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Memorial Day what-to-watch list 2014

Memorial Day what-to-watch list 2014

Today there are a number of things you could be doing while you sit at home, avoiding the overcast skies and the absence of a family gathering. It’s Memorial Day 2014, and celebrating the freedoms our brave men and women have given us in battle in ages past means watching television shows and movies one after the other. Today we celebrate by connecting.

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Avengers return in Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes 2.0

Avengers return in Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes 2.0

The Avengers have arrived in the Disney Infinity universe, bringing with them a word on how an open-sandbox model will work with their mighty hand upon the trigger. Disney Infinity is a game which, like Skylanders, uses physical toys to activate virtual-reality characters in the game. This Avengers Playset expansion heralds the second coming of the title - a whole new world, as it were.

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NYC Met Museum of Arts brings 400,000 images to public domain

NYC Met Museum of Arts brings 400,000 images to public domain

The New York City Metropolitan Museum of Art has made a massive collection of images available to the public domain this month. Bringing 400,000 images - most of which have never been seen on the web before - to the public is a big step for the museum in joining a large cross-section of institutions implementing similar initiatives. "I am delighted that digital technology can open the doors to this trove of images from our encyclopedic collection," said Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Star Wars 7: Force for Change gives peek at on-set bits

Star Wars 7: Force for Change gives peek at on-set bits

Though the main message from Lucasfilm today is that you’ll be given the opportunity to get on-set and to be in Star Wars 7, a few more tiny bits and pieces have appeared in a presentation video from director J.J. Abrams. In the presentation video you’ll see below, you’ll be given a miniature glimpse of what’s to come from Tatooine - or something very, very similar to it - from the set in Abu Dhabi.

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Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga on YouTube

Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga on YouTube

While we’re waiting for Star Wars 7 to arrive, the folks behind Star Wars - at Lucasfilm - are releasing a number of long-form clips from their archives. One released in segments will be the classic documentary From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga. This documentary has never officially been available to the public before, and is fully narrated by none other than Mark Hamill.

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Jurassic World plot details leak

Jurassic World plot details leak

A new Jurassic World leak has surfaced, this one with sources dropping details about the movie's plot -- or, perhaps better stated, the nature of the movie's plot. Nothing huge is given away, but those purists among us who like to watch their movies with as fresh of eyes as possible, be warned: spoilers ahead.

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Lytro documentary brings LYTRO ILLUM camera to life

Lytro documentary brings LYTRO ILLUM camera to life

This week an 11-minute documentary called "Emotions in a Different Light" has been released to the web for the public. This documentary is a relatively new way of going about showing off the abilities of a device - the LYTRO ILLUM in this case - with Lytro traveling along with a set of photographers to see what they do with the device in the field.

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