Chance Kinney

From Modesto, California, Chance received a B.A. in psychology from UCLA and an M.A. in international relations from University College Dublin. He loves to travel, and is always looking for interesting people and their stories wherever he goes. He currently lives in San Francisco.

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    Researchers Say Pokémon Go Is Safety Hazard, and They’ve Got Some Staggering Numbers to Prove It

    Usually, we’d write a study like this off as science stating the obvious, but some of the numbers in Purdue’s new study on the effects of Pokémon Go are admittedly pretty eye-opening! The researchers dug into thousands of traffic accident reports from one county in Indiana, drawing from the time before and after Pokémon Go was released. Apparently, […]

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    These Gorgeous Disney Tattoos Will Make You Want to Get Some Ink Yourself

    Tattoos can be truly beautiful and inspiring works of art. Add some Disney inspiration to that and you really have something special. Whether you choose to get inked for the cute characters, to remind yourself of a childhood filled with magic, or to commemorate the impact one of the films had on your life, these […]

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    Here’s What’s New on Netflix in December

    Is December the best month for binge watching? Probably! It’s super cold out, you might be back at the parents’ for at least a week or two, and hot chocolate season is getting into full swing. Match made in heaven. Here’s what we’ll be getting cozy with this month, and as always, we’ve got the full […]

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    The Week in Geek – Jude Law Gets Another Big Role and Pixar Has Another Big Hit

    Too busy to keep up on all things geeky this week? We’ve got you covered with the trailers, merch, and news coming out of the week that was! Ant-Man and The Wasp finishes filming That’s a wrap. #AntManandtheWasp — Peyton Reed (@MrPeytonReed) November 20, 2017 Director Peyton Reed announced last Sunday that Ant-Man and The Wasp […]

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    Someone Gave Famous Album Covers Star Wars Twists, and It’s Genius

    What do the hot albums of a galaxy far, far away look like? Well, Steven Lear is here to tell us. The digital artist is a big Star Wars fan and a big music fan — put those together and you get famous album covers reimagined with Star Wars characters past and present! What we’ve featured […]

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    Bars on Mars? Budweiser is Going to Start Studying Beer in Space Next Month

    The Apollo 11 moon landing. The Hubble Space Station. The International Space Station. SpaceX launching, landing, and recovering rockets. All of these, space launches that changed the world in the pursuit of a brighter future. And very soon, we can add one more to that illustrious list — the beer run. At SXSW in March, Budweiser […]

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    Check Out Your Favorite Characters Transformed Into Super Creepy Doodles!

    Do you think of glamour when you think of Los Angeles? Artist Hannah Webb wants you to rethink that! The LA-based artist has been showing off her skills with some street art-inspired creepy doodles of some of our favorite characters. They’re goopy, they’re zombie-like, and they’ve got real big teeth. If you love Webb’s work, she’s […]

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    Researchers Say Glitter is Not Fabulous and Should Be Banned Forever

    The shine is officially off glitter. The drumbeat is getting louder as more and more people worldwide call for the sparkly stuff to be banned altogether — kindergarten and nail polish may never be the same! Some may disagree. Scientists: Ban Glitter! Me: pic.twitter.com/3fapHq5nhv — Mike (@mikolph) November 22, 2017 So, did glitter-dusted postcards end up […]

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    These Beautiful Alternative Movie Posters Are Loaded With Retro Charm

    Movie posters are their own kind of art form, and we’ve seen some great official ones in the past. But, sometimes fan artists just do it better! Artist Kevin Tiernan is one of them — his movie posters have a retro, early 20th century feel to them that we love! If you love them too, you […]

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    Here’s How Tech Is Making Thanksgiving Way Less Stressful

    We’ll be the first to admit that technology can easily get in the way of quality holiday times — thanks, smartphones. It’s not all bad, though! Tech has also given us tons of ways to make the kitchen, the place from which all holiday stress emanates, a place of peace. Maybe. Tech can even make post-turkey […]

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    Celebrate Turkey Day With Six of Our Favorite Thanksgiving Episodes!

    Already downed all the turkey and stuffing and whatever other delights your family has cooked up? Then you’re probably sitting, mostly immobile, on a couch somewhere. Maybe you’re asleep! If you are, congratulations. If not, you’re going to have to join the fight over Thanksgiving entertainment! Time was all of TV more or less gave […]

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    These Disney Princesses Work Modern-Day Fashions Perfectly

    Disney princesses tend to mostly live in times when riding horseback was a thing people did all the time. Let’s just say this — we can’t think of many fairy tales that involve smartphones. Maybe that wouldn’t be such a bad thing, though! Artist Fernanda Suarez has created a series of Disney princesses rocking modern day […]

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    Uber’s Bad Year Just Got Worse Thanks to a Hacking Cover-up

    Coming into 2017, Uber was an unstoppable juggernaut that looked poised to dominate ride-hailing today and maybe even autonomous driving tomorrow. Well, 2017 is almost over, and while Uber hasn’t run out of gas, it’s had quite a few holes punched in the tank. Let’s add one more! Today, news broke that Uber covered up […]

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    Star Wars Goes to School in This Amazing ’80s High School Fan Art Series

    ’80s high school was pretty much peak high school as it is (thanks John Hughes), but artist Denis Medri somehow managed to improve on what we thought was perfection. His Star Wars ’80s High School series is exactly what it sounds like — classic Star Wars characters taking their personal dramas to the lockers. As you’ll […]

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    This Artist Crossed Over the Cast of Stranger Things With the X-Men, and Now We Really Want This to Be a Movie

    What would happen if Hawkins National Lab got hold of the whole town? Well, if this crossover of Stranger Things and the X-Men is any indication, it’d be pretty sweet! Kode A. is an artist from Melbourne who goes by the handle bosslogic, and he’s done an incredible job imagining the cast of Stranger Things as the mutants of […]

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    This Japanese Company is About to Make Digital Assistants a Lot More Personal

    You know the big names — Alexa, Siri, Cortana, and the admittedly nameless Google Assistant. They’re the digital assistants making our lives a little easier, while low-key getting us ready for the days when talking to robots will be totally normal. Well, in a month you can add one more name to that list thanks to […]