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Cat Shit One – A massive Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

OK, sometimes the YouTube recommendations wash rather unique stuff into my stream… To say the least… Houston, we have a Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Which is why I present to you: Cat Shit One. You have to watch it to believe it. Synopsis: Zootopia meets Call of Duty 4.Yes, it is …

November 23rd is Wolfenoot

This is something I just came across on the Interwebs: Wolfenoot. It is a holiday celebrating kindness and between humans and our oldest friends: canines.The origin story is also in a class of its own: My son has invented a holiday called Wolfenoot.It is when the Spirit of the Wolf …

A Technological Dark Age

The more I teach my pupils about the internet, computers, cyber security and related topics, the more concerned I get. Granted, when it comes to computers, I am a comparative late starter. When I was the age my older pupils are in (i.e. 30 years ago) there was a sizable …

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Review: Carnival Row, Season 1

Carnival Row (on Amazon Prime) is one of the shows I was really looking forward to. I expected it to be full-blown steam fantasy, which it turned out not to be. Rather, the setting is Victorian low fantasy. The technology level is Victorian and there are mild magical variances compared …

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Stranger Things Season 3 – Blasphemous Mother of Cthulhu!

This review contains minimal spoilers! What a ride! After two very impressive seasons I was more than curious what the third season would bring and I speculated about it two post earlier. My speculation was not correct, which is a good thing. The third season really delivers on all fronts: …

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TIE Fighter Combat – 80’s anime style

Years ago, this 80’s anime clip about TIE fighters in combat showed up in one of my social media streams, then I completely forgot about it. Since I have been watching loads of Star Wars related stuff on Youtube, the Youtube algorithm suggested it to me, which is delightful and …

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The Stranger Things Season 3 Necromorph

If you have watched the season 3 trailer of Stranger Things (if you did not so far, go here) you will remember this thing that appears at the end, sort of emerging out of the floor: Looks gross, doesn’t it? Also, this is a real monster, very different from the …

BBC News: Is this house really zombie-proof?

The headline was too awesome to pass. Check it out, a zombie-proof house you can assemble in the wilderness in about a day. Provides its own heat and electricity via solar power: BBC News – Is this house really zombie-proof? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48337819

Do not hate on Geek Girls

This fits nicely to yesterday’s podcast. Apparently, there are violaters of Wheaton’s law (Don’t be a dick!) going round to wonderfully geeky girls, telling them, they (the girls) are not geeky enough. Or they have to prove their geekyness to those examples of human refuse. Well, not geeky enough, here’s …

Cyberpunk Armorers

My friend Dag of SteamheArt fame has pointed my eye towards a most amazing armory workshop on the ætherweb: Nightmare Armor Studios The word “impressive” does not suffice at all. What they have on display on their site is hands down the most mind-boggling selection of sci-fi/cyberpunk armor suits I …