Tag Archives: Science Fiction

Wanderers: A New Space Odyssey…

Science fiction is an art form born of the dreams of man, the dreams of seeing the wonders that await us in the unexplored endlessness of space. Quality science fiction requires more than just a dream mind you, there must be as much science fact as there is science fiction in order to make it work well. Film maker Erik Wernquist understands this fact well and has produced an amazing short film that captures this both the dream and reality of our future in space wonderfully. Add the voice of Carl Sagan to the video and you have sci-fi gold.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the highly emotive and beautifully put together short film Wanderers. Sit back, relax and prepare to enjoy a short journey to distant worlds.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Gag Reels, Bloopers are still Funny in the Future…

Few TV series get to become legendary, Star Trek: The Next Generation is one of those series that did and to celebrate the release of Season 7 on Blu-ray Paramount has given the world a science fiction laugh out loud moment.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are the latest TNG bloopers to hit the web, hilarious outtakes from a classic TV show. Sit back relax and let the nostalgia make the lol moments that much richer.

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The X-Prize and The T-Ray Tricorder Breakthrough! Next, Doors That Go Swooosh?…

Science fiction writers since the earliest days of the genre have looked into the futures crystal ball and built a story on top of their predictions. Jules Verne was one of the first and greatest at predicting future technology and then building his tales atop of this future vision.

There is a level of self-fulfilling prophecy to science fiction. This as a peculiar effect that combines circle of Noid life – inventing our dreams – and the fact that a good prediction has a level on inevitability to it.

Gene Roddenberry, the writer of the original Star Trek series was also a master of the Science Fiction black arts with many of his predictions spot on. Take the Tricorder for example, an idea that seemed so useful and logical that it might be considered inevitable. Let’s just hope that someone remembers to invent those doors that go swoosh in the original Star Trek TV series.

 

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