In March, a New Jersey high school caught the internet's attention when they performed a live, stage version of the 1979 sci-fi classic Alien — even receiving praise from director Ridley Scott and the film's star Sigourney Weaver. Weaver was so impressed she even headed to North Bergen High to catch an encore performance. A recording of that 90-minute show has been released, including the introduction given by the original Ripley.
In 2020, rock climbing is coming to the Olympics. The sport will include three events — lead, bouldering, and speed climbing. The latter consists of athletes attempting to ascend up a 15-meter wall in the shortest amount of time. The current world record stands at 5.48 seconds but beating it has proven to be almost impossible. To find out why, junior champion Jordan Fishman and Free Solo's Alex Honnold explore the fast-paced sport.