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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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Black Widow pulp style.

August 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Black Widow pulp style.

Maybe, like us, you were wondering what Marvel Comic’s Black Widow would look like if she had been sourced from a series of 1950 pulp dime novels? Bother your head no more, Black Widow fans, and gaze instead upon the glory that is Calamity Jon Morris‘s Natasha Romanova thriller novels!

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Doctor who anime.

August 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor who anime.

Did you know that there was an anime version of Doctor Who created by Japanese fans as a tribute? Well, you do now. Watch it in all its glory here.

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The best anime powers?

August 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
The best anime powers?

It’s a thorny question for sure. Just what are the top ten anime powers of all time. Being able to toss poko-balls? Being able to quote strange dialogue badly translated from the original Japanese? The list is almost endless. But this video disagrees and has narrowed the list down to just ten. What about you, […]

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FAB gets portable.

August 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
FAB gets portable.

A couple of students from the MIT CADLab (Ilan Moyer) and MIT Center for Bits and Atoms (Nadya Peek) have just taken the FAB concept on the road with their nifty and very small PopFab – a 3D printer that you can actually fit into a briefcase. Very useful for assassins who want to take […]

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That’s not a router, that’s a spy device!

August 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
That’s not a router, that’s a spy device!

If it isn’t worrying enough that some pervert can hack the cam which seems to come with every screen and laptop these days, whether you asked for it or not, now it seems that your router can be turned against you, too. A pair of scientists from the UK’s UCL, Karl Woodbridge and Kevin Chetty, […]

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To the TV room, err, Batcave.

August 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
To the TV room, err, Batcave.

Now here’s a TV room to die for! Elite Home Theater Seating have just supplied seats for this Batcave-themed TV room for a rich client in the USA. It even has a secret bookcase that opens up to display the Batmobile and entrance to the Batcave. We’re taking bets just who this rich client is. […]

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Loved WALL-E so much, he built a real one.

August 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Loved WALL-E so much, he built a real one.

Mike Senna is a man who knows what he likes and likes what he blooming well knows. When he saw the robot WALL-E in the animated movie of the same name, he fell in love with the cute little trash-collecting fellow. So much so, in fact, that he actually went ahead and built a real […]

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Rush Limbaugh loves Dungeons and Dragons?

August 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Rush Limbaugh loves Dungeons and Dragons?

US politico Rush Limbaugh obviously was a 12th Level Mage in his youth, as his latest attack newsletter (left) shows an image from the D&D Monster Manual II (right). If only there was a Finance Spell (Advanced) that could sort out the world economy, eh. Vapourise Investment Bankers Fireball, perhaps? Source: Robot Viking.

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Go over to the Lego side.

August 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Go over to the Lego side.

If you want a Star Wars-themed Lego chess set, then Brandon Griffith is your man. Here’s his mighty effort for Return of the Jedi. Nice one, Brandon.

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Judgement is coming!

August 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Judgement is coming!

Here’s the new poster for the Judge Dredd movie hitting the cinemas this September 2012. He is the law, creep, and you had better believe it!

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