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The Event

Posted 16 Feb 2011 in Aliens, Fiction, Television
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The Event is an emotional, high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker (Jason Ritter, “The Class”), an everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his would-be fiancée Leila (Sarah Roemer, “Disturbia”), and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history.

Supernatural

Posted 15 Feb 2011 in Fiction, Supernatural, Television
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Returning for its sixth season, this haunting series follows Sam and Dean Winchester, two brothers bound by tragedy and blood to their dangerous, other-worldly mission. This past season, Dean and Sam faced their toughest foe yet: the Devil himself.

Being Human

Posted 14 Feb 2011 in Fiction, Paranormal, Supernatural, Television
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Being Human is a re-imagining of the acclaimed BBC original series that follows three 20-something roommates: A ghost, a vampire and a werewolf who are struggling to keep their dark secrets from the world, while also helping each other navigate the complexities of living double lives.

Chaplin’s Time Traveler Explained

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Is that a time traveler chatting on a cell phone in an old Charlie Chaplin film from 1928? James Williams gets two possible explanations on what’s happening in this viral YouTube video.

Kepler Finds Earth-Size Planet Candidates in Habitable Zone

Posted 09 Feb 2011 in Featured Video, Science
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NASA’s Kepler mission has discovered its first Earth-size planet candidates and its first candidates in the habitable zone, a region where liquid water could exist on a planet’s surface. Five of the potential planets are near Earth-size and orbit in the habitable zone of smaller, cooler stars than our sun.

The WOW Signal

Posted 06 Feb 2011 in Aliens, Science, Videos
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Where is everybody? We’ve been listening to space for over 40 years — and in all that time we’ve picked up nothing. Well, except for one mysterious occasion.

The Apparition of One Mrs Veal

Posted 06 Feb 2011 in Blog, Paranormal, Supernatural
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Stories of Supernatural occurrences have been a part of our published history for centuries. We present here in its entirety one of the most famous, the 1705 pamphlet “A True Relation of the Apparition of One Mrs Veal” by the journalist Daniel Defoe.

Cowboys & Aliens

Posted 06 Feb 2011 in Fiction, Movies, UFO
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Joined by an arsenal of top moviemakers-Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci-he brings an all-new action thriller that will take audiences into the Old West, where a lone cowboy leads an uprising against a terror from beyond our world.

UFO Skeptic

Posted 06 Feb 2011 in Aliens, Encounter, Featured Video
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Professor Stephen Hawking explains why he takes a dim view of typical tales of UFOs and alien abduction. Into The Universe with Stephen Hawking is an epic new kind of cosmology series, a Planet Earth of the heavens. It takes the world’s most famous scientific mind and sets it free, powered by the limitless possibilities of computer animation. Hawking gives us the ultimate guide to the universe, a ripping yarn based on real science, spanning the whole of space and time — from the nature of the universe itself, to the chances of alien life, and the real possibility of time travel.

Source Code

Posted 05 Feb 2011 in Fiction, Movies, Science
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When decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) wakes up in the body of an unknown man, he discovers he’s part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. In an assignment unlike any he’s ever known, he learns he’s part of a government experiment called the Source Code, a program that enables him to cross over into another man’s identity in the last 8 minutes of his life.

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