HBO has a new “Make Your Own House Sigil” game up on its website. Not only are people making their own, but they’re coming up with House Sigils for a few other characters who could use them….
A whole lot more, after the jump.
The best commercial of the night? It went to Oreo.
The second best actually did go to Budweiser, but it didn’t air until late–in the second half after the long 30 minute blackout after a local transformer blew.
And it’s only January….
@williamshatner Yes, Standard Orbit, Captain. And we’re detecting signs of life on the surface.
— Chris Hadfield (@Cmdr_Hadfield) January 3, 2013
Yes, that was William Shatner tweeting to the International Space Station, and them tweeting back, respecting his rank and reputation.
Welcome to the twenty-teens. Welcome to the Future. Population, us.
For those who made it through the holidays and are just thankful it is A) over and B) there are a good 364 days until you have to go through that again, this is for you.
For everyone else, Happy Boxing Day!
The Rockefeller Christmas Tree Rises.
Just remember, when we all wake up tomorrow and everything’s fine, to wake up and shout “HE DID IT! THE DOCTOR SAVED US!”
Africa, finally giving back.
Ten year old James saved up his money for two whole years to get a Lego “Emerald Night Train Set” only to discover by the time he had saved up the requisite he needed, Lego had discontinued it, and it could only be purchased as a collectors item for several hundred dollars.
He wrote a letter to Lego, asking if there was any way he could still get the set without having to pay collector inflated prices, as he is, you know, ten. The first letter he received back was kindly, but not very helpful:
The toy store shelves aren’t be enough to hold everything, so sometimes we have to stop making a few of the older sets. Meanwhile, we have a team of experts in Denmark whose job it is to invent to LEGO® toys every year. They spend their time trying to create new and fun toys for children of all ages.