‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ goes behind the scenes with Baby Groot in a bonus feature

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Jessica Alba announces pregnancy with a very charming Boomerang

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Jessica Alba is gearing up for motherhood one more time. 

The actress and The Honest Company founder announced her pregnancy with some Mylar balloons and the help of her two daughters, Honor, 9, and Haven, 5. 

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“Cash Warren and I are officially going to be outnumbered #babyonboard #herewegoagain 👶🏼🤰🏽#blessed🙏” the 36-year-old actress wrote on Instagram. Alba married the film producer in 2008. 

@cash_warren and I are officially going to be outnumbered #babyonboard #herewegoagain 👶🏼🤰🏽#blessed🙏

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Scary vengeance-seeking bird has a vendetta against poor woman

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Birds are kind of scary and we don’t know why. 

Maybe it’s because they’re fast flyers, or they’re always pecking at dirty stuff, or they just seem to be everywhere at all times, loudly chirping away.

Or maybe at anytime, they can choose to attack you viciously and without remorse.

They’re terrifying and we can prove it. Twitter user emilyrose caught a vengeance-seeking bird attacking her mother on video, and we want this sucker in handcuffs. 

I got a call from my mom crying saying I needed to come home asap because a bird was attacking her and I came home to this… 😂 pic.twitter.com/k3oDmaftA3

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We all have the potential to be newsmakers, so tweet accordingly

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This past weekend on a beautiful Saturday morning, I sat on my couch for the better part of an hour I had planned to spend outside enjoying the sunshine glued to my phone, sniggering by myself.   

I had fallen into a particularly entertaining Twitter thread, and I had no intentions of crawling out. I was enjoying myself too damn much — and from the seemingly endless number of replies that were piling up, I wasn’t the only one.     

It all started with a simple request from political and comedy writer Maura Quint: Tell me about the worst date you’ve ever had in 140 characters or less.

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Tropical Storm Don isn’t named for the president

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Perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that, in 2017, even the weather is political. 

Tropical Storm Don is about to soak the Windward Islands in a few inches of rain that might cause flash floods, but it’s a storm that would probably fade quickly from memory if it didn’t share a name with the president of the United States. 

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Tropical storms are named via rotated lists of options created years in advance by the World Meteorological Organization, so Tropical Storm Don has nothing to do with its presidential counterpart. 

“I guarantee you that it has no connection to Donald Trump,” former National Hurricane Center Director Max Mayfield told the Associate Press. Read more…

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Alec Baldwin to star in NBC’s live production of ‘A Few Good Men’

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Is there anything Alec Baldwin can’t do?

The actor who recently received two Primetime Emmy Awards nominations for his SNL impressions of President Trump will be starring in NBC’s 2018 live production of A Few Good Men, Variety reports.

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According to the publication, Baldwin will take on the role of Col. Nathan Jessep, the character that Jack Nicholson portrayed in the 1992 feature film — starring Tom Cruise and Demi Moore — which Aaron Sorkin adapted from his Broadway play.

“Alec Baldwin is the gift that keeps on giving at NBC, and we’re excited to have him starring in Aaron Sorkin’s towering work as we expand our live theater imprint beyond musicals,” Chairman of NBC Entertainment, Robert Greenblatt, told Variety. Read more…

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This startup bioengineered animal-free leather in a lab

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You can literally grow leather in a petri dish. These biofabricated materials are made using microbe cells that produce collagen, the main ingredient in skin.

Brooklyn-based startup, Modern Meadow, has completed a second round of funding and claims there’s huge demand from brands and designers to experiment with custom animal-free leather products. Read more…

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Jimmy Fallon casts everyday people as stars in ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Star Wars’ remakes

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It’s lights, camera, action on the streets of New York, and everyday people are the newest stars to hit the scene.

On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Monday, passersby in New York City were pulled to star in some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters for a segment called Sidewalk Cinema.

Family members, friends, and solo acts remade their own versions of classic scenes from movies like E.T., Star Wars, Jurassic Park, and others. With the help of a professional crew and mini-Hollywood sets, the new scenes honestly turned out even better than the old ones. Read more…

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Fox makes ultimate Mayor West clip reel to honor Adam West

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Actor Adam West’s death in June was a major blow to Batman fans, but many felt somber to lose another beloved character: Mayor West from Family Guy.

In a clip montage, the show itself paid tribute to West’s funniest moments over the course of the series. The full video is almost nine minutes of Mayor West gold.

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“What fun it’s been to be on Family Guy for 15 years,” West said in one of his last interviews. “It’s all corruption, bribery,” he said of his role as Mayor West (the antithesis of Batman’s platform). “It’s wonderful.” Read more…

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The huge, hidden clue in the ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 premiere you probably missed

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Warning: Contains spoilers from Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 1.

If there’s one thing the Game of Thrones Reddit community is insanely good at, it’s deciphering quite literally the tiniest of clues.

If there’s a blurry reflection in a trailer, they’ll decipher it. If there’s even the vaguest chance that a battle map could hint at how a story will play out, they’ll decipher it. In the Game of Thrones world, no detail is small enough to remain unexamined.

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The latest clue to fall under the microscope is Samwell Tarly’s book about dragonglass. On Monday, Reddit user Beastmodekait started a thread about some text in the book that caught their eye. Read more…

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