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Could the Marty McFly dream soon be a reality? Carmaker Lexus has released another look at its hoverboard, which it plans to formally unveil on August 5. Like the first video, the second brief clip leaves a lot of unanswered questions about the Slide, like how it works and if it is actually usable in real-life conditions, though the teaser does look pretty darn cool.The future we’ve been promised is almost here. Discuss

A prequel (of sorts) for the classic Dr. Seuss book One Fish, Two Fish releases today, more than two decades after the children’s book author died. The wife of “Dr. Seuss,” whose real name is Theodor Geisel, discovered the unpublished illustrated shortly after his death, but they were forgotten for more than decade. Today, What Pet Should I Get, which features some of the same characters as One Fish, Two Fish, is finally being sold to the public so that you can take a nostalgic trip back to the time when funny ryhmes and colorful illustrations were the optimal form of entertainment. Discuss

Despite threats that the city will be sued by gun advocate groups like the NRA, lawmakers in L.A. are placing a restriction on high-capacity firearms. City officials have voted to ban possession of ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 bullets. As the legal director for the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence pointed out to The Los Angeles Times, these types high-capacity magazines were used in a string of mass shootings at schools including Newton, Columbine and Virginia Tech. Following the unanimous vote of approval, Councilman Paul Krekorian told supporters, “If the NRA wants to sue us over this, bring it on.” Once the measure is signed into law, gun owners will have 60 days to surrender or legally sell their high-capacity magazines. Discuss

Here’s yet another reason why astronauts have an awesome job: They get to perform weird science experiments while floating around in zero gravity. Reel NASA has posted this video to YouTube, showing exactly what happens when you drop a dissolvable tablet into water that just happens to be floating around in a giant bubble. Experiments like this alone are worth the billions of dollars we’ve spent on the space program. Discuss

An X-Men origins story may soon lose its star. According to a report in The Wrap, Channing Tatum may walk away from the starring role in the superhero film Gambit because of difficulties in the contract negations with 20th Century Fox. As recently as this month’s Comic-Con, Tatum had been discussing his excitement about playing the X-Men’s New Orleans anti-hero, so there may still be some possibility of him reconsidering. Discuss

Comedy writer Robert Alexander Kaseberg filed a lawsuit accusing Conan O'Brien of stealing his jokes. Kaseberg claims O’Brien used jokes taken from the writer’s Twitter feed and his personal blog.

According to Mashable, the complaint filed in a California federal court, “targets TBS; Time Warner Inc.; Conaco, O'Brien's production company; Conan executive producer Jeff Ross; and Conan head writer Mike Sweeney.” The suit alleges that O’Brien used four jokes in his monologues without citation that Kaseberg previously published online. Kaseberg says he dismissed the first two instances as coincidence, but after the third "there [was] no possibility of a coincidence." In a statement, Conaco said: "We at Conaco firmly believe there is no merit to this lawsuit.”

To be honest, at least on of the jokes in question does appear theft: "A Delta flight this week took off from Cleveland to New York with just two passengers. and they fought over control of the armrest the entire flight." OK, we’d be pretty upset, too. Discuss