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2014 Movies: Curious things are brewing

2014 Movies: Curious things are brewing

This years line up takes us from delightfully innocent to psychologically probing and painful. The list includes some of the usual suspects but also a few surprises. We think everyone is a must see. Interstellar Chris Nolan… Chris Nolan… Chris Nolan. Ok, so I’m a bit biased. Feel free to sign up and write here […]

Scientists transform cement into liquid metal then glass!

Scientists transform cement into liquid metal then glass!

Scientists at the Illinois-based Argonne National Laboratory and the Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute/SPring-8 have developed a method for turning liquid cement into a liquid metal semiconductor. “This new material has lots of applications, including as thin-film resistors used in liquid-crystal displays, basically the flat panel computer monitor that you are probably reading this from […]

Physicists say they've found evidence of 'God particle'

Physicists say they’ve found evidence of ‘God particle’

The head of the world’s biggest atom smasher says they have discovered a new particle that is consistent with the long-sought Higgs boson known popularly as the “God particle,” which is believed to give all matter in the universe size and shape.   To cheers and standing ovations from scientists, the world’s biggest atom smasher […]


Ray

Ray

Well… this is a sad day. The epic Martian Chronicles was one of the reasons I became a filmmaker/storyteller/world builder.Farenheiht 451 helped me to become present.               Science fiction author Ray Bradbury, whose imagination yielded classic books such as “Fahrenheit 451,” “The Martian Chronicles” and “Something Wicked This Way […]

So you meet an alien... then what

So you meet an alien… then what

This is a great little guide for those of you that are searching for what’s out there or for those of you that just happen to trip over some stranger from outer space or another dimension or something.

How to get from NY to China in 2hrs

How to get from NY to China in 2hrs

A magnetic levitation vacuum tube can transport you around the world in just six hours. Did a cartoon predict our future this whole time? The worst part of traveling is getting stuck on a massively lengthy flight, especially if you’re in a window seat next to a crying baby, a snorer, or that anxious passenger […]


RIP: The man who envisioned Star Wars

RIP: The man who envisioned Star Wars

Ralph McQuarrie, the production designer behind Star Wars and it’s characters Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and C-3PO, has died at the age of 82. “Ralph McQuarrie was the first person I hired to help me envision Star Wars,” Lucas said in a statement. “His genial contribution, in the form of unequaled production paintings, propelled and […]

Chronicle - I want super powers

Chronicle – I want super powers

Just saw this. Thought it was epic. A very cool twist your standard steroid filled, look at me I got a whole lotta power movie. Somewhere in the middle there you get the vague idea that this could be you and your friends and that you could go around doing super cool stuff. I appreciated […]

Eight-foot tall combat robot has an identity crisis

Eight-foot tall combat robot has an identity crisis

Archetype is about a hulking metal fella who looks deep into its metallic soul and finds a reason to short out. Aaron Sims, the creature designer behind many blockbusters, is branching out and stepping behind the camera to direct. His credits include Men in Black, A.I.: Artificial Intelligence, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Constantine, […]


Science finds God?

Science finds God?

The most coveted prize in particle physics – the Higgs boson – may have been glimpsed, say researchers reporting at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva. The particle is purported to be the means by which everything in the Universe obtains its mass. Scientists say that two experiments at the LHC see hints of […]

New Earth found 600 light years away... Can Cylons be far behind?

New Earth found 600 light years away… Can Cylons be far behind?

NASA finds new planet Kepler 22b outside solar system with temperature right for life. NASA announced finding an Earth-like planet outside outside the solar system that could have have the right temperature to support life. As Brian Vastag reported : The search for Earth-like planets circling other stars is heating up, but the latest discovery […]

Who hungers?

Who hungers?

We’ve already speculated if the Suzanne Collins young adult trilogy “The Hunger Games Movie” will be the next big thing to come out of Hollywood. And from the look at the fan reaction to the world premiere of the first full-length trailer on “Good Morning America,” it seems as if it’s brewing up just the […]


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Mass Effect 3 Collector’s Edition Revealed

Mass Effect 3 Collector’s Edition Revealed

BioWare has revealed the official Mass Effect 3 N7 Collector’s Edition. This exclusive and limited package includes: Premium metal case featuring commemorative artwork of Commander Shepard. 70-page hardbound art book featuring hundreds of unique and gorgeous illustrations from the BioWare development team. Limited edition Mass Effect comic by Dark Horse Comics, complete with unique cover […]

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Review

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Review

SPOILER WARNING: This review contains minor gameplay spoilers related to items and dungeons. There is a piece of cleverness at the heart of Skyward Sword’s desert region that is pure Nintendo. Link discovers shards of timeshift stones; crystals that, once struck, create a temporary window to the past. Within a five-metre radius the sand sprouts […]


Uh oh... Second experiment confirms faster-than-light particles... beam me...

Uh oh… Second experiment confirms faster-than-light particles… beam me…

A second experiment at the European facility that reported subatomic particles zooming faster than the speed of light — stunning the world of physics — has reached the same result, scientists said late Thursday. The “positive outcome of the [second] test makes us more confident in the result,” said Fernando Ferroni, president of the Italian […]

NASA RULES

NASA RULES

Time lapse sequences of photographs taken by Ron Garan fragileoasis.org/​bloggernauts/​Astro_Ron and the crew of expedition 28 & 29 onboard the International Space Station from August to October, 2011, who to my knowledge shot these pictures at an altitude of around 350 km with a high ISO HD Camera developed by NHK Japan, nicknamed the SS-HDTV […]

Steampunk haunted house

Steampunk haunted house

Steampunk art evokes an alternate reality where steam is the primary source of power. Technology, though highly advanced, has taken on a very different look and feel, and fashion is heavily influenced by Victorian styles. In this episode, we explore the Steampunk aesthetic and art movement. We speak with a Steampunk artist, a composer who […]


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Doc Brown’s Back To The Future Relationship With Marty Explained At Last

Doc Brown’s Back To The Future Relationship With Marty Explained At Last

Here’s the answer to question more than 25 years in the making: Just why did Marty spend so much time hanging out with some crazy old scientist anyway? At the start of the original Back to the Future, Doc Brown and Marty McFly are already friends. When we first meet Marty he’s hanging out in […]

The Sci-Fi fantasy movie dating game

The Sci-Fi fantasy movie dating game

So you wanna curl up and watch a movie that’s going to take you to places unknown. Here’s a nifty chart that will lead you to the perfect celluloid prescription. Via SFSignal.com

The Big Splat - Earth may have had two moons

The Big Splat – Earth may have had two moons

A tiny second moon may once have orbited Earth before catastrophically slamming into the other one, a titanic clash that could explain why the two sides of the surviving lunar satellite are so different from each other, a new study suggests. The second moon around Earth would have been about 750 miles (1,200 kilometers) wide […]