'Game of Thrones' fan reactions: Fire and fury go beyond King's Landing

Early online fan reaction to the "Game of Thrones" series finale leaned negative, but some applauded the visuals and tender reunions.         
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Hot Wheels has unveiled two Cybertruck radio-control cars modeled after Tesla's Cybertruck
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