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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    This Steampunk Disney Crossover Runs Like Clockwork!

    Ever thought Disney needed a larger dose of clockwork, steam power, and Victorian sensibilities? Artist HelleeTitch definitely did, and after seeing her series of Disney characters drawn steampunk style, we can’t say we disagree! We’ve got our favorites from her collection here, and if you like what you see, you should head on over to her […]

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    The Hot Lawsuit of 2018 Suddenly Ends With Uber Agreeing to Pay Waymo a $245 Million Settlement

    It was around this time last year that Waymo brought legal action against Uber, alleging that a former Waymo employee had stolen autonomous driving technology and provided it to Uber. Over the year, the story got progressively mesmerizing, including revelations of Uber having elaborate corporate espionage programs and Judge William Alsup growing increasingly irritated at […]

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    You’ll Want to Catch All of These 20 Awesome Pokémon Goodies

    Need to celebrate your love for all things Pokémon? Do it with a little shopping! Sadly, there are no real world PokéStops where you can shop for all things Pokémon (how has there not been at least a pop-up shop yet?), but as we all know well, there’s no shortage of things you can find online! We are […]

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    Disney Characters Assemble in This Terrific Disney Avengers Fan Art Crossover

    Want to know what Infinity War would look like if it was Disney characters doing the universe saving (or threatening)? You should check out the work of Christopher Stoll, a fan artist from the United States who has created a whole series of Disney characters crossed over with Marvel characters — and the results aren’t always what […]

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    Disney Princesses Have the Silver Crystal on Lockdown in this Sailor Moon Crossover

    Before she wowed us with her series of Disney princesses as Jedi, artist White-Magician created this awesome series of trace work using the style of Naoko Takeuchi, creator of Sailor Moon. We’ll take a crack at which one is which based on the planet they’re repping, because frankly, both Disney princesses and the Sailor Soldiers are incomparable. You can […]

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    Here’s What Would Happen if Pokémon Were Really Too Cute to Fight

    How could you ever attack anything making eyes like these? Artist Luke Phillippo is basically daring you to feel awful about yourself just thinking of catching one of these little guys — and we’re OK with it! Check out the first handful of the original Pokémon below, and if you like his work, you should check out […]

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    Funko Frenzy – A Ton of Good Stuff Announced at London Toy Fair

    Got a shelf (or room) dedicated to Funko figurines? Then we’re guessing you get as excited as we do for new Funko releases — and they come fast and furious these days. Funko basically has an iron grip on our wallets with their Pops and plushies, and they’re not letting go anytime soon. Here’s the good […]

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    These Pokémon Fusions May Mean Professor Oak Has Lost Control of Himself

    When someone’s been studying Pokémon for as long as Professor Oak has, they have to get curious, right? Well, turns out, the good professor isn’t the mastermind behind these Pokémon fusions — that would be fan artist Seoxys, who has put her imagination to work by thinking up all kinds of Pokémon hybrids! Here’s some of her best, and if […]

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    We’re Fainting Over How Good This Pokémon Fan Art Is

    As always, Eric Proctor’s art skills are super effective. We’ve loved his series of Grumpy Cat invading Disney movies and his teaming up Disney princesses with Eevees, and his series of Pokémon fan art is just as wonderful. We celebrated some of his work not too long ago, and now we’re back with even more! Here […]

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    Allume Wants to Make Personal Shoppers More Accessible and Affordable

    There’s a lot that sucks about shopping for clothes online — you can’t judge fit, you can’t feel the material, and there’s no way of telling whether or not a few items from different stores will actually coalesce into an outfit that looks good. But, if you’re wrapped up in juggling a family and a job, […]

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    14 Perfect Masculine Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Star Wars Fanatic in Your Life

    Valentine’s Day is coming up! May the Force be with anyone in a relationship. Then again, if you’re with a Star Wars fanatic, Valentine’s Day is kinda easy! Everything (seriously, wait until you see some of this stuff) under the sun has gotten the Star Wars treatment at some point, so your odds of finding […]

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    Nintendo Just Dropped a Ton of (Mostly) Good News on Us This Week

    Nintendo has been on a hot streak for the past year — the Switch is amazing, cash is flowing, Mario got an amazing game, and all is right in the Mushroom Kingdom. So, you won’t be shocked to learn that Nintendo is very interested in keeping the good times rolling. This week saw a ton of […]

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    These Pokémon Valentine’s Day Cards are Totally Goofy and We Love Them

    It’s February — a wild romantic holiday is about to appear! Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and if you, like many people of a certain age, met your significant other while playing Pokémon Go, you need a way to properly celebrate your love. Fortunately, the holiday has spawned a shadow greeting card industry boasting wordplay so corny, […]

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    This Series of Overwatch Portraits is On Point

    Few games in history have caused quite the outpouring of fan love that Overwatch has, and that’s led to some awfully amazing art. That includes this incredible series of portraits from artist VVernacatola of DeviantArt. With some amazing sketching, great attention to detail, and some beautiful splashes of color in the background, he’s created some fantastic work. […]

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    Here’s What We Learned About DNA Ancestry Testing By Taking Living DNA’s Test

    For years, family history research required laborious on-the-ground research (possibly including trips to multiple homelands) and/or assistance from the Church of Latter-Day Saints. It was delving into birth and death records, hunting down immigration papers, and contacting living relatives previously unknown. In the past decade, and especially in the past few years, a powerful new […]