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Wahlberg and Neeson in Neuromancer.

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Wahlberg and Neeson in Neuromancer.

The Neuromancer film is pressing ahead now, with Liam Neeson and Mark Wahlberg firmly in the frame for the leading roles. This is of course the classic SF novel by William Gibson. Mark will be the young hacker, and Neeson his cyberspace handler/ex-military intelligence guy. It’ll be interesting to see how they handle the FX, […]

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Any landing you can roll away from…

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Any landing you can roll away from…

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has sent back a picture of the landed rover on Mars along with all the assorted debris (and no, we’re not cleaning that up). The Curiosity rover is in the centre of the image, while 4,900 feet away, lies the heat shield, which protected the rover from 3,800-degree-Fahrenheit temperatures encountered during […]

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Classic Spock.

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Classic Spock.

Our chums over at Hollywood Collectibles are making with a 1:4 scale Spock from the classic Star Trek series to go along with their Kirk in the same range. It’ll be nineteen inches of Trek goodness at around $300 (I know, everything is meant to be free in the Federation, but…). It’s a 750 run […]

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Bryan Singer’s Battlestar Galactica movie.

August 7, 2012 | By | Reply More
Bryan Singer’s Battlestar Galactica movie.

In this video, Bryan Singer (of X-Men fame) chats to IGN about his plans for a big budget Battlestar Galactica movie, among other things. By the sounds of it, the film is going to be based on the original series, rather than the gritty reboot. Not sure what to think about that. Singer notes, “I […]

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Mag-pulse weapon downed Roswell UFO.

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Mag-pulse weapon downed Roswell UFO.

There’s some interesting new information floating around concerning the 1947 Roswell UFO crash. This ‘new find’ originates from an interview that retired US Air Force Lt. Col. Richard French has given to the Huff Post. In it, the Lt. Col. says… “There were actually two crashes at Roswell, which most people don’t know. The first […]

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Grimm season two.

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Grimm season two.

The second season of US TV series Grimm is shortly about to hit the screen, and to celebrate, they have released this trailer. If you like your urban fairy tales, well, grim (and dark), then this is definitively the NBC series for you. And even if it isn’t, it features the lovely Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, […]

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PS2 on a PC?

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PS2 on a PC?

Another strike for the classics. In this case, PS2 emulation for a PC for all you old-time playstation fans who have been missing those great playstation games like Kingdom Hearts 2 – Final Mix, Silent Hill 3 and Okami. As well as a PC to run the emulation software, you will need an original Playstation […]

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Robo Sandcastle Builder.

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Robo Sandcastle Builder.

While everyone may be familiar with Robocop, they might be less familiar with its arm-like cousin, Robo Sandcastle builder. Actually, the project is called Stone Spray, and was set up by three architects, Petr Novikov, Anna Kulik and Inder Shergill. Sandcastle competitions are big events in many places where there is sand and sun (most […]

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Happy landings.

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Happy landings.

Our chums at NASA certainly know how to wow us. Not only have they landed the Curiosity rover on Mars without a hitch, they actually took a photo of it on its chute on the way down! The orbiter had a Mars-cam? Now that’s class. Or to put it in a less excited fan-type way, […]

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Just married or just assimilated?

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Just married or just assimilated?

Now to many of those with a sarcastic bent, getting hitched is a lot like getting assimilated by the Borg. But here’s a couple of Star Trek love (and loving) birds who decided to go that one step further with the metaphor and have actually designed a wedding cake in the share of a Borg […]

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