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Star Trek Continues, Great Free Shows

July 5, 2017

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The original Star Trek series with Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, Dr. “Bones” McCoy and “Beam me up” Scotty was a five year mission cancelled after only three years, but you may not know that the original series was continued by fans who made the episodes the original series should have made. Once you get over […]

X-Files Return, Season 11 with 10 New Episodes

April 21, 2017

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Coming up: New X-Files, 10 more episodes as Season 11 to be released 2017-18. Production starts this summer. The six reboot episodes of Season 10 were great and left us wanting more. Season 10 was a brief return of the series fourteen years after the ninth season ended in 2001-02. Season 11 will once again be executive-produced by creator Chris […]

Scientists create a fluid with negative mass

April 15, 2017

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Today’s true strange news award goes to the creation of a fluid with negative mass.  Washington State University physicists have created a fluid with negative mass, which is exactly what it sounds like. Push it, and unlike every physical object in the world we know, it doesn’t accelerate in the direction it was pushed. It […]

Robots to take 38% of U.S. jobs by 2030s

March 25, 2017

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The rise of the robots is well underway. Artificial intelligence is predicted to reach a singularity, where machines outthink humans and take over.  Okay, here’s what only a few know, the biggest secret: Intelligent conscious machines took over long long ago. What we are experiencing now is all a simulation they are playing of the time […]

Carrie Fisher’s Star Wars Audition (Video)

December 27, 2016

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Strange but true: Carrie Fisher asked that her obituary state that she drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own bra. Rest In Peace Princess Leia. The actress who played her, Carrie Fisher, was a real hero in her life, helping others by being open about her issues with drug addiction and mental illness.  Fisher, the […]

Waiting in the bushes of love

December 26, 2016

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I enjoyed Rogue One and was very sad to hear about Carrie Fisher’s passing. If you laughed at the last Star Wars Bad Lip Reading video I posted, you may like this one as well: Well, this being a site for True Strange stuff, I’ll say that I was only aware of one of the […]

A Bad Lip Reading of The Empire Strikes Back

November 26, 2016

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Some people I have to talked to don’t think life is worth living. Here’s one more reason it is. SEAGULLS! (Stop It Now) 

The real Hogwarts library may have copy of every UK book

November 21, 2016

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Interesting place: As part of The Telegraph’s ongoing 360-degree video series, you can now take a tour of one of the oldest library systems in Europe. The halls of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries are stunning and full of glorious biblio-history, but they also have another notable draw: They happen to be where the library scenes in […]

Teleportation of consciousness rediscovered

May 3, 2015

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Chew on this for a few years… Recent experiments by researchers at the Karolinksa Institutet in Sweden show that it is possible to rather easily trick the mind’s sense of self into leaving the body. Given visual cues and physical sensations of the right timing your brain will ‘teleport’ what you experience as ‘you’ into space, into a complete […]

Lenoard Nimoy (March 26, 1931 – February 27, 2015) *sniff*

February 28, 2015

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I’ll confess that looked up to him like a father figure in some ways. He made it okay for me as a kid to think logically when the humans around me were suffering to understand the world through the fog of their emotional responses. His work was an inspiration in many other ways. I’ll never […]

Street-legal replica of the Batmobile (Tumbler) on sale for $1m

March 4, 2014

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A street-legal replica of the Batmobile, used in the Batman trilogy starring Christian Bale, has gone on sale for $1m (£597,000). The copy of the Caped Crusader’s crime-fighting machine, the Tumbler, is being sold by Florida-based J and S World Wide Holdings, according to a listing on the James Edition luxury marketplace website. The replica […]

Mars has no alien life, just rocks

February 27, 2014

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There are many strange rocks on Mars. Some may look unusual and this causes some excitement among conspiracy theorists, but settle down, it’s just rocks.

Hong Kong jails man for blackmailing Transformers crew

February 26, 2014

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A Hong Kong court sentenced Mak Chi-shing to two years in jail. His brother was jailed for six weeks for assaulting a police officer. The men ran a shop near where the crew were filming in October. They refused to close the shop and Mr Mak demanded $13,000 (£8,000) from the crew. A scuffle then […]

Giant Dragon Skull on Beach is Advertisement

July 25, 2013

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blinkbox – The Making of the Dragon Skull – YouTube.

California man defrauds state, loses Star Wars collection

July 13, 2013

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The force is no longer with Eric Hodgson, a California man who gave up a collection of Star Wars memorabilia worth more than $10,000 in a plea deal to charges that he defrauded a state agency out of nearly $1.9 million. Hodgson was charged in April with 22 counts of grand theft after the California […]

Warp speed may actually be possible + Star Trek: Into Darkness Review + The Captains Close Up by Shatner

May 21, 2013

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.. Decades after the original “Star Trek” show had gone off the air, pioneering physicist and avowed Trek fan Miguel Alcubierre argued that maybe a warp drive is possible after all. It just wouldn’t work quite the way “Star Trek” thought it did. Things with mass can’t move faster than the speed of light. But […]

The Hobbit ring that may have inspired Tolkien put on show

April 5, 2013

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The ‘cursed’ Roman ring that may have inspired Tolkien’s Hobbit books. … A new exhibition opening today at The Vyne, now owned by the National Trust, raises the intriguing possibility that the Roman ring in the case, and the ring of power in JRR Tolkien’s book The Hobbit, and in his Lord of the Rings […]

NASA meets Star Trek fans

March 30, 2013

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Before you watch Star Trek Into Darkness in theaters this May, you may see some scenes from space that weren’t made in Hollywood. In just six days, a space industry lobbying group has successfully raised enough money on Indiegogo to get a 30-second ad trailer about NASA played on the silver screen. The trailer will […]

After Earth (trailer)

March 22, 2013

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Happy Patrick Stewart’s Day

March 17, 2013

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To be honest, even though I’m part Irish, I’ve never understood St. Patrick’s Day. From now on, I’ve decided to celebrate Sir Patrick Stewart’s day on that day instead. He’s a much better role model. I’ll watch a few of his films, X-men or something, and eat some organic popcorn. Rock out.

Halle Berry Confirms Return To The X-Men Franchise

March 12, 2013

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Halle Berry confirmed that she would be returning to her iconic role as Storm in the newest film in the X-Men franchise. She was appearing on “The Tonight Show” where she said she agreed to do it because it’s a great role and — “those residual checks don’t hurt,” she added with a laugh.”It’s a […]

New “Star Trek Into Darkness” trailer debuts

March 11, 2013

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Captain Kirk may not be up for a promotion anytime soon.The Enterprise commander faces a reprimand from Starfleet brass in the latest trailer for J.J. Abrams’ upcoming “Star Trek Into Darkness.” J.J. Abrams gives exclusive sneak peek of “Star Trek Into Darkness” Terminally ill fan gets to see “Star Trek Into Darkness” before release”Do you […]

Carrie Fisher to return as Leia in new Star Wars film

March 6, 2013

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Carrie Fisher to return as Leia in new Star Wars films 4 hrs ago from CNET The actress says she’ll reprise the galactic role that made her famous. The Force seems to be growing stronger with the upcoming new Star Wars films. Actress Carrier Fisher will return to a galaxy far, far away to play […]

Ironman 3 Trailer

March 5, 2013

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The Clear Face of Bigfoot? Screens from Secretive Sasquatch Project Leak

February 28, 2013

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Have frames from the infamously secretive Erickson Project video leaked, showing Bigfoot’s face in the most compelling evidence since the Patterson film? Maybe… A screen capture allegedly grabbed from the infamous Matilda footage claims to show Bigfoot s face A screen allegedly grabbed from the “Matilda” video claims to show Bigfoot’s face Dr. Melba Ketchum, […]

Compare to Star Trek | BuildTheEnterprise

February 25, 2013

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The ship described at BuildTheEnterprise is at its core inspired by the Star Trek science fiction ship named the USS Enterprise with registry NCC-1701-x (where x can be left blank, or be A, or B, etc.). However, many changes are needed inside the Gen1 ship to make the ship compatible with the technologies of the […]