Archive for July, 2011

Resistance is Futile

Twittering Sci-Fi Stars: a Non-Exhaustive List for Star Trek and Firefly

July 19, 2011 | Comments (0)

Launched in July of 2006, Twitter is a micro-blogging site that allows users to post short vignettes of up to 140 characters. By following feeds, you can keep up with all of your friends, as well as celebrities, musicians, and performers. Here are some of the Twitter feeds for the best actors and actresses in […]

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Asked the Highlander, via Freddie Mercury: Who Wants to Live Forever?

Asked the Highlander, via Freddie Mercury: Who Wants to Live Forever?

July 17, 2011 | Comments (0)

The first person to ever live to be 150 years old has already been born, according to Aubrey de Grey, a biomedical gerontologist. One of the co-founders of the non-profit SENS (Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence) Foundation in California, de Grey serves as the chief scientific officer and has authored an encouraging study on the […]

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Gluttony is Not a Sport

Gluttony is Not a Sport

July 6, 2011 | Comments (0)

The ability of one man to scarf down 62 hot dogs in ten minutes is somehow front-page news according to Yahoo. As a paragon of geek culture, I simply can’t fathom why this dubious achievement is worthy of news, let alone the front page. Not only is this dangerous and wasteful, it’s disgusting. To make […]

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Transformers Blows Up Box Office: Reactions Mixed

Transformers Blows Up Box Office: Reactions Mixed

July 5, 2011 | Comments (0)

  Transformers: Dark of the Moon (and oh how that title screams for another noun, like SIDE) has raked in $97.4 million dollars, making it the top-grossing opening weekend in film this year. Some fans are blowing up the ‘net, raving about the awesome graphics and 3D shooting techniques. However, critics and a boatload of […]

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