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Did Researchers Really Try and Say Urination Games Are the Reason Boys Score Higher in Physics?

Urine-trouble.

Zooming into the notable gender gap in answering projectile questions specifically, the theory questions whether that might be because of participation in ball sports or.....peeing. 

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“Framing Strong Women” Explores the Masterful Craft of Emmy Winner The Handmaid’s Tale

"Framing Strong Women" refers to the show as "a masterclass in using audiovisual techniques like framing, color, music, flashbacks and voiceover to express what characters are thinking and feeling."

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Things We Saw Today: Overwatch Team on How Mei’s Story in “Rise and Shine” Inspires Heroism

If you saw the Overwatch short "Rise and Shine," you likely cried your eyes out over the heartbreaking and inspiring origin story behind the cheery and lovable Mei.

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TMS Visits Aliens Coming, a Coming-of-Age Musical About Sex, Friendship, and State School

The musical comedy, currently at the People's Improv Theater, is about two high school seniors dealing with college decisions, sex, and an alien infiltration.

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George Takei to Produce Adaptation of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, a Love Story in the Backdrop of Japanese Internment

George Takei will be executive producing an adaptation of Jamie Ford's best-selling novel Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet alongside Diane Quon.

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I’ll Get Into Hogwarts Even If It Means I Have to Buy My Acceptance Letter

Upset you never got your Hogwarts acceptance letter? Well, for £3,000-£5,000 you can buy your way in.

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Check Out What Mr. Peanutbutter and Todd Are Up to in New Bojack Horseman Clips

The trailer for season 4 showed us Mr. Peanutbutter might be making a bid for public office, but in a new clip it look like he's also.....learning how to ski?

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From DREAM to Nightmare: Late Night Responds to Trump’s Cruel DACA Decision

James Corden, Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and Jimmy Kimmel all condemned Trump for his decision to rescind DACA, which protects 800,000 children of immigrants from deportation.

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This Absurdly Cute Commercial for Heinz Australian Beans Will Warm Your Heart (and Toast)

An adorable and endearing family story is not the first thing that come to mind when I think about Heinz baked beans, but this animated commercial pulls it off perfectly in what could've been a Pixar short that aired before Up. 

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Jordan Vogt-Roberts Roasts His Own Movie in a Brutal Honest Trailer for Kong: Skull Island

The exceptional brutality and honesty of this trailer doesn't come from the ScreenJunkies team, but from a special appearance by the film's own director, Jordan Vogt-Roberts.

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BB-9E Makes His Star Wars Blips Debut and More Porg Mayhem

Over the long weekend the Star Wars Youtube channel uploaded three new blips. This includes a new porg clip, BB-9e's (BB-8's evil droid twin) blip debut, and a bunch of other droids absolutely losing it over R2-D2's heroics.

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Kate McKinnon Takes the Wheel From Ms. Frizzle in The Magic School Bus Rides Again Trailer

Also, the theme song is sung by Lin-Manuel Miranda!?

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Robert E. Lee Descendant “Unequivocally” Stands By His VMA Speech Against White Supremacy

Robert Wright Lee IV, the great-great-great-great-nephew of General Lee, steps down from his church after speaking out against white supremacy at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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New Excerpt From Hillary Clinton’s What Happened Is All About Moving Forward

"If you see a problem in your community that needs fixing or an injustice that needs correcting, and you think, 'Someone ought to do something about that,' guess what? That someone could easily be you."

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Video Explains There Is No Grammatical Argument Against the Singular They

In an episode of "The Dirty Word," a series that examines "where sex and language get it on," Amanda Montell dives into the history of gendered pronouns in English.

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Doug Jones’ Fish Man Makes Quite an Impression on Sally Hawkin’s Character in The Shape of Water Clip

While we won't be able to watch The Shape of Water until December 8th, The Playlist has shared a clip from the movie that includes many of the main players—what looks like the first encounter between Hawkins and Jones' characters.

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Evil Has Never Looked Cuter Than Star Wars’ BB-9E, the Evil BB-8

In preparation for Force Friday II, Sphero has announced two new Star Wars droid toys including BB-9E, the "evil version" of our beloved BB-8.

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Adam Ruins Everything Correction Segment Shows Being Proven Wrong Is Great

In a new clip the host turns the ruining target towards himself, and promotes the idea that we should be thrilled to find new information—not defensive or angry.

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Watch This 12-Year-Old Comic Artist See His Anti-Bullying Superhero Come to Life

Young comic artist/writer Joshua created Super Fight Guy to combat bullying. In a prank video, he's surprised with a customized Super Fight Guy costume of his own.

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“I Must Do What I Feel Is Right”: Ed Skrein Steps Down From Hellboy to Fix Whitewashing

Deadpool actor Ed Skrein stepped down from his Hellboy role as the Japanese-American Major Ben Daimio. "It is our responsibility to make moral decisions in difficult times and to give voice to inclusivity," he says.

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