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11 Facts About Operation Dynamo: The Dunkirk Evacuation
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11 Facts About Operation Dynamo: The Dunkirk Evacuation

In the early days of World War II, the combined

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10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Ulysses S. Grant
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10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Ulysses S. Grant

  Ulysses  S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States

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9 Characters Who Have Held Thor’s Hammer
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9 Characters Who Have Held Thor’s Hammer

“Whosoever Holds This Hammer, If (s)he be worth, shall possess

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19 Things to Know About Marvel Hero Jubilee
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19 Things to Know About Marvel Hero Jubilee

The X-Men Apocalypse movie is moving ahead and will be

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15 Facts about D-Day You May Not Know
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15 Facts about D-Day You May Not Know

On June 6th, 1944, thousands of soldiers huddled in LCVPs

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7 of the Best Community Easter Eggs
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7 of the Best Community Easter Eggs

Community is getting a 6th season and one of the

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7 Comic Book Characters That Didn’t Start in Comics
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7 Comic Book Characters That Didn’t Start in Comics

One of the weird things that can occur in comics

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7 Members of the Guardians of the Galaxy Who Weren’t in the Movie
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7 Members of the Guardians of the Galaxy Who Weren’t in the Movie

The Guardians of the Galaxy had been around long before Peter Quill asked a space raccoon and giant alien tree to join. His team, however, thanks to the comics and the movie has been the most popular. While the film showcased a small portion of the members, here are some that didn't make the cut to the big screen that were a part of Peter's original Guardian's in the comics.

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13 Coolest Iron-Man Suits
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13 Coolest Iron-Man Suits

Tony Stark likes to build Iron-Man armors.  That is a

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13 Things to Know about Marvel’s Ultron
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13 Things to Know about Marvel’s Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron is coming to theaters and the

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15 Facts about Daredevil and Matt Murdock — A Beginners Guide to Daredevil
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15 Facts about Daredevil and Matt Murdock — A Beginners Guide to Daredevil

  “The Man Without Fear” will be coming to the

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Beginners Guide to Baron Heinrich Zemo
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Beginners Guide to Baron Heinrich Zemo

  While everyone knows about Captain America’s origins these days,

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Highest Rated Games of 2014
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Highest Rated Games of 2014

1. Grand Theft Auto V (XboxOne) – 97, (PS4 )-

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Top 15 Selling Games of 2014 in the US
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Top 15 Selling Games of 2014 in the US

1. Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire (3DS) Another year,

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What You Need to Know About Marvel’s Jessica Jones
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What You Need to Know About Marvel’s Jessica Jones

Jessica Jones is coming soon to the small screen and

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13 Facts About Doctor Who’s First Doctor
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13 Facts About Doctor Who’s First Doctor

Doctor Who has been on for over 50 years. In that time, more than 12 actors have portrayed a single character. The Doctor has lived in media, in one way or another, for so long that it feels impossible to know all about the various incarnations. One of the most unknown iterations of the Doctor was the one that started the family back when it all began. Here is 13 facts about William Hartnell's First Doctor.

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13 Facts to Know About the History of DC Comic’s Suicide Squad
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13 Facts to Know About the History of DC Comic’s Suicide Squad

The Suicide Squad is a long running classic DC comic series that has gone through numerous iterations through the decades. Now that the team is heading to the movies with an all-star cast, here's some points you will want to know about the history of DC's Suicide Squad.

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11 Famous Movie Moments Not in the Script
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11 Famous Movie Moments Not in the Script

Sometimes the most memorable moments in a movie happen in the midst of filming. From Robin Williams to Heath Ledger, check out these moments that movie-goers remember that were not on the page.

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Movies Based on Philip K Dick Stories
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Movies Based on Philip K Dick Stories

In science fiction literature, there are few writers as legendary as Philip K. Dick. In his lifetime, he produced over a hundred short stories and thirty novels. Numerous writers and directors have looked to his visions of the future to shape the stories they've wanted to put on the big screen. Many of Dick's novellas and shorts have been adapted to film with varying degrees of success. Here's a few films that are based on stories from the sci-fi master Philip K. Dick.

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9 Differences Between Captain America: The Winter Soldier Comic and Movie
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9 Differences Between Captain America: The Winter Soldier Comic and Movie

When a book (comic or otherwise) is adapted for the

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13 Facts You Need to Know about the X-Men Villain Apocalypse
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13 Facts You Need to Know about the X-Men Villain Apocalypse

With the casting of Oscar Issac in the role of

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13 Science Fiction Films Featuring Time-Travel
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13 Science Fiction Films Featuring Time-Travel

1. Terminator 1 & 2 “I’ll be back.” 2. Back

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11 Weapons Famous In World War II
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11 Weapons Famous In World War II

World War 2 marked a turning point in the development