If you're a fan of Sylvester Stallone's hardcore action franchise The Expendables, you'll be happy to hear that a fourth film is back on track! Stallone made the announcement on Instagram with an image and a caption that reads:
"Just when you thought it was safe to go outside…They’re coming back!"
We haven't really heard anything about this film project since it was announced a year ago that the movie would be coming out in 2018. Before that, it was supposed to be released in 2017, so the movie seems to keep getting pushed back.
Stallone first started talking about the film project about three years ago. Since then, we've heard that Hulk Hogan was in talks to play the villain and that Stallone is looking to give fans something completely different. When talking about that, Stallone said:
"I have actually entertained the idea of putting the group into such an unnatural environment that it, in an of itself, creates extra suspense and tension: the 'fish out of water' scenario. That environment might not be time travel, but nearly just as jarring."
We don't know for sure which actors will be returning for the fourth installment yet, but I'm sure Jason Statham, Jet Li, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren, Terry Crews, and Randy Couture will all come back.
Are you excited to hear that The Expendables 4 is still pressing forward!? I doubt it will be released this year, but if Stallone is serious this time, maybe we can expect it to be released in 2019.
Earlier this week, Tom Holland posted a video of himself at a driving range. Now, this normally wouldn’t be too exciting, but Holland was decked out in his Spidey-Suit while hitting a great shot. For some reason, this video feels like something I’d expect Deadpool to do to promote his new movie. The scene from Spider-Man: Homecoming that Holland is referring to is when Spider-Man is chasing some baddies through backyards and a golf course. If you loved Spider-Man: Homecoming, don’t forget to keep an eye out for news regarding its sequel that is rumored to be starting production next summer. I wish that I got to go golfing in a superhero costume. I’d probably go around as Iron Man. Which comic book character would you like to golf as?
Maisie Williams is an adored actress who is probably best known for her role as Arya Stark in Game of Thrones. She is very talented and one of the reasons my wife and I are excited to see The New Mutants as well. To add to her talented acting, it appears she’s a pretty good cosplayer. When Williams wasn’t at the Golden Globes, she posted a photo of herself to Instagram dressed up as Coraline Jones from Neil Gaiman’s book and movie Coraline. Coraline is pretty creepy so I don't know that I would recommend young children watching it, but it is a good movie with solid characters and Williams’ costume is spot on. The yellow jacket, the blue hair, everything is perfect. She even has her best friend Wyborn “Wybie” Lovat in Oliver Jackson who also has a fantastic costume. Thankfully, they do not appear to have button eyes so I think everyone’s safe. What’s your favorite cosplay a celebrity has done?
If you don't sleep, bad things happen to your body. Most of us already know that, but I would gamble a majority of you just don't know how harmful not sleeping can be. Luckily the internet is chock full of people who are experts on these sorts of things and they can lay out exactly how bad it is. Check it out below, unless you're about to sleep as it might stress you out and cause you not to sleep.
Going from a minor key to a major key can cause a song to feel the exact opposite of how it was written. Just listen to "The Imperial March" in a major key as an example. It no longer sounds ominous and of impending doom. Well, Sleep Good is a psychedelic pop band who has decided to mess with a classic grunge song. “Smells Like Teen Spirit” is the most famous song by Nirvana, and probably the most famous song from the grunge era. Kurt Cobain’s voice and simple guitar part are a perfect pair. When you listen to the song, it’s very angry and angsty. When you listen to Sleep Good’s version “Teen Sprite,” that all goes away and it sounds like a pop hit that could be a cousin to Hanson’s “MMMBop.” It’s scary what you can do when transposing music. Although with lyrics, this transposition creates a new level of irony as the counter-culture song is sung to a happy instrumental track instead of the dark angsty tone of the original. I still prefer the original, but it’s fun to see what the Internet will do. Which version is your favorite?
I love geeks on the Internet. You guys can be some of the most creative people I’ve seen. There have been so many awesome fan-made mash-up trailers for Avengers: Infinity War that you’d think it gets old after the first one or two. It doesn’t. We’ve seen an animated trailer, a retro trailer, and an anime trailer featuring dozens of anime. Now we have an anime trailer that is exclusively Dragon Ball characters. The trailer was made by Dizzle Shizzle and most, if not all, of the footage, appears to be from Dragon Ball Super and this trailer is just as amazing as the others. Goku Black seems to be our Thanos, Vegeta is Thor, and Beerus is Black Panther. I love these trailers, so please keep them coming. What’s your favorite fan-made trailer mash-up?
Are you disappointed your child isn't one of the best bounty hunters in the galaxy? Then why not toughen he/she up a bit with this Sarlaac Pit baby lounger! No, this is not a joke, this is something you can purchase for your baby. Granted the price is a bit steep at $138 American, but the awkwardness in trying to explain to people your child is not sitting in a spiky butthole is priceless. Would you buy this item? Thanks Geekologie for the heads up.
The guys over at the Waterjet Channel on YouTube recently found an enhydro agate that was roughly 2 million years old and it had some water trapped inside. So, what do they do with it? They decide to break it open and have one of their members, Mitchell, taste the 2-million-year-old water. One of the dangers here is that there's no guarantee the water from the agate is safe to drink. In fact, the guys over at Boing Boing point out, "...enhydro agates rarely contain pure water. They often also contain quartz microcrystals, debris, or petroleum, depending on the conditions under which they were formed." The team also gathers culture swabs of Mitchell’s tongue, the rock water, and a gas pump that Mitchell had licked in a previous episode to compare after a week. You can see the results in the video below, but I have to say, that is a beautiful rock. What’s the oldest thing you’ve ever licked?
An older video is making rounds around Reddit this morning in what has to be one of the most painful moments of a kid's life. A kid is streaming on Twitch when his mother bursts in asking him why he's looking at porn and things go off the rails. Four minutes later the kid is threatening to call child support after getting popped in the back of the head. Honestly, this might be the best form of birth control I've ever heard because I don't even know what I would do if this is my life. Good thing it isn't, and I can laugh about it along with the rest of you because this video is pretty damn hilarious.
I know many girls who have dressed up as Disney Princesses. I have never seen this take on them though. Instagram model Hamel Patel has combined her love for Disney Princess with her family’s heritage. On her Instagram she stated:
I think these are phenomenal. I know at first glance I couldn’t see who a couple of them were, but when I took more than 2 seconds to look, everything became clear. These are masterpieces and I wish more people would do similar things. I would love to see more Disney Princess inspired photos that mix in some more traditional outfits from all over the world. That would be something incredible. Which of Patel’s outfits is your favorite?