Things We Saw Today: A Cat Named Spock Rescued by Pokémon GO

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Imgur user Joelalmeidaptg shared a pretty adorable story about adopting an abandoned cat, which they only discovered because they were playing Pokémon GO. Their summary captures it better than I ever could: “Found a dying cat while playing Pokémon GO, saved him, he was ugly, turned out to be beautiful, I’m in love with him.” You can find the full story, along with pictures of the super-cute cat, on imgur. (via Kotaku)

  • Listen to the Super Mario Run theme played on a laser harp (via Polygon)
  • Life imitates art as Naomie Harris, who played MI6 employee Eve Moneypenny in the James Bond films Skyfall and Spectre, will become an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Harris, along with Mark Rylance, Victoria Beckham, Anna Wintour, and others, was recognized as part of the Queen’s New Years Honors for her contributions to British culture. Harris was also nominated for a Golden Globe this year for her role in Moonlight. (Via Variety)
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is planning to add nighttime shows for 2017, to be projected onto Hogwarts Castle (via /Film)
  • The Carrie Fisher tributes keep coming in, as more and more of her castmates, fans, and family speak about her impact. Oscar Isaac shared a lovely candid of Fisher on set and wrote, “She had no patience for pretense or small talk. She saw through things, at a different angle, with the gritty wisdom that comes from the hardest lessons. And, man, did she make me laugh.” It was also announced that Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds, will be buried together, after dying only a day apart.
  • The superhero-themed Doctor Who Christmas special broke viewership records for BBC America, but didn’t do so well in the UK (via io9)

(Image via screengrab from Joelalmeidaptg)

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