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How to Watch Today's Surprise Hearing From the Jan. 6 Committee

The January 6th Committee made a surprise announcement on Monday that it would be holding a new hearing on Tuesday about President Donald Trump’s attempt to overthrow the government after he lost the 2020 presidential election. And if you’re looking for ways to watch live, Gizmodo has got you covered.

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The Latest News From Universal Studios Resorts, Disney Parks, and More Fan-tastical Destinations

It’s the battle of the holiday announcements at the theme parks! The Horrors of Blumhouse is the latest house to be added to Halloween Horror Nights for Universal Studios’ annual fall haunt event. Meanwhile it’s beginning to look a lot like halfway to Christmas at Disneyland and the Walt Disney World Resort. And look…

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Was Originally Conceived as a Trilogy, and We've Only Seen Part 1

There’s no word yet on if Obi-Wan Kenobi will return to Disney+ for more seasons, but apparently the stories are there. In a new interview, writer Stuart Beattie explained that the original plan for Obi-Wan Kenobi was to make three movies, and the story on the first season of the show was just part one.

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Sony's Baffling Madame Web Movie Weaves in Emma Roberts

Sony Pictures continues to take chances on its extended Spider-Man universe of characters with the Dakota Johnson-led Madame Web, adding yet another name—Emma Roberts, star of American Horror Story and Scream Queens—to its cast in yet another undefined role.

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How What We Do in The Shadows Paved the Way for Our Flag Means Death

There’s a moment in the new season four trailer for FX’s What We Do in The Shadows where the vampires’ neighbor asks, “What’s the word for what you guys are?” When Guillermo (Harvey Guillén) responds “Polyamorous?”, the neighbor says, “No, I was kind of thinking like dirty hippies.”

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A Heat Wave Derailed a Train Outside San Francisco

Our existing infrastructure isn’t built to withstand climate change, and heat waves have started to drive wedges into the cracks in the system. Triple-digit temperatures caused a train to derail near San Francisco last week, according to an internal evaluation by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART).

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A Mars Spacecraft Has Been Running on Windows 98 Era Software for 19 Years, But No More

The days of dial-up internet, AOL Instant Messenger, and Myspace may be over on Earth, but on Mars, the early years of the internet still live on. A Martian spacecraft has been running on software designed more than 20 years ago in a proprietary environment based on Microsoft Windows 98, and is long overdue for an…

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Watch How Stranger Things' 'Running Up That Hill' Scene Was Created

A lot happens in the first half of Stranger Things Vol. 4, but the things most people are talking about take place in the fourth episode, “Dear Billy.” That episode itself is jam-packed with huge moments and revelations but it’s the ending sequence, which sees Max (Sadie Sink) escaping from Vecna’s Mind Lair, that has…

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Marvel Release Dates: When to See Upcoming MCU Movies and Disney+ Shows

With 27 feature films and six Disney+ shows in 14 years, the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to rule pop culture. Ms. Marvel arrived on Disney+ on June 8, and Thor: Love and Thunder will soon hammer into theaters on July 8. We expect to learn even more about Marvel’s future plans during San Diego Comic-Con July…

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9 Invasive Plants You Should Rip to Shreds

Conservation is about saving, about preserving the natural world for future generations and the health of our ecosystems. But sometimes to save local environments, you have to kill some plants. Specifically, invasive plants.

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ZZ Gundam Should Get the Justice It Deserves Now That It's Finally Streaming

One of Mobile Suit Gundam’s most-maligned series is finally available to stream this week—which means, hopefully, Gundam fans old and new alike will use it as a chance to re-evaluate what has often been seen as the black sheep of early Gundam.

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Meta Allowed Misleading Ads for Bogus Cancer Treatments on Facebook

Facebook and its parent company, Meta, don’t exactly have a great track record when it comes to combatting online disinformation.

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Smart Pet Door Uses Facial Recognition to Keep Critters Out

Installing a pet door can make pet ownership less of a chore by eliminating the need to constantly have to let them outside for bathroom breaks and then back in again after, and the Petvation wants to make sure it’s only your dog or cat (or naked mole rat, we don’t judge) coming back in by leveraging the same facial recognition…

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A Guy Got Drunk Enough to Lose An Entire City’s Personal Data

We’ve all been there: you go out drinking for a night on the town, down a few drinks, only to wake up with something... missing; maybe it’s your wallet, or your keys, or your phone. Or maybe, if it’s the case of one unnamed contractor working out of Japan, it’s a flash drive holding the personal information of about…

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Cinderella's Stepsisters Have Their Say in This Excerpt From Disney's The Wicked Ones

We all know the story of Cinderellathe fairy godmother, the ball, the glass slipper—but her wicked stepsisters’ lives have always been a bit less illuminated. In The Wicked Ones, National Book Award-winning author Robin Benway (Far From the Tree) offers a new perspective on the familiar fairy tale.

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The Pixel 6a's Fingerprint Sensors Seem Fast

Give it up to Android for keeping the fingerprint scanner alive. According to Malaysian YouTuber, Fazli Halim (who has already leaked details of the Pixel 6a that Google is launching on July 28), the Pixel 6a’s fingerprint scanner won’t be a disappointing dud like on the Pixel 6/6 Pro.

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Grand Jury Subpoenas Could End Trump’s Plans for Truth Social

A new round of grand jury subpoenas threatens to upend former President Donald Trump’s plan of taking the company behind Truth Social public through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).

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The Flu Vaccine May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay

New research suggests even more benefits for flu vaccination in older people. The study found that adults over 65 who received at least one flu shot were noticeably less likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease up to four years later. More research will be needed to confirm a cause-and-effect link and to figure…

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Nvidia's Budget GeForce GTX 1630 Could Arrive Soon to Take On Intel's Arc GPU

Nvidia is rumored to soon be releasing what will likely be the cheapest new graphics card on the market, and new evidence suggests the launch could be just days away. Chinese graphics card maker Colorful added the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1630 to its lineup of products, only to remove the listing shortly thereafter, Tom’s…

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The Facebook Watch App No Longer Works on Apple TV

Being able to watch videos from your Facebook friends on Apple TV is apparently no longer a thing. Facebook has seemingly discontinued its Facebook Watch app from Apple TV, with users no longer being able to access the video app on tvOS, 9to5Mac first reported on Sunday.

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Chris Hemsworth and Kevin Feige on the Evolution and Future of Thor

With the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder, the God of Thunder is going somewhere no one in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has ever gone before. Not Iron Man. Not Captain America. No one. Thor is now the first MCU character to have their very own fourth solo film and, as such, it marks not just a long evolution of the…

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The Most Interesting Moons in Our Solar System

There are just eight planets in our Solar System (sorry Pluto), so the neighborhood can feel pretty empty. But there are over 200 moons orbiting objects in the solar system, including planets and large asteroids.

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Alaska Set Ablaze in Record-Breaking Wildfire Season

Alaska is struggling through a record breaking wildfire season. A million acres have burned as of June 15, the earliest in decades, according to the Anchorage Daily News.

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Lego Sides With Planet Earth Over Figuring Out Your Next Blind-Bagged Minifigure

As much as Lego fans love the company’s endless series of collectible minifigures, they loathe the fact they’re sold in blind generic packaging—something that’s going to become a truly random experience late next year as Lego continues to move away from plastic packaging.

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Apple's Base MacBook Pro 13 With M2 Has a Much Slower SSD Than the Previous Model

Apple boasted at WWDC 2022 about the performance of its M2 chip but failed to mention anything about slower SSD speeds in the refreshed MacBook Pro 13. As MacRumors reports, YouTubers Max Tech and Created Tech discovered that the base model with 256GB of storage has significantly reduced storage speeds compared to the…

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