In 2002, Fox canceled the live-action adaptation of Ben Edlund's comic book "The Tick" after only nine episodes. According to People.com, Amazon Studios may be willing to take a chance on Fox's sloppy seconds, this time leaving the series' fate to voting customers instead of network executives. Patrick Warburton (Family Guy, Seinfeld, Rules of Engagement) recently signed a deal with Amazon and Sony to bring back the blue superhero, with Edlund writing and producing. Fans of the cult classic also hope for a return of the rest of the original cast David Burke (Arthur), Liz Vassey (Captain Liberty) or Nestor Carbonell (Batmanuel), as well as Oscar-winning costume designer Colleen Atwood ... Discuss

Amid concerns about young people leaving the Church, another problem facing the Catholic church is a decline in nuns. According to the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate, there are currently under 50,000 religious Catholic sisters in the U.S., a 13 percent decline from 2010 and a 72 percent decline from 1965. Nuns are dying off and fewer young women are stepping in to replace them. As Time points out, part of the decline may come from the Vatican’s scrutiny of American nuns. Today’s nuns tend to be more progressive than the Vatican, which issued a crackdown on American nuns in 2012 ... Discuss

Ben Wyatt’s vision for an intricate board game on Parks and Recreation became a reality this year at gaming convention Gen Con. Mayfair Games, the company behind Settlers of Catan, debuted a version of the game for a charity event where people paid $100 to participate. So far, there are no plans to make a commercial version of the game, but one can always hope. In the meantime, you can watch this introductory video for the event made by Adam Scott and Aziz Ansari, who play Ben Wyatt and Tom Haverford on Parks and Rec ...


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Apparently, Belgian photographer Bruno Brokken didn’t entirely think through the physics of his big idea for his Ice Bucket Challenge. Brokken had a plane dump nearly 400 gallons of water on him from a height of 22 feet. But, as the blog Flight Club points out, water weights 8.34 pounds per gallon, making the weight of water dumped on Brokken nearly the equivalent of that of a small car. Needless to say, he was knocked unconscious and rushed to the hospital in critical condition. Brokken is not the first victim of crazy Ice Bucket Challenge one-upmanship—a few days ago, a Scottish teenager drowned in an incident suspected to be linked to the craze. Be careful out there, ice bucketers ...