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I Ain’t Afraid of No Bun: Japanese Burger Chain Introduces ‘Ghostbusters’-Themed Food

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“Ghostbusters” fans no doubt rejoiced when it was revealed that Ecto Cooler, the tangerine-flavored, green colored Hi-C juice drink, would be returning in time for Paul Feig’s reboot. But leave it to the Japanese to one-up Americans on movie-themed food, as the J.S. Burger Cafe chain has unveiled an entire menu celebrating the July release of “Ghostbusters.” Consider it a feast worthy of the last of your petty cash.

That is, if you can stomach anchovy paste and dyed black food. As GrubStreet reports (via Uproxx), the star of the the spread is the so called G.B. Burger, a black olive and anchovy paste-slathered patty layered with purple cabbage and sandwiched between a black bun. From the image above, it looks like there’s also a tomato slice and what one can only hope is mozzarella cheese.

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Naoki Urasawa imagines The Beatles 50th-anniversary Japan tour

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Naoki Urasawa, creator of acclaimed manga “2oth Century Boys,” “Monster” and “Master Keaton,” has created a three-page story imagining a Beatles reunion concert 50 years after the Fab Four’s Japan tour.

The Beatles famously played the Budokan for five shows between June 30 and July 2, 1966.

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The Night King from ‘Game of Thrones’ is even terrifying as a watermelon

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Italian artist Valeriano Fatica knows his way around produce. The food artist has done some pretty insane things with fruits and vegetables, like this Joker made out of a pumpkin or these Dragon Ball Z characters carved out of potatoes. But Fatica has shown a particular affinity for watermelons, and his latest creation may be his best use yet of the giant, round melons.

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Cuddly Pikachu PC cushion will keep you company at the keyboard

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Pikachu may no longer be the most popular Pokémon, but when fans need a pocket monster to cuddle with a the keyboard, which one are they going to turn to? Certainly not Greninja.

Bandai, which earlier this year released a Digimon PC cushion, now has introduced this Pikachu version, which will offer wrist — and emotional — support as you spend hours at the computer, undoubtedly arguing about the results of that Pokémon poll.

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These ‘Star Wars’ vegetable carvings are too amazing to eat

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For the past 10 years, sushi chef Okitsugu Kado has been carving vegetables into life-like slices of a galaxy far, far, away for his patrons. Using the Force to manipulate daikon, sweet potatoes and carrots, he’s created more than 90 “Star Wars” figures and scenic displays for guests at his Osaka, Japan, restaurant Oki’s Sushi Bistro to marvel at and devour.

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Brace yourselves, Pikachu isn’t the most popular Pokemon

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The 20th anniversary of “Pokémon” should be a time for celebration, but instead it’s become a dark time, marking the downward spiral of the once-great Pikachu and a collective loss of innocence.

OK, maybe it’s not that dramatic, but it’s pretty dire, as more than half a million Japanese Pokémon fans have spoken — and they’ve chosen Greninja as their favorite pocket monster. “Who?” you ask. Exactly.

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Spider-Man swings aboard Disney Cruise Line

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Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man will head out to sea as Disney Cruise Line overhauls the Disney Wonder this fall, adding a Marvel Super Hero Academy.

A licensing deal with Universal Studios prevents the Marvel characters from appearing at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, leaving Disney to stake out new territories, such as its cruise line. The flagship Disney Magic introduced its own Marvel’s Avengers Academy in 2013without the wall-crawler — providing a children’s activity center designed to resemble the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier.

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Joker ratchets up the craziness in this freaky Snickers spot

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Since launching in 2010, Snickers’ “You’re Not You When You’re Hungry” television ads have been virtually inescapable, with everyone from Betty White to Rowan Atkinson to Danny Trejo encouraging us to chow down on the popular chocolate bar. Yet somehow U.S. audiences have largely been spared the terrifying version featuring the Joker — that is, until now.

Warning: Be prepared to drop that delicious blend of roasted peanuts, nougat, caramel and milk chocolate, and flee to a space place. Preferably, somewhere with a door that locks.

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Baaa before Zod: Zoo’s newborn goat named after Superman foe

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That’s Lois and little Zod (courtesy of The Maryland Zoo)

The Maryland Zoo clearly doesn’t know what it’s in for.

The 135-acre park in Baltimore welcomed a new addition to its herd of African pygmy goats on March 16, and promptly named it Zod. Yes, after the Kryptonian supervillain.

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Batman accepts Running Man Challenge during police chase

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From the Batusi to “Batdance,” Batman is no stranger to busting a move. That’s what makes the superhero the perfect foil for the City of Monroe Police in their Running Man Challenge video. Posted to the police department’s Facebook page, the clip shows the Georgia police in pursuit of the Dark Knight. When he gets cornered by the boys in blue, Batman deploys his most efficient defense: his smooth moves.

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Real-life ‘Arkham Knight’ Batmobile races across Europe

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After their Batman Tumbler was forced by mechanical problems out of the 2014 Gumball 3000, Saudi Arabia’s Team Galag has returned to the famed motor rally with the appropriately named Batmobile 2.0.

While the previous vehicle was based on the Christopher Nolan films, the new one draws inspiration from Batman: Arkham Knight. Beneath the carbon-fiber body lurks a Lamborghini Gallardo, with a 5.2L V10 engine, which is unquestionably enough for the mean streets of Gotham. However, will it propel the Batmobile 2.0 to victory Friday in Bucharest?

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Hit the Grid in Chevy’s ‘Tron: Legacy’-themed Cruze

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Nearly six years after Tron: Legacy raced into theaters, Chevrolet is ready to return to the Grid with car inspired by the Disney sequel.

Unveiled at Auto China 2016 in Beijing, the Tron: Legacy Cruze show car was developed in conjunction with Disney, perhaps answering the question of what Sam Flynn and Quorra are driving around. Y’know, in case you were wondering.

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A Tim Burton-themed bar is opening in New York City

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Until that fabled Beetlejuice sequel finally arrives (if it ever does), we’ll always have Beetle House.

Well, maybe not always, but for now at least you can swing by the new restaurant and bar in New York City’s East Village inspired by the 1988 film and other works by Tim Burton.

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These Hello Kitty dog pants are humiliating yet adorable

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I’ll admit to putting tiny clothes on my tiny Chihuahua (RIP), because she would chill easily. At least that’s the story I told everyone. But I’d have to draw the line at something like Sanrio’s Hello Kitty dog pants.

It’s not that I have anything against Kitty White and her ever-expanding merchandising empire, it’s just that you risk making your pooch a prime target for mockery, and possible shunning, by his doggie friends. Hello Kitty is a cat, after all. A cute-as-a-button anthropomorphic cat, but a cat nonetheless.

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Teen Titans become Tasty Titans with these ground beef sculptures

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Kieran Gormley is the meat manager at Uwajimaya in Seattle, but as you can see from these photos, he’s so much more than that: He’s the Gauguin of ground beef, the Botticelli of burger, the Picasso of pork, the … the … OK, as you can see from these photos, he creates amazing sculptures out of ground beef and pork. And we’re thankful for it.

Recently, Gormley turned his skills to the cast of Teen Titans Go!, bringing Robin, Starfire and Beast Boy (with waffles!) to pink, meaty life. Hopefully Cyborg, who once described the hamburger as “man’s crowning achievement,” and Raven are on their way.

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