FreshCut’s short-form gaming videos gain traction with 2M visitors in 5 months

The short-form video platform FreshCut focused on gaming has reached 2 million visitors and over 900,000 monthly active users in just 5 months since launch. It has invested over $1 million in gaming creators and aims to disrupt social media advertising by sharing revenue.

Key Facts & Points

  • FreshCut reached 910,000 MAUs and 2M visitors in 5 months after launch.
  • The platform has invested $1M+ in creators through its Community Fund.
  • It aims to share ad revenue with creators, unlike other platforms.
  • Fastest growing community is Roblox, driving over 50% of users.
  • Key features include gaming communities, recommendation engine, monetization.

Famed director Peter Jackson praises intense new horror film as best he’s seen in years

Famed director Peter Jackson called new Australian horror film "Talk to Me" the "best, most intense horror movie I've enjoyed in years." It has earned praise from peers like Jordan Peele and has grossed over $31 million so far.

Key Facts & Points

  • Jackson called "Talk to Me" relentlessly scary and disturbing in a positive way.
  • The film is the directorial debut of brothers Danny and Michael Philippou.
  • It was acquired by indie studio A24 after premiering at Sundance.
  • Peers like Jordan Peele and Ari Aster also raved about the film.
  • In the US, it's becoming one of A24's top 5 highest grossing films.

Christopher Nolan reveals his love for Will Ferrell comedy ‘Talladega Nights’

Famed director Christopher Nolan named "Talladega Nights" as one of his must-watch "remote drop" movies, calling it one of the great comedies. He said he can never switch the channel if it's on TV.

Key Facts & Points

  • Nolan said "Talladega Nights" is a film he always watches if it's on TV.
  • He called it "one of the great comedies" during an interview.
  • The 2006 Will Ferrell film grossed $163 million worldwide.
  • Nolan is known for serious films like "Inception" but clearly enjoys comedies too.
  • He's also a big fan of Stanley Kubrick films like "2001: A Space Odyssey."

12 mind-blowing facts about the vast expanse of space

Space facts can be mind-blowing, like that neutron stars can spin 600 times a second, space is silent, and pieces of metal can bond when touching in space. Over 99% of solar system mass is the Sun and its energy dwarfs Earth's usage.

Key Facts & Points

  • Neutron stars can spin at 600 rotations per second.
  • Space is completely silent due to lack of atmosphere.
  • There are an uncountable number of stars in the universe.
  • The Sun accounts for 99% of mass in the solar system.
  • Apollo astronaut footprints may stay on the moon 100 million years.
  • If metal touches in space, the pieces can bond permanently.
  • More Sun energy hits Earth hourly than we use in a year.
  • Venus's day is longer than its year.
  • Jupiter's Red Spot storm is shrinking over time.
  • Saturn's moon Iapetus has a two-tone coloration.
  • Polaris will change as the North Star over thousands of years.