Posts tagged science fiction
Plans Are Being Laid Out To Build Star Trek’s Starship Enterprise. No, Really.

With what has to be one of the most extraordinary and geekiest ideas ever conceived, there’s a group of people out there putting a very real amount of hope into plans to construct a full-scale, working Starship Enterprise. The time scale needed? Around 20 years. The cost? A staggering $1 trillion. Totally worth it.

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Science Fiction Turning Into Science Fact

I may be a poor graduate; but the savings are still on course to help me afford my Mattel Hoverboard in 2015. A mere three years to go and I can purchase the one item which ultimately captured my complete childhood amazement in Back to the Future.  I just hope they bring out one that isn’t pink because I want them to match my Nikes.

Aspirations of levitation aside, it’s astounding how many (so-called) fictional inventions are coming strangely close to existence. Technology is advancing at an astounding rate and inventions that seemed impossible in the recent past are being developed right now. Think about it this way: You’re reading this on a device that has more computing power than they used to land on the moon back in 1969. Imagine what can be done now.

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Monty Python Stars Re-unite For Sci-Fi Comedy

So this was the bright side of life that they were singing about.  Some of the members of Monty Python are reportedly teaming up for a science-fiction spoof going by the title of Absolutely Anything.

The classics are back: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin and Terry Jones (director); but a question mark floats around Idle, who has held out so far.  However, anything can happen between now and summer, when production begins in UK.

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