When will robots take over the world? They already have (video)

July 22, 2014 in Science, Technology by Justin Beach

There is (probably) no reason to fear the robot uprising. As this video from The Atlantic points out, the robots have already taken over. They currently run our communications systems, our banking
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Scully Likes Science (an X-Files Remix)

July 22, 2014 in Culture, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Science by Justin Beach

I recently re-watched part of the X-Files and am baffled that there isn’t a reboot underway. It seems like everything is getting a do-over including Star Trek, Stargate and Battlestar
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FCC site has crashed just hours ahead of Net Neutrality comment deadline (keep commenting anyway)

July 15, 2014 in Internet, Politics, Technology by Justin Beach

Demand Progress (Demandprogress.org) is reporting that the Federal Communications Commission’s comment site has crashed from the influx of traffic. The deadline to submit comments, which the FCC encouraged, is midnight
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Short video on how you, personally, are connected to the first life on Earth and the big bang

July 14, 2014 in Animation, Education, Science by Justin Beach

Carl Sagan famously said that ‘we are all star stuff’. While that sounds nice there are a lot of people out there who don’t know what that really means. This
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A sneak peak at the visual effects of Game of Thrones

July 14, 2014 in Culture, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Television by Justin Beach

As this video is presented without commentary, I won’t add much except that there is a reason that Game of Thrones is as visually stunning as it is and a
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First full trailer for Doctor Who season 8

July 14, 2014 in Culture, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Television by Justin Beach

I’ve said repeatedly since the announcement was made that I’m thrilled about Peter Capaldi taking over as the Doctor. Matt Smith, who played a 900 year old time lord as
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Watch 1980s Japanese Doctor Who

July 11, 2014 in Comedy, Culture, Television by Justin Beach

This clip was uploaded to YouTube by lepoissonriuge on July 7. The short description reads “Found a clip on old video tape 1970′s? 80′s?…like a Japanese version Doctor Who. Anyone?” The
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Quick Film School : A history of film in under 9 minutes

July 11, 2014 in Culture, Education, Film by Justin Beach

If you are interested in learning about the history of film but have a short attention span or if you’re sitting outside one of your first year film school classes
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How to do Monty Python style animations with Terry Gilliam (video)

July 11, 2014 in Animation, Education, Film by Justin Beach

There was nothing more distinctive about the look of Monty Python’s flying circus than the animations of Terry Gilliam. Before going on to direct films like Time Bandits, Fear and
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Things that you ‘know’ about the human brain that are wrong (science video)

July 8, 2014 in Education, Science by Justin Beach

People who are anti-science frequently say that “science is always changing its mind”, what is more accurate to say is that “science is always expanding what it knows”. This sometimes
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