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A Heist Movie With Superheroes Peppered In

Ant-Man Breaks Up Marvel’s Monotony

With all the Batmans, Spider-Mans and Avengers out there, the obscure Ant-Man story looked to be set up for failure. But Marvel shook things up and eschewed their tried-and-true superhero movie formula to make a movie that stands out against the rest.

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Briefings: Pasta, Vampires, Beer Machines, Mosquitos, and Euro 2012

Our attention this week was on things practical rather than academic: eating carbs, drinking beer, watching sports, and protecting ourselves from vampires with Victorian-era slaying kits. Remember: practical. It's a big and complicated world. We're at tips [at] gearpatrol.com if