When Luke Cage Says “You Want Some?”… — The House of Geekery!

…you always answer NO! Luke Cage is the hero of Marvel’s next blockbuster Netflix series, coming September 30! The main villain is a man known as Cottonmouth. Defining the series is its unique approach to music, heavily featuring hip-hop / rap. Marvel posted a featurette on the soundtrack choices for the series. 17 days till […]

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British Ship Discovered 170 Years After Its Doomed Northwest Passage Expedition — TIME

(TORONTO) — The second of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic nearly 170 years ago during a storied expedition to find the fabled Northwest Passage has been found. The Arctic Research Foundation said Monday that the HMS Terror has been located by a research ship. Last seen in the 1840s while under…

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What Liberals Don’t Understand About Income Inequality — TIME

Blaming the success of America’s 1% for the slow growth of middle- and working-class incomes leads to policies that slow an already slow-growing economy. A shortage of properly trained talent and risk-taking limit the growth of America’s innovation-driven economy. In those circumstances, growth can manifest itself as an increase in employment or an increase in…

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Connecticut Awarded Federal Funding To Battle Opioid Crisis — CBS Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut and AP) – Gov. Dannel Malloy and members of Connecticut’s Congressional delegation have announced the state will receive more than $5 million in federal funding to battle opioid addiction. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grants will be used to increase access to treatment for addicts as well as…

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What Profanity Teaches Us About Ourselves — TIME

Profane words have a direct line to our emotions. They are a spontaneous reflection of strong emotional states, like anger, fear or passion. They are also unequaled in their capacity to inflict emotional pain and incite violent disagreement. They’re the words that provoke the most repressive regulatory reactions from the state in the form of…

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5 Connecticut towns make ’15 Small New England Towns You Need to Visit’ list — FOX 61

HARTFORD – Country Living has listed their ’15 Small New England Towns You Need to Visit ASAP’ and the list includes five Connecticut communities. They put the list together ‘because this region is known for a lot more than its stunning fall foliage.’ The five Connecticut towns that made the list are Essex, Haddam, Kent,…

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Take a Look at the Dynamic New Posters for Disney’s Upcoming ‘Anti-Princess’ Movie Moana — TIME

We’re still two months out from the premiere of Disney’s Moana, but the hype is already building around the debut of the first Polynesian princess— and thanks to The Rock, the public now can view a set a poster for the upcoming animated movie. This week, The Rock — who voices the character of the…

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Americans Are Making More Money, Except for the Ones That Aren’t — TIME

Americans finally got a raise last year. The U.S. Census announced that the median American income rose more than 5% to $56,516. It’s the first significant raise in eight years and the biggest median income jump in 17 years. The rising income tide lifted many boats. All ages saw an uptick in median income, which…

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Adrian Grenier Issued a Charming, Long-Winded Feminist Declaration — TIME

In case you judged actor Adrien Grenier because of his decidedly lothario-esque hobbies on Entourage as Vincent Chase, now is the moment for him to speak his mind. In an interview with The Cut, Vinny’s real life alter-ego, actor Adrian Grenier gave a feminist monologue that would bring tears of joy to even Ari Gold’s…

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