Being Luke Skywalker, the Joker and the Trickster would probably suck if you didn't love pop culture. Thankfully for Mark Hamill, pop culture has been a lifelong obsession for him, and one that he's getting to explore on a brand new web series called Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest. We talked to Hamill about the show, collectibles and the joys of getting free Star Wars merchandise.
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Video: Ready to feel anger and resentment towards your younger self for not taking better care of your Hot Wheels toys? Bruce Pascal has been collecting them since he was seven years old, and now that he's all grown up his collection, with over 3000 tiny cars in it, is worth well north of a million US dollars ($1.3 million).
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
If you want to know anything about how people have celebrated Halloween through the decades, Mark B. Ledenbach is the guy to talk to. He's been an avid collector since he happened upon a treasure trove of spooky antiques back in 1988, and has since amassed what he estimates to be the largest vintage Halloween collection in the world.