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Manic Manifesto: From The Inner Mind To…The Outer Limits
Manic Rekallism   |  

Manic Manifesto UFO!

Retrospective of classic Atomic Age Science Fiction in the media detailing the two decades of the 1950s and 1960s, and the indelible impression it left on society.

By Sam C. Smith: www.facebook.com/Rekallism

“There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture…”

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Trailer For The Documentary About People Trying To Build Real Time Machines
The Movie God   |  

How to Build a Time Machine

Most of us can agree that real time travel—the use of some kind of machine or portal to go either back into the past or jump ahead to the future—is not something that’s going to happen. At least not until we learn how to dance with wormholes.

But that’s not stopping some people from trying to make actual working time machines and achieve that seemingly impossible dream of science fiction fans all over the world…and perhaps beyond.

A new documentary is being made by director Jay Cheel titled How to Build a Time Machine, and it follows two men who have devoted their lives to building time machines.

You can read a description and watch the trailer below.

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The Drill Down 322: Lab Vaginas and Space Twins
Mr. BabyMan   |  

Well, we weren't about to put up a picture of the vaginas.

This week, Google Glass opens to the public for one day, did the NSA know about Heartbleed…and exploit it?, Google invests in drones, nature docs come to the Oculus Rift, lab vaginas, space twins, and much more…

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How Heavy and Dangerous Would Thor’s Hammer Mjolnir Really Be If Made From A Star? (Video)
The Movie God   |  

Thor Hammer Mjolnir

A little over a year ago, astrophysicist and host of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Neil deGrasse Tyson, said on the Twitter that if Thor’s fabled hammer Mjolnir were made of neutron star matter, the hammer would weigh as much as 300 BILLION elephants. No problem, sir. Get me two and let’s get to the curls.

It didn’t take long for a correction to deGrasse Tyson’s tweet, letting him know that the hammer was actually molded inside of a star, not made from it, and that it’s actually made of the metal Uru and, according to Marvel, weighs in at about 42 pounds.

42 pounds is nowhere near as amusing as the thought of 300 billion elephants, though, so what if Mjolnir really were made from a star? A new video has been made digging into not only how unbelievably heavy the hammer would be, but also how devastatingly deadly it would be. You can watch the video below!

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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s ‘Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey’ Debuts Tonight! Here’s A Sneak Peek
Empress Eve   |  

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, premieres on FOX tonight, Sunday, March 9, 2014, at 9pm ET/PT. You can check out a sneak peek video of the episode here below, which includes interview clips from Tyson as well as executive producer Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy).

This first hour-long episode, titled “Standing Up in the Milky Way,” marks the launch of a new 13-part series and aims to reboot Carl Sagan’s original 1980′s series, Cosmos: A Personal Journey, for 21st century audiences.

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