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Archival NASA Footage Gets Turned Into a Scifi Saga in This Music Video

Nigel Stanford is known not only for his great music, but also for creating music videos that show the coolest things science and robotics can achieve. Now, Stanford is using NASA’s vast video archives to venture into the realm of science fiction, and we’ve got the first look at his latest space-age music video.Read more… […]

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Tales From The Loop RPG Will Make You Feel Like a (Stranger Things) Kid Again

Tales From The Loop, a role-playing game, is what happens when Netflix’s Stranger Things and the Welcome to Night Vale podcast go bump in the night. Players step into the role of kids in the 1980s, trying to get by in a town where anything can happen. Only the biggest scares aren’t from aliens or […]

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Tales From The Loop RPG Will Make You Feel Like a (Stranger Things) Kid Again

Tales From The Loop, a role-playing game, is what happens when Netflix’s Stranger Things and the Welcome to Night Vale podcast go bump in the night. Players step into the role of kids in the 1980s, trying to get by in a town where anything can happen. Only the biggest scares aren’t from aliens or […]

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Tales From The Loop RPG Will Make You Feel Like a (Stranger Things) Kid Again

Tales From The Loop, a role-playing game, is what happens when Netflix’s Stranger Things and the Welcome to Night Vale podcast go bump in the night. Players step into the role of kids in the 1980s, trying to get by in a town where anything can happen. Only the biggest scares aren’t from aliens or […]

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Tales From The Loop RPG Will Make You Feel Like a (Stranger Things) Kid Again

Tales From The Loop, a role-playing game, is what happens when Netflix’s Stranger Things and the Welcome to Night Vale podcast go bump in the night. Players step into the role of kids in the 1980s, trying to get by in a town where anything can happen. Only the biggest scares aren’t from aliens or […]

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How One Man Overcame Blindness and Started an Audiobook Show for New Scifi and Fantasy

In early 2015, 33-year-old Chris Herron was declared legally blind, and was told he had an 80-percent chance of losing his sight entirely in three months. Now, he’s almost fully recovered, and has launched an audiobook channel that helps scifi and fantasy authors… just like how they once helped him.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Jeff Bezos and Amazon Could Be Paving The Way For a Dystopian Nightmare

Welcome to the United States of Amazon. Picture a not so far-off future where the online retailer has gobbled up all other businesses, automated all tasks and decisions previously carried out by human workers, and created a government full of AI bots uncorrupted by individual self interest who …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Which Show Is Crazier: Gotham or Legends of Tomorrow?

Ciao, my cherubic change-of-address forms! So many good questions this week. How the hell did Han Solo figure out Chewbacca’s name if Chewbacca himself can’t even say it? Did Wonder Woman actually need a man to save the day? Why wasn’t Captain America: Civil War called Avengers 3? All that and still more, packed into…Read […]

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Why Do We Want Robots to Destroy Us So Badly?

The best part about science fiction, besides the explosions, space explorations and psychotic aliens is the fact that it reveals our most human fears. While they’re not flesh and bone, robots are arguably most emblematic of our anxieties: besides being smarter, faster, and (sometimes) shinier than us, “bad robots” are…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Read the Entire First Chapter of Charles Stross’ New Laundry Files Novel, The Delirium Brief, Right Here

Charles Stross’ Laundry Files is one of the best and best-loved scifi series running (and a personal favorite). His upcoming installment, The Delirium Brief, not only begins with the titular secret occult-protection organization being dragged into the public eye—spoiler: everyone is very upset—but brings back beloved…Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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A Museum Visit Takes a Freaky Turn in This Funny Scifi Short

Strolling through a gallery, a mustachioed man pauses before a large sculpture—which, as he studies it, reveals a remarkable secret hidden within. (His “Oh shit!” moment is priceless.) In just two minutes, Jonathan Djob Nkondo’s The Last Exhibition manages to be as delightfully weird as it needs to be.Read more… Continue Reading at http://gizmodo.com

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Donald Glover’s Funk Album Proves that He’s Going to Be a Great Lando Calrissian

Star Wars fans everywhere let out a collective whoop when Disney announced Donald Glover would be playing a younger version of Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo film. His outsize charm and sly wit makes him a seemingly perfect fit for the galaxy’s boldest gambler. But if you want to take your excitement about…Read […]

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