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For eons, humankind has looked up to the sky and wondered if it was alone. While we still haven't answered that question just yet, fiction has stepped in to show us what that moment of first contact might look like. Sometimes it has led to a golden age of human space exploration. Sometimes, it brings on death, destruction, and basketball games. But either way, the visitor from another world story is one that humanity never tires of telling itself. Here are the five most successful and the five most hostile first contacts with aliens in fiction.

Say what you will about the Pop Vinyl toy aesthetic, there is something to be admired in Funko's ability to acquire licenses for their toys like grey goo nanomachines devouring their way across the face of the Earth. Case in point, the company announced like, a hojillion toys at the UK Toy Fair yesterday, and we want them all.

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.

Jokes and rumours about a Space Jam 2 starring Lebron James have been around for a long time. There were even points where it almost became a real thing. But now, we swear, it's closer to real than ever -- because director Justin Lin is even in talks to direct.