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Motorist with Bond-like gadget car jailed for activating smoke screen.

December 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Motorist with Bond-like gadget car jailed for activating smoke screen.

Come in, Mr. Chaplin, we’ve been expecting you, and your heavily modded Peugeot 309. Sixty-nine-year-old Simon Chaplin may now be regretting the array of James Bond-Q-like spy gadgets he fitted to his vehicle, not least the illegal custom number plate (non-revolving) which led to the police trying to pull him over – and Simon then […]

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Transformers discovered in Germany?

December 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Transformers discovered in Germany?

You have to give it to film-maker Michael Schmidt – the last time I was in Germany, all I discovered was a highly subsidised canteen in a large industrial park outside Frankfurt. But Michael, he has discovered that the Transformers are secretly infiltrating German airports and using their hangars to well, hang out. Who would […]

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Futuristic U.S. navy ship launches, commanded by … James Kirk.

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Futuristic U.S. navy ship launches, commanded by … James Kirk.

The U.S. navy has just launched it’s latest futuristic warship, the U.S.S Zumwalt – and it’s commander is . . . (drumroll please), one James Kirk! No news on the middle initial of the Zumwalt’s commander, yet, but if it was ‘T’ in then we wouldn’t be disappointed over here. The stealth-designed $4.4 billion-large shoots eighty-missiles-at-a-time Zumwalt […]

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Building hobbit homes, one hole at a time.

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Building hobbit homes, one hole at a time.

If you have ever fancied the comfy yet snug existence of Mr Bilbo Baggins – maybe get some dwarves around for a bit of Celtic singing and beer drinking – then a firm called Green Magic Homes has something for you . . . a series of full-size hobbit homes made of modular fiber and […]

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Secret Stargate-like program found by NASA hacker.

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Secret Stargate-like program found by NASA hacker.

If you are in the UK, you may remember the saga of hacker Gary McKinnon – who hacked NASA big-time in 2002 and downloaded much of their data. He was the focus of a lot of political wrangling, as the USA wanted him extradited from Britain to the States to have the book thrown at him […]

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Air Middle-earth?

November 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
Air Middle-earth?

Air New Zealand has a tie-in to the new Hobbit film in the form of a faux safety video filled with Middle-earth types. Ah, the wags. You can tell the publicity is cranking up for the new Peter Jackson’s film’s Christmas release, can’t you?

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