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Check Out the Spectacular Special Effects Behind Game of Thrones' Battle of the Bastards

The Battle of the Bastards in Game of Thrones was one of the best battle sequences seen in TV or even film and a lot of it had to do with the set up and the show’s characters and how Game of Thrones incorporated stunning practical effects. But even more probably had to do with how excellent the special effects were.…

A Great White Shark Got Caught Napping on Camera for the First Time Ever

Do you know what a sleeping great white shark looks like? It’s never been seen before. Until now. A robotic submersible captured the first-ever footage of a great white taking a nap, and you can see it innocently catch some zzzs with its mouth hanging wide open. It looks maybe seven percent less frightening than a…

Here's Exactly How Much Volkswagen Will Pay You For Your Diesel Car

As part of the unprecedented $14.7 billion settlement released earlier today, Volkswagen will offer substantial cash payments to owners of the 482,000 diesel four-cylinder cars affected by the emissions cheating scandal. If you own one of Volkswagen’s NOx-spewing machines, here are step-by-step instructions on how you…

The End of This Insane Car Chase is Basically Grand Theft Auto in Real Life

Holy. Shit. This video shows the end of a car chase in northeast Houston and it’s totally bananas. The suspect tries to outrun a helicopter in an open field, but while making a break for it, he gets pummeled by a police SUV. Somehow, he bounces off the car, gets back up, and manages to keep on running. At this point,…

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Eighteen Million Americans Are Drinking Water That Isn’t Properly Tested for Lead

About six months ago, just as Flint began to acknowledge its lead crisis, a water testing expert from an EPA task force predicted that “every major city east of the Mississippi” was underestimating lead levels in their water. A big report from the NRDC now confirms that about 18 million Americans are living with lead…

Hot Wheels Can Charge Me Whatever It Wants For These TIE Fighter vs. X-Wing Cars

San Diego Comic-Con hasn’t gotten underway yet, but Mattel may have already won the show. Following the Spock 1964 Buick Riviera exclusive that will be available once Comic-Con starts, today Hot Wheels revealed a new Death Star trench run set featuring fantastic four-wheeled versions of TIE Fighters bearing down on an…