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Did You Record The Game? The Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens kicked off the football season on Thursday night with a record of seven touchdown passes made by Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning. Manning is the sixth quarterback to make that many passes and the first to do so since 1969. The Broncos had a decisive win in their home turf, defeating the Super Bowl champs 49-27.
Smart…Watch? Samsung unveiled a Galaxy Gear Smart watch, a digital touchscreen watch that has the capability to take pictures, track workouts and is compatible with an array of applications. The watch is synced to a cellphone, allowing users to answer calls and receive text messages all from their wrist. The Gear will be released worldwide next month.
50 Shades of Who? Filmmakers announced earlier this week that Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson will be playing the leads in the film adaptation of 50 Shades of Grey. Devoted fans of the trilogy are outraged and have created a petition to cast fan favorites Matt Bomer and Alexis Bledel to play the leads. The petition has already accrued over 66,000 signatures since Friday morning, and counting.
True Blood Runs Dry: HBO President Michael Lombardo announced earlier this week that the network’s hottest show, True Blood, will be canceled after its seventh season. The cult classic series first premiered in 2008 and has since amassed a plethora awards and nominations. The final season which will take premiere next summer, will consist of ten episodes.
Massif Magma: University of Houston Scientists have discovered a volcano located in the Pacific Ocean that is roughly the size of Arizona. The volcano, Tamu Massif, is the biggest and oldest volcano on Earth and the second largest in the solar system. Tamu Massif is located roughly 1,000 miles east of Japan.