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Sci Fi Fantasy Chess Set

Yesterday, in a slow, post-lunch work skive, I played chess against the computer. And I won. “So what?”, you might think, but I don’t win any kind of chess game very often, let alone one played against a machine. So I … Continue reading

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5 Iconic Space Ships in Sci Fi

When Space Shuttle Atlantis landed for the final time at the Kennedy Space Center yesterday morning an era ended. Like the Saturn rockets and Lunar modules of the Apollo program, the Shuttle will now become an iconic image in the … Continue reading

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5 Sci Fi Acts of Betrayal

Betrayal is one of the most loathsome of crimes and has a long and murky history. It even has its own price (thirty pieces of silver) and its own catchphrase (Et tu, Brute?). But it’s part of human nature and the … 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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Sci Fi Heroes (the non-humans)

Who, or rather what, are the most iconic non-(fully)human characters in science fiction? We can all pick out iconic human characters whose names have now become so well known it’s not necessary to quote the film or book they appeared … Continue reading

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The Best Sci Fi Theme Tunes

 For a long time I couldn’t hear the 20th Century Fox fanfare without mentally adding the opening bars of the Star Wars theme. [Fox Fanfare finish] duh duh duuh duuuuuuh [Star Wars fanfare intro] Da da da daaaaa daaa  Da da … Continue reading

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