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Why we Don’t See More Aliens on Earth

So today apparently is the day that the Voyager space probe launched in 1977 will reach the edge of our solar system and become the first man made object to travel into interstellar space. Thats pretty awesome. The best part is that although it was built in the 70s, it is powered by plutonium which […]

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Magic from Space

Wonderful time-lapse footage from the International Space Station. There is so much to see here, my favourite at about the 1:20 mark, where you can see the top of thunderstorms, with hundreds of little mini lightening strikes dotting the skies.

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Split Screen Love Story

There is really not much to say about this awesome short film. Beautiful to watch again and again. . . Full credits here where you can also find full credits. What is particularly impressive is that the entire film (preumably both sides of it!) was filmed entirely using this… a Nokia N8 mobile phone.

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Beautiful Irene

Check out this beautiful video of footage of New York during the recent Hurricane Irene. Stunning images, in a nice (thougth all too short) film created by Buffalo Pictures. Props for ignoring your Mayor and staying around to film!

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The Real Future of Darwinian Evolution

The ImDB description of the 2006 film Idiocracy runs as follows: Private Joe Bauers, the definition of “average American”, is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes 500 years in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed-down that he’s easily the most intelligent […]

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