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Echolocation is one of those curiosities we all learn about in primary school, a quirk of nature that lets dolphins and bats 'see' in situations of reduced visibility. It's such an interesting concept that a number of blind superheroes and fantasy warriors have sprung up in the realms of fiction, using similar abilities to navigate the world. But it's not entirely fictional — there exist a handful of amazing people who actually use echolocation to 'see'.

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Hey kids, gather around, we're going to have some fun today! Or, as we'd like to say this week, "Heghlu'meH QaQ jajvam!" A popular German kids show is bringing young ensigns into the Star Trek family, introducing its latest episode entirely in Klingon. Qapla'!

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Forty years ago, the opening crawl of the original Star Wars revealed the Rebels' had just won "their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire." Given that we knew a major battle would be ending the third season of Star Wars Rebels, that presumably meant things in the finale probably weren't going to go well for our heroes. They very much didn't.

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Over the past 60 years, Marvel Comics has created more than 7000 characters, including hundreds upon hundreds of costumed superheroes. Many boast unique powers and compelling backstories that are ripe for TV - yet only a tiny fraction ever get to star in their own Netflix series. Often - as in the case of Iron Fist - the decision of what and what not to adapt seems bizarre.

During a recent set visit, we asked Netflix Originals' vice president to explain how the company picks and chooses its fictional crime fighters. If you've ever wondered how the process works, read on.

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Welcome to Kotaku's Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics that usually occurs on Sunday except when it doesn't. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon.

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Netflix have released a new collection of episodes from the original Voltron, hand-picked by the creative team that's brought the iconic series back to life. To celebrate, we sat down with Legendary Defender executive producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery to reflect on the original show, and exactly how it has — and hasn't — inspired the new series.