Doctor Who, Fan Fiction, and a YouTube Documentary Headline This Year’s Hugo Awards Finalists

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The nominees for the Hugo Awards are here, honoring the best in 2018's comics, movies, TV shows, and other works. We’ve got some staples in genre fiction, like Black Panther and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, along with a few surprises—including the first time in Hugo history that a YouTube series has been…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/doctor-who-fan-fiction-and-a-youtube-documentary-head-1833742171

Marvel Science: The Challenge Of Domesticating War Rhinos

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Some 12,000 years ago, humans chose to domesticate much of the world that surrounds us. This intervention steered our evolution and the evolution of many plants and animals, transitioning our hunter-gatherer society into settled agriculture. Can we domesticate any animal? How does domestication work? And most…

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https://kotaku.com/marvel-science-the-challenge-of-domesticating-war-rhin-1833672708

The Physicality of Black Panther’s M’Baku Almost Cost Winston Duke His Us Role

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Black Panther shot Winston Duke to the stars, thanks to his immense presence— not just his scene-stealing swagger, but the fact that he is literally six-foot-five and 230 pounds. But the physicality that made M’Baku such a commanding presence in Black Panther was almost too much for Jordan Peele to imagine Duke in Us.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-physicality-of-black-panthers-mbaku-almost-cost-win-1833332243

Marvel Updates Avengers: Endgame Poster to Put Danai Gurira Among the Top Stars

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Alongside this morning’s ginormous Avengers: Endgame trailer, Marvel released the brand new theatrical poster for the movie. Fans, being the eagle-eyed clue-scourers they are, quickly pored over every one of its details, and found something they thought was pretty strange: Danai Gurira’s name missing from the top…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/marvel-updates-avengers-endgame-poster-to-put-danai-gu-1833302758