First trailer for the Hobbit: the Battle of Five Armies

July 29, 2014 in Culture, Film, Sci-Fi & Fantasy by Justin Beach

If you’re like me, you’re going to see this … one way or another. The Lord of the Rings was brilliant, all the way through. I’m even looking forward to
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How much sleep do you actually need (science video)

July 29, 2014 in Education, Science by Justin Beach

No one I know gets ‘enough sleep’ as far as I know. There are always reasons not to or things keeping us up. But, how much sleep is ‘enough’? Part
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Drone footage of a humpback whale and her calf

July 27, 2014 in Animals, Environment, Technology by Justin Beach

Drones get a bad rap. Yes, the kind with bombs are evil but pretty much anything “with bombs” is going to suck. However, they can be put to good use,
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If this trailer is true, Mad Max will be better than ever

July 27, 2014 in Culture, Film, Sci-Fi & Fantasy by Justin Beach

Trailers can lie, anyone with any talent as an editor should be able to cobble together a few minutes of footage from a two hour movie and make it look
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The Walking Dead Full Comic Con panel and Season 5 trailer

July 27, 2014 in Culture, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Television by Justin Beach

Entering Season 5, the Walking Dead is looking for something to be about. In season 1 it was about the zombie apocalypse. In season 2 everyone hung out at a
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A ‘Evil Dead’ tv series is in the works, says Sam Raimi

July 27, 2014 in Culture, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Television by Justin Beach

One of the quietest stories of the 2014 Comic Con was Sam Raimi’s offhand announcement that he is planning on drafting Bruce Campbell for an Evil Dead tv series. There
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Remember the 1970s Planet of the Apes cartoon? (Video)

July 27, 2014 in Retro, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Television by Justin Beach

So far I’m loving the Planet of the Apes reboot. It also makes me nostalgic however. When I was very young, in the 1970s, the original movies were wildly popular
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First trailer for Season 3 of Arrow

July 27, 2014 in Culture, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Television by Justin Beach

Ok, this show nearly lost me last season. It had become too much of a soap opera and not enough super hero but the end of the season gave me
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The full Game of Thrones panel from Comic Con

July 26, 2014 in Culture, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Television by Justin Beach

For those who weren’t at San Diego Comic Con, or those who couldn’t get into the room with the 6,000 plus in attendance, here is the full Game of Thrones
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Why your daughters need more Star Trek

July 24, 2014 in Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Science, Technology, Uncategorized by Justin Beach

There has been a great deal of discussion, for many years, about the lack of women in science and technology and how to fix it. Although I haven’t been able
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