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The US Department of Homeland Security is asking Congress to pass new legislation that would expand the agency's power to surveil, research, and attack drones in US airspace. Hayley Chang, DHS deputy general counsel, testified yesterday that there are a number of things that DHS "can't do currently" because of outdated laws that have the potential to jeopardize America's national security.

Even though Star Trek: Discovery is a prequel to the original series, it's added quite a few new aliens and creatures to Star Trek's database. The most notable would be Saru (Doug Jones), a Kelpian with serious fear instincts and a strut like a gazelle supermodel. However, the original plan for Saru's look didn't include a butt-like nose and a lunchmeat-tinted face. It was more akin to something out of Pan's Labyrinth.

Guillermo del Toro hasn't made an undisputed great movie in over a decade -- specifically 2006's Pan's Labyrinth, a truly breathtaking work that set the bar for the director's work very high. Since then, he's made many films with varying degrees of success but nothing that's come close to Pan. However, according to the early reviews, it sounds like his new film The Shape of Water might live up to del Toro's potential.

You likely know the name Doug Jones -- he's the man behind the mask of countless monsters, aliens, heroes and demons ranging from Buffy to Hellboy to Falling Skies to Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer to The Strain. Now he's bringing his particular talents and his tall, thin frame to Nosferatu's titular vampire.