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Here's a first look at the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot, which was directed by Jonathan Liebesman and stars Megan Fox, Pete Ploszek, Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard, Alan Ritchson, Danny Woodburn, William Fichtner, Will Arnett and Whoopi Goldberg. Fichtner revealed in an interview that he has signed on for three films. It's set to hit theaters on August 8, 2014. Continue reading for more.

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It's official, Facebook is acquiring Oculus VR for $2-billion. This includes $400-million cash and 23.1-million shares of Facebook stock, which has a current value of $1.6-billion. Mark Zuckberg said earlier today Facebook will "focus on helping Oculus build out their product and develop partnerships to support more games. We're going to make Oculus a platform for many other experiences. Imagine enjoying a court side seat at a game, studying in a classroom of students and teachers all over the world or consulting with a doctor face-to-face - just by putting on goggles in your home." Continue reading for a video and more information.

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The HTC One (M8) is the world's first smartphone with a Duo Camera that features HTC's innovative HTC UltraPixel module, a dual flash and full 1080p HD video recording, producing incredible images in all lighting conditions and rich, high-quality video. It's powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.3 GHz quad-core Krait CPUs and fully integrated 4G LTE, and running Android 4.4, KitKat, the latest version of the Android OS. Continue reading for a video, hands-on pictures and more information.

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For those who've never heard of Between Two Ferns, it's basically an internet comedy series starring Zach Galifianakis that appears on Funny or Die. As the show's title suggests, host Zach Galifianakis conducts celebrity interviews sitting with his guests between two potted ferns: the set intentionally resembles a low-budget amateur production for public-access television. In his latest episode, he interviewed President Barack Obama, all the while racking up 9.5-million video views in under 24-hours. Continue reading to see why.

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Search and rescue crews were scrambling Saturday to locate a Malaysia Airlines plane with 239 people aboard that mysteriuosly vanished after losing contact with air traffic control on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. According to Malaysian Airlines, the Boeing 777-200 lost contact with Subang Air Traffic Control at 2:40 a.m., two hours into the flight - it was expected to land in Beijing at 6:30 a.m. Saturday. Continue reading to watch a live streaming news report.

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Leonardo DiCaprio may still not have an Oscar, but Ellen DeGeneres on the other hand, set an entirely new record. That's right, she posted a selfie of herself and friends that received over 2.5-million retweets during the Oscars last night. Indpendent.co.uk reports that, "The snap saw about as much celebrity as could be crammed into shot, including 12 Years A Slave actress Lupita N'yongo's opportunistic brother Peter, the only non-actor pictured." Continue reading to see another stunt that she pulled to keep everyone awake during the awards show.

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After much rumors and speculation, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is finally here, unveiled today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Boasting a zippy quad-core 2.5-GHz Snapdragon 805 processor, 2GB of RAM, Android 4.4 KitKat, a 5.1-inch AMOLED display, 16-megapixel camera, and a fingerprint scanner. Continue reading for a video, hands-on pictures and more information.

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Facebook today announced that it will acquire what could quite possibly be the world's most popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp for more than $16 billion. The deal consists of $4 billion in cash and approximately $12 billion worth of Facebook shares, along with an additional $3-billion in vested shares for WhatsApp employees and founders. Continue reading for the news report and more information.

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Marvel has just released a 15-second teaser for Guardians of the Galaxy, ahead of the first full trailer set to air in the US tonight. The clip you're about to see is short on dialogue as well as plot details, but has plenty of action, including a very fleeting glimpse of the Bradley Cooper-voiced Rocket Raccoon and WWE wrestler Batista as Drax the Destroyer. Continue reading for more.

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Early Tuesday morning, a massive sinkhole swallowed eight vehicles on display in the Kentucky-based Corvette Museum. The massive hole in the ground measures 40-feet across and is approximately 30-feet deep, according to the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green. Two of the lost Corvettes, a 1993 ZR-1 Spyder and a 2009 ZR1 Blue Devil, were being loaned to the museum by General Motors. Continue reading to see amazing drone footage.

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