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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    Funko Frenzy – Stranger Things, a Bunch of Glitter, and More!

    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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    Make the Holidays Geeky With These 18 Christmas Tree Ornaments

    Got a Christmas tree all set up and decorated? You might have the lights and garland up, but there’s no way it’s complete without a bunch of ornaments celebrating the year that was in geekdom. Here are some of the coolest ornaments we’ve found — whether your’re a Star Wars, Marvel, Pokémon, Star Trek, of Game of […]

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    The 4 Women’s Health Tech Startups You Need to Watch in 2018

    If we’ve learned anything about the tech industry, it’s that two kinds of startups thrive — the ones that attack a problem in a radically different way, and the ones that attack a problem that’s been ignored. Women’s health has long been in the latter group — access to necessities like birth control and tampons is restricted […]

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    Big Changes are Coming to Pokémon Go: Here’s What You Need to Know

    Pokémon Go had its big moment in the spotlight, then went through the counter-movement of “who plays that anymore?” before finally settling in comfortably as a good and fun game that a lot of people enjoy. It’s been getting regular updates, legendaries, and fun events, and its next update is going to be one of its biggest […]

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    18 Perfect Holiday Gifts for the Star Wars Fangirl in Your Life

    Now that Star Wars has become a central part of the holiday season, the vast empire that is the Star Wars merch world has never been more important. They even have a special day just to reveal the year’s new Star Wars toys! Force Friday is a thing now, and it’s going to keep on […]

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    The Twilight Zone is Making Another Comeback, But Not to Traditional TV

    The real world not weird enough for you? Prepare for more tales of the strange, then, because The Twilight Zone is officially coming back! The original series ran from 1959 to 1964 on CBS thanks to Rod Serling, and it left its mark on pop culture in more ways than one! The series was famous for […]

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    5 Ways the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Will Make Next Year’s Android Phones Even Better

    Qualcomm’s had a rough year, getting hit by a lawsuit from Apple, an ongoing antitrust case in the United States, and an attempted hostile takeover attempt by fellow processor giant Broadcom. But, at least they’ve got one thing going for them — they’re still firmly in control of the world of premium Android smartphones. This year, […]

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    These Pokémon Got an Amazing Mayan Makeover From a Mexican Artist

    Usually, you need to go find your nearest ancient art museum to enjoy some fine Mayan art, but no need today! Monica Robles Corzo, a.k.a. Monarobot, is an artist from Chiapas, Mexico who has been creating some awesome Mayan monsters for the past few years. It’s all amazing, but we couldn’t help but fall in love […]

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    Grumpy Cat Takes Over All of the Disney Movies, and It’s Pretty Amazing

    You haven’t forgotten about Grumpy Cat, have you? You wouldn’t want to make her, well, even grumpier! And before you even think of saying that Grumpy Cat is over, know that she’s sitting on 2.4 million Instagram followers and counting. You start hating, she’ll just keep on scowling all the way to the bank. We […]

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    Here’s What Would Happen if Doctor Who Took the TARDIS to Springfield

    It’s a plausible episode for both shows, right? If Homer can end up being transported to the real world in that one Treehouse of Horror episode, the Doctor can certainly wind up in Springfield! Artist Dean T Fraser is only encouraging us — for a while now, he’s been turning Doctor Who characters from throughout the show’s […]

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    These 5 Tech Company Fights Show That Some People Aren’t In The Holiday Spirit

    The holidays is a time that should be of, we are told, peace on Earth and goodwill toward men. Well first that’s gendered, and second, a whole lot of tech companies are making it clear that there will be neither peace nor goodwill in the courtrooms and boardrooms of the world this year. There are […]

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    Our Favorite Smart Home Gift For The Holidays

    This post is sponsored by Walmart and SheKnows Media. ‘Hey Google’ isn’t just something you say to your phone anymore! The Google Home smart home speaker arrived last year to help make your life a little easier, and this year Google is back and smaller than ever! The Google Home Mini is a smart home speaker that […]

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    Marvel and DC Superheroes Go Medieval in This Fantasy-Inspired Fan Art Series

    What would happen in Marvel and DC superheroes used their powers to dive into dungeons and defeat dragons? Why haven’t we asked this question before? We don’t know, but we’e glad Daniel Kamarudin did! He’s created high fantasy takes on the Avengers and the Justice League, and they’ve all come out looking incredible! Have a look, […]

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    These Pokémon Eye Makeup Looks Are Musts for the Pokémon Go Faithful

    We always love a good fan art series, but we’re even more interested when someone uses their own face as the canvas! Amberly Jane has been doing a series of eye makeup looks based on Pokémon since the middle of summer, and they’ve just been getting better and better. She joins a couple other really talented […]

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    8 Smartphone Apps That Will Make the Holidays Brighter

    It’s time for the holidays, and whether you’re hosting the family or traveling this year, you’re probably going to be better off with a little technical assistance! There are tons of apps out there to make the season less stressful and way more enjoyable (way more enjoyable in some cases), but we’ve narrowed it down […]

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    These Disney Princesses Drawn in Art Nouveau Style Are Simply Stunning

    We see a lot of pretty amazing fan art these days, but it’s not too often that we come across something that looks right out of a museum! Artist Hannah Alexander took her inspiration from the work of Czech artist Alphonse Mucha, one of the pioneers of art nouveau in the late 1800s. His style […]

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    Elon Musk Just Laid Out His Plans to Solve Los Angeles Traffic

    Is there anything this guy won’t try to do? You’ve heard about his exploits with electric cars, renewable energy, and building rockets (someday for Mars) — now, Elon Musk is taking on what without joking might be his most daunting challenge yet. Elon Musk wants to solve Los Angeles traffic. He’s doing it with yet another […]