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That ride from your favorite sci-fi movie could be yours :)

I was eleven years old when Tron: Legacy was released. I didn’t know how to drive a car, nonetheless a motorcycle, but I knew that I wanted a light cycle. My brother and I spent the years following drawing out any and all modifications we’d make to the bikes, as well as creating different models. […] Continue reading

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The Fiction of Jurassic Park’s “Science”

Extracting DNA from amber-preserved mosquitos- mosquitos from before “the meteor” 66 million years ago- and filling in the missing parts with frog DNA is the premise of Jurassic Park’s successful dinosaur resurrection. So… can we do this and bring Busch Gardens to another level? Sorry, but no. Not really. And this is why: So, although […] Continue reading

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Leave the Ethics at Home- It’s Superpower Time.

Growing up, I’m pretty sure we all asked each other the same question: If you could have any superpower, what would it be? There’s always the go-to flight because, c’mon, who wouldn’t want to see the world on a non-stop roller coaster?! Invisibility. Sneaking out just peaked. Telepathy. Because reading minds and putting thoughts into […] Continue reading

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The True Horror of Black Mirror’s Science Fiction Element

Black Mirror exists as one of the darkest examples of the realities of humans’ technological progressions, and its unmistakable satire of society’s response to such clearly distinguishes itself from other tales of similar subject. What it so successfully achieves is the illustrating of an extreme answer in response to what exactly technology can do to […] Continue reading

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