Watching North Korean Television
Dec14

Watching North Korean Television

I don’t speak North Korean but luckily for me it’s not difficult to tell what’s going on when it comes to North Korean television programming as I’ve discovered this morning. If you’re interested in watching live North Korean TV – and why wouldn’t you be? – then the link I was using (and you’ll need a media player to view it) is this one: mms://112.170.78.145/chosun. So, what...

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Science Videos Triple
Dec07

Science Videos Triple

Here, have some science videos on the house. No, really, they’re absolutely free and contain lots of lovely science to help fill up the science hole in your brain. What’s that? There’s no such thing as a science hole in the brain? Can you prove that? With science?! I thought not. Insect Adventure, Part One As you can probably guess there is more than one part to this insect adventure hosted by Emily Graslie but...

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50 Doctor Who Facts For Doctor Who’s Fiftieth Anniversary
Nov20

50 Doctor Who Facts For Doctor Who’s Fiftieth Anniversary

Well, it’s sneaking up quietly on us – you’d think that the BBC might be promoting it a little bit more yet so far: nothing – but this weekend marks the fiftieth anniversary of the world’s favourite science fiction television show about a regenerating time traveller and his penchant for getting into scrapes with alien adversaries mostly in modern day Cardiff, Wales and Victorian England, England (narrowly...

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Rob Schneider Or Roy Scheider?
Oct12

Rob Schneider Or Roy Scheider?

Do you ever find yourself wondering whether it’s Rob Schneider or Roy Scheider? I know I do. And that’s why I’ve compiled a helpful guide to whether it’s Rob or Roy. But not Rob Roy. That would be stupid. Rob Schneider or Roy Scheider? Which is the one who needs a bigger boat? That’s Roy Scheider! Roy is a product of the American capitalist system. He will always need a bigger boat thanks to media...

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Science Fiction Fights Triple
Oct03

Science Fiction Fights Triple

A trio of video clips from science fiction movies featuring fight sequences. Equilibrium Christian Bale in a role where he expresses very few emotions – a bit of a stretch for him – and featuring some wonderful fight sequences, this being the last one in the movie. Forbidden Planet A classic movie notable for its iconic robot, its lovely female lead, its thought-provoking story, and its impressive special effects, the...

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The victorialucas38 YouTube Channel
Aug18

The victorialucas38 YouTube Channel

Just discovered, and absolutely fantastic. You need to be subscribed to the victorialucas38 YouTube channel right now and you need to take a look at some – or possible all – of the videos on it because not enough people have. Let me whet your appetite for 1970s and early 1980s spoof television shows right here. Ask The Family (Spoof) BBC Schools & Colleges (Spoof) John Craven’s Newsround (Spoof) Local Cinema...

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