Post-apocalyptic Hot Wheels

Hot Wheels customized for the post-apocalyptic game Gaslands

The Dark Knight Set for 10th Anniversary Imax Re-Release

Christopher Nolan’s 2008 superhero sequel “The Dark Knight” will be re-released in theaters for the film’s 10th anniversary. Released July 18, 2008, “The Dark Knight” became, at the time, just the fourth film to ever cross the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office. It scored north of $533 million stateside and still sits in the all-time domestic top 10. The film was nominated for eight Academy Awards and won two, including a posthumous supporting actor Oscar for Heath Ledger’s memorable performance as the Joker.

Source: ‘The Dark Knight’ Set for 10th Anniversary Imax Re-Release (EXCLUSIVE)

The Maya civilization used Chocolate as Money

A new study reveals that chocolate became its own form of money at the height of Mayan opulence—and that the loss of this delicacy may have played a role in the downfall of the famed civilization.

The study is on the right track, says David Freidel, an anthropologist and Maya expert at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, who was not involved with the work. Chocolate “is a very prestigious food,” he says, “and it [was] almost certainly a currency.”

Source: The Maya civilization used chocolate as money

Dothraki Language Inventor

David J. Peterson has become one of the most recognizable and prolific conlangers; now, his new book sets out how you can be one too. If you’re a science fiction or fantasy fan, chances are you’ve heard a language constructed by David J. Peterson. He created both Dothraki and Valyrian for HBO’s Game Of Thrones, as well as written or spoken languages for Thor: The Dark World, SyFy’s Defiance and Dominion, and The CW’s The 100 and Star-Crossed.

Source: How to Invent a Language, From the Guy Who Made Dothraki

Stranger Things 3 Pre-teaser

Coming to Hawkins in the Summer of 1985…the Starcourt Mall! Starcourt Mall will be one of the finest shopping facilities in America and beyond with options for the entire family. Including The Gap, Waldenbooks, Sam Goody, Claire’s and more! Don’t forget to cool off at Scoops Ahoy Ice Cream shop. Starcourt Mall has it all!

Jar Jar Binks Actor Almost Committed Suicide

Ahmed Best, the actor who famously played Jar Jar Binks in George Lucas’ 1999 Star Wars prequel “Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace”, sent out a Tweet asking if there would be interest in a one man show from him, as next year would be the twenty year anniversary of him taking the role. The photo accompanying the Tweet showed Best looking over the ocean while holding his son, and the Tweet revealed that this is the bridge Ahmed Best came very closely to killing himself from.

Source: Actor Behind Jar Jar Binks Says Role Almost Drove Him To Suicide | What’s Trending