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Man of Steel opening weekend: Superman sees super ticket sales

Man of Steel opening weekend: Superman sees super ticket sales

Superman reboot Man of Steel broke box office records for a June weekend opening, Warner Bros. has confirmed, taking $125.1m in the US and snatching the record from 2010's Toy Story 3. Second only to Iron Man 3 on the 2003 movie leaderboard, Man of Steel also slammed the last big-screen outing for Superman, taking more than twice as much as 2006's Superman Returns, Inside Movies reports, and has led to even stronger hints from the studio that a Justice League franchise is waiting in the wings.

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DIY Thor’s Hammer blasts 80,000 user-friendly volts

DIY Thor’s Hammer blasts 80,000 user-friendly volts

Now that you're all about dressing up and heading out to your local Avengers movie opening - Iron Man 3 coming up quick(!) - you'll want to know how to make a prop that's above and beyond the pale. This week a custom-made and home-made Thor's Hammer has appeared amongst the DIY ranks, bringing with it 80,000 volts of electricity to boot. All it takes is some foam and teeny tiny tesla coil!

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Epix video streaming lands on PS3

Epix video streaming lands on PS3

Sony PS3 owners can get access to a new streaming movie application on the game console as of today. The streaming movie application is Epix and it will be coming to the PlayStation Vita as well in the coming weeks. Epix is more like HBO Go and other premium cable network streaming programs than Netflix.

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Marvel giving away 700 first issues for free

Marvel giving away 700 first issues for free

Just a few days ago, Marvel announced a new "Unlimited" comic book plan where you can have access to 13,000 digital comic books for $60 a year. However, if you don't want to pay up, you can grab 700 first-issue digital comic books for free. The offer is good until tomorrow at 11 pm ET, and since you can't download all 700 issues at once, you better get to downloading right this instant.

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Iron Man 3 theatrical trailer unleashes army of Iron Men

Iron Man 3 theatrical trailer unleashes army of Iron Men

Today is the day we continue the Tony Stark saga with the first full theatrical trailer for Iron Man 3, complete with full views of the main villain, plotline confirmations galore, and a bit of a teaser of what's sure to be the final battle of the film. This movie contains much contemplation on the part of Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark character and some hard decisions made by both he and his associates regarding the defense of the United States of America. To do this, for starters, they'll be rolling out with Iron Patriot - clad in the stars and stripes of the USA flag on an Iron Man body.

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Doctor Strange and Ant-Man movies confirmed by Marvel Comics president

Doctor Strange and Ant-Man movies confirmed by Marvel Comics president

This week the president of Marvel has confirmed that two characters you, as an average everyday citizen, may have overlooked as a youngster are now headed for "Phase Three" of the Marvel-made (and Disney-owned) major motion picture saga. It's Ant-Man that'll be jamming forth with Doctor Strange somewhere in the mix as well. Not that these two fellows will be coming up in the same film necessarily, but that they're both on the docket without a doubt.

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Facebook tops list of most-viewed Wikipedia articles in 2012

Facebook tops list of most-viewed Wikipedia articles in 2012

We turned to our old pal Wikipedia a lot this year, but judging from a list of the most-viewed Wikipedia articles in 2012 put together by Johan Gunnarsson, some of the pages we visited most might surprise you. Wikipedia doesn't rank its pages at the end of the year like so many other sites do, so Gunnarsson put the 100-entry list together by looking at the service's log files. The page users visited most in 2012? Facebook, by a pretty significant amount.

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