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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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Dinosaur human sacrifice for charity: blame Chris Pratt (news).

May 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Dinosaur human sacrifice for charity: blame Chris Pratt (news).

If you fancy a starring role in the next Jurassic Park movie, Jurassic: Dominion, albeit for the few seconds it takes to show you running away screaming before getting munched by a killer dinosaur (spoiler: it looks like some evil dinosaurs are on the loose again – heh heh), then actor Chris Pratt can grease the bloody wheels […]

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Moon landers selected by NASA (science news).

May 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Moon landers selected by NASA (science news).

While things on Earth might not be going totally swimingly, we’re at least still keeping one eye on the stars and beyond – in this case, NASA has selected the three firms they want to develop different designs for lunar landers and the expanded Moon missions on the way – the agency’s Artemis program. Blue […]

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Steampunk anime Kurayukaba moves to get funding (anime trailer).

May 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Steampunk anime Kurayukaba moves to get funding (anime trailer).

The crew behind the steampunk anime movie Kurayukaba – led by Shigeyoshi Tsukahara – have now produced their pilot piece, off the back of their first successful crowd-funding campaign, and so have moved to raise the dosh for their full forty-minute-long movie over at https://motion-gallery.net/projects/kurayukaba The main characters in this alternative reality flick are Tanne, […]

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Stained glass lamps, Star Wars-stylee (maker news).

April 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Stained glass lamps, Star Wars-stylee (maker news).

Do you feel the need for illumination with, shall we say, a little added Force? Then, Woodland Porpoise Workshop is making Star Wars-themed stained glass lamps for your delectation and delight. Go, WPW!   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Kpride (@woodland_porpoise_workshop) on May 4, 2019 at 10:19am PDT   View […]

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How to move the Earth? (science documentary: audio).

April 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
How to move the Earth? (science documentary: audio).

Using lasers or asteroids to move our planet away from the sun may sound extreme, but a few scientists have come up with plans to do just that. The sun’s power is slowly increasing. Over the next billion years or so, the extra energy is going to boil off the oceans and make the earth […]

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (fantasy game trailer).

April 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (fantasy game trailer).

The much-anticipated trailer for the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla game has dropped, and we shift into the lovely high-res graphics of something resembling Ragnar Lothbrok from the Vikings TV series or Uhtred of Bebbanburg via the Last Kingdom TV series (or the Bernard Cornwell books, if you prefer, which you probably should). In this bad boy, […]

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Stargirl (superhero TV show: review).

April 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Stargirl (superhero TV show: review).

Big Bad Boba has sat down to watch the first three episodes of the TV adaption of DC’s Stargirl superhero books, and there is only one question on his mind … is this flipping thing any good? In the initial opening eps, Stargirl gains her powers and has to reform the Justice Society of America […]

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Hyperloop, racing to finish a working real-world line (science news).

April 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Hyperloop, racing to finish a working real-world line (science news).

Fundamental questions, cutting-edge engineering, billions of dollars, economic barriers, political challenges and the greatest transportation leap for a generation at stake. The race to build the world’s first hyperloop is on!

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Cryogenic Chips supercharge Quantum Computing (science news).

April 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Cryogenic Chips supercharge Quantum Computing (science news).

Commercially viable quantum computing could be here sooner than you think, thanks to a new innovation that shrinks quantum tech down onto a chip: a distinctly science fiction-sounding cryochip.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (season seven: trailer).

April 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (season seven: trailer).

I think every season since three has been touted as the last-ever of TV series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but this trailer for season seven promises that really, really, it will definitely be the last ever – honest. Well, we’ll see. Phil Coulson and his team of spy-fy heroes are time jumping to the 1930s, dressing […]

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