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If ‘Catching Fire’ was remade with no special effects, save for fire

[ad_1] The Hunger Games: Catching Fire goes DIY, remade with zero visual effects but lots of action figures and homemade costumes and fire effects. Our CineFix series, Homemade Movies, serves up creative remakes of your favorite trailers and movie scenes. All videos are exact shot-for-shot re-creations put together at home without any visual effects. Subscribe to CineFix for more videos: ...

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Even Speedtest thinks Reliance Jio's internet speeds are slowing down

[ad_1] Even India’s richest man is unable to quench the country’s need for speed.  Launched with much fanfare and promise of providing high speed internet via its future proof 4G LTE only network, Reliance Jio’s services are downgrading as more people get on board. While users have been complaining about slow on social media, now even Ookla, the Seattle-based company ...

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Weather experts to skeptics: Evacuate before Hurricane Matthew hurts you

[ad_1] Weather forecasters have a clear message for all residents of areas in the path of Hurricane Matthew: evacuate now.  While conservative voices like The Drudge Report’s Matt Drudge have suggested that the U.S. government is over-playing the strength of the storm to make a point about climate change, weather experts across TV and the internet are urging citizens to ...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger did one of the most dangerous 'Terminator 2' stunts himself

[ad_1] The little-known, behind-the-scenes facts gathered here will help you prove you’re a true fan of the Terminator franchise, and worthy of making judgments upon T3, Terminator: Salvation and the reboot/sequel/spelling monstrosity, Terminator: Genisys.  Subscribe to CineFix for more videos: https://www.youtube.com/c/cinefix  Mashable Studios less than a minute ago [ad_2] Source link [wdi_feed id=”15″]

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7 weird things you might not know about the Oscars

[ad_1] Courtesy of CineFix, here’s a list of fun facts that will definitely make you the know-it-all of your next Academy Awards party.  Subscribe to CineFix for more videos: https://www.youtube.com/c/cinefix  Mashable Studios less than a minute ago 0 Shares Share on Facebook Share on Twitter [ad_2] Source link [wdi_feed id=”15″]

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Pope gets photobombed hard by the world's smiliest dog

[ad_1] LONDON — If you’re having a frustrating morning, we strongly advise that you take a moment or two to look at these photos of the Pope meeting smiley dogs. On Wednesday, outside the Vatican in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis was greeted by a dog training group. As he soon learned, it’s almost impossible to take a serious photo ...

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Wildlife sanctuary can be yours for free, if you're willing to take care of it

[ad_1] It’s not everyday someone gives away their livelihood for free, but one wildlife sanctuary owner is ready to. Harry Kunz owns Eagle’s Nest Wildlife Hospital in Queensland, Australia and he’s after a successor who is not motivated by money, but is prepared to look after the two hectares of land and take care of orphaned and injured animals.  “We’ve ...

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Computer scientist shuts down mansplainer who told her to learn Java

[ad_1] Being a woman on the internet (or anywhere) is a frustrating experience. Computer scientist and professor at the University of Maryland, Jen Golbeck, like many others on the internet, talks about her life experiences on Twitter. This includes the nuances of being a highly experiences computer whiz in a world where the software doesn’t always meet your needs: Sometimes ...

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How you can help Haiti recover from Hurricane Matthew

[ad_1] Hurricane Matthew — the strongest storm to hit Haiti in more than 50 years — barreled down on the region in recent days, bringing significant flooding and damage.  The destruction comes to a region already experiencing high rates of instability due to widespread poverty, making the impact of the Category 4 storm especially devastating. Aid workers in the region ...

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Hong Kong student activist Joshua Wong detained at Bangkok airport

[ad_1] Joshua Wong, the student activist that became the face of 2014’s pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, has reportedly been detained at Bangkok International Airport when he arrived in Thailand from Hong Kong. The 19-year-old’s activist group, Demosisto, posted a statement on its Facebook page in the early hours of Wednesday morning, saying that Wong was being held by authorities. ...

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Syrian government uses 'Game of Thrones' in Aleppo propaganda video

[ad_1] Syrian volunteers carry an injured person on a stretcher following airstrikes from Syrian government forces on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Heluk in Aleppo.Image: AFP/Getty Images By Gianluca Mezzofiore2016-10-04 10:12:05 UTC Tree-lined boulevards, quaint neighbourhoods, historic mosques and lush parks. And in the background an atmospheric cover of… the Game of Thrones opening credits.  This is Aleppo according to the ...

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A brief history of Justin Bieber getting into trouble in Australia

[ad_1] Justin Bieber goes skateboarding at The Rocks in Sydney. Unfortunately, he was hounded by crowds and eventually yelled at by a security guard.Image: Newspix via Getty Images By Jerico MandyburAustralia2016-10-04 03:42:11 UTC Australia loves Justin Bieber and, evidently, Justin Bieber loves Australia right back, because he just announced a summer stadium tour of the country. Hooray! Although, things don’t ...

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Footage from North Korea show devastation in flood-hit area

[ad_1] International and local aid workers at the site of the devastation.Image: red cross By The Associated PressSingapore2016-10-03 09:06:39 UTC PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — One month after devastating floods caused by a typhoon hit a remote area of North Korea, Red Cross officials said Sunday that more help is needed for thousands of displaced people before harsh winter conditions ...

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LeBron James just endorsed Hillary Clinton for president

[ad_1] Image: Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images By Jacob Lauing2016-10-03 02:27:18 UTC LeBron James, the four-time NBA MVP and three-time champion, hopes Hillary Clinton will take her talents to the White House in January.  The Cleveland Cavaliers star endorsed Clinton in an op-ed published by Business Insider on Sunday, calling her a “champion for children and their futures.” Lebron, a ...

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Road-tripping 91-year-old dies of cancer after year-long adventure

[ad_1] Norma Jean Bauerschmidt takes in the view at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park, July 27, 2016.Image: “Driving miss norma”/facebook By Maria Gallucci2016-10-02 20:41:36 UTC When Norma Jean Bauerschmidt was diagnosed with uterine cancer at age 90 last year, the Michigan resident opted not to undergo cancer treatment. Instead, she chose to tour the United States in a motor ...

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