Robots of Brixton
Brixton has degenerated into a disregarded area inhabited by London’s new robot workforce – robots built and designed to carry out all of the tasks which humans are no longer inclined to do. The mechanical population of Brixton has rocketed, resulting in unplanned, cheap and quick additions to the skyline.
The film follows the trials and tribulations of
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by Marty Schwartz on November 4, 2012
There are several ways one could react to this week’s news regarding the sale of the Star Wars franchise to Disney for $4.5 billion, stock options and free Splash Mountain ride photos for life for George Lucas and his family. Some devotees are hailing this as a miracle of child-dream proportions, anticipating the seventh movie (the Clone Wars cartoon doesn’t count), a possible re-issue of the original, untouched trilogy on …
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by Marty Schwartz on September 2, 2012
It was the summer of 1989. Tone Loc was doing his Wild Thing on the radio, western civilization was somehow finding its way forward after the series finale of Moonlighting, and a 14-year-old me wandered into an arcade on the University of British Columbia campus in Vancouver. I remember the room, it was like an abyss of studious concentration, except the studies here involved Italian plumbers, Formula-1 racers, and pinball. …
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by Nick Glossop on August 31, 2012
Michio Kaku delivers the Universe in a Nutshell and provides an entertaining thumbnail sketch of the history of physics, from Aristotle to the sparticles. And while you are enjoying the lecture, you might as well contemplate this recently released image of the transit of Titan across Saturn as captured by the Cassini probe.
As the seasons have changed in the Saturnian system, and spring has come to the north and
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Recorded live in Boston, 1969 with a mic apparently tucked inside Lou Reed’s amp, this version of What Goes On is frankly awesome. Stick with it, there is a cumulative effect.
Welcome to Kitty City
Four fractal reality doodles* from Cyriak, freelance animator of Brighton, UK.
Hello, I am Cyriak from 100 years into the future, where I have been exhumed and sent backwards in time via cyberspace in order to welcome you to the unabridged contents of my brain-damaged imagination.
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To commemorate the end of the Shuttle program, a LEGO shuttle was lifted from central Germany into Earth orbit. The craft reached a height of 35,000 metres using a 1600g weather balloon.Comments Off on Lego Space Shuttle Sent Into Orbit
by Tony Longworth on February 13, 2012
‘Temporal Distortion’: Another amazing time lapse video from Randy Halverson, this time featuring a beautiful original score by Bear McCreary (Battlestar Galactica, The Walking Dead, Eureka).
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This looks like the best film ever made:
The year is 2018, and a Palin-esque President must battle NAZIs invading America from the ‘dark side’ of the Moon. In theatres, April 4th, 2012.
Details after the break!…
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When, at last, our robot creations do indeed rise up, overthrow and destroy us, we really will have no one else to blame; those ungrateful contraptions have been telegraphing their cruel and soulless intentions for a very long time. This little farting fellow may be a far cry from HAL, but their attitudes fit plug in socket.
Jim Henson made this film in 1963 for The Bell System. Specifically,
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Check out this crowdsourced re-cut of ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’…
The entire film was cut into 15 second films, and offered to the creative public to re-film each segment. Enjoy this brilliant project:Comments Off on The Definitive Director’s Cut of ‘Star Wars’