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November 2015

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Carl Sagan famously stated “We are made out of star dust!”. This is evidently true, since the elements we are made of were forged in the fiery hearts of supermassive stars and supernovae. Now in comes Doctor Dinosaur and forces a massive reality check upon you:   …

Review: Apequest by Professor Elemental

My dear Professor Elemental, how do you do it? Father of Invention, your previous album was already a masterpiece, and now Apequest… But I am getting ahead of myself here. As I have pointed out in the previous review of Professor Elemental’s work, I am not much into hiphop and …

The Tenth Doctor Explains the Theory of General Relativity

Oh the high-octane concentrated awesome! Today marks the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein presenting his Theory of General Relativity to the Prussian Academy of Science, and the Theory has stood the test of time so far. Now, since most of us have only a vague idea what this theory is …

Happy Discovery Day, Lucy!

Today in 1974 (I was already around at the time), a team of scientists organized by Yves Coppens, Maurice Taieb and Donald Johanson discovered the most complete fossil skeleton of a member of Australopithecus afarensis found to date. It is significant because it provided first evidence of an early bipedal hominid …

Interview with Steampunk author E.C. Jarvis

Following up on the book feature of E.C. Jarvis’ debut Steampunk novel The Machine (see below) I also had the opportunity to interview E.C., which was quite a pleasure. I also found it highly interesting we both have a completely boring, mundane and uncreative job in our respective background. But …

Star Wars :The Force Awakens – ABC TGIT TV Spot

Disney keeps the excitement high and all of us glued to the screen with yet another teaser being dropped while the time to the grand reveal of Star Wars – The Force Awakens shrinks down to just over a month. Much of the footage in this one is known from …

Witch Doctor – That’s what a Cthulhu Cult Ritual looks like!

There is no public footage of an actual Cthulhu Mythos ritual anywhere on the regular web. As you may have guessed, the Dark Web is an entirely different matter (Muahahaha!). BUT: Dutch ALternative Rock band De Staat have produced a video for their song Witch Doctor which comes pretty close …

Hedy Lamarr’s 101st Birthday

Today ist the 101st birthday of Golden Age of Hollywood Actress Hedy Lamarr, and I would like to take the opportunity and point your attention to today’s animated Google Doodle: As you can see, Hedy Lamarr far more than one of the favorite actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age. She was …

The Force Awakens – Asian Trailer

This is the Asian trailer of Star Wars VII – The Force Awakens. Go to full screen, turn up the volume and enjoy the high-purity awesome of it all! The Tie fighters charging out from the setting sun alone! I cannot wait for December to come!