Author Archives: Wedge7

The 100 Best Science Fiction Movies

What do you think are the 100 best science fiction films? Time Out has a fantastic compilation of their 100 best sci-fi movies, as chosen by leading sci-fi experts, filmmakers, science fiction writers, film critics, and scientists. There is little doubt that … Continue reading

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Optical Illusions

Everyone loves optical illusions. If you don’t… well, I don’t have to finish that sentence because every loves optical illusions! There are many awesome illusions floating around the web, and I’m sure you’ve seen the majority of them. Here, I … Continue reading

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How To Find An Exoplanet

Exoplanets are tricky to find, so how do you go about finding them? MinutePhysics provides a clear and concise explanation on how to find an exoplanet, and it’s all to do with how much light the star darkens by when an … Continue reading

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Dub FX – The Rain Is Gone

Dub FX – The Rain Is Gone. As the current heatwave blasts across Britain, here’s a lovely song about the rain being gone, by the awesome Dub FX. The sun has got his hat on, hip hip hip hooray! Onwards!

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Demo: The Movie

“This film follows science teacher Alom Shaha as he goes on a journey to explore the use of demonstrations in science teaching. The film tells an interesting story and is primarily intended to encourage secondary science teachers to think about … Continue reading

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ExpeRimental – Bringing Science Home

“ExpeRimental, launching 17 July and brought to you by the Royal Institution, is a series of free short films that make it fun, easy and cheap to do science at home with children aged four to nine. Ignite a child’s … Continue reading

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The Axis Of Awesome – Phone$

The Axis of Awesome – Phone$. Many people have a love / hate relationship with their smartphones, especially Apple customers with their ever changing iPhones. This song by The Axis of Awesome exemplifies this perfectly. You need it now. Onwards!

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The Last Bookshop

“The Last Bookshop imagines a future where physical books have died out.  One day, a small boy’s holographic entertainment fails, so he heads out to explore the streets of abandoned shops outside. Down a forgotten alley he discovers the last … Continue reading

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Assassin’s Creed Unity Revolution Gameplay Trailer

Woohoo, another Assassin’s Creed Unity trailer! This one shows off more awesome gameplay, with the the voiceover provided by the main protagonist, Arno. “Paris, 1793. Paris is plunged into chaos. In this dark era, one man will give commoners the … Continue reading

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David Kwong – Magic Crosswords (TED)

In this TED talk, David Kwong talks about the intersection between crosswords and illusions. The trick he pulls off at the end is rather neat, and the build up seems obvious once you know it, but first time watching, it’s very … Continue reading

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