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The Good Place recap: Michael reveals the secret history of Eleanor and...

“The Worst Possible Use of Free Will” is nominally a Good Place episode about Eleanor and Chidi. It’s a long-awaited flashback, of sorts, to something that season 2 playfully jumped right past: The moment in one of Michael’s infinite reboots when Eleanor told Chidi “I love you,” and he said it right back. But the episode…

11/6 has become a landmark date in Muslim American history

There are some dates that are forever etched in the minds of Muslim Americans - dates that live more in infamy or misery, marking moments of unprecedented scapegoating or fear, anxiety and the collective bracing of backlash. 9/11 and 11/9 rush to mind, numbers that memorialise two days when everything changed for Muslim Americans -…

The Gifted recap: Frost family history

As an X-Men fan, one thing I really love about The Gifted is how it weaves in all these threads from X-Men comic history that I never in a million years expected to see on TV, while still making sure the nerdy callbacks don’t distract from the main story. This episode, in particular, reveals some…

Bitcoin is 10 years old today — here’s a look back...

Wednesday marks the 10th anniversary of the paper which led to the creation of bitcoin, the first ever cryptocurrency.On October 31 2008, bitcoin's mysterious founder Satoshi Nakamoto published a nine-page long academic style paper called "Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System."Since its creation, bitcoin has seen wild price swings, major battles for control, and $500…

Los Angeles Dodgers win longest game in World Series history, beating...

Max Muncy hit a walk-off home run in the 18th inning, to end a game lasting seven hours and 20 minutesMax Muncy sparked delirium among Los Angeles Dodgers fans after hitting the decisive home run in the longest game in World Series history on Friday.The contest stretched to 18 innings, lasting seven hours and 20…

Watch an exclusive clip of John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons

John Leguizamo is coming to Netflix. The actor, who earned a special Tony award this past June for his sixth solo Broadway show (and his overall contributions to the Broadway stage), is bringing his Latin History for Morons to Netflix on Nov. 5. The solo show places Leguizamo as teacher to his son as he takes a…

One of the rarest minerals on Earth, discovered only six times...

Updated October 16, 2018 17:16:17 Researchers have discovered one of the rarest minerals on earth buried deep within an ancient meteorite crater in Western Australia. Key points:Reidite is only created when rocks carrying zircon slam into Earth from spaceThe mineral has only been found six times in historyThe discovery could confirm the biggest meteorite impact…

Which title-winning team did you vote as the best in Premier...

It's one of football's great debates - which top level team will go down in history as the best of the best?The Premier League Show drew up a shortlist of eight teams from the four clubs that have won the title on more than one occasion, recruiting a panel of experts to debate which they…

Stephen King explains the appeal of being terrified in Eli Roth’s...

If you’re looking to explain the appeal of being terrified, then there are worse people to interview than Stephen King, who has probably written two horror novels and started on a third in the time it’s taking you to read this sentence. Wisely, Hostel director Eli Roth did indeed speak with this master of the…

European Parliament makes history with Hungary vote

For the first time ever, the European Parliament has voted to sanction a member state. Hungary is accused of flouting EU rules on democracy, civil rights and corruption, with government attacks on the courts and media seen as a threat to the Euopean rules-based order. The allegations triggered the vote which could mean Hungary can…
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