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Diamond rain.

DIAMOND RAIN. It might have been called ‘the rock to alter the course of history’. But that would have seemed too grandiose a name for it during much of its long life. In comparison to the vast and dark and … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN DOLLS

RUSSIAN DOLLS: A SCI-FI STORY. ONE. The television set materialised out of thin air, neatly filling the space that Adam had been staring at the moment before. He sat on the edge of his bed which doubled as his sofa … Continue reading

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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: WHERE TO LIVE IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM by Extropia DaSilva. Introduction. “Space”, Captain Kirk famously said, is “the final frontier”. Such words evoke the romantic image of people as explorers. Just as our ancestors built ships to … Continue reading

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WHAT FIRE HAS DONE FOR US.

WHAT FIRE DID FOR US. According to Greek legend, the titan Prometheus so angered the gods, he was punished by being chained to a rock and having his liver pecked out by an eagle for all eternity. What crime was … Continue reading

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BATMAN VERSUS GO HOME

ARKHAM KNIGHT VERSUS GO HOME. June 23rd 2015 saw the release of the videogame Batman Arkham Knight. The third in a series of videogames by the company Rocksteady, its pedigree seemed to all but ensure it would be one of … Continue reading

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VIDEOGAMES THAT DEAL WITH YOUR DEMISE

VIDEOGAMES THAT DEAL WITH YOUR DEMISE Danger and death feature pretty heavily in videogames. There are various reasons why this is so. One is due to what you actually do while playing such games, which is pushing buttons. Since that … Continue reading

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The X-Files’ True Skeptic.

THE X-FILES’ TRUE SKEPTIC. Who is the true skeptic of the X-files, that 90s TV series concerning two FBI agents who investigate paranormal activities? The answer might seem obvious to anyone who has heard of the show. Everybody knows that … Continue reading

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