Stephenie Meyer's Dreams Are Worth $750 Million Per Hour

Alexander Abad-Santos
November 14, 2012
Stephenie Meyer's Dreams Are Worth $750 Million Per Hour

We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cell phone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:

RELATED: Yes, Someone Turned Their Dead Cat Into a Helicopter

Math nerds, let us introduce you to Twilight fans. Twilight fans, meet math nerds. And for everyone in between, here's a math nerd breaking down the statistics and math behind the Twilight franchise, and just how exactly Stephenie Meyer is out-earning you just by dreaming: 

RELATED: 'Morgan Freeman' Reads '50 Shades'; The Science of Orgasms

RELATED: Your Brain on Love; Whit Stillman Waited 14 Years to Make a Movie About College

Continuing with our science trend, if we were really smart chemists, the Atlantic Wire writers probably wouldn't be blogging. And if cute dogs were there to help teach us chemistry, we'd probably know a lot more about chemical bonds and whatnot. Which means, if you like the Wire, then you should be thankful this video did not happen sooner: 

RELATED: Time-Lapse Videos Are Having a Moment; Kubrick and the Zoom

RELATED: Stop-Motion Guacamole Making; Robots Will Replace Our Caricaturists

Another fun lesson YouTube lesson of the day: You'd need to chug 48 cups of coffee to die from a caffeine overdose (no the girl in the video does not do that): 

And finally, that E*Trade baby is pretty funny right? Well, we see your E*Trade baby and raise you a Maximus Thor: