Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Series Already Sounds Like it Could Rival Peter Jackson’s Movies

One show to rule them all.

BY ADRIENNE WESTENFELD | Esquire

In 2017, Amazon Originals splashed into the news when it purchased the global rights to a television adaptation of The Lord of the Rings for a cool $250 million. The modern Lord of the Rings films, directed by Peter Jackson and adapted from the beloved novels by J.… Read more

At the Edge of the Universe: Keep Moving 1/24 Scale Model Kit (2 Figures & Counter)

$18.99

At the Edge of the Universe: Keep Moving 1/24 Scale Model Kit (2 Figures & Counter):

Take part in the Strange Company’s Adventures with this figure set from Master Box!  Drag, the sheriff on board the ALMAR Space Station, impresses upon Joker, the owner of the bar, the need for order. … Read more

How Target is dismantling Macy’s, Kohl’s, J.C. Penney, and Sears

By Brian Sozzi, Editor-at-Large | Yahoo Finance

Target (TGT) is proving that it is America’s new department store. And that should terrify the executive teams at department stores such as Macy’s (M), Kohl’s (KSS), J.C. Penney (JCP) and Sears (what’s left of it) whose jobs for decades was to simply sell apparel and accessories to consumers.… Read more

Ocasio-Cortez Explains Everything Wrong with Private Equity in Less Than a Minute

“Toys ‘R’ Us, 30,000 jobs wiped out. ShopKo, 14,000 jobs.”

BY LUKE DARBY | GQ

New York representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez frequently makes headlines for her questioning in congressional hearings, whether she’s grilling Trump officials on racist census questions or pressing the CEO of Wells Fargo over why the bank funds the “caging of children.”… Read more

SpaceX’s Starship Mk1 fails during testing, next step will be to move to a newer design

By Darrell Etherington | TechCrunch

View from LabPadre live stream at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2d8l_0w2VKM

SpaceX’s Starship Mk1 prototype encountered an explosive failure during early testing in Texas on Wednesday – you can see exactly what happened in the video below, but basically it blew its lid during cryogenic testing – a standard test that you use to see if the vehicle can hold up to extreme cold temperatures, like those it would encounter in actual use.… Read more