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Grex's <i>The Pet Girl of Sakurasou</i> Review

Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo, or The Pet Girl of Sakurasou. This is one of those shows that I watched completely blind. Someone told me to check it out, I saw it had a surprisingly high MAL score, was intrigued, and summarily watched it not knowing anything else about it. The first thing to get out of the way about Sakurasou is that, right off the bat, it is a very much a light novel show....

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How to Access HBO Now From Outside the U.S.

HBO has some of the greatest shows on television—Game of Thrones, Insecure, Sharp Objects, Westworld.... the list is long. But for people living in Europe, getting legal access to HBO programming is extremely difficult, if not impossible.

Until now that is. Harry Guinness over at How-To Geek has outlined a way for people outside the US to access HBO Now online. It’s not a very elegant...

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<a href="https://splinternews.com/amy-schumer-got-over-it-and-voted-for-cynthia-nixon-any-1829039133" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Amy Schumer Got Over It and Voted for Cynthia Nixon Anyway</a>

After setting the world on fire by declaring that ACTUALLY, she simply couldn’t bring herself to vote for progressive upstart Cynthia Nixon over New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the primary, Amy Schumer posted Thursday afternoon that she voted for Nixon after all. It worked, folks!!!!

“We voted. And we voted for @cynthiaenixon couldn’t help it,” the comedian posted, presumably implying that both...

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<a href="https://projectearth.us/climate-change-is-shrinking-sparrows-rising-temperature-1822513075" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Climate Change is Shrinking Sparrows—Rising Temperatures Leads to Smaller Birds</a>

In 1847, German biologist Carl Bergmann posited that cold climates give rise to bigger bodies, and that animals who live in warm places typically are smaller. It made sense, since bigger bodies preserve heat more efficiently than smaller ones.

One question remained unanswered. What about birds who endure both hot and cold? As it turns out, it’s all about the heat, a fact made clear by climate...

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I Got A New Fender!

Fender arrived, it was dirty and there was some rust (?) stains on the clear coat, and a few light scratches. It’s got one big scratch down to metal I am spot repairing (it’s only halfway done), for everything else, a bit of polish/light cutting compound, lots of elbow grease, and about twenty coats of two different types of waxes and I’ve got a literal mirror finish.

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(Di)Benedetto!
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(Di)Benedetto!

Frank Bennedetto was a good man who risked it all for his friends... well, at least according to his self-professed ‘col-o-nel’, Homestar Runner. To the untrained observer, he seemed a bit more like... well, a popcorn machine. Sadly, he was lost in the Battle of Strong Badia, a failed invasion attempt thwarted by the local population expressing disinterest in favor of a game of Badminton and...

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But What Else Deserves Ado?
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But What Else Deserves Ado?

Why doesn’t Cherie Lunghi get more roles? Well, looking at her Wikipedia page I see she’s had quite a few but I’ve only seen or heard her in three leading roles—Excalibur, the Doctor Who audio play The Emerald Tiger, and this morning I saw her in the 1984 BBC production of Much Ado About Nothing in which she is my favourite Beatrice.

Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare’s great...

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We’re finishing up our playthrough of Half Life right now on Twitch

We’re finishing up our playthrough of Half Life right now on Twitch. Look out for those headcrabs, Gordon!

Police Accidentally Tweet Screenshot Showing That They Monitor Anti-Racism and Anti-Police Brutality Groups

In their efforts to inform the public that they were doing everything possible to manage the spontaneous combustion of several homes, the Massachusetts State Police inadvertently let a few organizations fighting to end police brutality, racism and the reign of Donald Trump, know that they are being watched.

On Friday, as homes throughout Massachusetts’ Merrimack Valley exploded from a gas line...

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Hi guys, Just posting a album I made a while ago about one of my favorite cars, The Light Car Compan

Hi guys, Just posting a album I made a while ago about one of my favorite cars, The Light Car Company Rocket.

Concoction of Gordon Murray and Chris Craft’s imaginations of a pure lightweight sportscar for themselves, but more people were interested...

Chris and Gordon started Lightweight Car Company in 1991.

Six Speed Sequential Gear box, Yamaha stock unit+ Weissman unit giving you extra...

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<a href="https://splinternews.com/how-a-death-row-inmate-who-s-been-in-prison-since-he-wa-1793855918" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">How a death row inmate who’s been in prison since he was 15 finds meaning in daily life</a>

Update: On August 11, Pruett's execution was stayed again while a state appeals court considered his argument for more DNA testing.

WEST LIVINGSTON, Texas—When most of the 242 death row inmates living at the Allan B. Polunsky prison look out their tiny, barred windows, they see razor wire, brick buildings, and death.

But Robert Pruett, who's scheduled to be executed in 146 days, has a different...

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<i>Sword Art Online: Mother's Rosary </i>Vol. 1 - Manga Review

Something strange is afoot in Alfheim Online - a rumour of a duelist stronger than any other is spreading, and it’s up to Asuna to take her on in this manga adaption of Sword Art Online’s Mother’s Rosary story.

Weeks after Kirito and Sinon’s final battle in Gun Gale Online, life has gone back to normal for Asuna now that she has her lover back in Alfheim Online with her. Wanting to hold...

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World's Oldest Art
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World's Oldest Art

Cave paintings.

Photography of Lascaux animal painting

A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the World

The discovery in a remote part of Indonesia has scholars rethinking the origins of art—and of…

Read more Read World's Oldest Cave Art Found—And Neanderthals Made It

The findings suggest that Neanderthals and modern humans had the same cognitive abilities.

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Cueva de las Manos...

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A brief history lesson. Feel free to correct any incorrect info or oversights. Just trying to provid

A brief history lesson. Feel free to correct any incorrect info or oversights. Just trying to provide a primer. The 914 should be out of the shop and back to me this week, so stay tuned for regularly scheduled programming.

You probably know what hot rods are (and if you don’t, they’re usually old, classic American rides with large engines and are modified for speed), but there are particular...

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Oversteer Toyota 86 GT Review

I received this little gem in my latest box from Japan - the 1/64 Toyota 86 GT by the new manufacturer Oversteer. It comes in a little plexiglass box, mounted on a plinth and fixed with one small screw:

All of that is easily removed so we can get to the model - and it's a winner for me. The proportions of the real car are well ceptured

A pleasing level of detail all around:

Sizewise, it's a...

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Yup, need a truck
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Yup, need a truck

Don't know what's with all the 'I'm a strong independent car owner and I don't need no truck!' posts but, yes in fact sometimes only a truck will do.

Other times you don't I guess...

Best. Princess Leia Cosplay. Ever!

Help us, Obi Wan Ribbit. You’re our only toad! (Sometimes you need the help of friends for the perfect costume....)

Take 15% Off Any Of Vincero Collective's Modern Watches

Vincero Collective offers contemporary style watches for men and women that are both sleek and affordable. Right now, you can save 15% across the Vincero store, and get a watch for as low as $118 with code EXCLUSIVE15 at checkout.

Vincero Collective watches look sharp and deliver on quality, with all components independently sourced and hand checked by Vincero’s in-house quality control team....

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