after the chain announced a new menu item called "Specialty Chicken." The meal was described as white meat served with a variety of sauces and toppings. Some began referring to the new...

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From X-Rated To X-Men? Channing Tatum Hints At Next Role

(9) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 6:34 PM

Channing Tatum has proved he's a versatile actor, but does he have what it takes to play everyone’s favorite card-throwing Cajun in the upcoming “X-Men: Apocalypse”?

In an interview at the MTV Movie Awards, where the actor received a Trailblazer Award (given to young up-and-comers whose success has inspired...

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Amy Schumer Takes On 'The Newsroom' And NAILS It

(72) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 12:15 PM

Head’s up “The Newsroom” fans, this one might sting a bit.

Aaron Sorkin’s popular HBO series will be skewered through parody on tonight’s episode of “Inside Amy Schumer.”

The clip above, posted ahead of this week's episode, is complete with everything that makes Sorkin’s drama both fantastic and...

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Paul Walker Tribute Video Presented At MTV Movie Awards

(3) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 4:27 PM

“When you put good will out there, it’s amazing what can be accomplished.”

That quote acted as the bookend to the heartfelt tribute to Paul Walker at the MTV Movie Awards April 13. Two minutes were set aside to honor the career, life and legacy of the late...

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This Soccer Player Can Do More With 1 Leg Than Most Can With 2

(2) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 6:08 PM

Are you ready to feel all the feelings?

Powerade produced a mini documentary chronicling the journey of Nico Calabria, 19, a member of the U.S. National Men's Amputee Soccer Team who has had more impressive sports highlights with one leg than most people have with two.

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Police Uncover Teen Sexting Ring On Instagram

(4) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 3:58 PM

Police in Virginia have uncovered a ring of local teens using Instagram to share explicit photos of underage girls.

Investigators implicated more than 100 teens in connection with an Instagram account featuring more than 1,000 nude or semi-nude photos and videos of girls between the ages of 14...

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Netflix, HBO Accused Of 'Unfair' Practices

(46) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 6:32 PM

FX Networks CEO John Landgraf had a lot to say about the current state of the TV business when he took both HBO and Netflix to task for what he called "unfair" practices.

The complaints flew during a lengthy interview Wednesday at FX's upfront event for advertisers...

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Guys, 'Blue Mountain State' Is Launching A KickStarter Campaign To Fund A Movie

(1) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 5:15 PM

Good news, Mountain Goat fans: "Blue Mountain State" is launching a KickStarter campaign to bring the canceled Spike series to the big screen.

In a clip posted to YouTube on Tuesday, BMS linebacker Thad Castle (Alan Ritchson) announces the April 15 launch of the KickStarter initiative. (In reality,...

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UConn Taunts Drake With Tweet Following NCAA Championship Win

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 11:36 AM

2014 is a good year to be a UConn Husky, so much so that the UConn men’s basketball team, the reigning NCAA champions, tried to recruit rapper Drake to become a fan.

Following Monday night’s big win against Kentucky, the UConn men’s basketball Twitter account took a...

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'Fast & Furious - Supercharged' Ride Coming To Universal Studios In 2015

(1) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 4:16 PM

Universal Studios has announced a new ride coming to its theme park inspired by the “Fast & Furious” film franchise.

The studio made the announcement via the @FastFurious Twitter account, which stated that the ride, "Fast & Furious – Supercharged," will be ready for thrill-seekers visiting the...

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