Archive for December, 2011

The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone

December 30, 2011 | Comments (0)

If you’re not old enough to remember when the show aired on prime time, there’s a good chance you’ve seen at least part of an episode of the original Twilight Zone television program.

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Does Science Fiction Make Kids Smarter?

Does Science Fiction Make Kids Smarter?

December 26, 2011 | Comments (1)

Do you think that the imaginings of science fiction films and books pushes kids into wanting to pursue an education in that field?

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You know you are saying KHAAAN!! right now

Star Trek 2 – To Khan or Not to Khan?

December 21, 2011 | Comments (0)

So, like a typical fan-boy I got thoroughly excited when rumors started spreading about Benicio del Toro playing Khan in the new Star Trek. In my opinion, del Toro’s intensity would have been prefect for the role.

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7 Great Nerdy Travel Destinations

7 Great Nerdy Travel Destinations

December 20, 2011 | Comments (0)

You don’t need to leave your love for all things science, maths and technology at home, plan your next holiday to one of the 7 great nerdy destinations and get ready to geek out abroad.

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Life is a Stage or a Holodeck?

Life is a Stage or a Holodeck?

December 19, 2011 | Comments (0)

Star Trek has been off the air for years, but perhaps with the reboot of the series on the silver screen has given the shows esteemed alum a reason to come out of obscurity and walk across the Broadway Stage.

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Golden Globe Nomination for The Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki

Golden Globe Nomination for The Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki

December 17, 2011 | Comments (0)

Johnny Galecki, star of the CBS geek friendly sitcom The Big Bang Theory, received his first Golden Globe nomination this week for his comically well timed performance in the role of Leonard Hofstadter.

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Naughty Dog Announces the PS3′s Limitations and The Last of Us

Naughty Dog Announces the PS3′s Limitations and The Last of Us

December 16, 2011 | Comments (0)

Naughty Dog, the developers of Crash Bandicoot and the Uncharted series, recently shocked the gaming world by announcing that the PS3 is not capable of running a fourth game in the Uncharted series. Due to this announcement, industry fans and experts are now speculating even more wildly over the specs of the upcoming Playstation 4 […]

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Space Suits in Sci-Fi and Real Life

Space Suits in Sci-Fi and Real Life

December 14, 2011 | Comments (1)

A space suit consists of many different layers of garments, environmental systems and equipment. There is one function that all space suits were designed for, and that is to keep astronauts alive while in space.

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South Korean Prisons Might Have Mech Guardians Soon

South Korean Prisons Might Have Mech Guardians Soon

December 12, 2011 | Comments (2)

South Korea is one of the leading developers of robotic technology, so it makes sense that robotic prison guards are about to become a very real possibility in that country.

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Two Eccentric Holiday Gifts

Two Eccentric Holiday Gifts

December 11, 2011 | Comments (1)

The holiday season is upon us and finding a unique gift for that tech-savvy person in your life can be tough. However, if you have a big budget here are a few great gifts to consider buying for the special nerd in your life.

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Alien Planet Found Within the Habitable Zone

Alien Planet Found Within the Habitable Zone

December 10, 2011 | Comments (1)

NASA recently announced that their Kepler spacecraft, which was launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in 2009, has found evidence of an alien planet located within the habitable zone of it’s sun.

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What Will Become of Ender’s Game When it’s Shoved on the Big Screen?

What Will Become of Ender’s Game When it’s Shoved on the Big Screen?

December 8, 2011 | Comments (3)

It would truly be a shame if anyone ruined what could be considered one of the greatest science fiction novels of the modern era.

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Star Wars Vs. Star Trek

Star Wars Vs. Star Trek

December 7, 2011 | Comments (1)

A conflict that is decades old involving a captain of the Starship Enterprise and a gold bikini clad princess from a galaxy far far away has recently resurfaced. The actors portraying these iconic characters have taken a few jabs at one another over which science fiction franchise is superior.

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Is StarTram the Future of Space Travel?

Is StarTram the Future of Space Travel?

December 6, 2011 | Comments (2)

While trains that have stations in outer space might sound like something out of a steampunk science fiction novel, proponents of the StarTram system feel that it is a technology that is truly worth looking into.

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Being a Female Nerd

Being a Female Nerd

December 4, 2011 | Comments (3)

I love all things nerdy. I may not be the most stereotypical of nerds, yes I enjoy films, Doctor Who, sci-fi writing, Carl Sagan, and astrophysics (despite my iffy math skills). However, being a girl and really enjoying these things is still a bit of a non-real thing in mainstream culture.

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Linknami’s Social Ads Review

Linknami’s Social Ads Review

December 4, 2011 | Comments (1)

Linknami’s social network advertising page offers businesses the opportunity to connect with both social media experts and those who have a large influence on social media. What Are Social Ads? The service operates by allowing individuals with a large following, either on Facebook or Twitter, to sign up as publishers. These publishers then Tweet or […]

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Will There Ever be a Movie Based on the Legend of Zelda?

Will There Ever be a Movie Based on the Legend of Zelda?

December 3, 2011 | Comments (4)

The original Legend of Zelda was the fourth best selling game of the NES platform, and Spike TV has decided to grant the title its inaugural Video Game Hall of Fame award. The series has been adapted as a number of manga volumes that were not only endorsed by Nintendo, but also reportedly commissioned by […]

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Elf on the Shelf

Elf on the Shelf

December 2, 2011 | Comments (1)

One of my favorite times of year is Christmas. Not just for all the presents I get, but from the pleasure I get from watching my children interact with Claybe. Claybe (named by my daughter) is our resident Elf that visits the children at Christmas.

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Star Wars Boardgames

Star Wars Boardgames

December 1, 2011 | Comments (1)

Star Wars has entered the hearts and homes of fans everywhere. Game manufacturers have tapped into the popular sci-fi franchise and now lucky followers of George Lucas’ creation can buy detailed and inventive board games built with the Star Wars theme. Star Wars Monopoly Monopoly has been recreated numerous times and has included several Star […]

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