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'Magic: The Gathering' debuted a Black Aragorn on Twitter, and it sparked a bitter online debate about the fictional character's race

The character art is part of the card game's new "The Lord of the Rings" set, which designers said …

Matthew Loh   


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A 'Harry Potter' fan fiction that imagines Harry died in the wizarding war has taken over the book community

"Manacled" is a dark "Harry Potter" fanfic that combines a forbidden romance between Hermione Grang…

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Delete these 20 apps from your Android phone immediately

This is a photography app with user friendly features and many attractive options to work with p…

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The real people at the heart of HBO's 'Winning Time' are slamming the series as inaccurate, from Magic Johnson to LA Lakers coach Jerry West

Former LA Lakers player Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Norm Nixon, and a former Lakers executi…

Ayomikun Adekaiyero   


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Indian magician Jadugar Mandrake missing after Ganges escape stunt goes wrong

An Indian magician who entered the Ganges river on Sunday tied up with steel chains and rope is mis…

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A thrilling return to Westeros: 'House of the Dragon' recaptures the early magic of 'Game of Thrones'

HBO's first prequel series set in the "Game of Thrones" universe successfully brings the magic and …

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J.K. Rowling may have created a fictional world where anything was possible, but her reality is a lot less magical

"Harry Potter" has already been ruined for some former fans who have even gone to the lengths of cr…

Jacob Sarkisian   


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Mads Mikkelsen is the best thing about 'Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore,' a sequel that sometimes feels like 'Harry Potter' fan fiction

The third "Fantastic Beasts" installment enjoyably answers pivotal Dumbledore questions, but this s…

Kirsten Acuna   


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John C. Reilly defends HBO's 'Winning Time' after Magic Johnson, Jerry West, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar criticized the series

John C. Reilly told Vulture the HBO series may be "difficult" for those involved in the story, but …

Lauren Edmonds   


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The magic of 'Maid': How the creators of Netflix's latest hit turned to a domestic-violence shelter to shine a vital light on poverty and abuse

"I didn't want it to feel like a lecture or taste like broccoli, because we all turn that show off,…

Esme Mazzeo   


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The only way you're going to survive this awful, terrible winter is reading a gigantic epic science fiction or fantasy series

Living through this winter is going to be hard. You'll be much happier if you start reading a gigan…

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Famed science-fiction author Neal Stephenson is running a creative studio for secretive startup Magic Leap

"It's not every day that someone turns up at your house bearing a mythic sword, and so I did what a…

Kif Leswing,Steven Tweedie   


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The Past, Present and Future of Augmented Reality

Where VR is for virtual experience, AR is for this present reality and its utility is verifiable. O…

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Years-old fan fiction accurately predicted a key character in the new 'Harry Potter' sequel

He always leaned more toward the society side of his ancestry, however, fascinated by blood purity,…

Jacob Shamsian   


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Insects survive the winter through a trick right out of science fiction

Woolly bear caterpillars, meanwhile, actually freeze into tiny statues but still live through the w…

Lauren F Friedman   


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People have spent more than $600K on electronic 'gills' that experts say are science fiction

Dove notes that even if a device is 100% efficient at pulling oxygen from water, you'd still need t…

Kevin Loria,Darren Weaver   


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From 1900 - 2013: The Incredible Evolution Of Outer Space On The Big Screen

In the post-"Jurassic Park" era, "Apollo 13" showed what was possible when it came to showing ju…

Chris C Anderson   


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How the magic of Netflix's 'Stranger Things' can help explain the rise of Donald Trump

"[Trump] wants to go back to a simpler time where some of these thorny issues that are difficult" a…

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Inside London's wizarding bar where you mix your own cocktails in a cauldron and pour beers using a magic wand

"I'm a huge science and fantasy fiction geek. I was studying programming and design and I wanted to…

Claudia Romeo