Al Gore announces Sundance debut for follow-up to An Inconvenient Truth

Former vice-president and climate change activist announces spiritual successor to his Oscar-winning documentary, set to debut at film festival’s new section

A follow-up to An Inconvenient Truth, the Oscar-winning documentary about climate change, will be among the opening night films at the forthcoming Sundance film festival.

Like its predecessor, the film will follow Al Gore as the former vice-president continues to make his case around the world that the world most wake up to the imminent threat of climate change.

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A Neon-Bright Look at the Electricity Between Soul Mates

In a futuristic city, a scientist’s daughter continues her late father’s research into a very special kind of sea creature—and wonderful things happen once it finds its long-lost mate. There isn’t any dialogue in Luke Saunders’ animated scifi short The Fisherman, but its neon color scheme practically pops off the screen.

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Something Doesn’t Add Up About Tim Miller’s Reason for Leaving Deadpool 2

Something smells off in the world of Deadpool 2 and it ain’t the chimichangas.

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A Monster Prowls a Christmas Tree Lot in the First Clip from YouTube Red Horror Series 12 Deadly Days

We’ve all heard of the 12 days of Christmas—but the axe-wielding creature in this first clip from 12 Deadly Days, YouTube and Blumhouse Television’s horror-comedy series, is a far cry from a partridge in a pear tree.

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Tom Holland Enrolled in a New York City School to Do Spider-Man Research

I can think of very few people who would voluntarily go back to high school. On the other hand, English actor Tom Holland didn’t have any actual memories of the American high school experience to fall back on for Spider-Man: Homecoming.

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This Simulation of a Monkey Speaking Is the Stuff of Nightmares

X-ray image of a macaque monkey. (Image: Asif Ghazanfar, Princeton Neuroscience Institute)

New research shows that macaques have a vocal tract capable of emitting human-like speech, but they lack the brain circuitry to make words happen. That may be a good thing, because their simulated speech is creepy as hell.

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Batman and the Pink Power Ranger Make For a Fabulous Team

The Justice League/Power Rangers crossover miniseries is nearly upon us, which means it’s time for variant covers—and that means time for team-ups between members of the League and the teens with attitude. Kimberly and Batman make for a great pairing, no?

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Behold the Awesome Power of the Death Star in New Rogue One Footage

Okay so it’s not blowing up a planet yet, but it is very, very pretty.

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You Can Now Play Piano on the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar

Since the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar was released, we’ve seen a handful of fun apps that take advantage of the new hardware feature. Now we have the most logical toy app for the Touch Bar: A piano.

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Look at the Damn Wings on This Spider-Man: Homecoming Vulture Action Figure

Spider-Man: Homecoming’s Vulture comes armed with a rather beastly version of his wings from the comics. His action figure version has some to match—and they’re so big, you actually need to buy several other figures just to get them.

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Let’s Check in on the Super-Hyped $4.5 Billion Startup That Still Hasn’t Released a Product

Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz (Image: Getty)

Mixed reality startup Magic Leap is one of the most-hyped businesses in tech, but after five years and $1.4 billion in funding from behemoths like Google and Alibaba, the notoriously secretive company still hasn’t released a product. A new report from The Information now peeks behind the curtain and reveals that Magic Leap is in much worse shape than its bluster suggests.

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Instagram-Famous Fisherman ‘Mark the Shark’ Hooks a Brick of Cocaine

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Florida is America’s id, and when America wants some cocaine, you better believe Florida is going to come through.

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The Exorcist Creator Says the Show’s Two-Part Finale Will Be the ‘Craziest Episodes We’ve Done’

The Exorcist may not be racking up huge ratings, but the Fox show—a sequel of sorts to the 1973 horror classic—has attracted a very dedicated viewership, mainly because it’s great. The show’s two-part season finale kicks off tonight, so we spoke to creator Jeremy Slater about how the difficulties of summoning a demon to primetime and how to keep wowing fans after the show’s big twist.

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Warm Up With the Gif Party

It’s winter for us in the Northern Hemisphere, and I don’t know about you, but the Snow Miser is kicking my ass. Thankfully, the gif party is always a good place to warm up.

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The Anti-Science Craze Driven by Millennials 

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If you have noticed the selection of organic, GMO-free crackers encroaching on the shelf space of the Pop Tarts and Wheat Thins at your local bodega, you can blame millennials for ruining your midnight-snacking fun.

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Spectral Is a Scifi Action Film That’s Too Obsessed With Its Own Cool Premise

“The less you know, the better.” It’s a common phrase used in all walks of life, and it applies perfectly to Nic Mathieu’s Spectral. This high-tech scifi film was originally planned as a theatrical release but has since been relegated to Netflix, possibly because it’s a movie based on a great idea that overshadows everything that could’ve made it amazing.

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This Mutated Fish Can Now Withstand Absurd Levels of Toxic Waste

Researchers have discovered that Atlantic killifish are now 8,000 times more resilient to high levels of toxic waste than other fish, allowing them to survive extreme levels of pollution that would normally be deadly. It sounds like an evolutionary success story, but examples like this are exceptionally rare in the…

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This Aerial Footage of China Basically Teleports You There

There are so many great aerial shots of China in this video by Stef Hoffer that I think my mind just teleported there. It’s not just the pretty stuff either; The video is especially great because it shows many different sides of China, from the natural beauty of the country to the smoggy life in the cities and all…

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J.J. Abrams Is Making a TV Show About Space Colonies for HBO

The new show is called Glare, and it is a drama about the colonization of space. Just like Westworld, Abrams will be an executive producer.

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R.L. Stine Is Tackling Man-Thing for Marvel Comics

If you’ve been waiting since childhood for the author of Goosebumps to team up with Marvel, then today is a treat for you.

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