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Seattle Seahawks player Marshawn Lynch developed a Beast Mode Frappuccino for Starbucks. The drink contains protein powder and comes topped with purple berry drizzle.

Sesame Street introduced its first character with autism, Julia, in hopes of destigmatizing the disorder and reducing bullying.

Apple’s new iPhone update will introduce 184 new emojis. Among them:

J.K. Rowling’s new play, on London’s West End, will feature Harry Potter as an adult.

Laverne Cox will play the eccentric Dr. Frank-N-Furter in a Fox remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

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Scalpers are trying to resell Star Wars: The Force Awakens tickets for as much as $10,000.

A century-old cracker, salvaged from the survival kit of a Titanic passenger, sold for more than $23,000.

Discovery announced that its long-running MythBusters series will end after its next season.

A deleted scene on the new Jurassic World DVD shows Chris Pratt’s character smearing himself in dinosaur poop.

The Weeknd told Rolling Stone that Taylor Swift “started petting my hair” the first time they met:

‘That’s when I was like, I definitely need a drink.’

Ben & Jerry’s is partnering with Colorado’s New Belgium Brewing to make craft-beer ice cream.

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