Monthly Archives: May 2011

End of the World? I Feel Fine

OK, as you were, people. Rapture’s been cancelled. May 21 2011 has come and gone. No one was ‘taken up’, not even Harold Camping, leader of the Family Radio Network, who predicted the event. Pity. Not to worry, though – donations … Continue reading

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5 Sci Fi Characters Unravelling

Not everyone has nerves of steel. Faced with situations that are mind-blowingly awesome or nerve-shreddingly terrifying, some sci fi characters start to fray around the edges in a way that, frankly, gives serious cause for concern. Ranging from the slightly … Continue reading

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Morgellons – A Disease For Our Times?

Great piece in The Guardian about a new disease with the amazingly sci fi-sounding name of Morgellons. Symptoms include excruiating itching and waxy lesions in the skin caused by tiny fibres.  Microscopic organisms and nanotechnology are just two of the suggestions as to the source … Continue reading

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Sci Fi Cool Dudes

I’m over last week’s bout of uber-flu and feeling (mostly) human again. And to celebrate my return to form I’m gonna look at some of the coolest dudes in sci fi. They’re the ones we’d happily pick to be on our … Continue reading

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