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Your alien is an A.I.? True! (science documentary).

November 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Your alien is an A.I.? True! (science documentary).

We often consider interacting with aliens and robots in the future, but what about alien droids? This short science documentary asks what artificial intelligence created by aliens might look like and what sort of circumstances we’d encounter them, and if they may be the only aliens we ever encounter? 

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War Of The Worlds: an appraisal of the first episode of BBC1’s new 2019 series (TV review).

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
War Of The Worlds: an appraisal of the first episode of BBC1’s new 2019 series (TV review).

You might have thought it strange that after all these years with the BBC doing historical dramas, that it took until now for them to tackle HG Wells’ 1897 book ‘War Of The Worlds’ as it was originally set, in Victorian (well, Edwardian – close enough) times, as a 3 episode series. Oddly, unlike other […]

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Yearbook Of Astronomy: 2020 edited by Brian Jones (book review)

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Yearbook Of Astronomy: 2020 edited by Brian Jones  (book review)

As a little background information, ‘Yearbook Of Astronomy’ was edited by Patrick Moore for 52 consecutive years, until he died in 2012 in fact, by which time he was Sir Patrick and, for a while, it was called ‘Patrick Moore’s Yearbook Of Astronomy’. It was then edited by Dr. John Mason. As far as I […]

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Once top-secret nuclear bunker for sale (weird news).

November 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Once top-secret nuclear bunker for sale (weird news).

There’s a once top secret nuclear bunker for sale, so if you’ve got $400,000 large ones to buy the ultimate prepper hideaway, then this decommissioned underground Titan II missile complex might be just the lair for you. It’s a little run down, but after some high-end refurbishment, you may well be able to survive plagues, […]

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Little Monsters (horror movie review by Mark Kermode).

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Little Monsters (horror movie review by Mark Kermode).

Our man-of-many-movies, Mark Kermode, delves into horror film Little Monsters – a flick which focuses on a down-at-heels musician and teacher who have to save a party of young schoolchildren during the zombie apocalypse. Could this be peak zombie at last? Well, the craze doesn’t show much sign of slowing, sadly.

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Dragon storms France (crazy Mecha news).

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Dragon storms France (crazy Mecha news).

Those funky French modders behind that giant Spider – aka La Machine – are only at it again: this time with a monster dragon, called Dragon de Calais, which has been rampaging through the streets of the city of Calais with a flamethrower for a mouth. One day, this madness will stop. But, hopefully not […]

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Wheel of Time second season already brewing (TV news).

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wheel of Time second season already brewing (TV news).

The second season of the Wheel of Time‘s Amazon Prime-based streaming service is already planned, and we haven’t even seen the first season yet! This little tit-bit of fantasy TV gossip was tweeted out by the series’ showrunner, one Rafe Judkins. Starting the S2 writers’ room on Wheel of Time and the Czech builders didn’t […]

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The Human DNA Manual: Understanding Your Genetic Code by Dr. Melita Irving (book review).

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Human DNA Manual: Understanding Your Genetic Code by Dr. Melita Irving (book review).

Back when I was really young, one of my career options because I was very good at biology at school was genetics. Reading Dr. Melita Irving’s book, ‘The Human DNA Manual: Understanding Your Genetic Code’ brought back a lot of my old knowledge and updating it to the current science that I already had some […]

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6 Underground (spy-fy trailer: when Deadpool meets Bourne).

November 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
6 Underground (spy-fy trailer: when Deadpool meets Bourne).

Here’s a tongue in cheek trailer for the spy-fy film 6 Underground, which looks like a mash-up of Deadpool and Bourne, with a bunch of supposedly dead secret agents working freelance to make the world a better place … apart from Italy and Rome.

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Million Eyes: Extra Time by C.R. Berry (book review).

November 14, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Million Eyes: Extra Time by C.R. Berry (book review).

‘Million Eyes: Extra Time’ is a sort of prequel to the upcoming ‘Million Eyes’ trilogy by C.R. Berry, the first of which will be released early in 2020. This book, now available as a free download from publisher Elsewhen Press, features a dozen short stories set in the ‘Million Eyes’ universe, which is very like […]

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