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Tuesday May 8th, 2018 day edition

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'World of Warcraft' Currency Is Now Worth 7 Times as Much as Venezuela's Cash.

What’s remarkable is how much more valuable that virtual currency has become.

To put things in perspective, last August, WoW‘s virtual gold was worth just under twice as much as the bolivar.

Today, it’s worth nearly seven times as much--and possibly a lot more than that if you consider the black market value.

Tokens can be bought with either $20 real world cash or sold for a fluctuating amount of in-game gold.

By those calculations, World of Warcraft virtual gold would be worth 6.8 times as much as the bolivar.

By that figure, WoW gold would be worth nearly 62 times as much as Venezuela’s official currency. »

Warner Bros Sets ‘Sherlock Holmes 3’ for Christmas 2020

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Warner Bros. announced on Monday that a third installment in its “Sherlock Holmes” franchise starring Robert Downey Jr. as the famed detective is in the works, with a release date planned for Christmas Day 2020.

The film will be a follow-up to the 2011 film, “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,” which grossed $545 million worldwide.

Other Warner Bros. films currently planned for release in 2020 include the third installment of the “Fantastic Beasts” series, “Godzilla vs. Kong,” a new “Scooby-Doo” animated movie, and the DC superhero movie “Cyborg. »

Alligators on the beach? Killer whales in rivers? Get used to it

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It's the old norm, the way it used to be before we pushed these species onto their last legs in hard-to-reach refuges.

"The assumption, widely reinforced in both the scientific and popular media, is that these animals live where they live because they are habitat specialists.

Alligators love swamps; sea otters do best in saltwater kelp forests; orangutans need undisturbed forests; marine mammals prefer polar waters. »

Blood Enthusiast Hugh Jackman Took a Pay Cut to Ensure Logan Would Be Rated R

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With that in mind, it's rare to see a film with major box office potential be anything other than PG or PG-13.

Comic book movies, specifically, are a gamble if they're rated R. Which would explain reports that Hugh Jackman took a massive pay cut to make sure that the upcoming Wolverine movie Logan is rated R. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below.

Mangold said that Hugh Jackman took a salary cut because he wanted to do an R-rated movie. »