Chewbacca met the hobbits, but there was a problem


Move over, Infinity War – there’s a new cinematic crossover in town.

Joonas Suotamo, a.k.a. Chewbacca from Solo: A Star Wars Story, recently spent some time with Sean Astin, Elijah Wood, and Billy Boyd, a.k.a. Sam, Frodo, and Pippin from Lord of the Rings.

There’s just one problem.

Finally met my heroes — The Hobbits from Lord of The Rings!

— Joonas Suotamo (@JoonasSuotamo) May 20, 2018

Suotamo isn’t actually Chewbacca-sized, and Astin, Wood, and Boyd aren’t actually hobbit-sized. But at 6’10”, Suotamo is certainly tall enough to make a photo opp with three guys around 5’6″ to 5’7″ seem like a serious challenge. Read more…

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Bloomberg: Several tech firms looking at producing AR glasses met with suppliers at CES 2018

Even though Google Glass struck out as a major consumer product, many analysts and tech company executives believe that AR glasses will be the next hot device to capture the public’s attention. Some even believe that the connected headset will become bigger than the smartphone, a pronouncement that seems hard to imagine right now. But as major tech companies begin to map out their future plans for AR glasses, several met with suppliers at CES in Las Vegas this past week according to Bloomberg.

The report says that Apple, Facebook and Google met with representatives of companies that build …

Work related stress has met its match in these shiny Zen magnets


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Homemade slime and kinetic sand are satisfying to play with, but they don’t translate too well to the workplace. (Can you imagine trying to clean that colorful glue-based goop off your desk? Hard pass.)

Fortunately, a simple substitution exists with this Zen Magnets set. These clusters of hypnotizing silver orbs are super tiny yet mesmerizing. It’s pretty easy to get addicted to crushing them together, making them the ultimate stress-relief toy for the office.

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Apple met with Sony and Paramount about potential "transformative acquisition"

We’ve known for a while that Apple wants to get into the video content business and has dipped its toe in with a couple projects — Carpool Karaoke and Planet of the Apps — but it looks like Apple may have an even bigger move in the works that could include a major acquisition to help propel the original video content plans. The strange thing about the report is that it appears there is some internal competition at Apple as to how to move forward with Robert Kondrk, Eddy Cue, and Jimmy Iovine all trying to make deals. 

According to a new report, Eddy Cue has a potentially …