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Alexa Ruins Families [video]

Alexa! The Echo works great, but there are moments when we could probably bludgeon the device… well, you know, generic digital assistant problems. This video by cartoonist Lauren Lorenzo shows Alexa being introduced to her father and 98-year old grandmother. A very interesting conversation ensues as the family tries to get talking to the new Echo device.

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The Hand Painted, Beautifully Animated The Old Man and The Sea

This wonderful animation tells the classic story of The Old Man and the Sea. Russian animator Aleksandr Petrov created this paint-on-glass animated short film in 1999, and received several awards and accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 2000.

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Avengers: Infinity War [New Trailer]

Brand new trailer for the upcoming movie Avengers: Infinity War. In theaters April 27.

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Volumes – An Eclectic Dance of Colors

Volumes is computer generated art that merges colors, patterns, and rhythmic movement of billions of particles. Moscow-based artist Maxim Zhestkov, the creator of Volumes, says “They dance, play and communicate with each other in an eternal hypnotic ballet governed by the invisible wind of fate.” This computer generated digital sculpture looks quite attractive in its colors, and its fluid movement.

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Young Dumbledore Shines in the First Trailer of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

The wizarding world we know made only a small appearance in the first Fantastic Beasts movie, mainly because Newt Scamander was in America. Fans will have a chance to revisit iconic locations and characters in The Crimes of Grindelwald as the movie returns to familiar grounds. Well, there’s a lot of action in Paris, but you will get to see Hogwarts again, and a young, chill Dumbledore.

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Supernatural Is Headed To Scooby Doo, And We Love The Idea

CW show Supernatural is headed to the world of the old favorite show – Scooby Doo. This time around, a (magic?) TV transports the duo into the world of cartoons, and they soon realize they’re in Scooby Doo’s world. Of course, this is not the first time the Winchester Brothers will find themselves transported to a (different) TV Show. The Scooby Doo episode is upping the stakes.

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Antarctic Emperor Penguins Find a Camera, Take Adorable Selfies

The vision was filmed at the Auster Rookery near Australia’s Mawson research station

Australian Antarctic expeditioner, Eddie Gault, left the camera on the ice when visiting the rookery, and it didn’t take long for the naturally curious birds to seize the opportunity for a selfie.

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Man Bungee Jumps While Playing Bagpipes

So here’s a dude dressed in kilt, playing ‘Scotland the Brave’ on bagpipes, and bungee jumping. It may not have been the original intention, but the video is a great demonstration of the Doppler Effect.

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The Monster [Short Film]

The Monster is a short film by Director Damien Kazan. Set in the late ’90s, the film presents a coming of age story. The film takes a look at the life of a young teen and (some) teen troubles. One would assume “real” monsters don’t really have a part to play in teen troubles, but in this film, they do. While certainly not your regular James P. Sullivan, I imagine the monster is just an awkward monster, who turns out to be a wingman.

“Clearly, that’s not what The Monster is about”, you say.

To which, I say, I want to believe.

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So Here’s a Video of a Fidget Spinner Spinning in Space

So how does a fidget spinner behave in space? Well, now you can know thanks to a video uploaded by astronaut Randy Bresnik aboard the ISS. Checkout the video and see astronauts play around with the fidget spinner in zero gravity.