Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find Samuel Adams HeliYUM; Google Maps: Pokémon Challenge; The Lion King Australia cast sing Circle of Life on flight home from Brisbane; Jurassic Park without CGI; a theory that Breaking Bad is a Walking Dead prequel; a Game of Thrones theme song parody and Disney characters meet The Walking Dead. All that and more on this edition of SR’s Geek Picks!
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The famed Autobot leader is heading to Titanfall! Check out this new DLC trailer, featuring a new Titan ability and melee weapon.
Google Maps: Pokémon Challenge
Dozens of wild Pokémon have taken up residence on streets, amidst forests and atop mountains throughout Google Maps.
To catch ’em all, grab your Poké Ball and the newest version of Google Maps for iPhone or Android. Then tap the search bar, “press start,” and begin your quest.
Google Japan: Magic Input Hand
Google Japan’s revolutionary new device makes using a touchscreen even more accurate and convenient. Captions available.
Chrome for Android and iOS: Emojify the Web
The Chrome team is excited to announce Google Translate support for Emoji built directly into Chrome for Android and iOS. You can now read all your favorite web content using efficient and emotive illustrations on your phone and tablet.
YouTube Announces Upcoming Viral Video Trends #newtrends
Here at YouTube HQ, we write, shoot, and upload all of the world’s most popular viral videos. Here’s a sneak peek at what you’ll be watching in 2014.
WestJet Converts To Metric Time
Effective today, WestJet is changing the way we display our flight schedules, switching from our current system of “a.m.” and “p.m.” to metric time.
Introducing Samuel Adams HeliYUM
While devoting ourselves to the ‘Noble’ pursuit of perfecting the flavor of Noble Hops we’ve been exploring Noble Gasses as well.
Lightened from heavier gases like CO2, HeliYum takes advantages of the properties of helium — one of the noble gases — for a truly remarkable brew. Helium’s unique index of refraction creates brilliant clarity while providing an incredibly light mouth feel. Since Helium is an odorless gas, it doesn’t compete with the natural aromas of the ingredients. From a freshness perspective, helium doesn’t oxidize which allows for a much longer shelf life.
April Fools Through History
THE LION KING Australia: cast sing Circle of Life on flight home from Brisbane
After an amazing day at THE LION KING Brisbane season launch announcement, members of our Australian cast felt so elated they decided to sing the ‘Circle of Life’ prior to take off on their flight back to Sydney!
Jurassic Park Without CGI
Jurassic Park with computer effects replaced by comedic practical effects.
Game of Thrones Theme Song Parody
The Game of Thrones Theme Song Parody, twenty-second in a series of Movie Theme Song Homages, sung to the tune of the Main Theme from The Game of Thrones TV Series on HBO.
Summer 2014 Blockbuster #AMONTAGE
20 blockbuster trailers. 3 minutes. 1 AMONTAGE.
To view on mobile devices, click this link.
Street Fighter Red Tape: Ken
Ken is more than a blonde, headband-less, red Ryu…right? Feat. Thomas Middleditch.
Disney Characters + The Walking Dead by artist Kasami-Sensei.
That’s all for today, folks! Be sure to check back tomorrow for more movie-related geekery.
Today’s picks have been brought to you by: IGN, Above Average, AMONymousVideos, Goldentusk, HitFix, WestJet, Google Chrome, YouTube Spotlight, Google Maps, technabob, Pete Holmes, Michael T. Mann, DisneyOnBroadway and Google Japan.
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