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Beyoncé Enlists Hip-Hop A-List And Global Artists For 'The Lion King: The Gift'

The musical superstar continues to challenge herself while elevating global artists for an album inspired by the new remake of The Lion King, in theaters now.

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So Long, You Weird, Space-Time-Defying 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 08:00
A hanging story-chad of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it's kept TV weird. Now it's finally ending.
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The Sea Is Consuming Jakarta, and Its People Aren't Insured

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 08:00
What happens when your city is sinking and flooding and you don't have insurance?
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The Air Force's New Rescue Chopper Flies Farther Than Ever

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 08:00
Sikorsky's Combat Rescue Helicopter trades the missiles and rockets for extra fuel capacity and room for more wounded warriors.
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Comic-Con 2019, Day 1: Sleepless In San Diego

San Diego Comic-Con kicked off Thursday, with more than 130,000 attendees expected. Big draws of the day were Lin-Manuel Miranda and Arnold Schwarzenegger — and a surprise appearance from Tom Cruise.

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25 Years After Scoring 'The Lion King,' Hans Zimmer Returns To Pride Rock

Twenty five years after he scored the original The Lion King, which won an Oscar, Hans Zimmer returns to Pride Rock to revisit the classic musical themes for a re-imagined tale.

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The Best Things at Comic-Con Aren't at Comic-Con

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 07:00
Some of the coolest panels don't happen in the convention center.
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Committee Democrats Prepare For Highly Anticipated Robert Mueller Hearings

Members of Congress and their staffs are studying old film, reviewing the special counsel report and preparing for a lot of terse responses, they told reporters.

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How A 10-Year-Old-Boy Helped Apollo 11 Return To Earth

Greg Force was just a boy when his father, the director of a NASA tracking station in Guam, called home with an important mission for him: To help the crew of Apollo 11 return safely to Earth.

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Do You Need That Surgery? How To Decide, And How To Pick A Surgeon If You Do

When you have a serious health problem that calls for surgery, the last thing you need is the stress of navigating the health care system to find a skilled surgeon. We have tips to make it easier.

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Refinery Explosions Raise New Warnings About Deadly Chemical

Chemical experts say recent refinery explosions could have been far more devastating if deadly hydrogen fluoride was released. Some are calling for a ban on the chemical.

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VIDEO: Man Scales Down At Least 14 Stories Of High-Rise After Fire Reported

It's not clear why the Philadelphia man left the building this way. It is clear that he's a very skilled climber, scaling more than a dozen floors in about three minutes.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Receives Hero's Welcome Home Amid Trump Attacks

"We are going to continue to be a nightmare to this president," she said into a megaphone, "because his policies are a nightmare to us. We are not deterred, we are not frightened, we are ready."

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Comic-Con Trailers: 'It Chapter 2,' 'Top Gun: Maverick,' and 'His Dark Materials'

Wired Top Stories - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:05
Two sequels and a new version of a classic book trilogy all drop during the convention's first day.
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How It Feels to Drive—and Crash—the First-Ever Mid-Engine Corvette

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 23:15
Car buffs have waited decades for Chevy's new Corvette Stingray, with its relocated engine. WIRED got to test the beast in a simulator GM used to help build it.
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Bing – New transit options to help get you there

Real Time Updates, Trip Frequency, and Alternate Routes – “Over the last six months, the Bing Maps team has been hard at work to improve the quality of mass transit routing. Here are our three biggest improvements, which you can try out today on and

DuckDuckGo Improves its Maps Experience With Several Key Upgrades

Search Engine Journal – “DuckDuckGo is rolling out several updates to its maps search experience while maintaining the same commitment to user privacy. Earlier this year, DuckDuckGo began using Apple Maps to power its maps search results. Since then, the company says it has been working on additional upgrades that are rolling out now. Here’s what’s new in DuckDuckGo maps search…”

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Toys"R"Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach

More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, the chain is relaunching in Texas and New Jersey. Its new stores will feature spaces for toy demonstrations and events.

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About That 'Cats' Trailer: A Feline Anatomy Expert Weighs In

Wired Top Stories - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 21:33
A very serious anatomical investigation of a movie about a play about poems about cats who sing.
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2nd Democratic Primary Debate Matchups Set: Sanders Vs. Warren and Biden Vs. Harris

The debates will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. ET on July 30 and 31 in Detroit. Moderators will be CNN's Dana Bash, Don Lemon and Jake Tapper.

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