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Adventure Time the Complete Fifth Season on Blu-ray and DVD
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Cartoon Network announces Adventure Time the Complete Fifth Season on Blu-ray and DVD July 14thFinn and Jake Return in Adventure Time the Complete Fifth Season!

Adventure Time is back on Blu-ray and DVD with the complete fifth season, featuring all 52 episodes - yes 52! - from Cartoon Networks #1 show! The Complete Fifth Season release also comes with a totally rad exclusive special feature*, and comes packaged in a custom slipcase featuring everyone's favorite magical dog Jake, adding to the collectible custom die-cut slipcases from the previous season releases.

Adventure Time the Complete Fifth Season features the following 52 episodes:

Episodes:
1. Finn the Human
2. Jake the Dog
3. Five More Short Graybles
4. Up a Tree
5. All the Little People...

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Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell Season 1 on DVD
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Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell Season 1 comes out on DVD July 14th from Adult Swim and Warner BrosWelcome to Hell with the All-New Adult Swim DVD Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell: Season 1.

Welcome to Hell, where a hostile work environment is the only work environment. There we meet Gary, an associate demon, as he attempts to capture souls on earth in order to climb the corporate ladder of the underworld. Gary hopes to advance in Hell, but he may be too stupid, lazy and kind-hearted to realize his dreams of promotion.

Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell: Season 1 features the following 6 episodes:
1. Welcome to Hell
2. Bone Garden
3. Take Life by the Horns...

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Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook, 5th Edition
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Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook, 5th Edition from Focal PressFocal Press has published the Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook, 5th Edition. Updated in its 5th edition, Papper’s Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook is the first and most widely used handbook in broadcast news. This book clearly and concisely outlines the rules of broadcast news writing, reporting, grammar, style, and usage.

With chapter-by-chapter coverage of story types, from business stories to crime and legal reporting, education, government, health, the environment, weather, and sports, the Broadcast News and Writing Stylebook lays out the particular demands of composition, form, style, and usage in all the diverse areas of broadcast news. Because the news business has changed -- and continues to evolve -- so has this text...

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iZOMBIE: The Complete First Season on DVD
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iZOMBIE: The Complete First Season comes to life on DVD September 29th from Warner BrosFrom executive producers Rob Thomas (Veronica Mars, 90210, Party Down) and Diane Ruggiero-Wright (Veronica Mars, The Ex List), Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment brings iZOMBIE: The Complete First Season to DVD on September 29, 2015. iZOMBIE, the new hit series that nearly 3 million people are tuning in to weekly on The CW, stars Rose McIver (Once Upon a Time, Masters of Sex), Malcolm Goodwin (Breakout Kings), Rahul Kohli (Eastenders), Robert Buckley (One Tree Hill) and David Anders (Once Upon a Time, The Vampire Diaries). The 3-disc DVD set includes all 13 episodes from the first season, plus deleted scenes and Comic-Con panel. iZOMBIE: The Complete First Season is priced to own at $39.98 SRP.

iZOMBIE stars Rose McIver as Olivia “Liv” Moore, a medical resident on the fast track to a perfect life … until she’s turned into a zombie. Now stuck between half-alive and undead, Liv transfers to the city morgue to reluctantly access the only thing that allows her to maintain her humanity — human brains. But there are side effects to Liv’s new diet...

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Robot Chicken: Season 7 on DVD
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Have a Cluckin' Good Time with the All-New Adult Swim DVD Robot Chicken: Season 7 on DVDAdult Swim’s Emmy® Award-winning stop-motion animated series Robot Chicken returns on DVD with 20 all-new episodes from Season 7, including the now famous “Bitch Pudding Special”. Packed with hours of bonus content, Robot Chicken Season 7 will include 20 commentaries from show creators and cast, deleted animatics, outtakes, interviews, behind the scenes, and more.

Robot Chicken: Season 7 features the following 20 episodes:

1. Bitch Pudding Special
2. G.I. Jogurt
3. Link's Sausages
4. Secret of the Booze
5. Rebel Appliance
6. Legion of Super-Gyros
7. El Skeletorio
8. Snarfer Image...

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CCNP Routing and Switching Foundation Learning Guide Library
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CCNP Routing and Switching Foundation Learning Guide Library from Cisco PressCisco Press has published CCNP Routing and Switching Foundation Learning Guide Library: (ROUTE 300-101, SWITCH 300-115, TSHOOT 300-135).

CCNP Routing and Switching Foundation Learning Guide Library is a comprehensive foundation learning package for the three CCNP Routing and Switching exams: ROUTE, SWITCH, and TSHOOT. The three books contained in this package, Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) Foundation Learning Guide, Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide, and Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT) Foundation Learning Guide build your knowledge of CCNP Routing and Switching topics. These authorized CCNP Foundation Learning Guides are written by experts, bringing years of teaching and consulting experience together in an ideal self-study format...

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Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Unleashed
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Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Unleashed from Sams PublishingSams has published Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Unleashed. The industry’s most complete, useful, and up-to-date guide to SQL Server 2014.

You’ll find start-to-finish coverage of SQL Server’s core database server and management capabilities: all the real-world information, tips, guidelines, and examples you’ll need to install, monitor, maintain, and optimize the
most complex database environments. The provided examples and sample code provide plenty of hands-on opportunities to learn more about SQL Server and create your own viable solutions.

Four leading SQL Server experts present deep practical insights for administering SQL Server, analyzing and optimizing queries, implementing data warehouses, ensuring high availability, tuning performance, and much more...

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Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas on Blu-ray and DVD
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Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas on Blu-ray Combo Pack And DVD On October 20th from Warner Bros.Just in time for the holidays, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings home Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas, an uplifting story about family, friendship, and the magic of the holiday season. This stop-motion animated holiday musical movie combines the humor and spirit of the beloved holiday film Elf with songs from the Broadway hit Elf: The Musical to create an all-new retelling of Buddy’s delightfully absurd yet heartwarming story. It will be available on DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack for the first time ever on October 20, 2015. Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas contains 44 minutes of non-stop holiday cheer and includes a behind the scenes episode, "Elf'in All The Way." Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas is priced to own at $14.98 SRP on DVD and $19.98 SRP on Blu-ray.

Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas tells the story of Buddy the elf, and his quest to reunite with the human father he never knew existed. While Buddy's sincerity and idealism are commonplace at the North Pole, these attributes are rejected in cynical New York City. But through song, dance, and relentless good cheer, Buddy rekindles the spirit of Christmas for the entire city...

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Amazon Echo - Voice Control for your Home
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Amazon Echo Now Available to All Customers - Voice Control for your HomeSeven months ago, Amazon introduced Echo, a new category of device designed around your voice. Echo was available on an invitation basis to customers who wanted to help shape the device as it evolved.

Echo is designed around your voice and is hands-free and always on—ask for information, music, news, traffic, weather, and more from across the room and get results instantly. Echo uses far-field voice recognition with an array of seven microphones to clearly hear you around the room. Advanced beam-forming technology combines the signals from the individual microphones to suppress noise, reverberation, and even competing speech. Echo’s advanced audio design includes dual downward-firing speakers that produce 360˚ omni-directional, room-filling audio...

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Addonics USB 3.1 2-Port PCIe 2X Controller
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Addonics Announces the Super Fast and Inexpensive USB 3.1 PCIe 2X ControllerAddonics Technologies has announced the Addonics USB 3.1 PCIe controller, a simple and economical solution for adding the latest high speed 10 Gbps USB 3.1 port to desktop computers or servers.

Designed to install into any PCI-Express 2X slot, the USB 3.1 controller can handle data rate up to 10 Gbps on the PCIe 2.0, doubling the speed of USB 3.1.

One of the key features is a maximum speed of 10 Gbits/sec, which is twice the speed of USB 3.0 and 20 times the speed of USB 2.0. It is capable of SuperSpeed (10 Gbps, 5Gbps), HighSpeed (480 Mbps), FullSpeed (12 Mbps), and LowSpeed (1.5 Mbps) transactions.

The new USB product is hot swappable, which means a drive can be removed and added without system shut down or restart. It accesses two USB 3.1 ports via the PCI-Express (PCIe) 2-lane slot and supports both PCIe 1.0, 2.0 or 3.0...

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Teaching Photography: Tools for the Imaging Educator, 2nd Edition
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Teaching Photography: Tools for the Imaging Educator, 2nd Edition from Focal PressFocal Press has published Teaching Photography: Tools for the Imaging Educator, 2nd Edition. The photographic community is rife with talented and creative practitioners and artists. But making great photographs does not always translate into an ability to teach effectively.

This new edition of Teaching Photography approaches photographic education from a point of view that stresses the how and why of the education. It includes the resources that will inspire new and seasoned teachers to help students expand their technical and aesthetic abilities and techniques, as well as their visual literacy and the way photography fits into the wider world.

Fully updated to include the online/hybrid classroom environment, collaborative learning, rubrics, and using digital technology, plus...

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Batman: Arkham Knight for PS4, Xbox One, and PC
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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Launches Batman: Arkham Knight - Be The Batman“This is how it happened, this is how the Batman died.” Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announced Batman™: Arkham Knight, the epic conclusion to Rocksteady Studios’ award-winning, best-selling Batman: Arkham trilogy, is available now for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC.

Batman: Arkham Knight raises the stakes for The Dark Knight like never before as he faces the ultimate threat against Gotham City. The intense, atmospheric foundation of Batman™: Arkham Asylum, which escalated in the devastating conspiracy against the inmates in Batman™: Arkham City, culminates in the ultimate showdown in Gotham City in which players can explore a completely open and free-roaming game world. For the first time in the series, players will able to experience the ultimate and complete Batman experience with the newly introduced Batmobile that has been uniquely designed to be fully drivable throughout the open game world and capable of transformation from high speed Pursuit Mode to military grade Battle Mode...

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The Water Diviner on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD
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The Water Diviner arrives on Bluray and DVD July 28th and Digital HD July 7th from Warner Bros.Separated by war, a determined father goes the distance to find his sons when “The Water Diviner” arrives onto Blu-ray and DVD on July 28 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Academy Award® winner Russell Crowe (“Gladiator”) makes his directorial debut in “The Water Diviner,” an epic and inspiring tale of one man’s life-changing journey of discovery. The film will be available early on Digital HD on July 7.

Crowe directed “The Water Diviner” from a screenplay by Andrew Knight and Andrew Anastasios, who were also executive producers on the film. The film was produced by Andrew Mason, Keith Rodger and Troy Lum, alongside executive producers James Packer, Brett Ratner, Kerry Stokes, Tim Worner, Angus Ross and John Collee. The film’s international ensemble cast also includes Olga Kurylenko, Yilmaz Erdogan, Cem Yilmaz, Jai Courtney, Ryan Corr, James Fraser, Ben O’Toole, Jacqueline McKenzie and Isabel Lucas...

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POLICE STORY: LOCKDOWN on Blu-ray and DVD
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POLICE STORY: LOCKDOWN debuts on Blu-ray and DVD August 11th from Well Go USAInternationally-acclaimed action superstar Jackie Chan (Rush Hour franchise, 1911) returns for the fifth installment of the action-packed franchise with POLICE STORY: LOCKDOWN, debuting on Blu-ray™ and DVD August 11 from Well Go USA Entertainment. A man looking for the release of a long-time prisoner takes a police officer, his daughter, and a group of strangers hostage. In addition to Chan, POLICE STORY: LOCKDOWN also stars Liu Ye (Curse of the Golden Flower), Jing Tian (Special ID), newcomer Guli Nazha and Zhou Xiao Ou (The Unfortunate Car). POLICE STORY: LOCKDOWN includes a behind-the-scenes featurette that delves in to the visual effects employed in the film and the music that sets the mood.

Synopsis: Police Captain Zhong Wen (Jackie Chan) knows all about sacrifice. He’s always been too busy chasing bad guys to be a father to his daughter Miao (Jing Tian). Tonight, he’s seeing her for the first time in years – and meeting her fiancé, club owner Wu Jiang (Liu Ye). But...

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DAZ 3D Victoria 7 Female 3D Figure
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DAZ 3D Announces Launch of Victoria 7 Female 3D FigureDAZ 3D, a leading global provider of 3D software and 3D models announced their release of Victoria 7, the latest edition in a line of the most successful and widely used female 3D figures in the world to the DAZ Marketplace.

Victoria 7 is even more realistic and life-like than ever before and has been developed to be more compatible with other 3rd party professional level applications. This is possible due to Victoria 7 being built on DAZ 3D’s new Genesis 3 technology, which leverages Pixar style subdivision and HD morphs to deliver a figure with significantly higher definition than Genesis 2 figures, but with almost 20% lower poly counts which means faster figure manipulation and rendering, in addition to the increased fidelity.

Some key advancements in Victoria 7 include:...

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