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We Thought These Microscopic Invertebrates Never Had Sex. Maybe We Were Wrong.

Chances are, you’ve never heard of bdelloid rotifers, strange microscopic creatures that typically live in freshwater ponds and streams. In the grand scheme of things, they’re related to arthropods, a group which includes insects, spiders, and crustaceans. But honestly, they’re in a unique class all their own. And… »9/02/15 11:11am5 minutes ago

Today's Best Deals: Cheaper Shoes, Nest Closeout, Bike Gear, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »9/02/15 10:15amToday 10:15am

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Fall Semester 2015

Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web this fall for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly-updating guide to improving your life with free, online college-level classes. Let’s get started.
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A Successful Launch Means it's About to Get Crowded on the Space Station

The latest trio of astronauts are safely space-bound after an early morning launch out of Kazakhstan. Soyuz will take the scenic route to meet the International Space Station, which is in a higher-than-usual orbit after avoiding space junk. After docking, the station’s crew will temporarily grow to nine astronauts. »9/02/15 8:00amToday 8:00am

Help Get the Webcomic Chief O'Brien at Work Out of Cyberspace and Into a Book

We’ve written about Chief O’Brien at Work, the webcomic about the true misery suffered by Miles O’Brien during his days on the Enterprise, before. But now you can support it on Kickstarter and allow him to move from digital to physical form, even if he still never gets to leave the transporter room. »9/02/15 7:30amToday 7:30am

This Star Wars Casting News Changes Everything. Plus ANOTHER Wild Spider-Man Rumor!

Tatiana Maslany could still appear in a Star Wars film—and there’s one detail that could be huge. Game of Thrones is filming a huge scene from the books, minus one important character. There’s a shocking Walking Dead rumor. Star Trek Beyond reveals another new alien. Michael J. Fox is a robot dog. Spoilers ahead!
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Steven Spielberg Is Looking For His Next Action Heroine For Ready Player One

Steven Spielberg is literally working on three movies at once. He’s got Bridge of Spies out next month, The BFG next Summer and then Ready Player One in December 2017. That’s the furthest off—but the casting process is already underway, and there’s even a shortlist for one of the lead roles.
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I Touched All Your Stuff Documentary Trailer Suggests True Crime at its Truly Weirdest

Chris Kirk is an American imprisoned for drug smuggling in Brazil. How he got there isn’t explained in the enigmatic trailer for Maíra Bühler and Matias Mariani’s documentary I Touched All Your Stuff, but reviews mention a “Hitchcockian chance-encounter with a femme fatale” and “Pablo Escobar’s hippos.” »9/01/15 5:00pmYesterday 5:00pm