We don’t have a look at the science behind the over-the-top halftime show on Sunday. But we do have these:

I assure you my son lacks the magical powers necessary to threaten his friend’s existence. If he did, I’m sure he’d bring him right back
— Father of suspended kid.

We don’t quite have the full story, but it does appear as though a lad in Texas was suspended from school for threatening his classmate with the One Ring. Reports here and here.

Meanwhile, back on (under?) planet earth…

Scientific American has an article on the creatures that swim the lakes beneath Antarctica.

Below, lots of Con and Cosplay video:

SMITE World Championship Cosplay:

Taiyu Con 2015:

Magfest 2015:

And Cosplay silliness (Who is the champion? Put your vote in the video’s comment section):