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The House In Nightmare Park (1973) (DVD review).

October 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
The House In Nightmare Park (1973) (DVD review).

What has Frankie Howerd and ‘Doctor Who’ in common? To my knowledge, the comedian was never in the Time Lord adventures but the connection is that this movie and some of the episodes of ‘Doctor Who’ were written by Terry Nation. From 40 years ago, here we have an old Frankie Howerd movie released for […]

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The Castle Project: Colorado’s Haunted Mansion: a film review by Mark R. Leeper.

October 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Castle Project: Colorado’s Haunted Mansion: a film review by Mark R. Leeper.

The Croke-Patterson Mansion, considered one of the most haunted sites in Denver, is studied by its new owner, Brian Higgins, who claims to have seen ghostly happenings while renovating. This film, ‘The Castle Project’, tells the history of the mansion, the stories about some of its former owners, shows some automatic camera footage worthy of ‘Paranormal Activity’ […]

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The Lost Stars: Perilous Shield by Jack Campbell (book review).

October 8, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
The Lost Stars: Perilous Shield by Jack Campbell (book review).

‘The Lost Stars: Perilous Shield’ is book two in the spin- off from ‘The Lost Fleet’ series following on from ‘Tarnished Knight’, which was a good read, this one is one is so much better. In fact, I struggled to put it down and didn’t want it to end. Following the successful coup, President Gwen […]

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The Hermetic Millennia by John C. Wright (book review).

October 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Hermetic Millennia by John C. Wright (book review).

‘The Hermetic Millennia’ is the sequel to ‘Counting To A Trillion’ and follows on from where it ended. Basically’ the hero Menelaus Illation Montrose has gone into hibernation to await the return of his wife, Rania. Calling Montrose a hero might be the wrong choice of words as the Texas gunslinger continues to kill people […]

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Wild army robot… WildCat.

October 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Wild army robot… WildCat.

WildCat is a four-legged robot being developed by Boston Dynamics to run fast on all types of terrain. So far WildCat has run at about 16 mph on flat terrain using bounding and galloping gaits. The video shows WildCat’s best performance so far. WildCat is being developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from DARPA’s M3 […]

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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug… draw your swords for the new trailer.

October 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug… draw your swords for the new trailer.

It’s time for some little furry-footed dragon-whooping action with the three new posters and one big new trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug. Dwarves and hobbits and elves, oh my.

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Life on Titan… plastic based?

October 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Life on Titan… plastic based?

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has detected propylene, a chemical used to make food-storage containers, car bumpers and other consumer products, on Saturn’s moon Titan. This is the first definitive detection of the plastic ingredient on any moon or planet, other than Earth. A small amount of propylene was identified in Titan’s lower atmosphere by Cassini’s Composite […]

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire… who is the enemy?

October 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire… who is the enemy?

Some more poster action from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie. Just who is the enemy – or should that be whom?

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Cloud spotting on Kepler-7b.

October 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Cloud spotting on Kepler-7b.

Astronomers using data from NASA’s Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes have created the first cloud map of a planet beyond our solar system, a sizzling, Jupiter-like world known as Kepler-7b. The world is marked by high clouds in the west and clear skies in the east. Previous studies from Spitzer have resulted in temperature maps […]

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Walking Dead… the fence won’t hold.

October 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Walking Dead… the fence won’t hold.

Some more season 4 trailerage for the Walking Dead. Stop the herd with a flamethrower, Rick.

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