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Published: Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:09:44 +0000

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This Batman-themed pregnancy announcement is a geek couple's dream

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 21:53:46 +0000


For a pair of serious Batman fans, this seems like the ultimate way to announce a new addition to the family. 

In a hugely successful Reddit post that inspired more than 1,200 comments, user ocularis01 announced his wife's pregnancy with images from their super hero-themed photoshoot. Dressed in Batgirl cosplay, she holds up a teeny Robin costume meant for their future child:

As ocularis01 explains in a comment, the couple's impressive costumes are a huge hit at local children's events. Soon enough, they'll have a little Robin to round out their cosplaying trio. Read more...

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Why Prince Harry and Prince William are truly the millennial royals

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:30:00 +0000


For centuries, the British royal family has been watched, respected and revered from afar. The monarchy remained fiercely tight-lipped on all matters personal and private, and royal announcements were reserved for print newspapers.

But the digital realm now breaks down the barriers that have long stood between the royal family and the people. Through their social sharing, the younger royals are coming across as relatable, relevant and human to a millennial audience. 

Over the past decade, the royal family has gradually stepped up its online presence, establishing large followings on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. Read more...

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