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Superman saves Family’s House

August 6, 2010

Yes literally….. “A struggling family facing foreclosure has stumbled upon what is considered to be the Holy Grail of comic books in their basement – a fortuitous find that could fetch upwards of a quarter million dollars at auction. A family facing home foreclosure finds a rare Superman comic book. A copy of Action Comics […]

Billionaires pledge to donate half their wealth

August 4, 2010

Bill Gates is trying to save the World: One Billionaire at a Time. FORTY of America’s billionaires and their families have pledged to give more than half of their fortune to charity in a drive organised by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. Mr Gates and Mr Buffett are reportedly aiming to secure pledges from each of […]

Hawking warns of Alien Contact

April 27, 2010

“British physicist Stephen Hawking says aliens are out there, but it could be too dangerous for humans to interact with extraterrestrial life. Hawking claims in a new documentary titled “Into the Universe With Stephen Hawking” that intelligent alien life forms almost certainly exist — but warns that communicating with them could be “too risky.” “We […]

New Mechwarrior Game Announced

July 10, 2009

Information from: IGN Mechwarrior Revealed The Premise: “This new MechWarrior (game) is set on the planet Deshler in the year 3015, and places players in the role of Adrian Khol, a wayward nobleman (presumably from the Federated Suns as it is set during the rise of Hanse Davion) who prefers partying and shirking responsibility over […]

Michael Jackson (1958 – 2009)

June 28, 2009

Say what you will about his turbulent social life (recluse, pervert, lost child), but as a recording artist and a song writer very few people can claim that Michael Jackson was not a Superstar. His music spans generations and it’s continuing popularity, even after he stopped recording over a decade ago, is a testament to […]

Rest in Peace: Neda Salehi Agha Soltan

June 23, 2009

It’s not that often that world events affect me and cause me to think long and hard about my own good fortune to live in a democracy like Australia. But the recent protests in Iran over the questionable legitimacy of the results of their recent election had me thinking. Then, today I saw this video […]

Abrams’ Trek Movie Stills….. Hmmm

October 16, 2008

Ok I should be super excited over these stills (surfacing all across the interwebs) from the upcoming JJ Abrams’ reimagining of the Trek Franchise but I find myself strangely underwhelmed. Perhaps another trailer and these scenes animated may be needed to assuage my troubled Trek preconceptions. Or perhaps I really don’t want them to screw […]