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Author Archive: ColonelFrog

Colonel Frog is a long time science fiction and fantasy fan. He loves reading novels in the field, and he also enjoys watching movies (as well as reading lots of other genre books).

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UFO sightings with aliens (video documentary).

June 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
UFO sightings with aliens (video documentary).

There are many documented cases of witnesses claiming to have not only seen a UFO, but they also claim to have seen the occupants of that UFO. In pop culture, these “occupants” are often referred to as “aliens”. But are they really? Nick Pope and Steven Greenstreet dive into some of the most famous cases […]

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The truth about graphene – what’s the hold up? (science video)

June 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
The truth about graphene – what’s the hold up? (science video)

Ever since it was discovered in 2004, graphene has been hailed as one of the most important breakthroughs in materials since the plastics revolution more than a century ago. The early predictions were that graphene would almost immediately enable the kinds of products and technologies that we’re used to seeing in sci-fi movies. Cut to […]

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Secret Society of Second Born Royals (spy-fy film: trailer).

June 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Secret Society of Second Born Royals (spy-fy film: trailer).

SpyFy goes YA in this new Disney movie, Secret Society of Second Born Royals, about the second-born kids of royal families having a superhero gene and being born to protect their kingdoms. In the UK, that means Princess Anne is secretly a mutant crime fighter. Very secretly, we suspect. 

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One Zoom to Rule Them All? (Lord of the Rings video)

June 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
One Zoom to Rule Them All? (Lord of the Rings video)

The Lord of the Rings movies cast is brought back together in this hour-long-video, which is, perhaps, the Gandalf of all cast reunions. Good old Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson, Billy Boyd, Sean Astin, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, and Ian McKellen, where would we be without them?

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The eerie silence? SETI discussion (video).

June 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
The eerie silence? SETI discussion (video).

A technologically advanced extraterrestrial civilization could likely detect life on Earth if such beings exist. Life on Earth would be detectable in our planet’s atmospheric spectral lines for over a billion years. Most of our atmospheric oxygen is due to life, and can be observed over interstellar distances — across thousands of light-years. Over this […]

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Leonard Nimoy, meet Leonard Nimoy, in Star Trek movie (deep fake video).

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Leonard Nimoy, meet Leonard Nimoy, in Star Trek movie (deep fake video).

If you ever wanted to see Leonard Nimoy as young Spock in the 2009 Star Trek film, meeting himself, rather than actor Zachary Quinto, then have we got deep fake video for you. The voice is still the same for the moment, though.

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Fantasy author Tobi Ogundiran signs with JJLA (literary news).

June 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fantasy author Tobi Ogundiran signs with JJLA (literary news).

Author Tobi Ogundiran has joined the John Jarrold Literary Agency. His debut novel is the fantasy epic CHILDREN OF AṨSA. Tobi’s short stories have been published/are forthcoming in the The Dark, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Shoreline of Infinity, and FIYAH. Tutu is a twin. She is a murderer. She is a fugitive. For a thousand years […]

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Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore attacked and burnt to ground in riots (news).

May 31, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore attacked and burnt to ground in riots (news).

Sad news, Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore, the oldest independent science fiction bookstore in America, has been attacked and burnt to the ground in the ongoing US riots which errupted following the murder of George Floyd by police. Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore opened for business on March 2nd 1974 in Minnesota. Its companion shop, […]

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Star Trek: the evolution of the series’ music (audio).

May 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: the evolution of the series’ music (audio).

Here’s a nice video in the form of a Star Trek medley, with all the Star Trek TV Series music themes played in violin-form, in chronological order: Here’s the running order … – 0:00 Star Trek: The Original Series – 0:37 Star Trek: The Next Generation – 1:23 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – 2:02 […]

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High Mech squirrel-proof bird feeder wages an offensive war (weird news).

May 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
High Mech squirrel-proof bird feeder wages an offensive war (weird news).

NASA might have just teamed up with Space-X to put astronauts back in space using American tech for the first time in a long time, but ex-NASA engineer Mark Rober has finally decided to develop a High Mech squirrel-proof bird feeder to wage an offensive war on the varmints who keep on nicking his birds’ […]

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