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Warner Bros. being sued because the Conjuring movies aren’t based on real facts · Newswire · The A.V. Club

Health & Fitness | News Items

Does Truth Still Exist, or Are There Just Alternative Facts?

Kellyanne Conway, advisor to President Trump, introduced a new term into most people’s lexicon: “alternative facts.” What does this phrase tell us about what it means to be human?

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Empathy by the Book: How Fiction Affects Behavior

The mental calisthenics required to live inside a fictional character’s skin foster empathy for the people you meet day-to-day. And, surprisingly, not all types of reading have the same effect.

Books | Books

JK Rowling is giving us three new books set in Harry Potter world

When Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was released, a small but hilarious subset of fans reacted with fury when they discovered that the “

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10 Times Marvel Copied DC's Superheroes

Marvel has become known as the “House of Ideas,” but some of those ideas seem strikingly similar to characters and stories from their distinguished competition. Here are 10 times that Marvel appeared to copy DC!

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Kong: Skull Island director promises 'the biggest Kong that you've seen on screen' | EW.com

Beloved mega-ape King Kong has a cinematic history stretching back 83 years. But director Jordan Vogt-Roberts, who’s helming next year’s reboot Kong: Skull Island, promises bigger things ahead for the character. In an exclusive image from the film sh

Books | Books

New Data Analysis Suggests Only Six Book Plots Exist

Everyone who secretly thought that all novels have the same plot can feel vindicated by new research supporting that suspicion. Sort of.

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30 "Guilty Pleasure" Books that are in fact awesome

All books are worth reading, obviously. But some books are slightly more