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In certain types of games, a character might get robbed, or kidnapped, or hurt, and your playable character will have to step in and save the day. Why is that victim almost always a woman? It’s a question Marc-Alexis Cote, Creative Director at Ubisoft Montreal, pondered as he worked on Assassin’s Creed Syndicate — a Victorian England-set adventure for...

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LOS ANGELES — A 15-year-old YouTube star was arrested by Los Angeles Police Department officials late last month on suspicion of sexually exploiting an underage girl. Police said skateboarder and social media star Steven Fernandez, who has amassed more than 700,000 subscribers to his channel since joining the platform in 2012, allegedly promised a 12-year-old girl that he would...

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Saturday Night Live actor Kyle Mooney lives pretty much like a few New York 30-somethings you probably know — in a sparsely furnished walk-up apartment decorated with a few select movie posters. It's inside here, however, that lies a treasure that has no price tag. To him, anyway. On eBay, the hundreds of VHS tapes he's amassed over...

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What we know: The concourse level of the Rogers Centre, the Toronto Blue Jays home stadium, was flooded during a game two Fridays ago because a fan apparently ripped a urinal from a men's room wall. What we don't know: Who did it. And why. And how long it takes to pry a urinal off a wall. Actually,...

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For the six athletes who stripped down for the cover of ESPN The Magazine's seventh annual Body Issue, baring it all was about embracing vulnerabilities and highlighting strength. The magazine's Body Issue is a yearly display of some of the best professional athletes posing in nude and semi-nude photographs. This year includes six different covers featuring individual athletes: Washington...

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Lana del Rey's new music video is part Little Mermaid and a lot Virgin Suicides, so all is right in her listless, romantic world. And by that, of course, we mean that almost everything is wrong save for a few flickers of temporary relief. In "Music to Watch Boys To," Lana and her sisters of sorrow jump into the...

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It's only a matter of days until we all get a proper introduction to the new faces of Heroes Reborn — but until then, Robbie Kay wants to help you get to know Tommy, a high schooler who has the ability to pull the ultimate disappearing act. In the video below, which you're seeing first on Mashable, Kay...

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Just days after Zayn Malik announced his solo career, his former bandmates have released a surprise new single. The song, titled Drag Me Down, premiered on iTunes and Spotify at 6.30am on Friday. Band member Niall Horan tweeted: "Finally we get to say this! Have waited a long time but our new single Drag Me Down is out!!" Louis...

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Enes Kanter is a very large NBA player — until you stand him next to the world's tallest man, that is. Kanter, a power forward who hails from Turkey and plays for the Oklahoma City, stands 6-foot-11 and weighs 245 pounds. But that's nothing compared to his countryman Sultan Kosen. Here are a couple shots of Kanter and Kosen...

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It had been 22 years since New York City's iconic Ed Sullivan Theater had been touched by an army of hammer and nails. But when Stephen Colbert moved into the space that David Letterman had called home since 1993, it was time to renovate the space — while also pushing it forward technologically. That was no small...

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