Dec 24: A perpetual calendar, E.T., Ash Ketchum and more

E.T. phone home
The last-known original, authentic animatronic model of our favorite extraterrestrial friend recently sold at auction for a cool 2.56 million dollars. 

ET animatronic model

A new film camera

 Pentax just announced their plans to create a new 35mm camera to meet the ever-growing demand for film photography products. Read the press release here.

Pentax film camera

Caught 'em all

Ash and Pikachu are leaving the Pokémon universe after a 25-year run so the show can focus on new main characters. Read the heartwarming interview with Sarah Natochenny, the voice of Ash Ketchum for the last 17 years. For an even deeper dive, read more about the evolution of the Pokémon franchise.

Ash Ketchum Pokémon trainer

Perpetual calendar 

Looking for a minimalistic calendar you can use for the rest of your life? Check out the Ring-A-Date perpetual calendar. Designed by Giorgio Della Beffa in 1970, the calendar is set up to work for any month or year by moving its plastic rings. 

Perpetual calendar