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ZX Spectrum replica bluetooth keyboard

Load “” Press play on tape. Elite Systems Ltd. of Lichfield, UK, have announced a kickstarter project to create the ultimate geeky addition to the home computer setup or tablet of any self-respecting retro-gamer.  A bluetooth ZX Spectrum replica keyboard. … Continue reading

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50 years of Doctor Who

Today is the day!  The day of The Doctor. Doctor Who fans worldwide are united in their excitement, for in only a few short hours, the 50th anniversary special episode of one of the world’s favourite ever sci-fi TV shows … Continue reading

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Ender’s Game

Today, the long-anticipated movie adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s 1985 sci-fi novel Ender’s Game, was released in the US amidst a haze of controversy. Since the original release of the novel, Card has received many offers to make the book and its … Continue reading

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Man Forgets About Bitcoin Account, Becomes Millionaire

A Norwegian man has discovered he is a millionaire (in Norwegian kroner) after reactivating a long-forgotten Bitcoin account. For those of you that aren’t familiar with it, Bitcoin is a digital peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that can be generated by anyone with a … Continue reading

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The Lost Doctor Who Episodes: Announcement Imminent? Or not.

This week, a number of media outlets have been reporting the discovery of a cache of once-lost Doctor Who episodes, thought to be from the mid-to-late 60′s Patrick Troughton incarnation of The Doctor. In total, over 100 episodes of the … Continue reading

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Jurassic Park 4 release date revealed!

Dino-geeks everywhere will be glad to hear that the long awaited fourth movie in the Jurassic Park saga, Jurassic World, will hit the cinemas on June 12th 2015. The movie franchise began in 1993 with the release of the original … Continue reading

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Geek Of The Week! #2

When we crowned our first ever Geek Of The Week, we had no idea it would take so long to find someone else deserving of the award. Just as we were giving up hope, out of the blue we received … Continue reading

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Ben Affleck is the new Batman

Ben Affleck has been named the new Batman for the forthcoming Superman vs Batman movie. Affleck replaces Christian Bale as the caped crusader, after Warner Bros failed to entice Bale back to the role he left after The Dark Knight … Continue reading

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The Tooth And Nothing But The Tooth: John Lennon To Be Cloned?

  A dentist in Canada hopes to clone John Lennon using DNA from a rotten tooth extracted from the former Beatle in the mid 1960s. Lennon gave the yellow-brown cavitied tooth to his Weybridge housekeeper, Dot Jartlett as a gift, … Continue reading

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SpaceX Grasshopper Rocket Test Success. Watch the video here!

This week, SpaceX, the commercial space exploration technologies company headed by Paypal founder Elon Musk, performed a successful divert test of its “Grasshopper” reusable VTVL launch vehicle. The Grasshopper has been built to test technologies that will be incorporated into … Continue reading

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