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Ytterbium: EasterCon 2019 (convention report).

May 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ytterbium: EasterCon 2019 (convention report).

Despite initial appearances this is not a report on a rare metal but a personal perspective of the 2019 Eastercon held in the Park Inn at Heathrow, London from 19th to 22nd April. Ytterbium is element 70 in the periodic table and this Eastercon was the 70th post-war Eastercon, hence the name. Typically, this was […]

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Angel Has Fallen (action thriller: trailer).

May 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Angel Has Fallen (action thriller: trailer).

Angel Has Fallen (2019) is a new action movie starring Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman and Tim Blake Nelson. Secret Service Agent Mike Banning is framed for the attempted assassination of the President and must evade his own agency and the FBI as he tries to uncover the real threat. 

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Debunking the Philadelphia Experiment (video).

May 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Debunking the Philadelphia Experiment (video).

Joe has a look at debunking the strange story of the infamous Philadelphia Experiment. Supposedly, an advanced military tech experiment gone wrong in October 1943, when as part of an invisibility cloak system developed by Einstein, the US warship USS Eldridge was teleported from the shipyards of Philadelphia to Norfolk, Virginia, with some disastrous results […]

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The Future of Humanity (Michio Kaku interview: video).

May 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Future of Humanity (Michio Kaku interview: video).

Japanese-American physicist/futurist Michio Kaku discusses the first image of a black hole as well topics from his new book, The Future of Humanity, in which he explores how we humans might actually develop a long-term sustainable civilisation in the solar system and then the rest of the galaxy. You can find his new book over […]

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Pawn (A Chronicle Of Sibyl’s War book 1 of 3) by Timothy Zahn (book review).

May 16, 2019 | By | Reply More
Pawn (A Chronicle Of Sibyl’s War book 1 of 3) by Timothy Zahn (book review).

Drunkard and petty crook Nicole Hammon, along with injured thug Howard…sorry Bungie and a doctor, Sam McNair, about to be forced to stitch him up, are captured by aliens. They don’t really want Bungie or McNair because the prize is Nicole, but take as a group lot. With the help of a mouth spray, she […]

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Black Mirror (season five: trailer).

May 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Black Mirror (season five: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the 5th season of Black Mirror, coming to Netflix on June 5th 2019. You know, like the old Tales of the Unexpected. But with technology. And better, I dreamt that Charlie Brooker whispered in my ear that Black Mirror was going to be streamed on Netflix in June. I woke up […]

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The Silent Invasion: The Great Fear vol. 2 by Larry Hancock and Michael Cherkas (graphic novel review).

May 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Silent Invasion: The Great Fear vol. 2 by Larry Hancock and Michael Cherkas (graphic novel review).

‘The Silent Invasion: The Great Fear’ is the follow-up volume to ‘The Silent Invasion: Red Shadows’ and continues the adventures of Matt Sinkage, ace reporter. If you want to read ‘Red Shadows’ then stop here because spoilers are inevitable. In that book, Matt Sinkage investigated UFOs but was blocked in his efforts by a secret […]

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The Case For Space by Robert Zubrin (book review).

May 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Case For Space by Robert Zubrin (book review).

It’s rather interesting reading author Robert Zubrin’s biographic notes. He’s president of Pioneer Astronautics, president of the Mars Society and a former senior engineer for Lockheed Martin. His book, ‘The Case For Space’, is an examination of the commercial companies who are now getting into space. The initial focus is on Eon Musk and answers […]

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Hurricane: Hive Mind 3: by Janet Edwards (book review).

May 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Hurricane: Hive Mind 3: by Janet Edwards (book review).

When the fans clamour for the next book before it can be scheduled by a mainstream publisher and an author writes faster than the big publishers can cope with, it makes sense to independently publish the books. For a newcomer to the writing business this could be a dangerous move but, when the quality is […]

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Fear the Walking Dead (5th season trailer).

May 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Fear the Walking Dead (5th season trailer).

Fear the Walking Dead, the East Coast cousin of the original show is back for its 5th season on June 2nd 2019 in the USA along with the always reliable Morgan plus a very cool gun-slinger. Yeee-haaaa.

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