Morning, gents. Since it seems like Star Wars has the entire rest of the Internet bursting at the digital seams, we’re taking a different tack (at least for today): No Star Wars stuff! (Except for this paragraph explaining it!) What, are the Skywalkers the new Kardashians or something?
Instead, here’s everything else you need to know today:
12 Days of Deadpool: Marvel’s hooded antihero—who, let’s not forget, is a supremely funny jerk—is set to drop 12 “tasty treats” online, leading up to a new trailer for the movie set for Dec. 25. So yeah: 12 teasers. For a trailer. Like we said, he’s a jerk.
The countdown has begun. #12DaysOfDeadpool
Posted by Deadpool Movie on Monday, December 14, 2015
That IS a Moon: While the rest of the Internet is wound up over a particular space-themed movie that shall remain nameless, NASA’s Cassini probe orbiting Saturn snapped this real-life space image of two of the ringed planet’s moons, Enceladus and Tethys, in a “bull’s eye” formation.
Bulls-Eye moons (Enceladus and Tethys). https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia18349/bulls-eye-moons
Wambach’s Last Game: Abby Wambach, the irrepressible American soccer star and outright highest scorer in international soccer, is set to retire Wednesday after the USWNT’s friendly against China. Nike put together a pretty awesome video for her.
Hand of God: Monmouth University’s histrionic basketball benchwarmers have outdone themselves again—this time with a reenactment of Michelangelo’s famous painting, “Creation of Adam,” on the Sistine Chapel ceiling:
Coming to a Sky Near You: The Red Bull Air Race—the crazy aerial obstacle course navigated by real pilots in real planes—is set to hit America in 2016, with races slated for Indianapolis and Las Vegas as part of the adrenaline-fueled sport.