Aluminium baseball bats aren't the only weapon of defence that's proven popular on Amazon UK — wooden baseball bats are also up by 3600 per cent; military police batons up by 5000 per cent and the zumba DVD workout set is up 342 per cent, which probably isn't related to the UK riots of the last few days. [Amazon UK via @Guardian via @AdrianChen]
Sales Of Aluminium Baseball Bats Up 5000% After UK Riots
Trending Stories Right Now
The decade of the 2010s saw the rise of social media and the proliferation of digital tools that allow people to alter photos and videos. When you put those two forces together, you get a lot of fake images circulating. And these were the ones that helped define the past 10 years.
The white whale of any Star Wars fan—besides my dream Ahsoka Tano video game—is an unmodified release of the original Star Wars trilogy. Forget the special editions, forget the even-specialier editions. Many of us, from film buffs to preservationists to shameless, Prequel-hating nerds, want to see the films as they were originally presented in the ‘70s and ‘80s.