Late Reviews: The Hobbit Battle Of The Five Armies

Not pictured: a single, solitary hobbit.

I have mentioned in the past that my wife is not a geek.  There is one noteworthy exception to her non-geekiness, which is some fantasy stuff like Harry Potter and the works of Tolkien.

That’s why it is so surprising to me that we didn’t get around to seeing the last of The Hobbit movies until this past Saturday.  Or maybe it isn’t.  Spoilers after the cut.

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What If Humans Disappeared?



A zombie apocalypse is right around the corner if you believe anything the Walking Dead has to say. And with the rise of post-apocalyptic storytelling in Young Adult literature (Hunger Games, Divergent, Matched, etc.), it’s hard not to think about what would happen if a major catastrophe hit our little blue planet. Our friends over at ASAP Science took the idea one step further. They asked the question: What if all the humans disappeared? See what they have to say after the break.

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